Torch Relay

The Olympic torch relay reaches its final stages ahead of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on 27th July

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Four-minute mile champion carries Olympic torch

Sir Roger Bannister, the runner of the historic first four-minute mile in Oxford in the 1950s - was back in the city today to carry the Olympic torch.

He was one of many torchbearers who took part in the route that went through Henley-on-Thames, Bisham, Windsor - where it travelled through the grounds of the Castle watched by Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Phillip - and then Ascot and Reading. Glen Goodman reports.

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