Sochi 2014

Putin in Sochi as Hamilton wins inaugural Russian Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Lewis Hamilton is congratulated by Vladimir Putin after winning the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi ©Getty ImagesRussian President Vladimir Putin was in Sochi to hand over the winning trophy to Lewis Hamilton after the Briton dominated from start to finish to claim victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix around the city's Olympic Park.

Putin on his way to Sochi as qualifying held for first Russian Grand Prix

By Zjan Shirinian

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected in Sochi for tomorrow's race ©Getty ImagesLewis Hamilton has bagged pole position for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix around Sochi's Olympic Park, ahead of an expected visit by President Vladimir Putin.

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.
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