Sochi 2014 Unveils Schedule

The Sochi 2014 Organising Committee has presented the Competition Schedule for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. The Sochi 2014 Games will be held from 7 – 23 February 2014.

The Competition Schedule includes information about all the competitions taking place during the Games and also the Olympic Ice Hockey tournament table, approved by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

The Sochi 2014 Games will take place over 17 days and feature seven Olympic sports. In total, 98 medals will be awarded. During the Games in Sochi 6,000 Olympic athletes and team members from around 85 countries will come to the Games.

The Sochi 2014 Sports Programme has set an Olympic record, both for the overall number of competitions taking place as well the number of new events included in the programme.

In total, 12 events have been added to the Sochi Olympic Games Sports Programme. As a result, the total number of events and medals in the programme is 98, of which 29 will be held in the Coastal Cluster and 69 in Mountain cluster. That is 12 more than at the Vancouver 2010 Games and 14 times more than at the Turin 2006 Games.

The Games in Sochi has a record number of events added to the programme, far more than Albertville (11 new events), Salt Lake City (10 new events), Turin (6 new events) and Vancouver (2 new events).

Nine of the 12 new events in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Programme will feature one of the most progressive sports - skiing.

In addition women will compete in ski jumping for the first time in Olympic history.

The number of competitions taking place at the Games popular among young people has significantly increased as eight events in freestyle skiing and snowboard (four in each discipline) have been added to the Olympic programme including ski halfpipe, ski slopestyle, snowboard slopestyle and snowboard parallel slalom.

Team events have also been added to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Programme in three disciplines: figure skating, bobsleigh (relay) and biathlon (mixed relay).

The Olympic Competition Schedule has been approved by International Sports Federations, the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS), but may still undergo minor alterations. These can be followed on the official website of the Winter Games -

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