Sochi 2014

Medvedev threatens Russian sports officials with criminal charges over Vancouver performance

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

March 29 - Criminal charges could be brought against some of Russia's top sports officials if an investigation ordered by President Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) into how money provided by the Government was used to prepare athletes for the Vancouver Olympics, the country's worst ever Winter Games, discovers any evidence of corruption.