What is the symbol of Winter Olympic?
Inspired by 冬, the Chinese character for “winter”, the emblem resembles a skater at the top and a skier at the bottom. The flowing ribbon-like motif between them symbolises the host country’s rolling mountains, Olympic venues, ski pistes and skating rinks.
Was there a Winter Olympics in 2014?
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games were the first time that the Russian Federation hosted the Winter Games; the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow. The host city, Sochi, has a population of 400,000 people and is situated in Krasnodar, which is the third largest region in Russia.
How many sports were in the 2014 Winter Olympics?
A record ninety-eight events in fifteen winter sport disciplines were held during the Games….2014 Winter Olympics.
|Emblem of the 2014 Winter Olympics|
|Host city||Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia|
|Events||98 in 7 sports (15 disciplines)|
|Opening||7 February 2014|
What happened at the 2014 Winter Olympics?
Russia lost its top ranking in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the most expensive in history, when it was stripped of two more gold medals in the doping scandal that’s engulfed the nation’s athletes.
How many winter sports are in the 2014 Sochi Olympics?
^ “Discover the twelve new winter sports events for Sochi 2014!”. Olympic.org. 18 December 2013. Archived from the original on 10 April 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
Where did the 2014 Winter Olympics take place?
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games (Russian: XXII Олимпийские зимние игры, romanized: XXII Olimpiyskiye zimniye igry) and commonly known as Sochi 2014 (Russian: Сочи 2014), was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 7 to 23 February 2014 in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
How much did the 2014 Winter Olympics cost?
The 2014 Winter Olympics were the most expensive Games in the history of the Olympics. While originally budgeted at US$12 billion, major cost overruns, caused this figure to expand to US$51 billion, more than three times the cost of the 2012 London Olympics and even surpassing the estimated $44 billion cost of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Who broadcast the 2014 Winter Olympics?
In most regions, broadcast rights to the 2014 Winter Olympics were packaged together with broadcast rights for the 2016 Summer Olympics, but some broadcasters obtained rights to further games as well. Domestic broadcast rights were sold by Sportfive to a consortium of three Russian broadcasters; Channel One, VGTRK, and NTV Plus.