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2012-07-13 23:03:45

On Friday 13 July, the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay — presented by Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung — will travel 147 miles through 24 communities on its journey from Portland Bill to Bournemouth. (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 • On Friday 13 July the Relay will travel 76 miles 147 Torchbearers will carry the Flame Evening celebration to take place on Bournemouth Beach Images from today can be downloaded here On Friday 13 July, the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay...

2012-06-17 23:03:29

The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS) Team In Training (TNT) was represented once again during the Olympic Torch Relay. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 The London 2012 Olympic Games begin on July 22 and the Olympic Torch Relay is currently underway. Earlier this month, San Francisco Bay Area endurance sports training and charity program, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS) Team In Training (TNT), was represented once...

2012-06-05 02:24:22

Delivering On A Commitment To Enable Canadians To "Pursue Your Passions," Samsung Canada Torchbearers Get Set for Once-In-A-Lifetime Experience MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada, a leader in consumer electronics, today unveiled the seven inspirational Canadians chosen to participate in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. As part of a campaign in which Samsung Canada encourages Canadians to "Pursue your Passions," Samsung Canada selected the winners...

2012-05-13 23:01:10

Collectors from all over the world will gather in Athens later this month for the 18th World Olympic Collectors Fair. Hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) from 17 to 20 May 2012, the fair will coincide with the handing-over ceremony of the Olympic flame by the HOC to the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games on 17 May 2012 in the Panathenaic Stadium. (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 Collectors from all over the world will gather in...

2012-05-12 23:01:25

With only 78 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic flame was lit at Olympia during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC). The lighting symbolically marks the beginning of the Torch Relay that will bring the flame to the Olympic Stadium in London on 27 July. (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 With only 78 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic flame was lit at Olympia during a ceremony organised by the...

2012-05-12 23:01:14

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that the first Torchbearer for the Olympic Torch Relay - presented by Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung - will be three-times Olympic Gold medallist Ben Ainslie CBE. (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that the first Torchbearer for the Olympic Torch Relay - presented by Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung - will be three-times...

2012-05-11 23:03:21

Running from 10 to 17 May 2012, the 3,000km (1,864 mile) Greek leg of the Torch Relay will see the Olympic Flame reach approximately 40 communities and be carried by around 500 people (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 — Running from 10 to 17 May 2012, the 3,000km (1,864 mile) Greek leg of the Torch Relay will see the Olympic Flame reach approximately 40 communities and be carried by around 500 people — London 2012 Bid ambassador is second Torchbearer on the 8 day journey across Greek...

2012-03-19 06:23:48

GLASGOW, Scotland, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer services manager gets Olympic honour for voluntary work with Scouts - With Photo A manager for UK cloud computing leader iomart Group plc [http://www.iomart.com ], has been chosen to be an Olympic torchbearer for the London 2012 Relay as it passes through Scotland this summer. Colin McGregor, who's 30 and lives in Perth, was nominated because of his voluntary work as a leader with the Scouts...

2012-03-03 16:50:00

From Olympic Torch-coloured marigolds and wildflowers, to red, white and blue window boxes and flowering Olympic rings, green-fingered experts and novices across the UK are getting together to bring the excitement of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to their gardens and neighbourhoods. (PRWEB) March 03, 2012 From Olympic Torch-coloured marigolds and wildflowers, to red, white and blue window boxes and flowering Olympic rings, green-fingered experts and novices across the UK are...

2012-01-11 16:45:00

The start of 2012 sees the last opportunities to nominate people to carry the Paralympic Flame during the London 2012 Paralympic Torch Relay. (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 The start of 2012 sees the last opportunities to nominate people to carry the Paralympic Flame during the London 2012 Paralympic Torch Relay.      Sainsbury´s nomination campaign starts today in their stores across the UK     BT´s campaign has received over 500 nominations...