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Sochi 2014

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...

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...