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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 ...

2017 PokerStars Festival Sochi

PokerNews.com - 19 Oct 2017
Welcome to the Final Day of the 2017 PokerStars Festival Sochi Main Event. Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy starts the day with a commanding chip lead but nothing is certain and the winner will be crowned most likely in the early hours of Monday morning. A total ...

Sochi 2014 re-tests complete, hearings done by November

Eyewitness News - 19 Oct 2017
The IOC is re-testing all Russian athletes' samples from those Games following revelations by Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Moscow's discredited anti-doping laboratory, of a scheme to cover up the home competitors' positive samples. The Sochi ...

President Meets with Putin in Sochi

Total Croatia News (blog) - 18 Oct 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed on Wednesday Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović in Sochi, a Russian Black Sea resort where they discussed how to improve somewhat neglected bilateral relations, reports N1 on October 18, 2017.

Putin Hosts CIS And Eurasian Economic Union Summits In Sochi

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 11 Oct 2017
Leaders of several former Soviet republics gathered in the Russian city of Sochi on October 11 for summits of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EES). Russian President Vladimir Putin was hosting the ...

More than 25000 visitors attend Sochi youth festival

TASS - 18 Oct 2017
SOCHI, October 18. /TASS/. More than 25,000 visited the World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) in Sochi, the festival's press service reported on Wednesday. The regional part of the youth festival ran from October 14 to 17 in 15 Russian regions ...

Putin dials up anti-US rhetoric, keeps mum on re-election

Reuters - 19 Oct 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a joint news conference with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic following their talks at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/ ...

Youngsters Worldwide Denounce US actions from Sochi

Prensa Latina - 18 Oct 2017
Sochi, Russia, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Youngsters worldwide denounced today the actions of the US in the Anti-imperialist Court of the World Festival of Youth and Students, which is celebrated in this southern Russian city. The Democratic People's ...

Young Cubans Heads to Sochi: Alegna Peralta's Passions

Escambray - 13 Oct 2017
–Were you surprised at your election as a delegate of Cuba to Sochi or were you expecting that? – I was surprised, there were so many of us, and I never thought they would select me. – And who influences more on Alegna's achievements: the school or the ...

Russia's Most Crooked Streets Are in Sochi

The Moscow Times - 04 Oct 2017
Sochi was named the “champion in streets with bends and turns," with 15 out of the country's 100 most curvy streets, while most other cities only have one or two, the company said. Russia's streets span a total 395,000 kilometers — a distance that ...

Qatar's takeover of World Cup dwarfs Sochi Olympics excess

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 23 Sep 2017
The coverage of the 2014 Sochi Olympics was filled with tales of Russian excess, setting a new low for Olympic wastefulness. If anything, though, next summer's World Cup will seem tame and normal compared to the 2022 edition in Qatar. Five years from ...

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