IOC Invites Skateboarding To YOG BOC To Spend $600M On 2016 Games Olympic Cauldron Row Settled Out Of Court Lawmakers Raise Doubts About Russia '18 PyeongChang 2018 Names Interim Chief N. Korea Urges South To Accept Delegation Int'l Attention Turns To Russia 2018 Clubs Moving Out Of Harm's Way PyeongChang OC President Resigns Olympic Notes
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD Global/September 26, 2013/Olympics
Flooding, Mudslides Create State Of Emergency In Sochi During IOC's Final Visit
Published September 26, 2013
BAD TIMING: RIA NOVOSTI reported the weather problems "overshadowed" the IOC coordination commission’s last visit to Sochi. IOC inspectors "are making their final checks on Sochi’s preparations for the Winter Olympics." Despite the troubles, Russian officials "have insisted everything remains on track for the Olympics themselves, and the IOC commission is expected to confirm that on Thursday" (RIA NOVOSTI, 9/25).