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2014-10-01 12:28:20

More than 130 communities and 3,000 torchbearers to take part in 41-day journey Enter to be a torchbearer today at TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay TORONTO,

2014-05-28 16:25:41

ATLANTA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) kick off State Summer Games by lighting the "Flame of Hope" at 9 a.m.

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

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).

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

2008-08-11 09:01:11

Beijing Olympic opening ceremony most solemn: Vietnamese media HANOI, Aug.

2008-08-06 15:00:03

By Joe Havely, Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar Aug. 7--BEIJING -- The Olympic torch has begun the final leg of its long and sometimes controversial global relay, with tens of thousands of supporters cheering the torch's arrival in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

2008-08-06 12:00:04

NBA star Yao Ming was among a host of Chinese celebrities to carry the Olympic flame as the torch relay began its final leg through the streets of Beijing today. Thousands took to the streets to see Yang Liwei, China's first astronaut, take the flame from the Meridian Gate of the Forbidden City.


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