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. - John Wooden

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

When I'm feeling athletic, I go to a sports bar. - Paul Clisura

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

Wales is the land of my fathers. And my fathers can have it. - Dylan Thomas

Deer hunting would be fine sport, if only the deer had guns. - W S Gilbert

In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport. - Julia Child

The Republic of China - back in the Olympic Games for the first time. - David Coleman

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

These days there are not many sports owners who have ever worn the jockstrap. - George Steinbrenner

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

Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game. - Paul Rodriguez

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

Husband-hunting: A sport in which the animal that gets caught has to buy the license - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

He won the bronze medal in the 1976 Olympics, so he's used to being out in front. - David Coleman

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

There are still parts of Wales where the only concession to gaiety is a striped shroud. - Gwyn Thomas

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

I keep fit. Every morning, I do a hundred laps of an Olympic-sized swimming pool - in a small motor launch. - Peter Cook

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. - George Bernard Shaw

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

I am getting to an age when I can only enjoy the last sport left. It is called 'hunting for your spectacles.' - Edward Grey

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

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps. - Tiger Woods

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

The starting line of the New York Marathon is like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport. - Bill Rodgers

Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics. - Marvin Olasky


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