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Putin calls for one last Olympic push
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Putin calls for one last Olympic push

Feb 8 2013, 1:38am CST | by

Sochi, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president Vladimir Putin has called on Sochi 2014 Olympic organisers to redouble their efforts in one final push to stage the Games without a hitch.

Sochi, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president Vladimir Putin has called on Sochi 2014 Olympic organisers to redouble their efforts in one final push to stage the Games without a hitch. "In order...

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Putin calls for one last Olympic push

Feb 8 2013, 1:38am CST | by

Sochi, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president Vladimir Putin has called on Sochi 2014 Olympic organisers to redouble their efforts in one final push to stage the Games without a hitch.

Sochi, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president Vladimir Putin has called on Sochi 2014 Olympic organisers to redouble their efforts in one final push to stage the Games without a hitch.

"In order to make the success complete, we still need to work intensively, redoubling our efforts," he said on a visit to the Olympic Park Thursday, exactly a year before the opening ceremony of Russia's first Winter Olympics.

"Far from all the construction work is finished, there's still work to be done. Yes, it's the final stage, yes, there's no panic. Even where we have small delays, everything can still be overcome but every bit of strength has to be tapped. There's a need to work," Putin said.

Earlier, criticism from Putin led to a senior official being fired from his post at the Russian Olympic Committee for delays in the construction of ski jump facilities. The president had spent the day touring Olympic sites, including the Olympic village and several venues at the Olympic Park, including the slightly delayed curling centre.

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KeithR commented on the post, Vote for your 2014 Russian GP Driver of the Weekend

Oct 13 2014 8:04am CDT | Source: F1fanatic

Gotta go for Lewis, for totally walking past and ignoring Vladimir Putin for several minutes in the pre-podium room! Honourable mention for Jenson. I’d like to see him at Ferrari next year. What a collection [… ...
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Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix

Oct 12 2014 9:35am CDT | Source: Winner Sports

Lewis Hamilton has taken another huge step to the drivers’ title on the day Mercedes landed the constructions championship. Hamilton took a 17 point lead at the top of the table from team mate Nico Rosberg after winning the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. Hamilton took advantage of his team mate’s error to win the race which was his fourth in succession. Hamilton delighted with Mercedes car Hamilton said: “It was a good day and an amazing weekend. Firstly I am just so proud to have contribut ...
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Hamilton wins Russian GP ahead of Rosberg

Oct 12 2014 8:02am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SOCHI, Russia – Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes that clinched its first Formula One constructors’ title and stretching his lead in the championship. Nico Rosberg placed second despite having to pit early in the race but now trails his teammate by 17 points in the drivers’ standings, with three races remaining. Hamilton ...
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Hamilton wins Russian GP ahead of Rosberg

Oct 12 2014 8:02am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SOCHI, Russia – Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes that clinched its first Formula One constructors’ title and stretched his lead in the championship. Nico Rosberg placed second despite having to pit early in the race but now trails his teammate by 17 points in the drivers’ standings, with three races remaining. Hamilton, who was fastest in practice and qualifying, won his fourth straight race ...
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Hamilton wins Russian GP ahead of Rosberg

Oct 12 2014 8:02am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SOCHI, Russia – Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes that clinched its first Formula One constructors’ title and stretched his lead in the championship. Nico Rosberg placed second despite having to pit early in the race but now trails his teammate by 17 points in the drivers’ standings, with three races remaining. Hamilton, who was fastest i ...
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Hamilton wins Russian GP ahead of Rosberg

Oct 12 2014 8:02am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

SOCHI, Russia – Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes that clinched its first Formula One constructors’ title and stretched his lead in the championship. Nico Rosberg placed second despite having to pit early in the race but now trails his teammate by 17 points in the drivers’ standings, with three races remaining. Hamilton, who w ...
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WWE Stars Reenact SmackDown Moments, Lana Note from Monday’s RAW, WWE Stock Down

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- Below is video of Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods and Big E reenacting historic SmackDown moments on the WWE App Second Screen experience: - WWE stock was down 1.81% today, closing at $13.57 per share. Today's high was $14.02 and the low was $13.54. - Lana mentioned on Monday's RAW that it was the birthday of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin's 62nd birthday was actually the next ...
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