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2014 Sochi Olympics: So Far, Empty Seats Abound

Wall Street Journal - 06 Feb 2014
SOCHI, Russia—Inhospitable hotels were the big headache of the 2014 Sochi Olympics preshow. After the first day of full competition, it looks like empty seats could become the problem child of the Games themselves. A few events played to virtual ...

Putin To Meet Top Vatican Diplomat In Sochi

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 23 Aug 2017
The Vatican's secretary of state is set to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on the third day of his official visit to Russia. The discussion between Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Putin on August 23 will include ...

Highlighting Alliance, Sarkisian Meets Putin in Sochi

Asbarez Armenian News - 23 Aug 2017
SOCHI, Russia—President Serzh Sarkisian on Wednesday met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, with the two leaders highlighting the close alliance between Yerevan and Moscow. Sarkisian's press office reported that Putin and Sarkisian discussed the ...

Israeli PM Netanyahu Plans Visit To Sochi To Meet With Putin

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 19 Aug 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Russia on August 23 to meet with President Vladimir Putin, the Israeli leader's office says. Netanyahu's office on August 19 said the two leaders will meet at the Black Sea resort town of Sochi ...

Elise Christie puts Sochi behind her as she targets Korea

The Scotsman - 20 Aug 2017
Three-and-a-half years ago, the nation lived through the agonies of Elise Christie's Sochi nightmare as not once, not twice, but three times her gold medal hopes crumbled in a tempestuous swirl of disqualifications and crashes. Short-track speed ...

Canada, Russia involved in line brawl at Sochi Hockey Open

SB Nation - 08 Aug 2017
International hockey rivalries remain, even in early August, so it seems. Such was the case for Team Canada and Team Russia in the Sochi Hockey Open on Monday, where a line brawl broke out between the two clubs. The scuffle was really little more than ...

Post Olympic construction again threatens water in Sochi

Bellona - 08 Aug 2017
Post Olympic ski resort expansion around Sochi is again threatening drinking water supplies for hundreds and thousands of Black Sea coastal residents, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund, compounding worries about river pollution and ...

Canada tops HC Sochi in Sochi Open

TSN - 06 Aug 2017
SOCHI, Russia — Jesse Blacker scored 1:36 into overtime to lift Canada's men's hockey team to a 1-0 win over HC Sochi on Sunday in its first game at the Sochi Hockey Open. Blacker took a pass from teammate Justin Azevedo and his shot deflected off a ...

Netanyahu, Putin Expected to Meet in Sochi on Wednesday

Sputnik International - 19 Aug 2017
A meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin may take place in Russia's southern city of Sochi on Wednesday, Israeli media reported Saturday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Jerusalem Post newspaper ...

OCI paid $1m by ticketing firm for London and Sochi Games

Independent.ie - 13 Aug 2017
OCI paid $1m by ticketing firm for London and Sochi Games. Fiasco: Seized Olympic Games tickets are displayed during a press conference at the police station 1 Fiasco: Seized Olympic Games tickets are displayed during a press conference at the police ...

Russia: Eurovision acts headline New Wave jury in Sochi

esctoday.com - 16 Aug 2017
The New Wave Contest celebrates young and new talent and, this year, it will be hosted in Russia. Several Eurovision stars from Russia and beyond will be part of the jury this year, headlining this year's annual contest!

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