Nightly News   |  February 02, 2014

Four Days Out, Sochi Construction Unfinished

The Winter Olympics are less than a week away and the host city still remains under construction. Will it be ready?

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>> four days to go before the start of competition at the winter olympics in sochi. there is quite a lot of work still to be done. keir simmons is in sochi, following it all for us. keir, where do things stand tonight?

>> reporter: good evening, kate. in four days time this empty park will be filled up by 80,000 people. by night they've been testing the fireworks, illuminating the li olympic venues, promising a spectacular start to the olympics at the opening ceremony. there is still plenty of work to be done. still preparing the hotels, even as guests have been arriving. the ioc says that a few hotels are not fully ready, but thousands of visitors are expected here in the week ahead. it cannot have helped day after day , soggy mud. the question remains, will the games be ready? kate?