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Sochi 2014

Federations and European NOCs Get Down to Business

November 17, 2008

Representatives from international sports federations and European national Olympic committees are gearing up for a busy week ahead. The second IF Forum opens Monday. Around 2...

Sochi 2014 Quells Security Fears after Latest Explosion

November 11, 2008

Sochi officials say with millions of tourists visiting each year, security is a top concern for the resort area. (ATR)Organizers of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics provide reas...

World Briefs -- New Sochi Mayor Won't Impact Games Prep, Mick Jagger Calls U.K. Rock Legends to Play Opening Ceremony

November 01, 2008

New Mayor Won't Affect Olympic PreparationsSVladimir Afanasenkov (L) announced his resignation as mayor of Sochi on Thursday. (Sochi 2014)Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshe...

New Sochi Chief Inspects Olympic Progress

October 25, 2008

Dmitry Kozak will make many visits to Sochi as deputy prime minister for the Olympics.  Kozak joined Dmitry Chernyshenko, president and CEO of Sochi 2014, on a tour of Olympic...

Press Release: FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup Chief Race Director Praises Progress for Soch 2014

October 22, 2008

22 October 2008, Moscow, Russia  22 October 2008, Moscow, Russia, Russia's progress towards becoming an international winter sports hub through the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Para...

Deputy PM Will Oversee Sochi Olympic Preps

October 14, 2008

Dmitry Kozak is a close ally of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. “The appointment of a devoted deputy prime minister demonstrates that the Olympic project is a national priority...

Olympic Cities Gather in Lausanne

October 10, 2008

Lausanne's Beau-Rivage Palace is the setting for the Lausanne Summit. (Getty Images) Officials from the organizing committees of the next three Olympics -- Vancouver, London a...

Financial Crisis Could Impact Sochi

October 09, 2008

Dmitry Chernyshenko (right), president of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, looks at a model of the bobsleigh runs outside Sochi. (Getty Images) The head of Sochi 2014 says...

Press Release: Sochi 2014 a gateway to children with disabilities through high-tech Joint Information Center

September 17, 2008

Russian Paralympic champion, General Secretary of the National Paralympic Committee and Sochi 2014 Supervisory Board member, Mikhail Terentiev, today spoke via video link from...

Sochi Says Border Tensions Not Olympic Issue

August 30, 2008

Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshenko says the conflict between Russia and Georgia won't spillover to the Games. (Getty) (ATR) Sochi 2014 organizers are resolute that ongoi...

Explosion Kills Two in 2014 Olympic City

August 07, 2008

"Sochi 2014 and the International Olympic Committee will work closely to develop a security program to the highest international standards," said Sochi 2014 communications hea...

Anniversary Marks Change in Momentum for Sochi Olympics

July 05, 2008

July 4 2007: Dmitry Chernyshenko reacts to hearing Sochi named the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Getty)(ATR) As Sochi celebrates the one-year anniversary of winning the 2...