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2006-01-29 18:51:31

By Sophie Hardach MILAN (Reuters) - Veteran designer Giorgio Armani grudgingly swapped his trademark black T-shirt for a bright orange-and-white shellsuit on Sunday, carrying the Olympic torch through Milan's fashion district on its route to Turin.

2005-12-08 08:16:35

By Silvia Aloisi ROME (Reuters) - Blessed by the Pope, the Olympic flame for the 2006 Winter Games started a two-month journey across Italy on Thursday with torchbearers snaking past Rome's most famous monuments to cheers from tourists and residents.

2005-12-08 06:41:21

ROME (Reuters) - The Olympic flame for the 2006 Winter Games set off on a two-month long journey across Italy on Thursday with torchbearers carrying it past Rome's most famous monuments to the Vatican for the Pope's blessing.

2005-11-27 08:45:58

By Karolos Grohmann OLYMPIA, Greece (Reuters) - Organisers were forced to use a back-up flame in the torch-lighting ceremony for the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics on an overcast Sunday.

2005-11-27 06:29:58

OLYMPIA, Greece (Reuters) - Organisers were forced to use a back-up flame in the torch-lighting ceremony for the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics on an overcast Sunday.

2005-11-22 10:23:08

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Luminaries as disparate as Pope Benedict and fashion guru Giorgio Armani will follow the Olympic flame's relay up and down the Italian peninsula for the start of the 20th Winter Games, organizers said on Tuesday.

2005-07-19 10:48:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - W.C. Bradley Co. agreed to recall about 350,000 outdoor torches sold by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. because they can collapse and ignite spilled fuel, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. Privately held W.C.


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