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Sochi 2014

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...

Sochi Update: No Olympics Boss Yet, Olympic Corporation, Soaring Land Prices

August 15, 2007

Possible leaders for Sochi 2014? Deputy prime minister Alexander Zhukov and bid CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko. (ATR)  September for OCOG Chief An aide to Russian ...

Sochi Olympics Team to Be Named

September 05, 2007

The site of the proposed biathlon venue for Sochi 2014. (ATR)  (ATR) The organizing committee for the Sochi Winter Olympics is expected to be named later th...

Putin Taps Pipeline Exec to Lead Sochi Olympics Corporation

September 11, 2007

Semyon Vainshtok will lead the state-owned company responsible for Sochi 2014 construction.   (ATR) The outgoing president of the Russian company Transneft...

Updated: Winter Olympics Legend to Lead IOC Sochi Panel

September 12, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge and colleague Jean-Claude Killy will travel to Russia together later this month. (ATR)    (ATR) As Around the Rings first repor...

Sochi Update: Olympics Leadership for Next Week

September 19, 2007

 Putin Close to Naming Sochi Team Valdmir Putin, currently in the midst of reshaping the federal government, will take a few more days to name the team...

Olympics are Key Theme for Sochi Economic Forum

September 21, 2007

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Friday with business leaders in Sochi. (Getty)  (ATR) Russian president Vladimir Putin is the headliner for an econom...

Update - Putin Confirms Sochi Leadership Team for Rogge

September 27, 2007

Jacques Rogge and Dmitry Chernyshenko meet on the tarmac in Sochi.  (ATR) Dmitry Chernyshenko pledges to stage "the best-ever Winter Games" in Sochi after ...

Putin Urges Speed in Sochi Construction

October 02, 2007

Dmitry Chernyshenko was officially made CEO of Sochi 2014 last week. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Russian president Vladimir Putin today inaugurated the Sochi 2014...

Sochi Launches Olympics Preparations

July 10, 2007

Deputy prime minister Alexander Zhukov with Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko in Guatemala. (ATR)  (ATR) Leaders of the Sochi 2014 bid team say the next st...

Sochi Update: IOC Commission, Sochi Mayor in Car Crash, Putin to Open 2014 Games?

July 23, 2007

 IOC President Says He is Planning Russia Visit In comments to Around the Rings, IOC President Jacques Rogge says he is planning to visit Russia in the com...

Press Release: Sochi 2014 to Benefit from State-of-the-Art Transport System

April 18, 2008

Transport routes around the Black Sea coastal city of Sochi, which will host Russia's first ever Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2014, are set to benefit from the intro...