Dominic Basulto

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Success of Sochi 2014 lives on

Date07 Feb 2015TagsSochi 2014 , IOC News , Legacy<p>One year on from the Opening Ceremony of Sochi 2014, the success of the “Athletes’ Games” is still …

Winter Olympics

Olympic Legacy of Imereti Valley: From Ice Hockey to Formula-1

© RIA Novosti . Aleksei Druzhinin<p>UN Praise of Sochi Games Testifies to Success: Russian Olympic Committee<p>MOSCOW, (Sputnik) – The 2014 Winter Olympic …

So much for the afterglow: Why Sochi’s economic boost failed to materialize - Russia Beyond

One year ago, Russia was basking in a wave of euphoria and national pride as the curtain rose on its showpiece Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, in the southern Krasnodar Territory. The city underwent large-scale redevelopment as part of the country’s ambitious plan to make their …

A year after the Olympics: What does Sochi look like now? - Russia Beyond

The Treugolnik rock club in the southern suburb of Adler, not far from the airport, is so packed you’d have to be a sardine to feel at ease. It's mid January, Sochi has had its first coastal snow fall in four years, and the long Russian New Year holiday is just about over.<p>Two blondes straight out …

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Russia to Spend $50 Million Taking Roof Off Sochi Olympic Stadium

In preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Krasnodar regional government will spend 3 billion rubles ($46 million) removing the roof of a …

FIFA World Cup

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UK-Russia crossviews: Alps off the menu as Sochi’s charm grows - Russia Beyond

As UK employees are lazily dragging their heels back into offices this week after the festive onslaught, they could be forgiven for feeling jealous of Russians who are only half-way through a fortnight holiday marathon when the entire country settles into a state of hibernation from January 1 'til …

Sochi cashes in as Russian economy trembles

Falling oil prices, Western sanctions and a weak Rouble are pushing Russia's economy closer to recession.<p>Many Russians cannot afford to travel abroad this winter and are choosing to holiday closer to home instead.<p>Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from the Black Sea resort of Sochi, the home of last …

Sochi: An escape from Russian winter big chill - Russia Beyond

Palms, sunshine, the sea, and I’m enjoying an al fresco vanilla milkshake at McDonald’s. Looking out upon Adler beach, there’s a volleyball game in full swing and not a fur coat in sight. This isn’t California or Tenerife, it's winter in Russia. While the ordinary temperature in January Moscow is …

Sochi ski resorts open black Olympic ski runs for the first time

SOCHI, December 26. /TASS/. Black Olympic ski runs have opened at the ski resorts near Sochi for the first time as the new ski season kicked off near …

Putin Mentions This Year's Olympics in His Annual New Years Speech

MOSCOW, December 31 (Sputnik) — All Russian citizens should take the credit for the successful staging of the best Winter Olympics in history, …

Sochi's Biggest Ski Resort Sees New Year's Boom as Ruble Hits Foreign Travel

Sochi's largest ski resort, Rosa Khutor, has hiked the price of holiday ski passes by more than 40 percent as the falling ruble brings an unexpected …

What the Olympic Games meant to Sochi

It was a pleasant surprise to discover that San Francisco has decided to put forward its bid for 2024 Olympic Games. As we learned in the run-up to …

'Sochi effect' sees more Britons hit the slopes

More people have taken part in snowsports at UK dry ski slopes and snow centres following the Sochi Winter Olympics, research from the national governing body for skiing and snowboarding has shown.<p>Using data from slopes around the country, Snowsport England compared visitor numbers from February to …

Megafon Pavilion at Sochi Olympics wins award at Media Architecture Biennale

The pavilion welcoming guests to the Sochi Winter Olympics in February is one of the five projects to be awarded with a prize at the Media …

Winter Olympics

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Yulia Lipnitskaya under ‘constant stress’ since Sochi gold

Russian figure skater <b>Yulia Lipnitskaya</b> has <b></b>admitted to feeling incredible pressure since she starred in the Sochi Olympic team event in …

Anastasiya Karlovich on Twitter: "For those, who has any doubt, @MagnusCarlsen is in Sochi:-)) #CarlsenAnand http://t.co/bAkofJHLTi"

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Russian Grand Prix 2014: 6 Key Facts About Sochi Circuit

Formula One heads to Sochi, Russia this week with Jules Bianchi still in the hospital following his terrifying crash in Japan and the dark cloud of the Russia–Ukraine conflict hanging over Eastern Europe.<p>This is F1's first visit to Russia and a completely new circuit—the Sochi Autodrom—has been …