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IOC President Expresses Confidence in Sochi 2014 Winter Games

IOC President Thomas Bach has expressed confidence that the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games next February would be “excellent, unique and a perfect stage...

Report on IOC President’s Third Day Of Visit To Sochi

The Russian International Olympic University was hailed “a great legacy project of Sochi 2014” by Thomas Bach on the third day of the IOC...

Ralph Lauren unveils U.S. kit for Sochi 2014 drawing on ‘refined American style’

The Ralph Lauren-developed kit to be worn by the U.S. team in the Athletes' Village and at the Closing Ceremony of the Winter Olympic...

Weir: “Olympics Are Not the Place To Make a Political Statement”

“The Olympics are not the place to make a political statement,” says Johnny Weir, the gay former U.S. figure skating champion, who has been...

Russia’s Gay Rights Controversy Won’t Directly Affect Competitors, Spectators or Media at Winter Paralympics,...

An ongoing furore over Russian anti-gay rights legislation will not affect the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi next March, Sir Philip Craven has claimed. Legislation...

USOC Adds Sexual Orientation to Non-Discrimination Policy Ahead of Sochi 2014

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a move that has been interpreted as a reaction...

Zippo Drops Cheeky Olympic Torch Facebook Campaign After Accusation of Ambush Marketing

American lighter company Zippo removed an image from its Facebook page in which it took the credit for helping reignite the Olympic Flame for...

NBC already celebrating record advertising yield for Sochi 2014

American broadcaster NBC Universal have sold a record $800 million in advertising for next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi and expect it to raise...

IOC Receives “Strong” Reassurances from Russia following Anti-Gay Bill Debacle

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today received "strong" reassurances from the Russian Government that "everyone will be welcome" at Sochi 2014 regardless of...

President Obama: We Won’t Tolerate Gays Being Treated Differently at Sochi 2014

United States President Barack Obama has added his voice to the chorus of disapproval over 2014 Winter Olympic host Russia's contentious new anti-gay law...

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