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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.

International space crew returns Olympic torch to Earth

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:27

A Soyuz capsule carried an International Space Station crew of three back to Earth on Monday along with an Olympic torch.

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 to finish Olympic lanes construction by year end

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 12:34

Lanes specially reserved for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games will be prepared by the end of the year, a steering committee official said.

Russia unveils Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic medals

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:48

Russia unveiled the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics medals, opting for a two-colour design evoking the imagery of the jagged Caucasus mountain range.

IOC impressed with Sochi`s preparations

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 15:01

Delegations of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have been impressed with the preparations for the Sochi-2014 Winter Olympic Games.

`Sochi 2014 to be most high-tech Games ever`

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 14:58

Russian Olympic Committee chief Alexander Zhukov says the Sochi 2014 Winter Games will be the most technologically advanced.

Sochi to get best-ever Winter Olympic Village

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 15:54

The Olympic villages being built for Sochi 2014 competitors will be the best-ever at a Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee`s chief inspector said Thursday.

IOC could postpone Sochi 2014 Formula One race

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 14:52

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) could postpone the 2014 Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi if it feels it will hamper preparations for the Winter Olympics there in the same year.

IOC gives cautious thumbs up on Sochi 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 09:30

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday gave a cautious thumbs up to progress on construction for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi so far, with 40 percent of building work completed.

Japanese figure skating stars eye golden season

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 10:03

Japanese figure skaters will be eyeing a golden season in the absence of Olympic champions Kim Yu-Na and Evan Lysacek as the road to Sochi 2014 begins this week.

Sochi 2014 chief promises all venues will be ready

Last Updated: Friday, December 18, 2009, 09:37

Sochi 2014 chief Dmitry Chernyshenko has dismissed any concerns about the city`s ability to host the Winter Olympics and promised that all the venues will be built on time.