XXIInd Olympic Winter Games
Sochi, Russia
7 -23 February 2014

Bob Farley of the Society of Olympic Collectors has very kindly supplied information on Russia Post's plans for cancellations during the Games. According to the most current information, there will be 15 sports cancels used in two different locations: the IOC Hotel and the Sochi Main Post Office. Both types will have moveable dates. Bob also reports that there will be a fixed date cancel (07.02.14) for the "Opening of the Olympic Games" to be used in Madadan (about 11,000 km east of Sochi! There is no information on ordering instructions for mail orders.

Updated information: According to the RusMarka.ru website which records all Russian postmarks, there are a total of 7 post offices offering all 15 sports postmarks (5 in Sochi and 2 in the mountain cluster of Krasnaya Polyana). In addition to the IOC Hotel and Sochi main post office (shown below) there are:

  • Coastal Village - Sochi - 354349
  • Team Russia Fan House - Sochi - 354349
  • The Main Media Center - Sochi - 354349
  • Mountain Village - Krasnaya Polyana - 354392
  • More Mountain Village - Krasnaya Polyana - 354392

Updated 6 February 2014

A full listing of all stamps issued worldwide for the Sochi Games is available only to members of Sports Philatelists International. Why not join in on the Olympic fun by clicking here!

IOC Hotel Sport Sochi Main Post Office
Alpine Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Figure Skating
Freestyle Skiing
Ice Hockey
Nordic Combined
Short Track Speed Skating
Ski Jumping
Speed Skating