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Sochi organizers: we guarantee snow for 2014 Games

Updated: February 7, 2013, 6:49 AM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Exactly one year before the opening ceremony of the Winter Games, Sochi organizers are promising there will be enough snow during the Olympics even if temperatures in the subtropical region are high.

Russia is marking the one-year countdown Thursday to the Sochi Games, which are considered a matter of national pride.

Temperatures at Sochi's Krasnaya Polyana ski resort hovered about 50 degrees this week after a cold snap the previous week when athletes competed in ...

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