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Sochi stadium rebuild completed for World Cup in 2018

MOSCOW (AP) Officials overseeing World Cup preparations in the southern Russian city of Sochi say construction work on the city’s stadium has finished on time. 101 more words

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World record swimmer Normand Piché on crossing 5 continents in 86 days

World record swimmer Normand Piché stopped by Global News Morning on Friday to guest host with anchor Laura Casella and weather specialist Kim Sullivan.

Piché recently swam more than 100 km to connect five continents over 86 days – the first person to do it in under 100 days. 523 more words

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Sochi

Sochi, a city rebuilt for the 2014 Winter Olympics, is now a sunny beach holiday destination for many Russians. Situated on the coast of the Black Sea, close to the Caucasus mountains, the balmy climate and beautiful surroundings would suggest on paper that Sochi’s charm might last beyond the Games. 764 more words

Russia

Lee In-bok!

Now that those pesky Summer Olympics are over we can look forward to the real Olympics – The Winter Games! I mean is sport without snow even sport at all? 504 more words

Biathlon

Olympic Gains? The Economic Controversy of the Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is a universal, non-governmental institution that both reflects and shapes the current political landscape. It is the authority of the Olympic Games, which are an apolitical confluence of the international community where participants celebrate the values of humanity, and peace through sport. 1,517 more words

Diplomacy

Putin at Valdai Club Calls for New World Order "To Make the Fruit of Economic Growth and Technological Progress Accessible to All"

Vladimir Putin took part in the final session of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s 13th annual meeting, which this year took the theme The Future in Progress: Shaping the World of Tomorrow. 645 more words

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