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IOC commission praises progress in Sochi

Updated: October 11, 2012, 8:29 AM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- A senior Olympic official has praised the pace of Russia's preparations for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Less than 500 days away from the games, IOC coordination commission chairman Jean-Claude Killy on Thursday said he saw "huge progress in terms of Olympic venue construction."

Killy and his colleagues are wrapping up a scheduled three-day visit to Sochi to inspect progress in construction, transportation, accommodation and other key areas.

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