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Winter Olympics 2014: Google Doodle marks the Sochi Games

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 09:57

To mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Google has come up with a colourful and vibrant doodle.

2014 Winter Olympics: Police hunts for suspected suicide bomber `Black Widow` in Sochi

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 14:30

Russian authorities are hunting for `Black Widow`, a possible suicide bomber, whose presence in Sochi has been confirmed ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Russia tightens security in Sochi before Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 14:21

Russian forces went on combat alert in Sochi and tightened restrictions on access to the Black Sea resort as part of measures by President Vladimir Putin to ensure security at next month`s Winter Olympics.

Reigning Olympic champ Vonn hurt in training crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:11

Reigning Olympic downhill champion and four-time overall World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn was injured in a crash during a downhill training run at Copper Mountain.

Torch Relay for Sochi Winter Olympics braves storms

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 09:12

The Torch Relay of the Olympic Flame, which burns for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, braved storms in mainland Greece on Tuesday, as it continued its trip across the country.

Putin demands regular reports on Sochi Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 13:15

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the organisers of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics for fortnightly reports on the preparations for the Games.

Security not improving fast enough in region near Olympics: Vladimir Putin

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 08:41

Russia`s president ordered intelligence agencies on Monday to step up efforts to secure a volatile region near next year`s Winter Olympics, saying the situation was not improving fast enough.

Sochi Games work in full swing as torch ceremony looms

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 17:43

Preparations in Russia`s Black Sea resort are in full swing less than six months before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Cameron `concerned` over "gay abuse" in Russia, but rules out Sochi boycott

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 23:38

British Prime Minister David Cameron ruled out a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, saying on Saturday that attending the games is a better way of tackling prejudice against gays.

Russia will enforce anti-gay law during Olympics

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 00:31

Russia will enforce a new law cracking down on gay rights activism when it hosts international athletes and fans during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.

Edward Snowden row: Barack Obama may cancel talks with Vladimir Putin

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 11:18

US President Barack Obama may cancel his scheduled visit to Moscow to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, as tension build up over Edward Snowden.

World and Olympic ski champion Lindsay Vonn’s knee surgery a success

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 17:24

Lindsay Vonn underwent a successful knee surgery after suffering a crash at the Alpine Ski World Championship.