Governor wants Olympic torch relay in Fukushima
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SOCHI SCENE: Ascending the torch
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eighth in the 5,000 meters at the 1936 Berlin Olympics . Still, Adolf Hitler was impressed with the last-lap ..... most merciless prison guards. At the 1998 Nagano Olympics , he ran in the torch relay past where he was jailed. His life is chronicled
AP PHOTOS: Olympic flame at center stage in Sochi
The Olympic flame has been the backdrop for numerous tourist photos during the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AP Photographer David ..... Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter: http://apne.ws/1c3WMiu
SOCHI SCENE: Torchbearer's tweet
spokesman Mark Adams has defended the selection of Rodnina as torchbearer , saying she was chosen for ''what she's done in sport ..... 2014 Winter Games. Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter: http://apne.ws/1c3WMiu
IOC defends use of rehearsal footage in ceremony
ceremony and the choice of a final torchbearer who had posted a racially offensive ..... great Vladislav Tretiak at the close of the torch relay. A tweet of Rodnina's from ..... Chernyshenko said. ''I want to stress that Olympics is not about politics. Any political ..... pairs event at the 1972, 1976 and 1980 Olympics . She also won 10 world pairs titles
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taking part in the Olympics in 1950s in the ..... Olympic tradition the Olympic Torch . Making its way ..... ago. Like the Olympic Torch the days we play ..... before handing the torch at Oxford doctoral ..... on the track of the torch carrier where hewith tradition of the game for Russia. Since taking part in the Olympics in 1950s in the I was falling given took famous male athlete a lot Alexander Pope pop. -- but -- change is possible to -- of Saudi Arabia the Russian Olympic Committee said share that with the most worthy candidate among their happily. Especially after claiming her fourth Grand Slam title at the French Open and you. A share of added she's excited about the honor as she makes her Olympic Games -- you. Well I think -- great Olympic tradition the Olympic Torch . Making its way across lead then carried by the press happily in the wake up today Roger Bannister returns at the track where he broke. The four minute barrier for the mile 58 years ago. Like the Olympic Torch -- -- the days we play in a powerful moment Bannister walked down the track hearing the plane before handing the torch at Oxford doctoral student. Then ran up full lap wearing your uniform. While there is speculation Bannister make put on that outfit in seventeen days like that cauldron at -- opening ceremonies. He's one of Britain's most historic sports achievers and he's the favorite for the honor. But today -- Oxford educated urologists are honored to be home on the track of the torch carrier where he itching its. Think watching that -- now update written by that.
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the nineties. Passing the torch from the guns to the people. Still today the Olympic Torch is passed literally and ..... me him. Who wants pass the torch to Romeo is definitely ..... and Olympic rings and the torch . It's easy to see theSnuck up to Mount Olympus and still fire from the nineties. Passing the torch from the guns to the people. Still today the Olympic Torch is passed literally and metaphorically. In London it'll be past again. And soccer's most -- let's explore -- one back. To Alex
Sochi Winter Olympics : Friday's best moments
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Well, Falcons receiver Harry Douglas does, even though he looks less than thrilled to be holding the Olympic Torch . A little ethusiasm, please!