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Old 12-25-2008, 12:29 PM
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SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Flame of Hope, the official torch for the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games, has made its way to Red Fort, New Delhi where 300 Special Olympics athletes carried the torch on a 3 km historic run to the streets of Old Delhi in Chandni Chowk on Sunday.



IN THIS PICTURE: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar speaks during the Special Olympics World Winter Games torch relay in New Delhi on Sunday. (Image Courtesy: AP)
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Old 12-25-2008, 12:30 PM
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FLAME OF HOPE

The Special Olympics World Games is an international sporting competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities, organised by Special Olympics. The event is part of the Global Law Enforcement Torch Run-a signature event honoring the Special Olympics movement.

IN THIS PICTURE: Akshay Kumar greets Delhi state Chief Minister Sheila Dixit, as he holds the Special Olympics World Winter Games torch. Sheila Dixit was at the ceremony to flag off the torch run. (Image Courtesy: AP)
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Old 12-25-2008, 12:30 PM
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BRAND AKSHAY

Akshay Kumar who is the brand ambassador of the Special Olympics winter games to be held in February next year in Idaho, USA, participated in the run along with 15 law enforcement officers from Delhi Police and members of the community.

IN THIS PICTURE: Akshay Kumar, athletes and a police officer hold the Special Olympics World Winter Games torch in New Delhi. (Image Courtesy: AP)
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Old 12-25-2008, 12:31 PM
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WINTER GAMES

The Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Boise, Idaho, USA from February 2 to 13. Fifty-nine athletes and coaches will represent India in four disciplines (Alpine Skiing, Floor Hockey, Snow boarding & Snowshoeing) at the games.

IN THIS PICTURE: Akshay Kumar runs as holding the Special Olympics World Winter Games torch in New Delhi.
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Old 12-25-2008, 12:32 PM
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HOST DELHI

Delhi shares the honour of hosting the torch run described as the Flame of Hope with cities like, Athens, Johannesburg, San Jose (Costa Rica), Warsaw, Shanghai, New York, Abu Dhabi, Miami and Los Angeles.

IN THIS PICTURE: Akshay Kumar runs with the Special Olympics World Winter Games torch in New Delhi.
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