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Winter Olympics, Day 14

The selected events of the day in photos from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Day 14, February 21: men's ice-hockey reached the semifinals, the first announced doping case in Sochi, and the Ukrainian women's biathlon relay victory.

Women skiers compete in the small final of the women's freestyle ski-cross event. (epa/Daniel Karmann)
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Women skiers compete in the small final of the women's freestyle ski-cross event. (epa/Daniel Karmann)

Marielle Thompson (right) leads fellow Canadian Kelsey Serwa on her way to winning in the women's freestyle ski-cross event. (epa/Sergei Ilnitsky)
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Marielle Thompson (right) leads fellow Canadian Kelsey Serwa on her way to winning in the women's freestyle ski-cross event. (epa/Sergei Ilnitsky)

Sweden's Loui Eriksson (left) and Nicklas Backstrom and Finland's Ossi Vaananen and goalie Karl Lehtonen watch the puck going over the bar during the semifinal between Sweden and Finland. (epa/Larry W. Smith)
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Sweden's Loui Eriksson (left) and Nicklas Backstrom and Finland's Ossi Vaananen and goalie Karl Lehtonen watch the puck going over the bar during the semifinal between Sweden and Finland. (epa/Larry W. Smith)

Goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist celebrates Sweden's victory over Finland in their semifinal match. (epa/Srdjan Suki)
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Goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist celebrates Sweden's victory over Finland in their semifinal match. (epa/Srdjan Suki)

Russian athletes during the quarterfinals of the men's team pursuit in speed skating. (RIA Novosti/Vladimir Baranov)
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Russian athletes during the quarterfinals of the men's team pursuit in speed skating. (RIA Novosti/Vladimir Baranov)

Vladimir Grigorev (rear) of Russia and Freek van der Wart of the Netherlands after both crashed out during men's 500-meter quarterfinals of the short-track event in the Iceberg Skating Palace.
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Vladimir Grigorev (rear) of Russia and Freek van der Wart of the Netherlands after both crashed out during men's 500-meter quarterfinals of the short-track event in the Iceberg Skating Palace.

Gold-medal winner Viktor An of Russia celebrates after the men's 500-meters short-track speed-skating finals. (RIA Novosti/Grigory Sisoyev)
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Gold-medal winner Viktor An of Russia celebrates after the men's 500-meters short-track speed-skating finals. (RIA Novosti/Grigory Sisoyev)

The ceremony of raising the flags of the Swiss, Canadian, and U.S. national teams during the awarding of winners of women's ice hockey. (RIA Novosti/Aleksei Kudenko)
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The ceremony of raising the flags of the Swiss, Canadian, and U.S. national teams during the awarding of winners of women's ice hockey. (RIA Novosti/Aleksei Kudenko)

Red stones played by Canada and yellow ones played by Britain are seen in the house during their men's curling gold-medal game. Canada won. (Reuters/Laszlo Balogh)
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Red stones played by Canada and yellow ones played by Britain are seen in the house during their men's curling gold-medal game. Canada won. (Reuters/Laszlo Balogh)

Gold-medal winner Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States clears a gate during the women's alpine-skiing slalom. (Reuters/Mike Segar)
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Gold-medal winner Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States clears a gate during the women's alpine-skiing slalom. (Reuters/Mike Segar)

Gold-medallist Maddie Bowman of the United States celebrates during the victory ceremony for the women's freestyle-skiing halfpipe. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov)
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Gold-medallist Maddie Bowman of the United States celebrates during the victory ceremony for the women's freestyle-skiing halfpipe. (Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov)

The doping control station in Laura Biathlon Center. A German biathlete has failed a drug test in the first announced doping case of the Sochi Olympics. (epa/Hendrik Schmidt)
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The doping control station in Laura Biathlon Center. A German biathlete has failed a drug test in the first announced doping case of the Sochi Olympics. (epa/Hendrik Schmidt)

Ukraine's Vita Semerenko competes in the women's biathlon 4x6-kilometer relay. (RIA Novosti/Konstantin Chalabov)
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Ukraine's Vita Semerenko competes in the women's biathlon 4x6-kilometer relay. (RIA Novosti/Konstantin Chalabov)

Russia's Olga Zairtseva at the shooting lane of the women’s biathlon relay. The Russian team won silver. (RIA Novosti/Aleksei Filippov)
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Russia's Olga Zairtseva at the shooting lane of the women’s biathlon relay. The Russian team won silver. (RIA Novosti/Aleksei Filippov)

(left to right) Gold medalists Val Semerenko, Olena Pidhrushna, Yulia Dzhyma, and Vita Semerenko of Ukraine celebrate after the women's biathlon 4x6-kilometer relay. (epa/Filip Singer)
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(left to right) Gold medalists Val Semerenko, Olena Pidhrushna, Yulia Dzhyma, and Vita Semerenko of Ukraine celebrate after the women's biathlon 4x6-kilometer relay. (epa/Filip Singer)

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