The 2014 Winter Olympic Games will be held in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi from February 7 to 23. The motto of the Games is “Hot. Cool. Yours.”
A Moscow–Sochi news conference by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.
Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed one of the country's highest civilian awards Monday upon officials tasked with organizing the Sochi Olympics for their role in ensuring the success of the Games.
Slovakia's wheelchair curling team surprisingly stormed to the top of the Sochi Paralympics round robin table on the second day of the competition Sunday.
The Sochi Paralympics will bring about wide-ranging change to the way Russians see disabled people, International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven said.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday handed out the keys to a fleet of brand new Mercedes as prizes for the country's Olympic medalists at the Sochi Winter Games.
The RIA Novosti media holding has successfully performed its role as the host national news agency and photo pool of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the closing ceremony for which was held on February 23.
From February 7-23, Sochi hosted the XXII Winter Olympic Games. The Russian national team placed first with 33 medals, including 13 gold medals. This RIA Novosti infographics provides additional Olympic statistics.
What do you get when you cross 3,000 of the world’s fittest athletes in a strange city with free alcohol and smartphones? Evidently, a lot of people revved up on hormones looking for ways to link up with fun-loving new friends.
On Sunday February 23, the Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi. This image gallery features the most beautiful shots taken at the Games.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said in a television interview that he thinks criticism of the recently concluded Sochi Winter Games was motivated by rivalry in international politics.
As throngs of Olympic tourists dragging heavy suitcases rushed to airports and train stations on Monday, Sochi reassumed its role of a small resort city glistening by the sea - a bit bedraggled, but bursting with pride over its handling of the Winter Games.
The Russian national team set a national record for the total number of medals it won as well as in the number of gold medals. The team won 13 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze medals. The closing ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games was held on Sunday at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi and presented Russian culture as an inseparable part of the world’s cultural heritage.
The Russian national team set a national record for the total number of medals it won as well as in the number of gold medals. The team won 13 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze medals at the Sochi Olympics.
As the 22nd Winter Olympic Games came to a close on Sunday, one shocking realization set in. Sochi had just served up a textbook Games.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach closed the 22nd Olympic Winter Games on Sunday after a spectacular closing ceremony that rounded off 15 days of sporting action on the Black Sea coast.
The Sochi Winter Games closed Sunday with an elegant, and at one point self-effacingly humorous, closing ceremony overseen by President Vladimir Putin and thousands of spectators the Fisht Olympic Stadium.
Medal events of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games ended in Sochi on February. Here’s an image gallery of the closing ceremony at the Fisht stadium.