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Former Olympic rower James Cracknell among torchbearers

After the Olympic Flame has travelled on the London Underground the torch relay will start its road journey visiting the London boroughs of Kingston-upon-Thames, Richmond-upon-Thames, Hounslow, Hillingdon and Ealing.

Former Olympic rower James Cracknell will carry the Olympic Torch in London today. Credit: Press Association.

The symbolic flame will visit Kew Gardens, Brunel University, Richmond, Ealing's Northala Fields and Walpole Park during day 67 of the relay.

A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell, skeleton racer Adam Pengilly, skier Chemmy Alcott and cyclist Eileen Gray, will carry the flame as it travels 43 miles across the capital.

Olympic flame to ride the London Tube

The Olympic flame will ride the London Underground today as it continues its week-long journey through each of the host city's 33 boroughs.

Service operator John Light, who is 64 and has worked for London Underground since 1963, will carry the torch along the District line from Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park in the driver's cab of the train, while Olympic rings will adorn the front and first carriage.



Footballer Michael Owen carries the Olympic Flame

Torchbearer Michael Owen carries the Olympic Flame at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Former England footballer Michael Owen bought the Olympic flame to the Battersea Dogs and Cats home today, where he was honoured by 50 canine residents at the famous rescue centre.

Follow the Olympic Torch relay on its last leg at ITV London.

Sir Patrick Stewart: 'I'll never forget carrying the Olympic Torch'

Sir Patrick Stewart carries Olympic torch. Credit: ITV London

British actor Sir Patrick Stewart told ITV London that he will "never forget today", after carrying the Olympic Torch through Croydon. Sir Patrick said that even world film premieres "did not have the excitement" that the Olympic Torch relay had.

Watch the full interview at ITV London.

Thousands line the streets to cheer on torch bearers

Some of this morning's Olympic Torch relay runners as they carried it through south London.

It started Day 66 in Lewisham and later this afternoon it will be carried around the All England Tennis Club at Wimbledon by Venus Williams and Andy Murray.

Then tonight, the flame will be taken into the homes of millions as EastEnder Billy Mitchell carries the torch through fictional Walford, E20.

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