Local residents and councillors have criticised LOCOG for giving so many Olympic torchbearer places in Oxfordshire to overseas runners backed by the Olympic Games' sponsors. The leader of Oxfords City Council, Bob Price, said it was "disappointing" news.
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) say sponsors like Coca-Cola are important for funding.
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