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Torch starts its 8,000 mile journey

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Saturday, 19 May 2012

Torch starts its 8,000 mile journeyLAND'S END, England (AP) British sailing hero Ben Ainslie kicked off the torch relay for the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday with a stroll through teary, flag-waving crowds who cheered the arrival of the flame.
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Source: IBTimes.com - on May 17, 2012

News video: The Olympic Flame Begins Its Journey from Athens to London

The Olympic Flame Begins Its Journey from Athens to London

The flame for the London Olympics, which starts on July 27 after a 70-day torch relay around Britain, was formally handed over at a ceremony in a damp Athens on Thursday (May 17).

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