The host of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014 was selected in an IOC meeting in Guatemala City on 4 July 2007. Sochi won with 51 votes to 47, over PyeongChang.
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- Putin factor gives Sochi historic Olympic win - from Yahoo! News
- Russia Awarded 2014 Winter Olympic Games - from ABC News, ESPN sports
Jubiliation on one side: Sochi Celebrates Winning Olympic Bid - from ABC News, ESPN sports
Dejection on another: PyeongChang fails to win right to host 2014 Winter Games - from Yonhap News