Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day | Feb 23

"One of the most compelling aspects of the game is the one-on-one matchups that occur."

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Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day | Feb 19

The longer shutter speed gives a better feel for the high speed at which Alena Zavarzina is traveling down the course and the lens flare from the sun backlighting adds to the artistic drama.

Anything But Routine

Matthew Stockman Captures A Flawless Performance

Shots On Goal

Over the last 39 years, Getty Images staff photographer Bruce Bennett has been at nearly every major event in hockey.

Sochi 2014 | Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 15

The puck drops on an instant classic between USA and Russia.

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 10

"It’s very rare in an event like slalom to be able to capture the three medalists reacting to their achievements – all at the same time, in the same picture."

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the day - Feb 11

"Once you get everything right photographically, you have to rely on the athlete to comply with your plan!”

A brief history of Olympic Figure Skating

A brief history in pictures at the Winter Olympic Games, finishes with one of the oldest Winter Olympic sports, figure skating

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the Day - Feb 8

"Freezing an elite athlete at the top of his form with the all-important sense of place that tells the reader this is the Winter Olympics."

Sochi 2014: Getty Images Picture of the day - Feb 9

"It comes down to that fraction of a second when the skier comes flying down the mountain at 120 kilometers an hour"

A brief history of Germany at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures at the Winter Olympic Games, continues as we look back on Germany

A brief history of the Netherlands at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, continues with the Netherlands

A brief history of Canada at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games continues, this time focused on Canada

A brief history of Olympic Snowboarding

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, continues with Snowboarding

Top 10 photos: Sochi Winter Olympic Games - one day to go

One day till the start of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. We've been capturing the athletes preparations - here's our top 10 photos

A brief history of Olympic Speed Skating

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, continues with Speed Skating

A brief history of Team GB at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, this time focused on Great Britain

A brief history of Olympic Ice Hockey

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, continues with Ice Hockey

A brief history of the USA at the Winter Olympic Games

A brief history in pictures series on the Winter Olympic Games, this time focused on the USA

Packing for Sochi

Julian Finney, sports photographer,  on packing for the Sochi Winter Olympics

A brief history of Olympic Alpine Skiing

A brief history in pictures series on the Olympic Games, starting with Alpine Skiing

Guest Edit: Nordic Athletes to watch in Sochi

Kristoffer Hansson is a Swedish sports agent based in London. We asked him for his top 10 Nordic Athletes to watch in Sochi

USA Athletes to watch in Sochi

In the lead up to the Winter Olympics being held in Sochi, Russia, Janey Marks, Director of Sales, shares her thoughts on some of the US athletes to watch.

Alpine Skiing: Preparing for Sochi

Skiing down an Olympic course with 30kgs of camera equipment on your back in minus 18 degree temperatures is just one of the challenges facing photographers shooting Alpine Skiing...

Behind the Shoot: USOC Media Summit

How Getty Photographers Doug Pensinger and Harry How captured the US Winter Olympic Athletes...