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Sochi 2014

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...

Sochi Scene: IOC Scrutinizes Sochi Olympic Security Plans

April 06, 2010

(ATR) IOC inspectors will seek reassurances over anti-terrorist measures for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics when they visit the Black Sea resort next week. The two Moscow...

Olympic Newsdesk -- IOC Confident in Russian Security; Rogge Watches Rugby; Oceania Meets

March 29, 2010

IOC President Jacques Rogge gets on the big screen during a match at IRB Hong Kong Sevens tournament. (Getty Images) Rugby Sevens Shows Olympic Potential International Ru...

Sochi Scene - Olympic, Paralympic Flags Flying in Russia

March 26, 2010

The Olympic and Paralympic flags arrive at the Sochi train station. (Getty Images) (ATR) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev continued to blast sports officials for the country...

Sochi Next Stop for Winter Paralympics

March 21, 2010

(ATR) New sports and improvements for Russia’s disabled are coming with the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, the head of the organizing committee tells Around the Rings. “I th...

Women Ski Jumpers Aim for Sochi Olympics

March 20, 2010

Katie Willis of Canada is one of the world’s top women ski jumpers. (Getty Images) Proponents Quietly Tell Their Story in Vancouver They were in Vancouver with two mission...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Sochi Says More Environment Attention Needed; IOC Takes UN Seat

March 16, 2010

The United Nations Environmental Program says Sochi ignored environmental impacts of the Olympics. (ATR) Sochi Admits Environmental Work Remains The Sochi 2014 organizing...

Olympic Newsdesk -- IAAF VP Predicts Good World Champs; YOG Torch; Futsal in 2016?

March 12, 2010

The IAAF World Indoor Championships take place this weekend in Doha. (Getty Images) IAAF VP Predicts Good Championship; Boost for Sport Sebastian Coe, vice president of t...

Sliding from Whistler to Sochi

March 05, 2010

The sliding sports attracted record crowds in Vancouver. (ATR) (ATR) Fans in record numbers flocked to the Olympic sliding venue at Whistler last month while Sochi makes pla...

Olympic Newsdesk - Sochi 2014 Catastrophe Predicted; New Torch Relay for Vancouver

March 03, 2010

Sochi native and former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov said the Sochi Olympics will be a “catastrophe”. (Getty Images) Former Deputy Russian PM Predicts Sochi G...

Russia Olympics Chief Resigns

March 03, 2010

Russian Olympic Committee President Leonid Tyagachev is reported to have resigned following the Vancouver Games. (ATR) (ATR) Russian Olympic Committee President Leonid Tyagac...

Vancouver View -- "Zorbs" for Sochi Handover; Rio Mayor Visits; Chileans Leave Early

February 27, 2010

Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko with one of the snow domes to be distributed at the closing ceremony. (ATR) “Zorbs” for Sochi Handover Zorbs – globes that symbolize a ...