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Sochi Winter Olympics off to spectacular start

Sochi Winter Olympics off to spectacular startSochi (Russia), Feb 8 - The 2014 Winter Olympics kicked off in Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi Friday with a glitzy opening ceremony.

Chinese officials give thumbs up to Sochi

Sochi-OlympicsSochi, Feb 5 : Athletes will enjoy themselves in the "comfortable" Sochi Winter Olympics Village that "offers convenience in every aspect", a Chinese sports official said Wednesday.

Sochi promises to face any emergency

Sochi promises to face any emergencySochi, Feb 2 - Russian authorities have promised to live up to their
name and resolve in case any emergency that may arise during the Sochi
Winter Olympic Games.

IOC president believes Sochi Olympics safe

IOC president believes Sochi Olympics safeSochi (Russia), Feb 1 : International Olympic committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said that the Sochi Winter Olympic Games will be held safely.

Russian Paralympic team for Sochi to be largest ever

Russian Paralympic team for Sochi to be largest everMoscow, Jan 30 - The Russian national team for the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games is going to be the largest ever, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Wednesday.

Moscow confirms 60 foreign heads to attend Sochi Olympics

Sochi-OlympicsMoscow, Jan 25 : About 60 foreign leaders confirmed they would attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, a Kremlin aide said.

"A very large number of top officials have given their

Russia downplays security threat to Sochi Olympics

Moscow, Jan 24 - Threats sent to a number of national Olympic committees should not be taken too seriously, head of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov said Thursday.

No carry-on liquids at Moscow airports for Olympics

No carry-on liquids at Moscow airports for OlympicsMoscow, Jan 9 - All carry-on liquids will be banned at Moscow's three international airports ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi for security concern, the Russian flight authority posted the decision Wednesday.

Russia streamlines visa applications for Sochi Olympics

Russia streamlines visa applications for Sochi OlympicsMoscow, Jan 1 - Foreigners planning to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in February can obtain visas the same day they apply, Russian foreign ministry has said.

Russia can deliver safe Winter Games: IOC chief

Russia can deliver safe Winter Games: IOC chiefMoscow, Dec 31 - "Cowardly" terror attacks in Volgograd will not undermine the confidence that Russia could guarantee security of the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said.



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