International sporting competition taking place every four years. (A winter one exists as well, being every four years, two years out of sync with the summer games). Famous for the numerous sports and being an important event for its host city in terms of tourism.

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If I want to see the Olympic Torch in 2012, what route is it taking in the UK?

The claim is that 95 per cent of the UK population will come within ten miles of the torch during its 8,000-mile journey between May 19 and July 27. Is there a map of the route of the general UK ...