Haavard Vad Petersson of the Norwegian curling team gets set to deliver a stone during practice. The team had been searching for red pants, when team member Christoffer Svae found the diamond-printed pants online. The standard color of curler's pants are black.
Switzerland's Didier Defago reacts after setting the fastest time to win the gold medal in the men's downhill skiing race. Defago, who was not even guaranteed a chance to race when he arrived at the Olympics, beat favorite and teammate Didier Cuche.
Dario Cologna of Switzerland lies on the snow after the men's cross-country skiing 15km free. Cologna underlined his status as one of cross-country's rising stars by taking gold in the men's 15km freestyle.