2014 WINTER OLYMPICS

  • Sochi in final stretch as flame lit in Olympia September 29, 2013

    Ancient Olympia: The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic torch was lit in ancient Olympia on Sunday, heralding the start of what will be the longest torch relay for any Winter Games, including a trip to space, as Russia prepares to showcase its modern postSoviet face. The Black Sea resort of Sochi, the...
  • Shiva Keshavan guns for medal at Winter Olympics December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: To enter thirties might signal decline in many sports but for veteran luge racer Shiva Keshavan, it is the start of his peak form which, he feels, would make him the first Indian to win a Winter Olympics medal come 2014. The 31yearold, who is called the 'fastest Indian...
  • Foiled plot to attack Sochi Olympics: Russia May 10, 2012

    Moscow: Russian security services have foiled a plot to stage an attack during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi or in the runup to the Games in the southern Russian city, staterun RIA news agency said on Thursday. It said the special services had confiscated weapons during raids on May 4...