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Sochi 2014: Winter Games venue guide

Russia's massive construction project turning Black Sea summer spot into winter playground

Feb. 4, 2013

Sochi 2014 organizers want to create "the most compact Winter Games" in history, with short travel times between facilities. So their design plan has all 11 venues, newly built for the Games, in just two clusters – on the sea coast and in the mountains.

A small army of construction workers, cranes and bulldozers have been working in recent years to bring the vision to life, at a cost of billions. Hover your mouse over individual boxes to learn more. Select a link or the arrows at bottom to navigate between slides.

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