Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014
Sochi, Russia, was elected to be the Winter Olympic Games host city for 2014, on July 4, 2007 during the 119th IOC Session in Guatemala. It was their first bid for the Winter Olympics. The other two finalists in the hosting bid process were Salzburg, Austria, and Pyeongchang, South Korea. This was Russia's first time hosting the Winter Olympic Games, though they have previously hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow (when it was part of the Soviet Union).
The event was held between February 7–23, 2014. The Games was organized within two clusters, a coastal cluster in Sochi and a mountain cluster in Krasnaya Polyana which is 50 km (30 miles) away . See more about Sochi Venues.
Sochi is a resort town located on the Black Sea. The primary venue for outdoor sports was the resort in Krasnaya Polyana district (designed by the same company working on ski slopes for the 2010 Winter Olympics), while Sochi hosted the indoor sports.
- Sports for 2014
- Sochi Winter Olympic Games Trivia
- Sochi Olympic Venues
- 2014 Medal Tally
- Nutrition at the Sochi Games
- Athlete data from the 2014 Sochi Olympics
- Ticketing Information.
- Sport in Russia
- Other Host Cities, including the next event in Pyeongchang in 2018
- Previous Games: Vancouver 2010
- About Sport in Russia