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Sochi 2014 Set to Sign Three More Olympics Sponsors

June 17, 2009

Sochi 2014 Olympics chief Dmitry Chernyshenko says the three new tier one sponsors will generate at least $300m (ATR/Panasonic: Lumix)(ATR) Sochi 2014 Olympics chief Dmitry C...

On the Scene -- Olympic Organizers Report to IOC Leaders

June 16, 2009

The IOC EB met behind closed-doors Monday and Tuesday. (ATR/Panasonic Lumix)(ATR) Organizers of the next three Olympics will update the IOC Executive Board on preparations fo...

New Sochi Construction Leader Appointed

June 08, 2009

Taimuraz Bolloev is charged with ensuring venues and infrastructure for the 2014 Games is delivered on time and budget (Olympstroy) The IOC dismisses fears that the massive co...

Sponsor Spotlight -- IAAF Inks Samsung Deal; High Hopes for Sochi

May 23, 2009

IAAf and Samsung signed a $75 million sponsorship deal. (Getty Images) Track and field’s world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), a...

Sochi 2014 Olympic Chief Sets Ambitious Sponsorship Target

May 20, 2009

Dmitry Chernyshenko wants to wrap up the top tier sponsorship program by the 2010 Winter Games. (ATR/ Panasonic:Lumix) Despite the ongoing global recession, Dmitry Chernyshenk...

On the Scene -- IOC Commission Leader Confident in Sochi Preparations

May 14, 2009

Jean-Claude Killy says the size of the task facing Russia to prepare for the Games is “absolutely immense.” (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix) The head of the IOC Coordination Commission f...

On the Scene -- Sochi's Great Construction Race

May 13, 2009

Dmitry Kozak insists preparations are on the right track. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix)The Russian government minister overseeing preparations for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics tells...

On the Scene -- IOC Seeks Progress on Ambitious Sochi Olympic Project

May 12, 2009

The IOC Coordination Commission, led by Jean-Claude Killy (left), is in Sochi this week checking on preparations for the 2014 Games. (Getty Images)Despite the recession hittin...

Sochi Report -- Pro-Kremlin Candidate Elected Mayor

April 27, 2009

The new Sochi mayor, Anatoly Pakhomov, will have a lot to say on how government funds are allocated for Sochi 2014. (Sochi 2014)Anatoly Pakhomov sweeps to victory in the mayor...

Sochi Report -- Dirty Tricks Alleged in Mayor Race

April 24, 2009

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says the Sochi mayoral contest is a "genuine political battle. (Getty Images)(ATR) The heated battle to become mayor of Sochi, the 2014 Olym...

Sochi Report -- Gazprom Unveils Olympic Investment; Organizers Seek More Foreign Finance

April 08, 2009

Sochi 2014 head Dmitry Chernyshenko shows off the sponsorship agreement signed with Sberbank on Friday. This week he is meeting with Italian business leaders (Sochi 2014)Sochi...

Sochi Report -- Russia's Largest Bank is Latest Olympics Sponsor

April 03, 2009

 Despite the global recession and a contracting Russian economy, Sochi 2014 inks an agreement with Sberbank to become the third domestic partner of the Winter Olympics. Russia...