Passions running high as Sochi awaits IOC decision

Beaches of Russia's Krasnodar region are normally overcrowded from May till October. This year the resort city of Sochi is also competing to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. What can bring beach and sports lovers together?

When the holiday season comes, people from all over Russia flood to the beaches of Sochi, which offers plenty of simple pleasures for body and soul…