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Patrick Stewart and Venus Williams to join in Olympic torch relay

The Olympic flame has boldly gone to Wimbledon.

Actor Patrick Stewart, best known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," is set to take a turn on the torch relay later Monday.

Before he does, tennis stars Andy Murray and Venus Williams posed with the flame on Center Court at Wimbledon in southwest London.

The flame is also scheduled to pass through the set of the long-running British soap opera "EastEnders."

The torch relay is on its final leg of a 70-day journey, touring the neighborhoods of host city London before being taken to the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony on Friday.

The torch has visited the Channel Islands, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland and gone past national landmarks like Stonehenge and Mount Snowdon.