The relationship between philately and the Olympic Movement is explored. Host countries issue many commemorative stamps to help finance the Games, and participating countries and even non-participating countries commemorate the Games with their own stamps. In this way the ideals of the Olympic movement are conveyed through philately, namely the promotion of understanding among peoples of the world.
XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. Olympic Torch Relay
Russia Post issued a Souvenir sheet on 7th September Olympic Torch Relay of XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 to be held in Sochi.The stamp depicts the emblem Olympic Torch and Map of the Russian Federation, Torch Relay, the images of the Moscow Kremlin and the Naval Station in the city of Sochi in the borders of the sheet.