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Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Pine: Russia Is Wrong

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine has spoken up regarding Russia’s new anti-gay laws.

The actor is unhappy with the U.S.’s lack of response to the laws, which have drawn protests ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are being held in Sochi, Russia.

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Takei: Move The 2014 Winter Olympics

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Gay rights activists, including the original series’ George Takei, are calling for the 2014 Winter Olympics, due to be held in Sochi, Russia, to be moved somewhere else.

Russia recently passed legislation that “made it illegal to provide information about homosexuality to people under the age of eighteen in an effort to curtail ‘propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations.’”

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Stewart To Carry Olympic Torch

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart will be carrying the Olympic torch on Monday.

Stewart will carry the torch into St. Andrew’s School in Croydon around 12:50 on Monday, July 23.

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Shatner At Olympic Closing Ceremonies

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Last night, the Olympics ended with a closing ceremony and Canadian-born William Shatner was part of the entertainment.

Famous Canadian performers were part of last night’s entertainment, including Michael J. Fox, Neil Young and Shatner. The performers told the audience what it meant to them to be Canadian.

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