Sochi 2014

  • Photo: US Army IMCOM/Flickr
    14.11.2017 /
    Analysis: What we are now witnessing in the field of doping is an unprecedented drama in the world of sports mirroring the drama we see in the world of international politics. And the big question is: what to do with Russia?
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    09.12.2016 /
    The second part of the Independent McLaren Investigation on doping in sport was released today.
  • Photo: Joe Flintham/Flickr
    20.05.2016 /
    The U.S. Department of Justice opens investigations into alleged Russian doping regime. WADA appoints investigative team to look into possible Sochi 2014 doping offenses.
  • Photo: Andy Miah/Flickr
    11.05.2016 /
    New allegations of Russian medal winners at the Sochi Olympics being on steroids further damage Russia’s image as a sporting nation on the way to the Rio Olympics. WADA calls the new information “a real cause for concern”.
  • Photo: US Army IMCOM/Flickr
    By Martin Müller
    19.11.2015 /
    The 2014 Sochi Winter Games were record breaking on many levels. In this article, Martin Müller from the University of Zürich looks into the costs and the after use of facilities and infrastructure constructed for the most expensive Olympics ever.
  • Photo: Александр Вайнер/Wikimedia
    11.12.2014 /
    Slave like conditions for migrant workers on Sochi Olympics construction sites led to several deaths, many of which are still not accounted for, says an article published by the website theblacksea.eu. The article warns that, with a law passed in 2013 that suspends important workers’ rights, something similar could be the case for the construction of World Cup venues.
  • Val 202/Flickr
    By Jean-Loup Chappelet
    04.03.2014 /
    The Olympic Games need to be reinvented in order to ensure their continuing longevity, says Swiss professor Jean-Loup Chappelet in this comment piece discussing ways to innovate the Games while maintaining their uniqueness.
  • Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony by Abd allah Foteih/Flickr
    By Antoine Duval, Senior Researcher, ASSER Institute
    03.03.2014 /
    "It is only by submitting the IOC to the close scrutiny of the global public sphere that it might be coerced into enforcing its own constitution: The Olympic Charter," writes Antoine Duval in this comment piece, looking into the environmental legacy of the Sochi 2014 Games.

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