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How Corporate Sponsors Bought Up The Rights For Their Staff To Run With The Olympic Torch

ARE you one of the 8,000 people carrying the Olympic 2012 Torch around Great Britain?

The London 2012 games website tells us:

8,000 inspirational people from around the UK will carry the Olympic Flame as it journeys across the UK. Nominated by someone they know, it will be their moment to shine, inspiring millions of people watching in their community, in the UK and worldwide.

They will have “memories to last a lifetime”.

Says Seb Coe, chairman 2012 Organising committee:

In the past five years, I’ve talked frequently about the importance of our stakeholders. This year, we are asking our most important stakeholder — the 60 million people in this country — to make sure they play a part in the greatest show on earth in 2012..

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Posted: 4th, December 2011 | In: Sports | Comment