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by Alina Adams

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006


"I know that all Russian athletes are waiting with impatience for the possibility to demonstrate their mastery on their native soil," Olympic figure skating gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko said.

More here.

From a strictly mathematical perspective, I don't think this will work for them.

2002 was Salt Lake City, North America, 2006 was Turin, Europe, 2010 is Vancouver, North America again.

Asia hasn't had a Winter Games since Nagano in 1998 and they're probably due. And Russia may be partially in Asia, but it's seen as Europe by the outside (and, let's be honest, the inside) world. Besides, Sochi is on the Black Sea, which puts it squarely, geographically in Europe. (I was born in Odessa, then USSR - we used to take summer cruises to Sochi. I have a hard time picturing it as a Winter sport town, in any case).

South Korea is still in the running for 2014, as well. If the little nuclear issue doesn't get in the way, they may have the inside track. Or so officials insist/hope is the case.


  • At October 12, 2006 11:44 AM, Anonymous said…

    I just picked up your latest book yesterday and absoultely loved it. One question: did you know that there's a Ukrainian skater named Igor Marchenko before you started writing the series?


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