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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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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DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Students at UMass-Dartmouth, where accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a marine biology major, have announced plans for a 55-mile relay run from the campus to the bombing site to raise money for One Fund, which was set up to help victims of the attack. The torch relay is tentatively scheduled for the weekend after July 4th. Precise...
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Collaborative investigation site Help Me Investigate has compiled data which shows how council spending on the Olympic torch relay breaks down. Paul Bradshaw explains how you can explore the data• More Olympics data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianAs councils publish slashed budgets for the year ahead, collaborative investigation site Help Me...
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Relay for Life set for this weekendThe Relay For Life of Alameda will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Encinal High School track. Mayor Marie Gilmore will be on hand for the opening ceremony at 10 a.
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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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Flooding causes Hunterdon to cancel their leg of relay.
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The Law Enforcement Torch Run raised more than $750,000 this year, organizers said at a kickoff event for one leg of the annual relay race for Special Olympics.
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Patty's Angels, an American Cancer Society Relay for Life team, will host its third annual Relay for Life Sporting Clays Event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18-19 at Joe's Clays & Guns, 12720 Manitowoc County K.
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SAN LUIS, Ariz. — This border city will serve as the start for the torch run that kicks off this year's Arizona Special Olympics on April 24.The relay run will begin literally at the border with police officers from San Luis Rio Colorado, Son.,...
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