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Sochi Winter Olympics news feed: Day 7

February 12, 2014, 9:26 UTC+3

Live updates from the seventh day of 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

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Raphael Diaz (C) of Switzerland fights for the puck with Latvia players Zemgus Girgensons (L) and Ronalds Kenins (R)

Raphael Diaz (C) of Switzerland fights for the puck with Latvia players Zemgus Girgensons (L) and Ronalds Kenins (R)


23:37. Switzerland won the men's ice hockey match with Latvia 1:0 (0:0, 0:0, 1:0), and the match between Sweden and the Czech Republic ended with the score of 4:2 (2:0, 2:2, 0:0).

(c) EPA/LARRY W. SMITH Sweden's ice hockey team celebrating

22:55. United States' Kaitlyn Farrington wins gold in women's halfpipe.


22.43. Russia takes Olympic gold and silver in pairs free skate figure skating competition.


22:30. After Russia's Trankov Volosozharova and Klimov Stolbova  pairs perform their free program in figure skating event, they occupy the first and second places!

22:27. The score of the ice hockey match between Sweden and the Czech Republic is now 2:4, while it's still a zero draw between Latvia and Switzerland.

21:55. Meanwhile, it's second period in men's ice hockey match between Sweden and the Czech Republic, and the latter is already losing by three (0:3).

21:53. Russian figure skaters Vera Bazarova and Yuri Larionov second after their free program. Canadian pairs ahead and behind them.

21:51. Russia lost in men's curling match to Canada (4:7).

21:29. Sweden's ahead by two (2:0) already in the first period in the men's ice hockey match against the Czech Republic.

21:26. Russia's Tatiana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov are soon to compete in the figure skating free program. They are more than four points ahead of their main rivals - Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, of Germany.

21:23. In men's ice hockey tournament Sweden is winning 1:0 over the Czech Republic in the first period.

20:38. United States' Kaitlyn Farrington has the best result in halfpipe semi-finals.

20:36. Germany's Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt won gold in luge doubles.

(c) AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko


19:35. Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands wins men's 1,000 speed skating competition. Russia's Denis Yuskov is 17th.


19:00. And Canada won 3:2 in women's ice hockey match with US.

18:54. Russia's speed skater Denis Yuskov currently fourth in men's 1,000 meter speed skating event.

18:52. And it's already 3:2. Canadians still lead in women's ice hockey match with US.

18:31. Canadians lead 2:1 in the third period of women's Olympic ice hockey match with the US team.


17:16. Germany's Eric Frenzel won Olympic gold in Men's Nordic Combined. Japan's Akito Watabe got the silver. Magnus Krog of Norway earned the bronze.


16:22 Olympic halfpipe champion Yuri Podladtchikov of Switzerland, who won gold in halfpipe yesterday, stated that Russia reminds him of my best childhood years.

Swiss snowboarder Yuri Podladtchikov (C) ITAR-TASS/EPA/JENS BUETTNER

15:59 Olympic gold is awarded to two downhill skiers first time in Olympics history.

Gold medalists Slovenia's Tina Maze and Switzerland's Dominique Gisin (C) ITAR-TASS/Valery Sharifulin

15:30 Belarusian athletes appreciated the level of preparing and holding the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

15:07 Editor of the Oslo-based Dagbladet newspaper Esten Saether has expressed the opinion that the 2014 Sochi Olympics have proved to be a symbol of Russia's economic revival

14:58 Busy journalists have been noting the untimely and surprising blossoming of two birch trees, age-old symbols of Russia coming to life to adorn the Sochi Olympics news center.

14:40 German skier Eric Frenzel leads in the first leg of the ski high jump race race.

German skier Eric Frenzel (C) EPA/ARMANDO BABANI

14:33 Canadian ice hockey team’s administration has cancelled all press conferences with the coaching staff at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia’s Sochi.

14:12 Russian ice hockey goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will agree on any decision of coaching staff over who will be selected main goalie at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Russian hockey team at a press conference in Sochi (C)ITAR-TASS/EPA/SRDJAN SUKI

14:06 Over 950,200 tickets for 2014 Winter Games have been sold as of Wednesday, February 12.

(C) ITAR-TASS/Vladimir Smirnov

14:03 Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Austrian coaches and athletes were overjoyed at their stay in Olympic Sochi.

13:31 Belgian media is fascinated with the beauty of Russian female curlers.

Russian curler Anna Sidorova (C) ITAR-TASS/Vladimir Smirnov

13:16 Modern ice dance lacks novelty and creativity, says event gold medalist at the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games Marina Anissina.

13:01 A successful performance from Russian figure skater and twice Olympic champion Yevgeny Plushenko depends only upon his health, his choreographer, David Avdysh, said.

Russian figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko (C) ITAR-TASS/Artyom Korotayev

12:42 Slovenia's Tina Maze and Switzerland's dominique Gisin win gold in women's downhill.

Slovenia's skier Tina Maze (C) ITAR-TASS/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

12:06 In men's curling Robin Round session 4, US wins over Denmark, Norway beats Germany, and China defeats Switzerland.

9:12 Indian athletes have not expected such a stormy welcome from other athletes, media and fans to the International Olympic Committee’s decision to lift the suspension of India’s Olympic Committee allowing Indian athletes to compete under their national flag.

7:57 Six sets of medals will be contested at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, February 12.

French biathlete Martin Fourcade won gold in men's 12.5km pursuit on Monday, February 10 (C) EPA/SRDJAN SUKI

5:43 Germany’s Carina Vogt still unable to believe she wins ‘gold’ in ski jump.

0:49 Check out this photo gallery of best moments of the sixth day of Sochi Winter Olympics.

0:47 The Ekho Moskvy (Echo of Moscow) liberal radio station will not apologize for controversial statements radio and TV host Viktor Shenderovich made in his blog on the station's website

Radio and TV host Viktor Shenderovich(C) ITAR-TASS/Alexandra Krasnova [Archive]

0:16 Russian pair-skaters Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov said after the individual short programme on Tuesday that they were happy to improve their skating record at the Sochi Olympics.

Russian figure skaters Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov (C) ITAR-TASS/EPA/BARBARA WALTON

0:11 Russian coach Nina Mozer who coaches the Russian pair skating duet Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, said after the individual short programme event on Tuesday that they were calmer and more confident than in team competitions.

(C) AP Photo/Darron Cummings

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