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Police arrest man for using unofficial gesture at torch relay

‘Mr Drayton was arrested after being observed making unpatriotic movements with his right hand. He was waving his clenched fist vigorously up and down, in a manner calculated to cause considerable offence to our sponsors.’

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Posted: Jul 26th, 2012
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Beatification may be just down the road for the Olympic Flame

With a little over a week to go before the games’ opening ceremony, the Pope is to fast-track an application for recognition of the Olympic Flame as a Saint.

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Posted: Jul 16th, 2012
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Coe hails appearance of Olympic relay torches on Ebay

Lord Coe has expressed his delight that Olympic relay torches are already turning up for sale on eBay. ‘This shows people are really getting behind us and embracing the true Olympic spirit,’ Lord Coe gushed at a press conference this morning.

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Posted: May 23rd, 2012
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Olympic Torch relay stuck in slow traffic behind tourist caravan in Cornwall

The Olympic Torch got off to a slow start on its tour of Britain after getting caught behind Brian and Cynthia Jennings on the A30 in West Cornwall.

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Posted: May 18th, 2012
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