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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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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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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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Combat helicopter pilot Prince Harry of Britain along with Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin joined an American naval officer who had been blinded in Afghanistan in launching the Warrior Games for wounded service members. Lt. Bradley Snyder, Harry and Franklin lifted a torch Saturday to ignite an Olympic-style cauldron, after completing the...
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Usain Bolt has confirmed he will compete in the London Anniversary Games in the Olympic Stadium in July by running in the 100m and 4x100m relay - the events which saw him win two of his three gold medals last year.
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Australia's men's relay team's could have funding cut after admitting to taking controversial sleeping pill Stilnox during 'bonding' session at London 2012.
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Wahl-Coates held a school-wide Olympic Day on Friday that began with a torch relay and lighting.
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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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