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2014 Sochi Olympics: So Far, Empty Seats Abound

Wall Street Journal - 07 Jul 2018
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 ...

Ankara's efforts in Syria, progress in Sochi deal garner praise

Daily Sabah - 18 Oct 2018
Speaking at the U.N. Security Council session on Syria, U.S. Deputy Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said that the Sochi agreement inked by Turkey and Russia provided an opportunity to continue political solutions talks. "If this opportunity was missed ...

Dozens leap off bridge in Sochi annual base jump festival

euronews - 16 Oct 2018
Dozens of base jumping enthusiasts from different countries took part in an annual base jumping festival in Sochi, Russia. This is the fourth time the festival has been held in Sochi. Daredevils leapt off a 207-metre-high bridge, taking in stunning ...

Dozens leap off hanging bridge in Sochi annual base jump festival

The Straits Times - 15 Oct 2018
SOCHI (REUTERS) - Dozens of base-jumping enthusiasts from different countries took part in an annual base-jumping festival in Sochi, Russia on Saturday (Oct 13). Daredevils leapt off a 207m-high bridge, taking in stunning views of the mountains ...

Russian, Egyptian Presidents Holding Press-Conference in Sochi

Sputnik International - 17 Oct 2018
"We are very glad to welcome our friends in Russia and to exchange views on the development of bilateral ties as well as on regional issues today here, in Sochi," Putin said, opening the talks. Egyptian jet fighters trail smoke as they fly over the ...

Fernando Alonso slams 'nonsense' Sochi qualifying

ESPN - 29 Sep 2018
SOCHI, Russia -- Fernando Alonso thinks fans at the Sochi Autodrom probably enjoyed the Formula Two support race more than qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix itself on Saturday. Qualifying in Sochi was bizarre, with a slew of engine penalties ...

Russia defeats Turkey 2-0 in UEFA Nations League match in Sochi

Daily Sabah - 14 Oct 2018
Russia beat Turkey 2-0 in a UEFA Nations League group match on Sunday. Playing at home in Sochi, Russia dominated the first half and scored the opener as Roman Neustadter sent the ball to the net for Russia at the 20th minute. In the second half, just ...

Blackhawks prospect Andrei Altybarmakyan traded to HC Sochi

Second City Hockey - 15 Oct 2018
He also had a goal and three points in five games for Russia at the World Junior Championship. The 22-year-old undrafted free agent Larichev has played in three games for Sochi. Altybarmakyan, who went from unranked to No. 16 in Second City Hockey's ...

Sochi wants gridgirls in 2019: "Russian girls are beautiful"

GPblog.com (blog) - 15 Oct 2018
The grid girls were quite prominent in Sochi this season, despite the ban from Liberty Media, and race organizer Sergei Vorobyov has no intention to change this in the coming year. "I think Liberty Media's decision was strange and a shock to many ...

Mercedes will consider team orders in Sochi

ESPN - 29 Sep 2018
SOCHI, Russia -- Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits he has a "tricky decision" to make ahead of the Russian Grand Prix after seeing championship leader Lewis Hamilton qualify behind teammate Valtteri Bottas.

Lewis Hamilton aims to continue Mercedes dominance in Sochi

CNN International - 27 Sep 2018
On Mercedes' dominance at the Sochi Autodrom, Wolff is also taking nothing for granted ahead of his team's attempt to make it five straight wins. "We have a good track record in Sochi but we know that Ferrari and Red Bull will give it everything to ...

Putin attends Formula 1 Grand Prix in Sochi

TASS - 30 Sep 2018
SOCHI, September 30. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at the Sochi Autodrom in the Russian Black Sea resort hosting the Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. At the entrance to the Autodrom, Putin met with the Formula One leadership, ...

EAPT plans a return trip to Sochi

CalvinAyre.com - 08 Oct 2018
The Eurasian Poker Tour (EAPT) is about to drop in on Sochi, Russia. The EAPT Grand Final will be held October 19-29 at the Casino Sochi, offering 18 events and a total prize pool of more than $1.5 million. EAPT plans a return trip to Sochi The series ...

Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria; executing some

Washington Post - 18 Oct 2018
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Islamic State militants in Syria have recently seized some 700 people as hostages and are carrying out executions. At an international policy forum in Sochi on Thursday, Putin said “they have been ...

Sisi to meet Putin in Sochi on Oct. 17

Egypttoday - 11 Oct 2018
CAIRO - 11 October 2018: Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi, October 17. According to statement issued by the Kremlin on Thursday, the two leaders will be discussing several issues of ...

Red Bull's Sochi pace 'better than expected' - Verstappen

Formula 1 - 28 Sep 2018
Red Bull hedged their bets – and when they'd take engine penalties – on Singapore, and the gamble resulted in them taking second there. Mexico has been identified as their next best shot of victory, and as a result the team have opted to take the pain ...

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