For those of us unable to jet south to Sochi for the Winter Olympics, there are many ways to enjoy the benefits of living in the host country.
If you own a television, most of the major Russian networks will be broadcasting the games, so why not host a good ol' fashioned vecherinka (party) from the comfort of your own home? Even if you don't own a television, live streams will be available on Russian networks' websites, and the
The benefit of using the Sochi website is that the links to the live streams are integrated into the events schedule, making it easy to watch the competitions that interest you most.
Of course, if you are craving a more lively Olympic spectator experience, then one of Moscow's many sports bars could be your best option. Because Russia is the host nation, it is safe to assume that any venue with a television will be able to tune in to the Olympics. Don't be afraid to ask if it isn't on already! This is especially true of the many sports bars marketed toward expats.
If you are specifically looking for coverage in English, there are a few expat-friendly bars that might be able to accommodate. The first is a relatively new addition to the Moscow bar scene
The Hudson Bar
Papa's Bar and Grill
O''Hara Irish Pub
A list of additional expat-friendly sports bars can be found via this