List of all the Winter Olympics events for the 2014 year, ranked by your votes. The Winter Olympics of 2014 are held in Sochi, Russia, from February 7th to February 23rd. The list asks the reader, “What is your favorite event of the Winter Olympics?” There are 15 winter sport disciplines in 7 sports to choose from. Some of these include short track speed skating, curling, and freestyle figure skating. With returning favorites among the competitors and national pride, the Olympics are watched for not only the favorite competitions, but to see who and what country will come out on top in these events. Every Olympics is more competitive and adds more events to the list, it helps to know the current favorites of the Winter Olympics to tune in to if you are not familiar with them already.The Winter Olympics of 2014, also called the XXII Olympic Winter Games, were decided to be held in Sochi, Russia, in July 2007 during the 119th International Olympic Committee Session in Guatemala City with a final vote of 51 against Pyeongchang, South Korea. The project was budgeted to cost $12 billion (U.S.) and currently is estimated at $51 billion (U.S.). This surpasses the cost of the 2008 Winter Olympics in Beijing that, at the time, was the costliest Olympics in history.