Crisis Communications Were the Sochi Olympics a PR disaster? The 2014 Winter Games came to a close Sunday night after a rather bumpy road, PR-wise. But were they really that much worse than previous Olympiads? By Gil RudawskyFeb. 25, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.