Russian National Team took the medal count lead at the Olympic Games in Sochi

22 February 2014

Russian biathletes won the relay and brought Russia 11th gold medal at the Olympic Games in Sochi. After this victory, the Russian team surged to the top of the Olympic medal count standings. The head of the ROC Alexander Zhukov paid trubute to this event.

The head of the ROC Alexander Zhukov: Our figure skaters returned the glory of the Soviet figure skating

22 February 2014

By the end of the Olympic Games in Sochi, the success of our team compared to previous games have become obvious. The President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov said that in a conversation with reporters.

Alexander Zhukov: If your enemy is not well informed – he is disarmed

22 February 2014

Yesterday , February 21, a Russian short track speed skating athlete Viktor Ahn won the men’s 500m short track speed skating gold at the Olympic Games in Sochi. A little later, the Russian team in short track won gold in the 5000m relay. Alexander Zhukov is sure that the opponents have underestimated the force of the Russian team.

Most of the Olympic facilities will be used for their intended purposes – Alexander Zhukov

22 February 2014

After the Olympic Games Sochi guests from around the world will say farewell to the Olympic sports venues, where they watched the performances of their favorite athletes. However, we are not threatened with farewell, because almost all the facilities will be used for their intended purposes. The ROC president Alexander Zhukov is sure about that.

This victory will go down in history — the Head of the ROC Alexander Zhukov

19 February 2014

This morning – February 20, 24 -year-old Russian snowboarder Alyona Zavarzina won bronze for Russia  in the parallel giant slalom at the Sochi Olympic Games. Only in the semifinals she  conceded to Patrizia Kummer of Switzerland, and she, in her turn, outran Tomoka  Takeuchi of Japan in the big finals.

The head of the ROC: If we accomplish everything planned by 2018, it will be a breakthrough in the economic development

18 February 2014

Sochi showed itself in the best light, when hosting the XXII Olympic Winter Games. One of the next major starts to take place in the city is the World Cup. Our country will host it for the first time in history in 2018. The President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov warned that we will have even more work to do than during the preparations for the Games.

Alexander Zhukov: Bobsled gold is a momentous victory

17 February 2014

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov believes that Russian bobsleigh duo of Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda  won a historical victory for Russia and destroyed the myth about ill luck pursuing the Olympic flag-bearers.

ROC President: The idea of the Olympic Games is to revive the mass sports culture

17 February 2014

One of the most urgent and pressing concerns of many is the financial viability of hosting the Olympic Games in Sochi. The President of Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov explained the importance of investing in the 2014 Winter Games.

Alexander Zhukov: The ROC will continue implementing a sports movement support program

17 February 2014

The Olympic Games have reached the half way stage. Increasingly, the question arises as to what will happen after their conclusion. The President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has promised that funding of the sports development programs will not stop after the end of the Games.

The head of the ROC praised the brilliant performance of Russian athletes during day 9 of the Olympic Games

15 February 2014

Saturday, February 15 , was an eventful day. Victor Ahn brought Russia the country’s first Olympic gold medal in short track . He was the leader in 1,000 meters and Vladimir Grigoriev finished immediately after him – Russians swept two top stpots of the podium.