Tag: Paralympic

Latvia Will Miss the Paralympic Games in Sochi Due to Lack of Funds

January 15, 2014

RIGA, January 15. The Latvian national team will not take part in the Winter Paralympic games in Sochi because of insufficient funding from the state. This was reported to the media by the president of the national paralympic committee, Daiga Dadzīte. “There is not money,” said Dadzīte in an interview with radio Baltkom, speaking of […]

Sochi Authorities to Spend $1.4 Million on Olympic Symbols

November 6, 2013

The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics cost approximately $1.8 billion to put on, and generated over $2.5 billion in gross domestic product. The installation and removal of the signs and symbols at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olmypics will cost up to $1.4 million. The Sochi Olmypics may be the most corrupt sporting events ever held, as […]