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Winter Olympics, Day 5

The first dead heat for gold in the history of the Winter Olympics took place in Sochi on Day 5, February 12, as the preliminary round begins in men's ice hockey.

Switzerland's Dominique Gisin competes during the women's alpine-skiing downhill event at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Gisin won the gold along with Tina Maze of Slovenia.
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Switzerland's Dominique Gisin competes during the women's alpine-skiing downhill event at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Gisin won the gold along with Tina Maze of Slovenia.

Slovenia's Tina Maze kisses the snow in the finish area after her run in the women's downhill race at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Maze won the gold along with Dominique Gisin of Switzerland.
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Slovenia's Tina Maze kisses the snow in the finish area after her run in the women's downhill race at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Maze won the gold along with Dominique Gisin of Switzerland.

Joint winners Dominique Gisin of Switzerland (left) and Tina Maze of Slovenia celebrate on the podium after the women's alpine-skiing downhill event during the flower ceremony.
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Joint winners Dominique Gisin of Switzerland (left) and Tina Maze of Slovenia celebrate on the podium after the women's alpine-skiing downhill event during the flower ceremony.

Germany's Eric Frenzel competes in the ski-jumping portion of the nordic-combined individual event normal hill / 10 km at Russki Gorki Ski Jumping Center.
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Germany's Eric Frenzel competes in the ski-jumping portion of the nordic-combined individual event normal hill / 10 km at Russki Gorki Ski Jumping Center.

Russian nordic-combined fans wave flags during the individual competition at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center.
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Russian nordic-combined fans wave flags during the individual competition at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center.

Norway's Magnus Krog (front) competes during the cross-country race of the nordic-combined individual event.
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Norway's Magnus Krog (front) competes during the cross-country race of the nordic-combined individual event.

Winner Eric Frenzel of Germany jumps on the podium as second-placed Japan's Akito Watabe (left) and third-placed Norway's Magnus Krog applaud during the flower ceremony for the nordic-combined individual normal hill/10-kilometer event.
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Winner Eric Frenzel of Germany jumps on the podium as second-placed Japan's Akito Watabe (left) and third-placed Norway's Magnus Krog applaud during the flower ceremony for the nordic-combined individual normal hill/10-kilometer event.

Aerial skier Aleksandra Orlova of Russia jumps during a training session.
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Aerial skier Aleksandra Orlova of Russia jumps during a training session.

Finland's goalkeeper Noora Raty makes a save during the women's ice-hockey Group A match, Switzerland vs Finland, at the Shayba Arena.
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Finland's goalkeeper Noora Raty makes a save during the women's ice-hockey Group A match, Switzerland vs Finland, at the Shayba Arena.

Australia's Torah Bright competes during the women's snowboard halfpipe qualification round.
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Australia's Torah Bright competes during the women's snowboard halfpipe qualification round.

Volunteers enjoy swimming in the Black Sea near the Olympic Park.
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Volunteers enjoy swimming in the Black Sea near the Olympic Park.

Coaches and team members of China and the United States watch their round-robin match in the curling competition in the Ice Cube Curling Center.
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Coaches and team members of China and the United States watch their round-robin match in the curling competition in the Ice Cube Curling Center.

Figure skater Natalia Popova from Ukraine skates during a training session in the practice arena.
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Figure skater Natalia Popova from Ukraine skates during a training session in the practice arena.

Ukraine's Oleksandr Obolonchyk (front) and Roman Zakharkiv speed down the track during the men's luge doubles competition.
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Ukraine's Oleksandr Obolonchyk (front) and Roman Zakharkiv speed down the track during the men's luge doubles competition.

Germany's pilot Tobias Wendl (front) and Tobias Arlt take part in the men's luge doubles competition. They won the gold.
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Germany's pilot Tobias Wendl (front) and Tobias Arlt take part in the men's luge doubles competition. They won the gold.

Gold-medalist Carina Vogt of Germany, silver-medalist Daniela Iraschko-Stolz of Austria, and bronze-medalist Coline Mattel of France stand during the medal ceremony for the women's ski-jumping individual normal hill event.
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Gold-medalist Carina Vogt of Germany, silver-medalist Daniela Iraschko-Stolz of Austria, and bronze-medalist Coline Mattel of France stand during the medal ceremony for the women's ski-jumping individual normal hill event.

Silver-medal-winner Denny Morrison of Canada (front) in action during the men's 1,000-meter speed-skating race
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Silver-medal-winner Denny Morrison of Canada (front) in action during the men's 1,000-meter speed-skating race

Netherland's Stefan Groothuis elebrates winning the men's 1,000-meter speed-skating race.
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Netherland's Stefan Groothuis elebrates winning the men's 1,000-meter speed-skating race.

Zbynek Michalek (left) of the Czech Republic (in white) battles with Sweden's Marcus Kruger in the corner during the first period of their men's preliminary-round ice-hockey game.
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Zbynek Michalek (left) of the Czech Republic (in white) battles with Sweden's Marcus Kruger in the corner during the first period of their men's preliminary-round ice-hockey game.

Gold medalists Tatyana Volosozhar (2nd right) and Maksim Trankov (right) of Russia and silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova (left) and Fedor Klimov (2nd left) of Russia celebrate after the pairs free skating of the figure-skating event at the Iceberg Palace.
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Gold medalists Tatyana Volosozhar (2nd right) and Maksim Trankov (right) of Russia and silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova (left) and Fedor Klimov (2nd left) of Russia celebrate after the pairs free skating of the figure-skating event at the Iceberg Palace.

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