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Here's 2005 vs late 2013 (I hope it can be enlarged to its original size!)

Okay, another tip Tony. If you're commenting on pics, no need to hit the quote button and repost all those pics again - especially if it's a long series of hi-res pics. Some people have older tech or

Well, depends. The apline skiers seemed okay with the test event two years ago (some grumbling about the downhill course, but a lot of it was with the setup rather than the hill, and that's out of the

I think the Olympic Stadium might be behind schedule??? Don't they need it by November to set up the ceremonies?

Lol, ya the stadium doesn't look close to finished at all.

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Thanks TTMP.

Runningrings, using Athens as an example to prove Sochi isn't behind isn't great logic. Their stadium WAS a rush to finish, They never planned to have the roof wheeled into place that soon before the Games!!

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They purposefully slowed down the stadium construction. The Russians know exactly what stage they need to be at and I am sure alot of the ceremony infrastructure is already built in.

What's your source for that?

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Runningrings, using Athens as an example to prove Sochi isn't behind isn't great logic. Their stadium WAS a rush to finish, They never planned to have the roof wheeled into place that soon before the Games!!

Athens also being the Olympics that said they were going to build a roof over the aquatics venue. Pretty sure the original plans weren't to scrap that entirely just a few months before the Olympics

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Classic GB thread that was! Daily webcam pictures of the Athens' stadium roof, a few millimetres different each time. It ran to 60 pages or something in the end. Tense times! :lol:

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