Photos: Countdown to Sochi Olympics
As the kickoff of the 2014 Winter Olympics nears, here are some scenes from the Russian host city, Sochi.
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2014 Winter Olympics
Construction takes place near the ski jumping hill of Krasnaya Polyana December 7, 2012, before the start of the Sochi Ski Jumping World Cup tournament. The Sochi Ski Jumping World Cup tournament will run from December 7 to 9. The hill will be a venue for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, which will take place in two centres, the Coastal Cluster along the Black Sea shore in the Imeretinskaya Valley and the Mountain Cluster in Krasnaya Polyana.