Thursday in Sochi

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A U.S. fan watches the team warm up before the women's gold medal ice hockey game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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A member of the Pussy Riot punk group - who have feuded with Vladmir Putin's government for years - looks on during a press conference, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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In this picture made with a fisheye lens, South Korean speedskaters practice at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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Germany's team Eric Frenzel, Bjoern Kircheisen, Johannes Rydzek and Fabian Riessle, from left, celebrate winning the silver as Norway's gold medal winners Magnus Hovdal Moan, Haavard Klemetsen, Magnus Krog and Joergen Graabak, from left, applaud during the flower ceremony of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Norway's Joergen Graabak, right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of silver medal winner Germany's Fabian Riessle, left, during the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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THe Olympic rings are reflected in the goggles of Norway's Haavard Klemetsen as he makes his attempt during the ski jumping portion of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoDmitry Lovetsky)
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Norway's Magnus Hovdal Moan, Joergen Graabak, Magnus Krog and Haavard Klemetsen, from left, dive as they celebrate winning the gold medal of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Norway's Magnus Hovdal Moan, front, and Haavard Klemetsen celebrate winning the gold after the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMatthias Schrader)
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Erica Uden Johansson of Sweden (21)reacts after scoring a goal on goalkeeper Florence Schelling of Switzerland (41) during the women's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Switzerland players react after winning the women's bronze medal ice hockey game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Switzerland won 4-3. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Switzerland players react after winning the women's bronze medal ice hockey game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Switzerland won 4-3. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Michelle Lowenhielm of Sweden (28) reacts after scoring a goal past goalkeeper Florence Schelling of Switzerland (41) during the women's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Phoebe Stanz of Switzerland (88) reacts after scoring a goal against Sweden during the third period of the women's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Switzerland players react after winning the women's bronze medal ice hockey game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Switzerland won 4-3. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Sarah Forster of Switzerland (3) and Lara Stalder (7) react after winning the women's bronze medal ice hockey game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Switzerland won 4-3. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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Anna Borgqvist of Sweden (18) skates back to the bench as Switzerland celebrates its 4-3 win in the women's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Lara Stalder of Switzerland (7) celebrates her team's 4-3 win over Sweden in the women's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoPetr David Josek)
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Team Switzerland celebrates their 4-3 win over Sweden in the women's ice hockey bronze medal game at Bolshoy Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJ. David Ake)
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Emma Eliasson of Sweden (22) kneels on the ice after Team Sweden's 4-3 loss to Switzerland in the women's bronze medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Goalkeeper Shannon Szabados of Canada (1) reacts after a third period goal by the USA during the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Haley Irwin of Canada (21) celebrates with teammates Marie-Philip Poulin (29) and Meghan Agosta-Marciano (2) after Poulin scored the tying goal against the USA during the third period of the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada (29) scores the game-winning goal against USA in overtime during the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid J. Phillip )
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A Canadian fan watches the start of the women's gold medal ice hockey game between Canada and the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Laura Fortino of Canada (8) gets an elbow in her mask from Jocelyne Lamoureux of the United States (17) during the third period of the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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Kacey Bellamy of the United States (22) reacts after Canada won 3-2 in overtime of the gold medal women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Michelle Picard of the United States (23) skates back to the bench after Canada scored in overtime to win the women's gold medal ice hockey game 3-2 at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMatt Slocum)
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USA goalkeeper Jessie Vetter (31) looks down during a break in play during overtime of the women's gold medal ice hockey game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoMark Humphrey)
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Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada (29) celebrates her goal against the United States in the third period of the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoPetr David Josek)
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Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada (29) reacts after scoring the game winning goal during overtime of the women's gold medal ice hockey game against USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoJulio Cortez)
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Li Zijun of China competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Gabrielle Daleman of Canada falls as she competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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France's Jean Frederic Chapuis, right, celebrates after crossing the line to win the gold medal in the men's ski cross final, ahead of silver medalist Arnaud Bovolenta, of France, left, and bronze medalist Jonathan Midol of France, center, at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoAndy Wong)
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Canada's Brady Leman falls off a jump after crashing in the men's ski cross final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoSergei Grits)
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Japan's Ayana Onozuka reacts after her second run in the women's ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoSergei Grits)
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Moustaches are painted on the helmet of Slovenia's Filip Flisar during men's ski cross competition at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoAndy Wong)
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Sweden's Victor Oehling Norberg, bottom, loses his balance ahead of, from left, Finland's Jouni Pellinen, Russia's Igor Korotkov and Switzerland's Armin Niederer during a men's ski cross heat at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoAndy Wong)
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Sweden's Victor Oehling Norberg, left, and Russia's Igor Korotkov crash during a men's ski cross heat at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoAndy Wong)
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Julia Lipnitskaya of Russia competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Mae Berenice Meite of France, left, holds hands with her coach Katia Krier as they speak before she competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Mao Asada of Japan competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
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Adelina Sotnikova of Russia competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Adelina Sotnikova of Russia competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Mae Berenice Meite of France competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Mao Asada of Japan reacts after completing her routine in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Julia Lipnitskaya of Russia falls as she competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Adelina Sotnikova of Russia, centre, her coach Elena Buianova, right, and choreographer Irina Tagaeva react in the results area after she completed her routine in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Polina Edmunds of the United States competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Mae Berenice Meite of France competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Kim Haejin of South Korea falls as she competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Yuna Kim of South Korea competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoIvan Sekretarev)
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Carolina Kostner of Italy competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Yuna Kim of South Korea celebrates her second place with the national flag following the flower ceremony for the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoVadim Ghirda)
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Carolina Kostner of Italy competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDarron Cummings)
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A street performer on stilts unveils a spectator's Russian flag with a region near Moscow written across it while walking in the Olympic Park at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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An emblem with the Soviet hammer and sickle decorates the hat of Serdar Yuldashev as he has his face painted in the colors of the Russian flag at the Olympic Park at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Yuna Kim of South Korea competes in the women's free skate figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoBernat Armangue)
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Athletes compete as the sun sets during the mixed biathlon relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoFelipe Dana)
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A visitor to Olympic Park is silhouetted while walking past the Olympic cauldron at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoDavid Goldman)
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Canada's women's curling team as seen from left to right, Kirsten Wall, Dawn McEwen, Jill Officer, Kaitlyn Lawes and skip Jennifer Jones, celebrate during the flower ceremony after winning the women's curling gold medal game against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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Sweden's Maria Prytz watches the rock during the women's curling gold medal game against Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoWong Maye-E)
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Britain's skip Eve Muirhead, right, embraces Anna Sloan after defeating Switzerland to win the women's curling bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP PhotoRobert F. Bukaty)
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Belarus' Nadezhda Skardino skis during a women's biathlon training session at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoFelipe Dana)
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The team from Germany GER-1, piloted by Maximilian Arndt, start a run during the men's four-man bobsled training at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoMichael Sohn)
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher trains for the men's slalom at the Alpine ski venue at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP PhotoAlessandro Trovati)

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