Sochi 2014 Olympic Gifts

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People can now purchase Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympics gifts and souvenirs as these are now available from their recently launched online shop. You can see these items on sale in Russia's largest retail chains.


Sochi Olympic Games To Be Aired in Russia’s Major Cities

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The organizing committee of Sochi 2012 has revealed the beginning of a nationwide project to organize Sochi 2014 Live Sites in Russia’s major cities. The sites selected will be traditional celebration areas in Russia’s city centers. Those sites will be completely equipped with big screens, sound, light and a stage for people to watch the Games together, experiencing their atmosphere and celebrating the victories of Russian athletes. Krasnodar and Sochi are among the first cities to join the program and the first sites will be opened in these cities to coincide with the 2012 London Olympic Games. A total of 30 million people are expected to visit Sochi 2014 Live Sites, giving almost every family in Russia the opportunity to feel the part of the Games in Sochi.


Last Updated on Thursday, 08 March 2012 13:06

Sochi will release a 100-ruble banknote for the Olympic Games

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The Russian Olympic Committee and the Central Bank have come up with a concept to introduce 
in the Olympic Games in Sochi, which will be held in 2014. The special hundred-ruble note will be released for the coming Sochi Olympic games, reported by the newspaper “Izvestia”.

According to the newspaper, the new bill will be exactly one hundred days before the Olympics, that is, at the end of 2013. With the design of banknotes officials have not decided yet. It is also unknown, and exact copies of issue.

If the newspaper is confirmed, the new release will be the first major modification of a hundred-ruble notes from the time of its introduction, that is, since 1997. Usually, central banks for the Olympics Games host countries produce coins, not bills. Thus, the Organizing Committee of Sochi have already announced that by 2014 10 million minted coins to 25 rubles.

The first country, which released “Olympic notes,” was China who took the Olympic Games in 2008. On these banknotes for the first time in a long time has not been shown, Mao Zedong.


Sochi Olympics 2014: Catalyst of Building Extreme Hotels in Russia

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A new hotel brand, Extreme Hotels and its management team is revolutionizing the hospitality business. This hotel has a very unique goal as it aims to serve the needs of extreme snowboarders, speed skiers, ice climbers, skateboarders and anything like these.

Owned by the Extreme Sports Company, the Extreme Hotels brand strives to be the first extreme hotels in Sochi, Russia. Al Gosling, the top guy of this extreme sports dynasty, hopes to have the Sochi property open by 2015. The Sochi location was selected due to it being the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Gosling expects to benefit from the global attention that the area will receive during the Sochi Olympics in 2014. It will be the first time that the Russian Federation has hosted the Winter Olympics, and it already has sports fans talking. The Sochi people have plans to host Olympic events both on the coast and within the Krasnaya Polyana Mountains.

The hotel can be found close to the 2014 Winter Olympic venues and is expected to have 209 guest rooms, along with such extreme amenities as a freestyle snowboarding park, a skatepark, BMX course, zip lines and rock climbing. Sounds like my kind of place. Of course, it is also expected to include more mundane amenities such as a sports bar and restaurant, game room and concierge services. Other extreme hotels are planned for the Cape Verde Islands, Switzerland, Albania and United Kingdom.


Translation and Interpreting Services Will Be Offered to Visitors of Sochi 2014

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During Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, there will be more than 1,000 translators and interpreters will be offering expertise to visitors to the Black Sea resort.

This was announced at the Sochi 2014 Translation Forum, the first of its kind in Olympic history, held in the host city of the Winter Games.


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