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Georgia confirms Sochi Olympics participation

Updated: May 2, 2013, 10:43 AM ET
Associated Press

TBILISI, Georgia -- Georgia has confirmed it will take part in next year's Sochi Olympics in Russia.

Georgia's participation in the Sochi Games had been in doubt because of lingering resentment about the brief war between the countries in 2008.

Sochi is located just north of the separatist Georgian territory of Abkhazia, from which the last Georgian forces were driven out in the war. Russia and a handful of other countries now recognize it as independent.

Some members of Georgian ...

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