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Sochi 2014

On the Scene: IOC Scrutinizes "Challenges" of Sochi Olympic Games

April 22, 2008

(ATR) The head of the IOC coordination commission for the Sochi Winter Olympics says the 2014 Games are "probably the most challenging Olympics ever". "The...

Sochi 2014 Chief Defends Policing for IOC Visit, Discusses Next Steps in Games Preparations

April 24, 2008

Sochi 2014 president Dmitry Chernyshenko says citizens have a right to protest Games preparations, but that compensation for displaced persons is arranged de...

IOC Commission Opens Vancouver Meeting

February 26, 2008

IOC Coordination Commission chair Rene Fasel opens the meeting in Vancouver. To the left is senior IOC member in Australia, Kevan Gosper, chair of the IOC P...

Russian President Hails Progress of Olympic Plans

February 06, 2008

Russian president Vladimir Putin confers with deputy prime minister Alexander Zhukov during the Feb. 5 meeting. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Russian president Vlad...

IOC to Consider Changes on Feedback from 2014 Bid Cities

November 01, 2007

The IOC may tweak the bidding process for 2016 by the end of the year. (ATR)  (ATR) Changes to the 2016 Olympic bidding process could be made next month fol...

Putin Unveils Sochi Leadership Team for Rogge

September 27, 2007

Sochi Mayor Victor Kolodyazhny, deputy PM Alexander Zhukov, Jacques Rogge and Dmitry Chernyshenko meet on the tarmac in Sochi.  (ATR) Russian President Vla...

Sochi Update: Putin Hosts Key Meeting, IOC President to Visit

August 09, 2007

Russian President Vladimir Putin will take a leading roll in the formation of an organizing committee for Sochi 2014. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Russian Presiden...

IOC President Says No Gazprom Deal for Now, Sochi Olympics Talks in Moscow

August 27, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge says a sponsorship from Gazprom is not in works, yet. (ATR)   Rogge: No Hurry for Gazprom IOC President Jacques Rogge says t...

Press Release: Sochi 2014: laying the foundations for successful Games

August 26, 2007

 Sochi 2014: laying the foundations for successful Games Less than two months after the 119th IOC Session in Guatemala City awarded the XXII Olympic Winter...

Brief Notes: One More Week for Sochi Olympics Team, Another Year for Greeks Sprinters' Trial

September 24, 2007

 Sochi Announcement Next Week Around the Rings is told that the Presidential Council meeting being called to ratify the selection of a leadership team for ...

Brief Notes: SEA Games, Sochi Law, IOC Candidate

December 05, 2007

Ceremony practice in the 5th December 2007 Stadium -- named for King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday. (Getty Images)  Thailand Leads Medal Count in SEA Games ...

First Challenges for Sochi 2014 Ahead in 2008

January 01, 2008

Dmitry Chernyshenko is looking forward to the OCOG move to his native Sochi: “I will be meeting with my parents more often”. (ATR)  (ATR) Sochi 2014 chief e...