Photo Essay

  • A snowboarder goes through a tunnel near the alpine skiing training slopes at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, on Feb. 17, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
  • David Wise of the United States jumps during a freestyle skiing halfpipe training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, on Feb. 17, 2014.
  • Alex Carpenter of the United States shoots on goalkeeper Valentina Wallner of Sweden during the first period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women’s semifinal ice hockey game at Shayba Arena on Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Team USA beat Sweden 6-1 to advance to the gold medal game.
  • Darya Domracheva of Belarus competes in the Women’s 12.5 km Mass Start during day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on Feb. 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Canada’s Alexandra Paul and Canada’s Mitchell Islam perform in the Figure Skating Ice Dance Free Dance at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 17, 2014.
  • Mac Bohonnon of the U.S. competes during the men’s freestyle skiing aerials qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor Feb. 17, 2014.
  • Norway’s Haavard Vad Petersson (L) and Torger Nergaard sweep during the Round Robin match between Denmark and Norway of the Men’s Round Robin in the Ice Cube Curling Center at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, on Feb. 17, 2014.
  • Canada’s Travis Gerrits performs a jump during the men’s freestyle skiing aerials qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 17, 2014.
  • A worker stretches a rope on the roof of the Bolshoy Ice Dome during the 2014 Winter Olympics, on Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
  • Jamaica’s Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon speed down the track during the two-man bobsleigh event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Rosa Khutor Feb. 17, 2014.
  • Athletes ski in heavy fog as they train at the cross-country stadium in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, during the 2014 Winter Olympics, on Feb. 17, 2014. Thick fog rolled in over the mountains in Krasnaya Polyana on Sunday night and was still lingering on Monday, limiting visibility and delaying a biathlon and canceling a snowboard event.
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Sochi on View: Scenes from Day 10

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By msnbc staff

The 2014 Winter Olympics are officially underway in Sochi, Russia. The country is hosting its first Winter Games, which are set to include a record 98 events, up from 86 during the 2010 games in Vancouver.

Over the course of the 2014 Winter Olympics, msnbc will bring you images from the competitions and glimpses of the spectacle surrounding the international event.

Check back daily to see the latest images from the Olympics.