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Team GB grabs first medal in Sochi Paralympics

Jade Etherington and her guide Caroline Powell crowned their first season racing together by winning Great Britain's first Paralympic medal on snow in 20 years in Sochi.

Etherington, who celebrates her 23rd birthday on Sunday, is visually impaired and communicates with Powell down the course via radio.

The pair became the first British women ever to win a Paralympic skiing medal, despite the short time they've been racing together.

It was only last April that they first got to know each other, August they first skied competitively together and January this year they first competed as a pair in a downhill.

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Team GB men's curling team win silver after losing final

Team GB's men's curling team have lost 9-3 in the final to Canada, but have secured the silver medal.

Great Britain's skip David Murdoch during the Men's Gold medal match at the Ice Cube Curling Centre during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Game. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Canada won the men's Olympic curling title for the third successive time. The Canadians have completed a golden curling double in Sochi after their women's team beat Sweden in Thursday's final. Sweden beat China earlier on Friday to win the men's bronze medal.

Team GB reach men's Olympic curling semi-finals

Team GB's men curlers have reached the semi finals after beating Norway 6-5 in a play-off.

The team, led by David Murdoch, will now face Sweden on Wednesday for a place in the gold or bronze medal match.

Great Britain will now have two teams in the last four of the curling after the women's side defeated Russia 9-6 to progress.

Team GB athletes unveil official kit for Sochi 2014

The official Team GB kit for Sochi 2014 has been unveiled, 18 days before the Winter Olympics begin at the Black Sea resort.

Team GB's winter athletes modeled the 2014 kit ahead of the competition in Russia. Credit: Team GB/Adidas
Around 50 athletes will compete for Great Britain at the Games. Credit: Team GB/Adidas
Russia has faced international scrutiny amid security fears in the build up to the 22nd Winter Olympics, which run from February 7-24. Credit: Team GB/Adidas

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British team members for Winter Olympics to be named

The full British team competing at this year's Winter Olympics in Russia is expected to be announced later today.

More team GB members for the Winter Olympics will be announced later today. Credit: PA

Athletes for curling, biathlon, figure skating and short track, have already been selected.

However, contenders for snowboarding, luge, bobsleigh, skeleton, snowboarding, and three different types of skiing have yet to be announced.

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