Here are lessons learned from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
A Christian Science perspective.
The Sochi Olympics are over, and now President Vladimir Putin has to decide if they were worth it. By many measures, it was a very successful Olympics.
Winter Olympics 2014 medal count: Russia now has 29 total medals, including 11 gold. Russia won gold medals in the men's biathlon and snowboarding on Saturday.
Saturday's Sochi Olympics TV coverage highlights will include men's slalom (American Ted Ligety's pursuit of another medal), the men's ice hockey bronze medal game (USA vs. Finland), and the first two runs of the four-man bobsled.
Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history at the Sochi Olympics Friday. It was just a first step in what looks likely to be a remarkable career.
Norway leads the gold medal count and the United States is on top of the overall medal tally. Russia has one less medal than the US.
American Mikaela Shiffrin attempts Olympic gold in the women's slalom race, while Team USA faces off with its historic rival Canada in the men's hockey semifinal.
Team USA won a gold in the ladies ski halfpipe and a silver in a classic women's hockey finale. Russia claimed the women's figure skating title for the first time in Olympic history.
Ted Ligety, widely acknowledged as the best giant slalom skier of the past half decade, won the gold Wednesday at the Sochi Olympics. His pioneering style has redefined the event.