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2014-06-30 00:20:57

MOSCOW, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, headed by Organizing Committee President Dmitry Chernyshenko, has flown to the Republic of Korea, where from June 28 to July 05, the city of PyeongChang will host the IOC Debriefing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, an event devoted to the transfer of knowledge from the 2014 Games organizers to the Organizing Committees of the next Olympic Games. The President of the Sochi 2014...

2014-06-23 12:27:09

MOSCOW, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaFon's innovative project wins Russia's first Grand Prix MegaFon's Olympic pavilion won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival, a major event for professionals in the advertising and creative industries. This is the first time in 61 years that a nominee from Russia has won the main prize. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693716 ) MegaFon OJSC is a leading Russian...

2014-06-03 12:31:23

CALGARY, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the events that Canadian Paralympic Team members will take part in during the three-day 2014 Celebration of Excellence, honouring Sochi 2014 Olympians, Paralympians and coaches. The festivities will take place in Ottawa, Edmonton, Banff, Red Deer and Calgary June 4 to 6. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities. HEROES TOUR The Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams will...

2014-05-05 23:01:29

Angeli VanLaanen will appear in Burlingame, CA May 10th – 14th to connect with LymeLight Foundation grant recipients and donors, film a public service announcement, and celebrate her Olympic journey. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Angeli VanLaanen will appear in Burlingame, CA May 10th – 14th to connect with LymeLight Foundation grant recipients and donors, film a public service announcement and celebrate her Olympic journey. VanLaanen is a member of the US Ski Team, an X Games...

2014-03-26 23:27:00

Tips learned from Olympians can apply to every level of athlete from weekend warriors to recreational activity. GUNNISON, COLORADO (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Gloria Beim, M.D., as chief medical officer for Team USA at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia recently returned from her experience with several insights. As a front-row spectator to the Olympics and many other world-class competitions to which she has witnessed, Beim observed the drama, the athletes’ dedication and...

2014-03-24 12:34:22

10.8 Million Total Hours of Online Video Delivered during 2014 Olympic Winter Games CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, was integral in helping NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, deliver a massive 10.8 million hours of online video as part of its production of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in...

2014-03-19 23:02:44

FileCatalyst Direct solution enabled NBC Olympics to transfer event footage between Sochi, Russia, and Stamford, Connecticut, to facilitate remote production during its coverage of 2014 Sochi Winter Games. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, selected Unlimi-Tech Software, the pioneer in accelerated file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution, as its file transfer technology for...

2014-03-17 08:26:21

VANCOUVER, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's medal-winning flag-bearer, Josh Dueck will return to Vancouver from the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on Monday, March 17 on Air Canada Flight #855 from London Heathrow arriving at 17:15. Dueck, of Kimberley, B.C. won gold and silver medals in para-alpine skiing in Sochi and carried the flag for Canada at the closing ceremony. Also on the flight will be para-alpine skiers Caleb Brousseau of Terrace, B.C. - a bronze medallist at...

2014-03-17 00:23:32

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Key photo highlights from Team Canada at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Closing Ceremonies are below. All photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca Photo 1: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I0000ZuGNx1LmS_o CAPTION: Sochi, RUSSIA - March 16, 2014 - Josh Dueck carries the Canadian flag into the Closing Ceremonies at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian...

2014-03-16 20:20:30

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The para-Nordic team had a super Sunday at the Paralympic Games as Brian McKeever won his third gold medal of the Games and sit skier Chris Klebl also won gold, for his first career Paralympic medal. Team Canada has finished the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ranked third among all nations in the gold medal count, achieving its performance target for these Games. Canadian athletes won seven gold, two silver and seven bronze...


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