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2013-08-09 23:01:53

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the Olympic Torch Relay route with Presenting Partners Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the Olympic Torch Relay route with Presenting Partners Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". The Olympic Torch Relay will start on October 7, 2013, last 123 days and pass...

2013-07-08 23:02:01

Three months prior to the ceremonial arrival of the Olympic flame in Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee approved approximately half of the torchbearers for the Olympic Torch Relay, the Presenting Partners of which are companies Coca-Cola, "Ingosstrakh" and "Russian Railways". (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Three months prior to the ceremonial arrival of the Olympic flame in Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee approved approximately half of the torchbearers for...

2013-06-25 23:03:26

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has become an Honored Partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has become an Honored Partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh" and OAO "Russian Railways". The agreement was signed by the President...

Olympic Torch Goes To Space
2013-06-25 14:18:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Russian space agency Roscosmos announced on Monday it will be scaling back its plans to take the famous Olympic torch relay into orbit. The head of Roscosmos, Vladimir Popovkin, signed an agreement with the president of the Organizing Committee for the 2014 Olympics, Dmitry Chernyshenko, to begin the framework of a special project to bring the relay to space. The plan now is to bring the torch into space aboard the International...

2013-06-13 23:03:51

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee unveiled the Celebration Cauldron of the Olympic Torch Relay, the longest Torch Relay in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh", and OAO "Russian Railways Company". (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee unveiled the Celebration Cauldron of the Olympic Torch Relay, the longest Torch Relay in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, which is presented by Coca-Cola, OSAO "Ingosstrakh",...

2012-10-09 04:02:56

To mark one year before the arrival of the Olympic Flame to Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Olympic flame will travel in the hands of 14,000 torchbearers, over 123 days, and through 2,900 towns and settlements. (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 To mark one year before the arrival of the Olympic Flame to Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Olympic flame will travel in the hands of 14,000 torchbearers, over 123 days, and through 2,900...

2012-08-16 23:01:39

With two weeks to go to the Paralympic Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has announced how the Paralympic Flame will be created and the street level route that it will take during the 24 hour overnight Relay from Stoke Mandeville to London. (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 • Flames to be created at the summits of the UK´s four highest peaks Street route for 24 hour Relay revealed here. Click here to download map Paralympic...

2012-07-21 23:01:07

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed arrangements for the Olympic Flame´s final journey down the River Thames on Friday 27 July and a selection of highlights for its seven-day journey around the capital. (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed arrangements for the Olympic Flame´s final journey down the River Thames on Friday 27 July and a selection of highlights for...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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