Did Games meet Russia's goals?
SOCHI, Russia -- A Russian man shouted into his phone from inside a gondola coming down the mountain. "Lena, what?" he asked in Russian. "You weren't paying attention? You don't care? We won gold. A gold medal, Lena!" Team Russia had just won the men's biathlon relay, one of the final competitions of the Sochi Olympics. The penultimate night of these Games had darkened the valley, though it sparkled with light.
Now that the Olympics were coming to a close, I asked ...
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2014 SOCHI OLYMPICS: DAY 12
A recap of our top stories and videos from Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi: