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Sochi 2014

On the Scene - Vancouver Passes to Sochi

June 06, 2010

The snow of winter still clings to the peaks of the Krasnaya Polyana. (ATR) (ATR) Vancouver is ready to pass the baton on to the Sochi Olympics. An intense four-day debrief f...

Top Story Replay -- Russia Reveals Olympics Terror Threat, IOC Confident in Security

June 05, 2010

The head of Russia’s Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, warned of terrorist attacks on Sochi’s Olympic preparations. (Kremlin) (ATR) Russia's security chief says ...

IOC Expert: Government Support Big Difference for Sochi Olympics

May 31, 2010

(ATR) The scale of government backing for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi may mean less worry about the ups and downs of the global economy for the organizing committee. ...

Zhukov Outlines Fresh Vision for Russian Olympic Sport

May 21, 2010

Zhukov will combine his NOC role with chairing the Sochi 2014 supervisory board (Sochi 2014) (ATR) Russia’s new Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov promises to reign...

Sochi Scene -- Security Increases, Cultural Olympiad Underway

May 17, 2010

Russian president Dmitry Medvedev wants more secure measures for the Sochi 2014 Games. (Getty Images Security Boost for Olympics Russian president Dmitry Medvedev signed ...

Sochi Scene: Dmitry Chernyshenko Q&A

May 04, 2010

"I am proud we are not using the power of the state to make companies become sponsors," says Chernyshenko.(ATR) (ATR) Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko tells reporters his t...

FIS Skiing Experts Assess Sochi 2014 Venue

May 03, 2010

Sochi 2014 Alpine Skiing Competition manager Janne Hedstroem. (ATR) (ATR) The International Ski Federation, FIS, tells Around the Rings it is satisfied with progress on the...

Luge Report Vows to Prevent Killer Tracks

April 19, 2010

FIS report cited a “catapult effect” as one reason for the death of Nodar Kumaritashvili. (Getty Images) A report from the International Luge Federation says even though dri...

Russian Winter Sports Turnaround Possible

April 16, 2010

TSE Consulting and the ROC held a roundtable in Moscow to discuss ways to improve Russian winter sports performance. (ROC) (ATR) The head of the company reviewing Russian win...

Sochi Scene - Sochi, IOC Satisfied with 2014 Work

April 15, 2010

(ATR) Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko says the IOC leaves from its latest inspection visit happy with progress towards the Games, including security and construction. ...

Olympic Newsdesk: Sochi Preps Praised, Obama Meets Olympians, Sustainability Expert Dies

April 14, 2010

Putin Puts Rubles Behind Olympics Vladimir Putin tells the IOC that Russia will make sure the money is there to make the Sochi Olympics a success. The Russian prime ...

Sochi Scene -- IOC, IPC Inspectors Check 2014 Preps

April 13, 2010

(ATR) For the first time since the flags of the Olympics and Paralympics were raised in Sochi, plans for the 2014 Winter Games go under review by a team of IOC experts. T...