The finals of the men's ski-cross have ended in the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. French freestyler Jean-Frédéric Chapuis won gold, and silver and bronze went to his compatriots Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol.
The team competition in Nordic combined ended in victory for the Norwegian national team. Germany won silver and Austria took bronze.
After the ski jumping, the German team was in the lead, followed by the Norwegians and Austrians. The second part of the competition, the 4x5 km ski relay, ended in victory for the Norwegian skiers with the total time of 47 min. 13.5 sec. The German athletes finished 0.3 behind them, and the Austrians came third with a result of +3.4 seconds.
Canada won their first Olympic women's curling gold since 1998 on Thursday when they defeated Sweden 6-3 in the final. Skipped by Jennifer Jones, who took to the rink appropriately wearing golden eye shadow, Canada ended Sweden's hopes of a third successive Olympic title. Earlier, Britain defeated Switzerland 6-5 to take the bronze medal.
Young American Maddie Bowman upset the veterans to claim women's freestyle skiing halfpipe gold at the Sochi Olympics. The 20-year-old scored an impressive 89.00 points to edge out France's Marie Martinod into second. Japan's Ayana Onozuka took bronze to keep world champion Virginie Faivre of Switzerland off the podium.
Adelina Sotnikova won Russia's first ever women's Olympic figure skating gold on Thursday. The 17-year-old took the title ahead of South Korea's Kim Yu-Na, the defending champion, with Italy's Carolina Kostner winning the bronze after the free skating final.
The Canadian women's ice hockey team became Olympic champions at the Games in Sochi, winning the final match against the United States 3-2. Canada was trailing 0-2 during the game, but was able to tie it up before scoring the winning goal in overtime. Earlier, Switzerland won the bronze medal by defeating Sweden 4-3.