Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

Dates:  7th February - 23 February, 2014

Host City: Sochi, Russia

Motto: "Hot. Cool. Yours."

Nations Participating: 65 (qualified), 82+/- (estimated)

Athletes Participating: 2500+ (estimated)

Events: 98 in 15 sports

Opening Ceremony: 7 February

Closing Ceremony: 23 February

Olympic Games Mascots:

  • Ded Moroz 
  • Brown Bear
  • Snow Leopard 
  • Bely Mishka (Polar Bear)
  • Zaya/Zaika the Doe Hare 
  • Little Sun
  • Bullfinch
  • Matryoshka dolls
  • Dolphin

The XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014 to be begin from February 6th to 23rd, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, a few events at resort town of KrasnayaPolyana.

In 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are being arranged by the Sochi Organizing Committee. Over 98 events there are 15 disciplines in which 7 sports included in sochi 2014 winter Olympics.

2014 Winter Olympics events will be held at two new venues they are:

  • Olympic Park at Imeretinsky Valley
  • Fisht Olympic Stadium

KrasnayaPolyana will be venue for snow events.

In preparation for the sports competitions, organizers mainly focused on revamp the Telecommunications, Electric Power, Transportation infrastructures of the region

In 2014 Winter Olympics was may lead to several major controversies such as accusations of corruption, anxiety from politicians and athletes over the result of Russia's ban on the events, and various security concerns.

Mascots

2014 Winter Olympics Games mascots are

  • the Polar Bear (by Oleg Serdechniy, Sochi),
  • the European Hare (by SilviyaPetrova, Chuvashia)
  • the Amur Leopard (by Vadim Pak, Nakhodka)

Torch Relay

The Olympic torch was light in Ancient Olympia on 29 September 2013, start a 7 day trip across Greece, Russia, and after that the torch relay will start at Moscow on 7 October 2013 and arriving at Sochi on the opening ceremony, 7 February 2014 and it is Olympic torch relay in history and Closing ceremony will be on 23 February, 2014

Participating National Olympic Committees

88 nations have qualified for 2014 Winter Olympics. The below are the qualified courtiers for Winter Olympics 2014

Participating Nations in 2014:

  • British Virgin Islands
  • Dominica
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Venezuela
  • Virgin Islands
  • Zimbabwe

Participated Nations in 2010:

  • Algeria
  • Colombia
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • North Korea
  • Senegal
  • South Africa

Medals Table

Rank Nation Gold   Silver   Bronze   Total
1 Russia (RUS)* 13 11 9 33
2 Norway (NOR) 11 5 10 26
3 Canada (CAN) 10 10 5 25
4 United States (USA) 9 7 12 28
5 Netherlands (NED) 8 7 9 24
6 Germany (GER) 8 6 5 19
7 Switzerland (SUI) 6 3 2 11
8 Belarus (BLR) 5 0 1 6
9 Austria (AUT) 4 8 5 17
10 France (FRA) 4 4 7 15
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Broadcasters

Territory Rights Holder
Asia Dentsu
Austria
  • ORF
  • ATV
Australia Network Ten
Azerbaijan İTV
Brazil
  • Rede Globo
  • Rede Bandeirantes
  • Rede Record
Belgium VRT
Canada
  • CBC Television
  • Ici Radio-Canada Télé
  • RDS
  • Sportsnet
  • TSN
  • TVA Sports
Central Asia Dentsu
China CCTV
Czech Republic
  • ČT
  • TV Nova
  • Český Rozhlas
Denmark
  • DR
  • TV2
Estonia
  • ERR
  • MTG
Europe Sportfive3
Finland Yle
France France Télévisions
Germany
  • ARD
  • ZDF
Hungary MTVA
Ireland RTÉ
Israel Sport 5
Italy
  • Sky Italia
  • Cielo
  • RAI4
Japan NHK
 Latin America América Móvil
Latvia
  • LTV
  • MTG
Lithuania
  • LNK
  • Lietuvos rytas TV
  • MTG
Mexico
  • América Móvil
  • Canal 8
  • Canal 22
Middle East ASBU
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky Television
Norway TV2
North Korea SBS
Pacific Islands Sky Television
Poland TVP
Portugal Sport TV
Romania TVR
Russia
  • C1R
  • VGTRK
  • NTV Plus
Slovakia
  • RTVS
  • Markíza
  • TV Nova
Slovenia RTV Slovenija
South Asia STAR India
South Korea SBS
Spain RTVE
Sweden MTG
 Switzerland SRG SSR
Turkey FOX
Ukraine NTKU
United Kingdom BBC
United States NBC