London 2012 organisers are to sell off hundreds of items that were used during the Games. They include an Olympic torch signed by four-time Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie.
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Russian cosmonauts could take an unlit Olympic torch aboard the International Space Station as part of the relay route for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, expedition commander Fyodor Yurchikhin said on Wednesday.
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Feb. 14 - Police, who believe they had cornered a fugitive ex-cop in a cabin in California, did not purposely torch the building, but may have ignited the blaze by firing tear gas. Sarah Charlton reports.
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The Sochi 2014 Organising Committee presented the designs for the Olympic torch and the uniforms to be worn on the relay of Olympic and Paralympic flame in Moscow on Monday.
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Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the duo behind the look for the London 2012 Olympic torch, have become standard-bearers for contemporary British design. Six pieces that would be at home in your home.
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Russian astronauts will take an unlit Olympic torch on a space walk ahead of the country's hosting of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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The torch is expected to be carried into orbit by a crew led by Mikhail Tyurin and handed over to Yurchikhin's crew, who will return it to Earth on November 12, after a space walk with the torch is performed.
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Some seven months after the Olympic flame was finally extinguished, ending London 2012, thousands of athletes will return to the capital this weekend. But this time the world’s elite runners will be up against a woman knitting a scarf and the planet’s fastest giant foam rubber fire extinguisher.
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England's largest local councils spent more than £6 million hosting the Olympic Torch for last year's Games, figures published on the one-year anniversary of the start of the relay show.
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London Olympic organizers say a surplus of 30 million pounds ($45 million US) from the 2012 Games will be handed out to the government, Britain's Olympic committee and others.
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