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  • Greek figure skater Panagiotis Markouzios runs with an Olympic torch of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games to light an altar during a handover ceremony in Athens

    Greek figure skater Panagiotis Markouzios runs with an Olympic torch of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games to light an altar during a handover ceremony at the Panathenean stadium in Athens October 5, 2013. The flame that will burn at next year's Sochi Winter Olympics was handed over to Russia on Saturday in the marble stadium that hosted the first modern Games in 1896. After a six-day trek across 33 towns in Greece's mainly mountainous northern regions, the flame that was lit last Sunday by the sun's rays at the birthplace of the ancient Games in Olympia was presented to Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy member Nadia Comaneci visits a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy member Nadia Comaneci visits a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy members Yang Yang, Nadia Comaneci and Franz Klammer visit a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy members Yang Yang, Nadia Comaneci and Franz Klammer visit a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy members Yang Yang, Nadia Comaneci and Franz Klammer visit a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy members Yang Yang, Nadia Comaneci and Franz Klammer visit a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy member Yang Yang of China helps a young child as she visits a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy member Yang Yang of China helps a young child as she visits a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images for Laureus)

  • Children On The Ice - Laureus Sport For Good Project - Laureus World Sports Awards - Shanghai 2015

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 13: Laureus World Sports Academy members Yang Yang of China and Franz Klammer visit a Laureus Sport For Good Project prior to the Laureus World Sports Awards 2015 at the Feiyang Skating Centre on April 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has worked with the Special Olympics in China since 2003, demonstrating a long term and sustainable commitment to projects in China. The project will highlight Special Olympics work with young people with intellectual disabilities. Former speed skater Yang Yang of China is a new Laureus Academy Member who co-founded the Feiyang Skating Centre. Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics also makes this a very topical visit. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus)

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