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British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka John Rankin (C) holds up the Queen’s Baton with Sri Lankan athletes during the....


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British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka John Rankin (C) holds up the Queen’s Baton with Sri Lankan athletes during the baton rally in Colombo 19 October, 2013. The Queen’s baton will travel around 70 countries for the 2014 Commonwealth Games before arriving in Glasgow, Scotland – REUTERS  

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