Olympics: Russia hands over to South Korea

Sochi Mayor Anatoliy Pakhomov handed the Olympic flag to Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Sok-ra during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

South Korean city of Pyeongchang will host the Winter Olympics in 2018.

Sochi Mayor Anatoliy Pakhomov and Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Sok-ra Credit: Reuters

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Closing ceremony ends Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

The Olympic flame has gone out as the Sochi 2014 Games ended with a spectacular closing ceremony. During the celebrations, the Russian organisers made a joke at their own expense when the fifth Olympics "failed" to unfurl