Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014 14:47

Faster, Higher, Stronger: Day 11

The best photos of the day, every day, from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia

  • Athletes compete in men's snowboard cross semifinals
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    Athletes compete in men's snowboard cross semifinals on day 11 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 18, 2014. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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  • Canada's pilot Kaillie Humphries (front) and Heather Moyse start a run in the women's bobsleigh event
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    Canada's pilot Kaillie Humphries (front) and Heather Moyse start a run in the women's bobsleigh event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 18, 2014. (Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)

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  • Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (R) attacks during the men's ice hockey play-offs qualification match vs, Norway
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    Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (R) attacks on Norway's goalkeeper Lars Haugen during the men's ice hockey play-offs qualification match Russia vs Norway on day 11. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman of Australia team 1 make a run during the women's bobsleigh heats
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    Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman of Australia team 1 make a run during the women's bobsleigh heats on day 11 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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  • Mike Riddle of Canada competes during the freestyle skiing men's halfpipe on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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    Mike Riddle of Canada competes during the freestyle skiing men's halfpipe on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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  • Zbynek Michalek #23 of Czech Republic and Tomas Tatar #90 of Slovakia go for a loose puck during men's ice hockey action
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    Zbynek Michalek #23 of Czech Republic and Tomas Tatar #90 of Slovakia go for a loose puck during the men's qualification playoff game on day 11 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. (Martin Rose/Getty Images)

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  • Emery Lehman of the U.S. competes in the men's 10,000 metres speed skating event
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    Emery Lehman of the U.S. competes in the men's 10000m speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 18, 2014. (Phil Noble/Reuters)

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  • Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen (2nd L) and Czech Republic's Ondrej Moravec (L) shoot during the men's biathlon 15 km mass start
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    Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen (2nd L) and Czech Republic's Ondrej Moravec (L) shoot during the men's biathlon 15 km mass start event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 18, 2014.(Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters)

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  • Women's short track 1000 m heats on day 11 of the Sochi Winter Olympics
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    Women's short track 1000 m heats at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 18, 2014. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Canada's Noah Bowman competes during the men's freestyle skiing halfpipe qualification round
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    Canada's Noah Bowman competes during the men's freestyle skiing halfpipe qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters)

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  • Alexej Baumgaertner of Germany competes during the men's 10000m speed skating event
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    Germany's Alexej Baumgaertner competes in the men's speed skating 10000m at the Adler Arena during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 18, 2014. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Austria's Anna Fenninger competes during the women's alpine giant slalom run 2
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    Austria's Anna Fenninger competes and wins silver during the Women's Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom Run 2 at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre on day 11 of the Sochi Winter Olympics. (Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Competitors ski during the men's biathlon 15 km mass start event
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    Competitors ski during the men's biathlon 15 km mass start event at the Winter Olympics on February 18, 2014. (Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters)

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  • Latvia's Arvids Rekis (L) is checked by Switzerland's Yannick Weber during the first period of their men's qualification round ice hockey game
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    Latvia's Arvids Rekis (L) is checked by Switzerland's Yannick Weber during the first period of their men's qualification round ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, February 18, 2014. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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  • Slovenia's Tina Maze clears a gate on her way to gold in the women's giant slalom.
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    Slovenia's Tina Maze clears a gate during the second run of the women's alpine skiing giant slalom event on day 11 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre. (Dominic Ebenbichler/Reuters)

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  • Finland's Janne Ryynaenen makes a trial jump as he competes in the nordic combined men's individual LH
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    Finland's Janne Ryynaenen makes a trial jump as he competes in the nordic combined men's individual LH during day 11 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

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  • Athletes compete in men's snowboard cross semifinals
  • Canada's pilot Kaillie Humphries (front) and Heather Moyse start a run in the women's bobsleigh event
  • Russia's Alexander Ovechkin (R) attacks during the men's ice hockey play-offs qualification match vs, Norway
  • Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman of Australia team 1 make a run during the women's bobsleigh heats
  • Mike Riddle of Canada competes during the freestyle skiing men's halfpipe on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Zbynek Michalek #23 of Czech Republic and Tomas Tatar #90 of Slovakia go for a loose puck during men's ice hockey action
  • Emery Lehman of the U.S. competes in the men's 10,000 metres speed skating event
  • Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen (2nd L) and Czech Republic's Ondrej Moravec (L) shoot during the men's biathlon 15 km mass start
  • Women's short track 1000 m heats on day 11 of the Sochi Winter Olympics
  • Canada's Noah Bowman competes during the men's freestyle skiing halfpipe qualification round
  • Alexej Baumgaertner of Germany competes during the men's 10000m speed skating event
  • Austria's Anna Fenninger competes during the women's alpine giant slalom run 2
  • Competitors ski during the men's biathlon 15 km mass start event
  • Latvia's Arvids Rekis (L) is checked by Switzerland's Yannick Weber during the first period of their men's qualification round ice hockey game
  • Slovenia's Tina Maze clears a gate on her way to gold in the women's giant slalom.
  • Finland's Janne Ryynaenen makes a trial jump as he competes in the nordic combined men's individual LH

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