September 3 - Austria's Olympic Committee (ÖOC) has filed an official complaint to prosecutors over former General Secretary Heinz Jungwirth for alleged misuse of funds during Salzburg's failed bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics.
AUGUST 31 - SOCHI today announced a $180 million (£123.9 million) sponsorship deal for the 2014 Winter Olympics with oil company Rosneft, the second mult-million pound agreement they have signed this year.
April 3 - Sochi today announced that major Russian financial institution, Sberbank, has signed a $130 million (£87 million) deal to become a leading sponsor of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
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November 16 - Preparations for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi will not be affected by plans to stage Russia's first Formula One race there in the same year, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak has promised.