Seven-times F1 world champion Michael Schumacher signs a replica of the 2008 Olympic Torch in Beijing on November 3, 2009. Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest Stadium has been turned into a motor racing track with the world's top drivers gearing up to compete 2009 Race of Champions. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN

Seven-times F1 world champion Michael Schumacher signs a replica of the 2008 Olympic Torch in Beijing on November 3, 2009. Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest Stadium has been turned into a motor racing track with the world's top drivers gearing up to compete 2009 Race of Champions. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN

Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Torch and Olympic Memorabilia   | eBay

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Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Torch and Olympic Memorabilia | eBay

In 2008, two professional athletes carried the Olympic torch through Hainan as it made its way to Beijing. These two young men, known to their fans as Sky and Moon, did not look particularly athletic. They were not muscular, and their pale complexions suggested that they spent little time outdoors. For online game aficionados, however, this moment represented a victory on the path to official recognition and respect for the sport they hold most dear.

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In 2008, two professional athletes carried the Olympic torch through Hainan as it made its way to Beijing. These two young men, known to their fans as Sky and Moon, did not look particularly athletic. They were not muscular, and their pale complexions suggested that they spent little time outdoors. For online game aficionados, however, this moment represented a victory on the path to official recognition and respect for the sport they hold most dear.

Beijing 2008 Olympic Flame Lantern for Olympic Torch Relay

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James McIntosh - AGA Rangemaster Brand Ambassador with Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch

James McIntosh - AGA Rangemaster Brand Ambassador with Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch

Beijing 2008 Olympic Flame Lantern for Olympic Torch Relay - AUTHENTIC & RARE

Beijing 2008 Olympic Flame Lantern for Olympic Torch Relay - AUTHENTIC & RARE

Beijing – Minsk – Budapesta cu Air China, de la 1 mai 2015

Beijing – Minsk – Budapesta cu Air China, de la 1 mai 2015

BBC Sport's marketing campaign and titles for the forthcoming Olympic Games are based upon the traditional Chinese folklore 'Journey to the West'. The animation and music were specially produced by Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn. (BBC, 2008)

BBC Sport's marketing campaign and titles for the forthcoming Olympic Games are based upon the traditional Chinese folklore 'Journey to the West'. The animation and music were specially produced by Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn. (BBC, 2008)

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