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SBD Global/November 9, 2012/Olympics
Olympic Notes: ISAF To Meet Over Windsurfing's Future
Published November 9, 2012
SOCHI 2014 ADDITIONS: Organizers of the 2014 Sochi Olympics said that it "will be the biggest and the most expansionist Winter Games," with 12 new sports. Sports Dir Irina Gladkikh "outlined the new sports," ranging from women's ski jumping to a figure skating team championship (REUTERS, 11/8). Meanwhile, RIA Novosti reported Sochi 2014 President & CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko said that journalists attending the event "will not be charged for Internet access." Journalists will have free 10 megabit Wi-Fi access at the media center and all the major venues after the Games' organizers "struck a deal" with Russian communications company Rostelecom (RIA NOVOSTI, 11/8).