logo 90 anni
aipsmedia appstore ipad
aipsmedia appstore android
Headquarters
National Associations
Continental Sections
Sports
Sport World News
Press Releases
Beijing Olympics 2008
AIPS 90TH ANNIVERSARY CONGRESS, BAKU 2014
RIO 2016
Guangzhou Asian Games 2010
Olympic Council of Asia
International Olympic Committee
Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010
WADA
SPORTACCORD
LONDON 2012
Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
QATAR 2022
AIPS Congress Antalya 2010
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
Daegu World Championships in Athletics 2011
Universiade Shenzhen 2011
PyeongChang 2018
EHF
Accreditation
AIPS Congress Seoul
Universiade Shenzhen 2011
Korean Air
FIAS
YOG 2012 Innsbruck
Universiade Gwangju 2015
Professional Development
TIROL
JOB VACANCY
AIPS 75th Anniversary Congress Innsbruck
Procter & Gamble
FINA
Commonwealth Games Federation
FIG
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Brazil 2014
CISM
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, Azerbaijan
AIPS Congress Sochi 2013
Tokyo 2020
FIFA
FILA
COMMENT
WLA
2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, UAE
IHF
SPECIAL OLYMPICS
AIPS 90th ANNIVERSARY
Executive Committee
Continental Sections
National Associations
Commissions
President Board Advisor
Honorary Members
The History of Aips
Statutes
AIPS code of professional conduct standards
Congresses
Executive Committee & Bureau Meetings
AIPS Commissions Meetings
Past Officials
ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012
2008 - 2009 CONCACAF Champions League
2009 International Sporting Events (I)
2009 International Sporting Events (II)
International Cricket Council 2009 Schedule
FIFA Calendar 2009
IOC Calendar 2009
2010 International Sporting Events
2010-2014 FIS Calendar of Events
2010 IHF Calendar
ICF major events 2010
World Sports Calendar 2011
International Amateur Sambo Federation (FIAS) Calendar 2010 - 2013
SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS 2014
Bookmark and Share
Free wifi for journalists at Sochi Olympics
FREE WIFI FOR MEDIA Dmitry Chernyshenko, president of the Sochi organising committee. Photo/Sochi 2014
 
By Paul Radford, Chairman AIPS Olympic Commission

SOCHI, November 8, 2012 - Journalists covering the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia will benefit from free Wifi in all media areas for the first time at an Olympics.


The decision to give free Internet access to the media was announced by Dmitry Chernyshenko, president of the Sochi organising committee, at the World Press Briefing on Thursday.


Wifi will be available in all areas used by the media including the MPC, venues, mixed zones and accommodation. It will give journalists free access to the Games Info system.


Members of the media who need a more robust service than can be provided by wifi will be able to buy a package costing 125 US dollars for cabled access at the MPC and venues.


More than 200 representatives of the world's media attended the World Press Briefing held in the Black Sea resort from November 6-9. They toured the two venue clusters being built - the Coastal cluster at Adler, around 35 kms from the city of Sochi, on the Black Sea where the ice events are being staged and the mountain cluster at Krasnaya Polyana around 50kms away where the snow competitions will take place.


All the venues have been built from scratch and new road and rail links connecting the two clusters are being constructed. Test events will be held at most events in the coming winter.      The Games will open on February 7, 2014 and close on February 23. The Paralympics will follow from March 7 to March 16.


There will be a total of 98 events, 69 in the mountains and 29 on the coast. Among new events are a figure skating team competition, a biathlon mixed relay, a luge team relay and a new freestyle skiing event, the slopestyle for men and women.


Accommodation for the media will be at hotels close to the Olympic Park in Adler, which is also within easy range of Sochi airport, and in the mountain area which will also be close to all the venues.

 

 
 
Read all 0 comments
 
HAVE YOUR SAY
 
NameE-Mail
 
CityCountry
 
 
 
Video GalleryView all
laureus
specialolympics
world-lotteries
honav
tirol
aips_arabic
Continental Sections 
aips asia
aips america
aips europe
Flash Sport World NewsView all
Pour tuer les taxis, Uber recrute un ex-conseiller vedette d'Obama
20/8/14 08:14 - Le Monde
Un antibiotique soupçonné d'augmenter le risque de mort cardiaque
20/8/14 07:37 - Le Monde
Buenos Aires propose à ses créanciers de les rembourser en Argentine
20/8/14 06:24 - Le Monde
U.S. Open Practice Sessions Allow Fans a More Personal Glimpse of Stars
20/8/14 06:01 - New York Times
Real Madrid 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Raul Garcia scores late equaliser to earn visitors Spanish Super Cup draw
20/8/14 06:00 - Daily Mirror
Sharks players facing two-year bans
20/8/14 05:56 - The Australian
Fantasy football: Ranking tight ends
20/8/14 05:43 - Toronto Sun
Astros 7, Yankees 4: Missed Opportunities Catch Up to Yankees
20/8/14 05:36 - New York Times
Japon : au moins 4 morts dans des glissements de terrain
20/8/14 05:30 - Le Monde
Sports Briefing | Sailing: Artemis Will Challenge for the America's Cup
20/8/14 05:26 - New York Times
Sports Briefing | Baseball: Mexico Advances in Little League World Series
20/8/14 05:23 - New York Times
Sports Briefing | Baseball: Chicago Wins in Little League World Series
20/8/14 05:22 - New York Times
Sports Briefing | Hockey: N.H.L. Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated
20/8/14 05:13 - New York Times
Roundup: Selig Addresses Tedious Play and Oakland's Decrepit Park
20/8/14 05:05 - New York Times
Melky Cabrera will be the key free agent for the Jays to retain
20/8/14 05:03 - Toronto Sun
Sharks players facing two-year bans
20/8/14 04:44 - The Australian
Strength in numbers for Maple Leafs
20/8/14 04:36 - Toronto Sun
Settlement May Be Near in Career-Ending Attack That Has Shadowed N.H.L.
20/8/14 04:36 - New York Times
Nur 1:1 gegen Atlético - Real, das war noch nicht kroosartig!
20/8/14 04:36 - Bild
Missy Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs swimming
20/8/14 04:34 - The Sydney Morning Herald
EditorialFocusInterviewProfilesTimeout
Focus
The Ethics 'Iron Lady' of the Olympics

Read more
AIPS Partners 
  IOC
International Olympic Committe
  FIFA
Fédération Internationale de Football Association
  IAAF
International Association of Athletics Federations
  FINA
Federation Internationale de Natation
  FIBA
International Basketball Federation
  FIS
International Ski Federation
  FIG
Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique
  FISU
Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire
  FIAS
Federation International Amateur de Sambo
  FILA
International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles
  IHF
International Handball Federation
  EHF
European Handball Federation
  ICF
International Canoe
Federation
     
Copyright 2008 AIPS MEDIA | Privacy PolicyWeb Design: Studio Colore