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Sochi 2014

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...

IOC Sanctions Venue Changes for Sochi Olympics

July 03, 2008

This hillside was to be the site of the bobsleigh track for Sochi 2014. (ATR)(ATR) The International Olympic Committee approves a new site for the Sochi 2014 Olympic sliding c...

Bobsleigh Venue to Move for Sochi Olympics

July 03, 2008

(ATR) Bowing to concerns for the fragile environment in the mountains near Sochi, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered that the bobsleigh course planned for the 2...

No Major Changes for Sochi Olympics with New Russian President

March 05, 2008

Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev appeared at a Moscow rock concert organized by a pro-Kremlin youth group on the night of the March 2 election....

Sochi Keen to Resolve Olympic Bobsleigh Plans

March 12, 2008

(ATR) The head of Sochi 2014 tells Around the Rings that he hopes a compromise can be reached over environmental concerns for the proposed Olympic bobsleigh site. ...

Sochi Leader Adopts Vancouver Blueprint for Early Delivery of Venues

March 21, 2008

"The way they are managing their planning processes, communication processes and their business dealings have really inspired us to learn carefully," says S...

Sochi Leader Seeks Innovation from Foreign Companies

April 01, 2008

"The Sochi 2014 Games will be accessible any time, any place, anywhere," says Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshenko of the city's plans for digital media....

Construction Czar for Sochi Olympics Resigns

April 17, 2008

Sochi Mayor Viktor Kolodyazhny is moving to head up Olympstroy, the state agency responsible for Olympic construction. (ATR) (ATR) The head of Sochi 2014 ...

On the Scene: No Time to Waste in Constructing the Sochi Olympics

April 23, 2008

(ATR) Sochi 2014 cannot afford to waste any time in building the venues and infrastructure for the Winter Olympics, but organizers are on the right track, says the IOC coordi...

Vancouver View: Dome Decision Awaits, No Ice Rink with Sochi

May 05, 2008

B.C. Government without Stadium Roof Recommendation No decision has been made on major renovations proposed for B.C. Place Stadium, says the provincial cabinet minister respon...

Sochi Update: Olympics Preps Backed by New Structure

November 20, 2007

IOC member Jean-Claude Killy and Olympic Games executive director Gilbert Felli are in Moscow this week.  (ATR) Sochi 2014 leaders say preparations for the ...

Putin Hails "First Robin" of Sochi Olympics

January 02, 2008

Valdimir Putin says the new ski center in the Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi is a sign of things to come. (Itar/Tass)  (ATR) Russian President Vladimir Putin s...