Winter News

Sochi's $US50 billion Olympics have closed with bold praise and Russia supreme on top of the medals table.

It's a wrap!

24 February 2014

With 16 days of sport and 60 awesome Australian athletes in action, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games have been action-packed. Read back on how the Aussies fared and who won the medals in every event on the program.

Silver medalist Maxim Vylegzhanin of Russia, gold medalist Alexander Legkov of Russia and bronze medalist Ilia Chernousov of Russia celebrate during the flower ceremony for the Men's 50 km Mass Start Free during day 16 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SOCHI 2014: Host nation Russia has given its adoring fans even more to cheer about, winning four medals on the final day of the Olympics to seal top spot on the medal tally.

Greta Small of Australia in action during the Women's Slalom during day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

ALPINE SKIING: Teenager Greta Small flew the flag for Australia in every event on the women’s Alpine program at Sochi 2014.

FREESTYLE – SKI HALFPIPE: Australia was represented by Amy Sheehan and Davina Williams in Ski Halfpipe at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

Cameron Bolton of Australia (yellow bib) and Luca Matteotti of Italy (green bib) competes in the Men's Snowboard Cross 1/8 Finals on day eleven of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SNOWBOARD CROSS: One of the few constants with snowboard cross is “expect the unexpected” and that’s exactly how the men’s and women’s events unfolded.

Gold medalists Caleb Flaxey, Ryan Harnden, EJ Harnden, Ryan Fry and Brad Jacobs of Canada celebrate

CURLING: Canada created history in Sochi when it became the first nation to win both men’s and women’s Curling events in the same Olympics.

Anna Segal of Australia competes in the Freestyle Skiing Women's Ski Slopestyle Qualification on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE – SKI SLOPESTYLE: Making its Olympic debut at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, Ski Slopestyle delivered all the drama and excitement that was promised with its introduction.

Aussie biathletes Lucy Glanville and Alex Almoukov hit the Sochi slopes.

Biathlon: Aussie young guns Alex Almoukov and Lucy Glanville have their eyes on PyeongChang 2018 and beyond after a successful Sochi Games.

Callum Watson and Phil Bellingham following the Men's Team Sprint.

CROSS COUNTRY: Australia’s largest ever Cross Country team was put the test on one of the world’s most challenging courses in Sochi.