Wednesday in Sochi

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Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic holds her national flag and celebrates after winning gold in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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Norway's Mari Hemmer celebrates her performance in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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Gold medallist Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic, right, and silver medallist Ireen Wust of the Netherlands compete in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics In Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoPavel Golovkin)
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Gold medallist Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic raises her hands in celebration during the flower ceremony for the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic acknowledges the crowd after competing in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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Gold medallist Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic jumps in the air in celebration during the flower ceremony for the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic hugs her mother as she celebrates winning gold in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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A coach hugs an emotional Carien Kleibeuker of the Netherlands after it became clear she won a bronze in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoPavel Golovkin)
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Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic skates her way to gold in the women's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoMatt Dunham)
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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 in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They ran out of the restaurant wearing brightly colored clothes and ski masks and were set upon by about a dozen Cossacks, who are used by police authorities in Russia to patrol the streets. (AP PhotoMorry Gash)
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A Cossack militiaman attacks Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and a photographer as she and fellow members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Maria Alekhina, right, in the pink balaclava, stage a protest performance in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They ran out of the restaurant wearing brightly colored clothes and ski masks and were set upon by about a dozen Cossacks, who are used by police authorities in Russia to patrol the streets. (AP PhotoMorry Gash)
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Russia's Vic Wild celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoAndy Wong)
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A photographer is whipped by a member of the Cossack militia while trying to photograph members of the punk group Pussy Riot being attacked by Cossack militia and a Russian security officer, in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered to perform in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They left the restaurant wearing bright dresses and ski masks and had only been performing for a few seconds when they were set upon by Cossacks. The(AP PhotoMorry Gash)
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A member of the punk group Pussy Riot is restrained by Cossack militia after the group tried to perform in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They left the restaurant wearing bright dresses and ski masks and had only been performing for a few seconds when they were set upon by Cossacks. (AP PhotoMorry Gash)
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Volunteers walk through Olympic park early in the morning after a rain at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulie Jacobson)
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Russia forward Ilya Kovalchuk reacts after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Russia forward Ilya Kovalchuk reacts after scoring a goal against Finland during the first period of a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Russia forward Yevgeni Malkin lies on the ice in the closing minutes of the third period in men's quarterfinal hockey game against Finland at Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Finland defeated Russia 3-1. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Czech Republic forward Jakub Voracek takes control of the puck from USA defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk during the first period of men's quarterfinal hockey game in Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoPetr David Josek)
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USA goaltender Jonathan Quick catches a shot on the goal during the first period of men's quarterfinal hockey game against the Czech Republic in Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Sweden forward Loui Eriksson shoots and scores against Slovenia goaltender Robert Kristan in the third period of a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Sweden won 5-0 to advance to the semifinals. (AP PhotoMartin Rose, Pool)
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USA goaltender Jonathan Quick is crushed under Czech Republic forward Martin Hanzal during the third period of men's quarterfinal hockey game in Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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A U.S. fan flashes a number one before the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Shayba Arena between the United States and the Czech Republic at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Ashley Wagner of the United States reacts as she waits in the results area after completing her routine in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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USA goaltender Jonathan Quick looks up form the ice as both Team USA and Team Czech Republic cause a loose puck during the third period of men's quarterfinal hockey game in Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. USA defeated the Czech Republic 5-2. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Latvia defenseman Kristaps Sotnieks reaches over Latvia goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis to grab the puck and keep it from completely crossing the goal line during the third period of a men's ice hockey game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The goal was disallowed and ruled dead. Canada won 2-1. (AP PhotoBruce Bennett, Pool)
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Latvia goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis blocks a shot by Canada during the second period of a men's quarterfinal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Natalia Popova of Ukraine competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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A young spectator with the Olympic rings and the Russian national flag painted on her face watches the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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USA goaltender Jonathan Quick splashes water on his face during the second period of men's quarterfinal hockey game against the Czech Republic in Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Canada forward Corey Perry trips over Latvia goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis in the first period of a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez, Pool)
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Yuna Kim of South Korea competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Anne Line Gjersem of Norway competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Nathalie Weinzierl of Germany competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Gracie Gold of the United States competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Akiko Suzuki of Japan competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Li Zijun of China competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
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Yuna Kim of South Korea competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Polina Edmunds of the United States competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Li Zijun of China competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Carolina Kostner of Italy competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Adelina Sotnikova of Russia competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Julia Lipnitskaya of Russia falls as she competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
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Julia Lipnitskaya of Russia competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Mae Berenice Meite of France competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Adelina Sotnikova of Russia competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Ashley Wagner of the United States competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Canada's Jill Officer reacts after delivering the rock during the women's curling semifinal game against Britain at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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Canada's E.J. Harnden, right, and Ryan Harnden, left, sweep ahead of the rock during the men's curling semifinal game against China at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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Canada's Ryan Fry watches the rock during the men's curling semifinal game against China at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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The Olympic rings are covered with freshly fallen snow prior to the cross-country sprint competitions at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Canada's Kaitlyn Lawes shouts instructions to her teammates during the women's curling semifinal game against Britain at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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Finland's Aino-Kaisa Saarinen, Russia's Anastasia Dotsenko, Austria's Katerina Smutna, Slovenia's Alenka Cebasek, Slovakia's Alena Prochazkova and Germany's Stefanie Boehler, from left, ski during a women's team semifinal during the cross-country sprint competitions at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Fan Denise Walker shows her Union Jack painted nails before the start of the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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Norway's Petter Northug is followed by his competitors during the men's final at the cross-country team sprint competitions at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Sweden's Margaretha Sigfridsson, left, and Maria Prytz, with their nails painted blue, hold onto their brooms during the women's curling semifinal game against Switzerland at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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Gold medal winners from Canada Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse, poke their heads under the flag as silver medal winners from the United States Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams, and bronze medal winners from the United States Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans pose for pictures after the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoJae C. Hong)
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The team from Latvia LAT-1, piloted by Oskars Melbardis, take a curve during the men's four-man bobsled training at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)
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A couple wait for the start of the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoDita Alangkara)
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The team from the United States USA-2, piloted by Jamie Greubel with brakeman Aja Evans, left, prepare to start their third run during the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)
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The team from Germany GER-3, piloted by Anja Schneiderheinze with brakeman Stephanie Schneider, start their third run during the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)
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The team from Romania ROU-1, piloted Maria Constantin with brakeman Andreea Grecu, start their third run during the women's bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoNatacha Pisarenko)
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The team from Britain GBR-2, piloted by Lamin Deen, prepare to start a run during the men's four-man bobsled training at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
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The alpine ski finish area is reflected in the sunglasses of an Olympic volunteer during the first run of the men's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoGero Breloer)
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Norway's Tora Berger shoots during the mixed biathlon relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoLee Jin-man)
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Gondolas are silhouetted as the sun sets behind a mountain after the men's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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Canada's Kaillie Humphries pokes her head between the silver medallists from the USA after she and Heather Moyse won the gold medal in women's bobsled at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (AP PhotoThe Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)
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United States' Ted Ligety celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.(AP PhotoGero Breloer)
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A Cossack militiaman attacks Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and a photographer as she and fellow members of the punk group Pussy Riot, including Maria Alekhina, center, in the pink balaclava, stage a protest performance in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They ran out of the restaurant wearing brightly colored clothes and ski masks and were set upon by about a dozen Cossacks, who are used by police authorities in Russia to patrol the streets. (AP PhotoMorry Gash)
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United States' Ted Ligety celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.(AP PhotoCharlie Riedel)
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Italy's Davide Simoncelli approaches a gate in the first run of the men's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoLuca Bruno)
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Men's giant slalom medalists, from left, France's Steve Missillier (silver), United States' Ted Ligety (gold) and France's Alexis Pinturault (bronze) pose for photographers on the podium at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.(AP PhotoChristophe Ena)
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Andorra's Joan Verdu Sanchez crashes in the first run of the men's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoCharles Krupa)
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Norway's Tiril Eckhoff shoots during the mixed biathlon relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoLee Jin-man)
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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is pulled away by a Russian security officer after she and fellow members of the punk group Pussy Riot staged a protest performance in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The group had gathered in a downtown Sochi restaurant, about 30km (21miles) from where the Winter Olympics are being held. They ran out of the restaurant wearing brightly colored clothes and ski masks and were immediately set upon by about a dozen Cossacks, who are used by police authorities in Russia to patrol the streets. (AP PhotoMorry Gash)

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