More Than 60 Per Cent Of Sochi 2014 Tickets Sold

Xinhua reports that more than 60 per cent of tickets for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games have been sold, according to the Games’ organizing committee.

Organizers say the highest demand has been for the ice hockey competitions, ski jumping, figure skating, biathlon and short track skating.

Wednesday Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the Games’ venues and media accommodation complex in the mountain cluster and gave them high marks for their readiness.

The Sochi 2014 Games take place February 7 to February 23, with 98 medal events featured.