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70 days, iconic sites: Olympic torch coming to UK

Updated: May 16, 2012, 12:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece --

Time to get out the cameras: Britain's most photogenic man will be bringing the Olympic flame back from Greece.

David Beckham is joining officials at a handover ceremony Thursday in Athens, as the Olympic torch travels from the ruins of the ancient games in Olympia to a naval base in Cornwall, southern England.

The former England national team captain who now plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy was among those who helped London snatch the 2012 Summer Games away ...

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