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2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Part II

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After all the preparation and the opening ceremony, the 2014 Winter Olympics are well under way. More than 2,800 athletes from 88 countries are chasing medals in 98 events in 7 different sports, including newly added events like women's ski jumping and snowboard slopestyle. This is the second entry in this series, showing events from the past week. The games continue through February 23, and I'll continue posting periodic updates of some of the best photos from Sochi. Be sure to also see Olympic Photos Part I, earlier on In Focus. [42 photos total]

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Emily Cook of the United States practices ahead of the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Aerials Finals on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi, Russia, on February 14, 2014. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Emily Cook of the United States practices ahead of the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Aerials Finals on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi, Russia, on February 14, 2014. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Pilot Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann of Switzerland team 1 in action during the Men's Two-Man Bobsleigh on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki, on February 17, 2014. (Al Bello/Getty Images) #
Fans cheer near the Olympic flame while watching the medals ceremonies at the 2014 Winter Olympics, on February 16, 2014. (AP Photo/David Goldman) #
Charlene Guignard and Marco Fabbri of Italy compete in the ice dance free dance figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace, on February 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) #
US gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White pose during the Figure Skating Ice Dance Flower Ceremony at the Iceberg Skating Palace, on February 17, 2014. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images) #
Bode Miller of the USA wins the joint bronze medal during the Alpine Skiing Men's Super-G at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 16, 2014. (Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images) #
Bode Miller is held by his wife, Morgan, after after finishing third in the men's super-G, on February 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) #
Poland's Maciej Jodko looks at the foggy slope after the cancellation of the men's snowboard cross competition at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, on February 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) #
Raindrops cling to the window of a gondola prior to a men's snowboard cross competition at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, on February 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) #
A snowboarder passes through a tunnel near the alpine skiing training slopes at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, on February 17, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) #
A person climbs on the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues, before a medals ceremony, on February 14, 2014. (Reuters/Marko Djurica) #
Russia's Evgeny Plyushchenko walks off the ice as he withdraws from competition during the Figure Skating Men's Short Program, on February 13, 2014. (Reuters/Lucy Nicholson) #
An athlete practices on the shooting range before the men's biathlon 15km mass start event, on February 16, 2014. (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth) #
China's Wu Chao jumps during men's freestyle skiing aerials training at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, on February 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) #
Sweden's Henrik Harlaut crashes during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round, on February 13, 2014. (Reuters/Mike Blake) #
From left, second-placed Ireen Wust, first-placed Jorien ter Mors and third-placed Lotte Van Beek, all of the Netherlands, celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony for the women's 1,500 meter speed skating event at the Adler Arena, on February 16, 2014. (Reuters/Issei Kato) #
Sweden's women's 4x5K cross-country relay team (from left) Charlotte Kalla, Anna Haag, Emma Wiken, and Ida Ingemarsdotter, celebrate winning the gold after the women's 4x5K cross-country relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, on February 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) #
Kim Alang of South Korea, right, and Cho Ha-ri of South Korea compete in a women's 1500m short track speedskating semifinal at the Iceberg Skating Palace, on February 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue) #
Victor An of Russia, left, and Sjinkie Knegt of Netherlands compete in a men's 1000m short track speedskating quarterfinal at the Iceberg Skating Palace, on February 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue) #
Germany's Eric Frenzel celebrates winning the gold as he is flanked by Japan's silver medal winner Akito Watabe, left, and Norway's bronze medal winner Magnus Krog during the flower ceremony after the cross-country portion of the nordic combined, on February 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) #
Canada's pilot Jennifer Ciochetti starts a two-women bobsleigh training run at the Sanki Sliding Center, on February 16, 2014. (Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann) #
Shaun White of the U.S. reacts after he failed to medal in the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, on February 11, 2014. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson) #
A young fan with an American flag waits for the start of the men's two-man bobsled competition, on February 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) #
Sadie Bjornsen of the United States skis in a sleeveless top past a hole in the snow during the women's 4x5K cross-country relay on February 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) #
A volunteer enjoys the warming sun beside a banner reading "Sochi 2014 - Hot. Cool. Yours", prior to the women's 10K classical-style cross-country race in Krasnaya Polyana, on February 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland reacts after crossing the finish line during the Ladies' 10km Classic Cross-Country during day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, on February 13, 2014. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) #
Japan's Ayumu Hirano (left), who finished in second place, Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov (center), who finished first and Japan's Taku Hiraoka, who placed third, pose after the men's halfpipe snowboarding competition in Rosa Khutor, on February 11, 2014. (Reuters/Dylan Martinez) #
The team from the United States USA-3, Nick Cunningham, second from left, and brakeman Dallas Robinson, far left, greet teammates from USA-3, Nick Cunningham and brakeman Dallas Robinson, as they finish their final run during the men's two-man bobsled competition in Krasnaya Polyana, on February 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) #
France's Deborah Anthonioz reacts after her seeding run during women's snowboard cross competition at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, on February 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) #
Ted Ligety of the U.S. takes a big jump during the downhill run of the men's alpine skiing super combined training session at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, on February 13, 2014. (Reuters/Stefano Rellandini) #
Members of Japan's women's ice hockey team bow to the crowd after their loss to Russia, on February 11, 2014. (Reuters/Grigory Dukor) #
Silver medalist Czech Republic's Gabriela Soukalova smiles after completing the women's biathlon 12.5k mass-start, on February 17, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) #
Anders Fannemel of Norway lands during the Men's Team Ski Jumping final round on day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center, on February 17, 2014. (Lars Baron/Getty Images) #
Jacqueline Hernandez of the U.S. lies on a stretcher after crashing during the women's snowboard cross qualification round in Rosa Khutor, on February 16, 2014. Hernandez, who went out sixth, was the second faller, hitting the slope with a thud as she tried to land backwards and appearing to lose consciousness as the whiplash smashed her head into the snow. Two of the first six riders in Sunday's opening snowboard cross seeding run fell heavily and were taken away on stretchers, a day after Russian freestyle skiier Maria Komissarova was seriously injured on the same course. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson) #
Darya Domracheva of Belarus skis to win a gold medal during the Biathlon Women's 12.5km Mass Start at the Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center, on February 17, 2014. (Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images) #
Athletes at the start of the women's biathlon 12.5k mass-start, on February 17, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer) #
France's Robin Duvillard celebrates with team staff members after the men's cross-country 4 x 10km relay event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, on February 16, 2014. Sweden finished first ahead of Russia and France. (Reuters/Carlos Barria) #
Nelli Zhiganshina and Alexander Gazsi of Germany compete in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace, on February 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) #
From left: France's Deborah Anthonioz, Faye Gulini of the U.S., Austria's Maria Ramberger, France's Nelly Moenne Loccoz and Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic compete during the women's snowboard cross semi-finals in Rosa Khutor, on February 16, 2014. (Reuters/Mike Blake) #
Slovenia's Tina Maze kisses the ground after winning the women's alpine skiing downhill race, on February 12, 2014. (Reuters/Leonhard Foeger) #
A Russian fan wears face paint while attending men's curling competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, on February 17, 2014a. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) #
Czech Republic's Eva Samkova, left, celebrates after taking the gold medal in the women's snowboard cross final, ahead of silver medalist Dominique Maltais of Canada, right, at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, on February 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) #

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