After the Super Bowl, the next big sporting thing is the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Several athletes from this area will be competing at the event, which was promoted by Russia’s president Putin. He pledged $12 billion, but the building of elite sports stadiums and all that go with them has ballooned to $55 billion.
The skiers will go to the alpine resort of Krasnaya Polyana via new highways and a new high-speed rail line.
This is apparently Putin’s…