Monday, 26 September 2011

London 2012's Olympic Truce programme at capital's O2 Arena

London 2012's Olympic Truce programme, a concert is last day of events in London on Wednesday at capital's O2 Arena.

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O2 Arena headline Razorlight and Eliza Doolittle to the Peace One Day concert.

For the ceasefire to encourage children at Swanlea School in Tower Hamlets to participate in activities.

International Olympic Committee and developed the idea of the game, players try to protect the interests of the restart, and peaceful resolution of conflicts around the world to try to promote. This is supported by the United Nations.

British sprint hurdler and London 2012 hopeful Andy Turner was at the school on Thursday won bronze at the World Championships in Daegu in August.

He said: "The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a fantastic demonstration of how the world can come together and compete in peace.

"Sport is a brilliant tool for bringing young people together."

Locog chair Seb Coe said that he hoped that the Get Set Olympic Truce sports programs teach children to resolve conflict in their schools and communities to use.

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge said: "Sport has the power to reach many people across the globe and, in essence, is a language understood by everyone.

"With the inspiring Get Set Olympic Truce programme, young people will discover that sport transcends all differences. Sport combines friendship, solidarity, fair play and universality and that practising sport is a human right."

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