Prince William, Kate to greet Olympic torch

Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, are seen during a visit to the UNICEF Emergency Supply Center Nov. 2, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Getty Images

Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, are seen during a visit to the UNICEF Emergency Supply Center Nov. 2, 2011, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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(CBS/AP) LONDON - The Olympic torch will get a royal welcome at Buckingham Palace from Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton.

Buckingham Palace says the young royals, joined by Prince Harry, will be on hand when three torchbearers carry the flame through the palace grounds on July 26 - the day before the opening ceremony of the Olympics.

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Queen Elizabeth II will view the flame at Windsor Castle on July 10. The palace added that the 8,000-mile torch relay will pass through four royal residences on its way to the lighting of the cauldron at the Olympic Stadium in east London, marking the start of the games.

The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, will officially open the games on July 27.

April 29 marks one year since the royal wedding.

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