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​Sochi Olympics made $22 mn profit
The Sochi Games became the first profitable Olympic Games in a decade, surpassing spending by $22 million, says Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.

16.04.2014 12:33

Sochi Paralympics Day 3: Canada’s McKeever grabs eighth career gold
Sevens sets of medals were at stake on day three of the Paralympics, which kicked off with alpine and cross country skiing. Russia has consolidated its position as medal table leader, and Canada’s Mckeever has struck gold for the eighth time.

10.03.2014 10:08

German bobsleigh pilot punished for lending equipment to Russian Olympics champ
Germany’s bobsleigh federation has banned former world champ Manuel Machata from racing for a year and fined him 5,000 euro for lending his equipment to Russian athlete Aleksandr Zubkov, who won two gold medals at the 2014 Sochi Games.

06.03.2014 12:24

Paralympics to show athletes with disabilities able to do anything – Putin
The upcoming Paralympic Games in Sochi will demonstrate that there are no limits to people who have the will to overcome their disabilities - a good lesson for host Russia, which still has a way to go to make such people fully accepted by the community.

05.03.2014 05:07

Sochi was 'the right choice', tourism and investment to follow Olympic buzz
​Choosing to host the Olympics in Sochi was a ‘good choice’, and revenue will continue to flow into the city after the Games and attract more tourists and investors, says Deloitte, Heineken, and Swissotel.

24.02.2014 10:24

Touching tribute to freestyle star Sarah Burke in Sochi
Legendary Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke was remembered in Sochi as her coach spread her ashes at the halfpipe, on top of a mountain, and near the Olympic rings.

24.02.2014 00:28

Iconic images of Sochi 2014: How we'll remember the XXII Winter Olympics
Every Olympic host aims to make its Games memorable with marketing and the right amount of pomp. But sometimes the most iconic moments just simply...happen.

23.02.2014 20:25

Sochi closing ceremony pokes fun at Olympic ring malfunction (PHOTOS)
Organizers of the Winter Olympics closing ceremony showed their light-hearted side on Sunday, poking fun at the ring opening failure that went viral after the opening ceremony.

23.02.2014 23:06

True Olympic Heroes that we'll definitely remember from Sochi 2014 Games
The 2014 Sochi Olympics has seen world-class displays of sporting prowess – but there are some athletes and achievements that will especially stick in our memories long after the Olympic flame goes out.

23.02.2014 14:49

Most touching and emotional moments of Sochi 2014 Olympic Games
The quest for Olympic gold has more than once been paved in a trail of tears, and Sochi 2014 has proven no exception, with some of the Games' most heartfelt and heart wrenching moments coming in victory as well as defeat.

23.02.2014 07:30

Sochi medal wrap-up, Day 15: Olympic host Russia tops medals table
Following impressive wins in the biathlon relay and snowboard slalom, host nation Russia has climbed to the top of the medals table with one day of competition remaining at the Sochi Games.

23.02.2014 00:45

Sochi medal wrap-up, Day 14: Speed skater Viktor Ahn puts Russia in second place
Two golds won by short track speed skaters propelled home team Russia to the second spot on the medals table after two weeks of Olympic action in Sochi.

21.02.2014 20:06

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