Olympic Torch Bearers

The Torch Relay passes through  Llangollen, North Wales

Prelude to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games (Games of the XXX Olympiad)



Welsh Olympic Torch Bearers

The Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
is on Friday, July 27, 2012
Olympic Games:  July 27 - August 12, 2012
Paralympic Games:  August 29 - September 9, 2012

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Sports is human life in microcosm. - Howard Cosell

Sports do not build character; they reveal it. - Unknown

Golf is not so much a sport as an insult to lawns. - Unknown

In sports, every day you can be the hero or the goat. - Geoff Stults

In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained. - Robert Graves

The trouble with being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it. - Croft M. Pentz

I love sports. Whenever I can, I always watch the Detroit Tigers on the radio. - Gerald R. Ford

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own. - Unknown

Surfing's one of the few sports that you look ahead to see what's behind. - Laird Hamilton

If all the year were playing holidays,
To sport would be as tedious as to work. - William Shakespeare

I love extreme sports, I like snowboarding and motorcross and rollerblading and hockey. - Jeremy London

It's the Olympics. If you can't get up to swim early in the morning, don't go. - Michael Phelps

Football isn't a contact sport; it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport. - Vince Lombardi

If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's backyard. - Jesse Owens

Karate's a very boring sport, but when you know the technique you can go further and further. - Jean-Claude Van Damme

Oh, are you from Wales? Do you know a fella named Jonah?
He used to live in whales for a while. - Groucho Marx

Men forget everything; women remember everything. That's why men need instant replays in sports. - Rita Rudner

Field hockey is my strongest sport, and if I lose a game, I take a long, hot bath and moan about it. - Emma Watson

There are only 3 true sports: mountain climbing, bull fighting and auto racing. All the rest are games. - Ernest Hemingway

Golf is like any other sports competition. There is not a whole lot of point to it unless someone suffers. - Kevin Wohl

Old age is when you resent the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated because there are fewer articles to read. - George Burns

I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports - I'll watch everything except maybe hockey. - Andy Roddick

One of the greatest things about the sport of surfing is that you need only three things: your body, a surfboard, and a wave. - Naima Green

People are often quite surprised by the sport and leisure activities practised by the blind. For example, tandem cycling is very popular. - Andrea Bocelli

The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport. - Kelly Slater


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