Ted Ligety gets his groove back, Team USA's women race to two bobsled medals, and Bjoerndalen establishes himself as the undisputed king in the #RISE highlights of the Sochi Winter Games.
Ligety gets his groove back
United States' Ted Ligety celebrates after winning the the men's giant slalom. Ligety's the first US athlete to win two alpine skiing gold medals.
All hail the King
Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen becomes the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time with 13 medals after his country's win in the mixed biathlon relay.
A mountain backdrop
The team from Latvia LAT-1, piloted by Oskars Melbardis, takes a curve during the men's four-man bobsled training.
A leap at the finish
Norway's Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg, left, and Marit Bjoergen celebrate winning the gold after the women's cross-country team sprint competitions.
A Riot on the streets of Sochi
Members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Nadezhda Tolokonnikova in the blue balaclava and Maria Alekhina in the pink balaclava, are attacked by Cossack militia after gathering in a downtown restaurant.
Netted on the sidelines
Spain's Alex Puente Tasias crashes in the first run of the men's giant slalom.
Lipnitskaia looks back
Russian doll Julia Lipnitskaia skated to a highly anticipatory home crowd, but a fall left the 15-year-old in fifth place after the short program.
Fan Denise Walker shows her Union Jack-painted nails before the start of the women's bobsled competition.
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Finally, a Winter Games
The Olympic rings are covered with freshly fallen snow prior to the cross-country sprint competitions.
Sotnikova skates out of Lipnitskaia's shadow
Adelina Sotnikova of Russia skated a rousing routine that left her in second place after the short program and all but brought the Iceberg house down.
A Russian collapse
Russia forward Yevgeni Malkin lies on the ice in the closing minutes of the men's quarterfinal hockey game against Finland at Bolshoy Arena. Finland defeated Russia 3-1.
APDavid J. Phillip
Raising the flag on Norway's Olympic king
A "Good Luck" flag waves for Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway during the 2 x 6 km women + 2 x 7 km men mixed relay.
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Stone cold Great Britain
David Murdoch of Great Britain looks on during Great Britain's 6-5 semifinal win over Sweden.
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A country's collective gasp
Fans watch the ice hockey game between Russia and Finland on a large screen in Olympic Park.
US men advance to semifinals
USA forward Zach Parise (9) celebrates his goal with teammate Phil Kessel (81) during the second period of the men's quarterfinal hockey game, where the US beat the Czech Republic 5-2.
APPetr David Josek
Canada sweeps to a win
Canada's E.J. Harnden, right, and Ryan Harnden, left, sweep ahead of the rock during the men's curling semifinal game against China. Canada beat China, 10-6.
Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic celebrates her gold-medal win in the women's 5000-meter speedskating race. The Dutch finished second and third.
Good as Gold?
Gracie Gold of the United States competes in the women's figure skate, where she placed fourth after the short program.
Second and goal
Latvia goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis blocks a shot by Canada during the second period of the men's quarterfinal match. Canada won the game 2-1.
USA goaltender Jonathan Quick splashes water on his face during the second period of the men's quarterfinal hockey game against the Czech Republic.
The Queen takes to the ice
Vancouver gold medalist Yuna Kim of South Korea holds a slight lead after the women's short program.
AFP/Getty ImagesDAMIEN MEYER
A US fan flashes a No. 1 before the US men's win over the Czech Republic in hockey, 5-2.
Bobsled pilot Jamie Greubel and brakewoman Aja Evans of USA-2 won bronze after their final run.
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Polina rises to the occasion
Fifteen-year-old Polina Edmunds of Team USA takes to the ice. Edmunds placed seventh and right behind teammate Ashley Wagner after the short program.
USA-1 pilot Elana Meyers and brakewoman Lauryn Williams won silver in the two-woman bobsled event.
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Mao Asada of Japan falls on a triple axel attempt that left the Vancouver silver medalist in 16th place after the short program.
A ski through the woods
From left, USA's Simeon Hamilton, Sweden's Emil Jonsson and Finland's Iivo Niskanen compete in the cross-country skiing team sprint classic semifinals.
AFP/Getty ImagesKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV
Sad Sochi bear
The Sochi mascot holds his head in abject, "inconsolable" sadness after the Russian men's hockey team's loss to Finland.
Just keep skiing
Teodor Peterson of Sweden and Nikita Kriukov of Russia compete in the men's team sprint classic semifinals. For more top moments from the Sochi Winter Games, click here.