Russia, without their disgraced star Olga Pyleva, has upset the two-time defending Olympic champion Germany in the women’s 4 x 6 kilometre biathlon relay.
Canada’s cross country skier Beckie Scott and Finnish ice hockey star Saku Koivu have pipped Australian aerial skier Jacqui Cooper for a seat on the IOC athlete’s commission.
Dutch star Marianne Timmer, who departed the ice in tears after a 500m false start disqualification, captured the women's speed skating 1,000m gold medal
Austria’s Michaela Dorfmeister has taken double gold at Torino 2006, backing up after her victory in the downhill to win the women’s super-G at San Sicario Fraiteve.
Croatia’s Janica Kostelic skied an outstanding run in the downhill component to win gold in the ladies’ combined downhill at San Sicario Fraiteve.