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3:30pm Thursday 24th May 2012

CROWDS are set to line the streets when the Olympic torch comes to Gwent on Friday.

TORCH RELAY: Newport boxing coach to run in home town

South Wales Argus: Mark James

3:10pm Thursday 24th May 2012

BOXING coach, Mark James, will be carrying the torch through his home town of Newport.

TORCH RELAY: Gwent torchbearers

10:34am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

SEE which Gwent runners will be carrying the torch on Friday.

Newport schoolboy to carry torch in Pontypool

South Wales Argus: EXCITED: Liam Fletcher

7:20am Wednesday 23rd May 2012

A NEWPORT schoolboy who according to his teachers embraces and demonstrates the Olympic values of respect, excellence and friendship, will play a key role in the London 2012 torch relay on Friday.

Newport twins gearing up for torch relay

5:20pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

IDENTICAL twins Hannah and Emily Walker will carry the Olympic Torch in Newport this Friday.

Newport cyclist will run from Big Pit

South Wales Argus: MEDALLIST: Ellie Coster

4:21pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

A CHAMPION track cyclist from Newport will put down her bike for the day to run with the Olympic Torch.

Malpas firefighter is tireless fundraiser

South Wales Argus: FUNDRAISER: Rick Evans

4:04pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

MALPAS firefigher Rick Evans will play his part in the Olympic Torch relay on Friday.

Newport stroke survivor will be early runner on Friday

3:44pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

NEWPORT woman Louise Brown has been chosen as an Olympic torch bearer in tribute to the difference she has made to stroke survivors in the community.

Caerleon runner gave £50k TV winnings to charity

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

Samantha Hunt, 22, from Caerleon, donated £50,000 – half her winnings from the TV game show Deal Or No Deal – toward the building of a school in Kenya, which she went out to help build last summer.

Ynysddu torch bearer battled cancer

South Wales Argus: BATTLER: Anne Shingler

3:07pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

ANNE Shingler, of Ynysddu, battled breast cancer for several years will be running with the torch.

Cwmbran ‘bionic man’ in Olympic torch relay

South Wales Argus: PROUD: Kelvin Perrett, 65, from Cwmbran will carry the Olympic torch. He is pictured with stepson Rhodri Thomas and grandchildren Stuart Waldron and Grace Thomas

10:08am Wednesday 9th May 2012

A CANCER survivor who has also overcome a heart attack and a knee replacement all in the past three years will carry the Olympic torch in Monmouth.

Battling Chepstow student is Olympic torchbearer

South Wales Argus: ROLE MODEL: Daniel Johnsey

8:20am Thursday 3rd May 2012

A BOY who was left seriously injured after being hit by a car has been chosen to be an Olympic torchbearer.

Gwent runners prepare to carry Olympic torch

5:30pm Monday 19th March 2012

AS ATHLETES all over the world are preparing for this year’s London Olympics, residents closer to home are gearing up for a once in a lifetime chance to carry the games’ iconic torch.

Gwent people tell of Olympic torch honour

South Wales Argus: TORCH BEARERS: Heart transplant patient David Chaffey

12:30pm Monday 19th March 2012

A YEAR ago, David Chaffey was struggling to overcome a heart transplant and the complications that followed – but now he is looking forward to helping the Olympic Flame on its way through Gwent.

Caerleon woman to carry Olympic torch

South Wales Argus: Samantha Hunt on a recent visit to the Kenya school project she gave £50.000 to

12:10pm Saturday 25th June 2011

SAMANTHA Hunt emerged empty-handed when she applied for 2012 Olympic Games tickets - but she might instead play a key role in the run-up to the London sporting extravaganza.






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