Bjorndalen, Wickenheiser elected to IOC Athletes` Commission

Ole Einar Bjorndalen from Norway (biathlon) and Hayley Wickenheiser from Canada (ice hockey) have been elected to the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by their peers at the Sochi Winter Games for a term of eight years.

Kuzmina defends biathlon sprint title

Defending champion Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia on Sunday became the first woman to win two Olympic titles in the same individual biathlon when she stormed to victory in the 7.5km sprint.

Romania to send 24 athletes to Sochi Winter Olympics

Romania will send 24 athletes to compete in eight sport disciplines at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Alexandru Epuran, head of the Romanian delegation to the Games announced.

Russia fields 25,000 volunteers for Sochi Games

They are young, bright and speak good English. Russia has trained 25,000 volunteers to work at the upcoming Sochi Games.