The 2014 Winter Olympics ended in a spectacular closing ceremony with host nation Russia on top of the medals table.
Five gold medals were won on the first day of action at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
The Russian hosts of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games have put their opening ceremony pyrotechnics display to the test.
Team GB has plenty four medals to celebrate during the closing ceremony tonight. They are now inside the Olympic stadium in Sochi, where the ceremony takes place.
Sochi 2014's organisers made a joke at their own expense during the Winter Olympics closing ceremony after the fifth Olympic ring "failed" to unfurl.
Harking back to the opening ceremony moment where a malfunction left the iconic rings one short, dancers in shimmering silver tops formed four perfect rings as one group remained in a tight formation.
The audience cheered as the final ring was revealed.
Athletes of all participating countries are filling up the Olympic stadium in Sochi.
Unlike during the opening ceremony when each nation march in under their own flag, this time they all come in together.
Winter Olympics closing ceremony has started in Sochi. The Fisht Olympic Stadium is packed, with athletes celebrating their achievement as Olympians.
Gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold has said she is "proud" after it was revealed she would carry the flag for Great Britain at the Sochi Winter Olympics closing ceremony.
As the #Soch2014 GB athletes finish competing I am proud and very happy to announce that I'll be representing the team as flag bearer! Yay!
The family of the men's curling skip David Murdoch have said the team have "made them all proud" adding that winning the silver medal was "superb" and "fantastic".
Speed skater Elise Christie's calamitous Winter Olympics came to an end as she crashed out of the women's 1000m semi-finals on the final bend.
Christie, who had did not finish at either of her previous 500m and 1500m disciplines, sought to force her way through for a top-two finish.
But she tangled with China's Jianrou Li and both were disqualified for impeding, leaving race winner Suk Hee Shim and another Chinese skater, Kexin Fan, to go through.
Team GB's curling men had to settle for silver after losing 9-3 to Canada in their Winter Olympics final in Sochi which ended with only eight of 10 ends completed. The all-Scottish team were looking to become the first men's curling team from GB to win gold for 90 years.
Second place confirmed that GB, with a fourth medal of the Games, have at least matched their medal haul from Chamonix 1924 and it was their second curling medal in Sochi after Eve Muirhead's women's team took bronze on Thursday.
David Cameron was among those congratulating Team GB men's curling team for their silver medal winning performance in the final.