Sochi 2014

Skies above Sochi Autodrom racetrack to stage round of Red Bull Air Race

By Zjan Shirinian

The Red Bull Air Race will come to the Russian city of Sochi in May 2015 ©Getty Images for Red Bull Air RaceThe skies above the newly constructed Sochi Autodrom - which will stage the first Russian Grand Prix next month - will play host to a round of the Red Bull Air Race next year.

RIOU set to welcome second intake of students for MSA course

By Paul Osborne

Students from around the world are set to undertake the second edition of the MSA course at the Russian International Olympic University ©RIOUIrish kickboxing world champion Catherine O'Grady is one of a number of students set to undertake the second edition of the Russian International Olympic University's (RIOU) Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course.

Sochi 2014 Organising Committee being dissolved

By Zjan Shirinian

The Sochi 2014 Organising Committee was employing 53,000 people when the Olympic Games began on February 7 ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe process of dissolving the Organising Committee of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has begun.

Doubts raised over Vanessa Mae Sochi 2014 qualification after Slovenian officials suspended for "race fixing"

By Gary Anderson

Doubts have been raised over the validity of Vanessa Mae's qualification for Sochi 2014 ©Getty Images The Slovenian Ski Association has suspended four of its officials amid claims they rigged a number of races to ensure world famous violinist Vanessa Mae qualified to compete in Alpine skiing events at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

NBC Sports Group earn four Emmy nominations for Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony coverage

By Zjan Shirinian

NBC Sports Group could walk away from next month's Primetime Emmy Awards with four trophies ©NBC Sports GroupNBC Sports Group has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for its coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony.

New survey showing strong support for Sochi 2014 and Olympic Brand hailed by IOC

By Nick Butler at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne

Independent research has demonstrated the success of Sochi 2014 and the appeal of the Olympic Brand, it is claimed ©Getty ImagesIndependent research conducted across 16 countries in the aftermath of the Winter Olympic Games earlier this year has found that the appeal of the Olympic Brand remains strong, amid an endorsement for the success of Sochi 2014, it has been claimed. 

Sochi Formula One track "99 per cent" ready, claims official

By Zjan Shirinian

The track in Sochi, pictured in February, is "99 per cent" ready according to an official ©Getty ImagesThe venue for Russia's first Formula One race around the Sochi Olympic Park is "99 per cent" ready, according to an official from the promoter of the race.

Sochi 2014 "truly groundbreaking for technology" claims IOC as debrief begins in Pyeongchang

By Duncan Mackay at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Sochi 2014 have been praised for the width and quality of its technology programme at the Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Sochi 2014Sochi 2014 has been hailed as "truly groundbreaking for technology" by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) technology director Jean-Benoît Gauthier as a debrief into the controversial Games started here today.

First set of students graduate from Russian International Olympic University

By Paul Osborne

The inaugural students at the RIOU have been awarded their Master of Sport Administration qualifications ©RIOUThe first set of graduates at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) have today been awarded their Master of Sport Administration (MSA) qualifications after they all successfully completed the University's Olympic-focused 10-month programme of study.
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