Sochi 2014

Related News

AOC President John Coates

Twelve weeks to the day from competition starting at the London Olympic Games the Australian Olympic Committee has updated key stakeholders and media on all areas of Team preparations and AOC programs at the 2012 Annual General Meeting in Sydney.

Australian skier Jenny Owens celebrates her bronze in Ski Cross at the 2012 X Games in Colorado, USA.

Australian skiers Jenny Owens and Anna Segal have won bronze medals at the X Games in Aspen, USA. Dual Olympian Owens scorched the Ski Cross course and Segal the Slopestyle features, in the event that will make its Olympic debut as Sochi 2014.

Emma Lincoln-Smith of Australia competes in the women's skeleton run 2 on day 7 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at The Whistler Sliding Centre on February 18, 2010 in Whistler, Canada.

Australia's dynamic young skeleton team have had their best day of competition ever, with sliders Emma Lincoln-Smith and Lucy Chaffer taking second and sixth places in the first World Cup of the season.

Alex Pullin reacts during the Men's SBX qualification at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

It's not so long ago that Alex Pullin felt like a member of the Jamaican bobsled team when he turned up to represent Australia at bordercross events.

Britteny Cox practices for the women's freestyle skiing moguls at Cypress Mountain ahead of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Sixteen-year-old Australian Matt Graham scored an upset win over current Olympic gold medalist and world champion, Alexandre Bilodeau, in the ABOM dual moguls competition at Victoria’s Mount Buller today.

A view of the construction of the Sochi Olympic Skating Centre in the Coastal Cluster which will host Figure Skating and Short Track Speed Skating on May 20, 2011 in Sochi, Russia. Sochi is preparing for the 2014 Winter Olympics with massive construction and regeneration projects.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says the Russian organisers of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have made a lot of progress but there is still much work to be done to stage the Games.

Russ Henshaw of Australia in action in the Ski Slopestyle during the Winter X Games Europe on March 11, 2010 in Tignes, France.

Australia’s chances of winning more medals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have received a major boost with the inclusion of ski and snowboard slopestyle events, on the program.

Anna Segal #7 of Australia during Slope Style Qualification for the FIS Freestyle World Championships at Park City Mountain Resort on February 2, 2011 in Park City, Utah.

Australia's hopes of further success at the Winter Olympic Games has received a boost with the addition of ski and snowboard slopestyle events to the Sochi 2014 games' program.

The starter fires the starting pistol in the Men's 100m Final at the National Stadium on at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China.

The International Olympic Committee today awarded NBC Universal the broadcast rights in the US for the Olympic Summer and Winter Games until 2020.

Sochi 2014 celebrate 1,000 day countdown

Russia on Saturday started a 1,000-day countdown to the opening of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, seeking to assure sceptics that building was on schedule and the environment respected.