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Today marked the start of the first full week of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Today's action followed an exciting weekend when the first medals were awarded.

In fact, American snowboarder Sage Kostenberg won the first gold medal of the games when he captured the gold in men's snowboarding slopestyle.

Another U.S. rider, Jamie Anderson, also won the gold in women's slopestyle. On the ice, the Russians won team figure skating, capped by a performance by the team that includes 15-year-old Julia Lipnitskaia.

The BBC's Alex Capstick joins Here & Now's Robin Young from Sochi with details.

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This segment aired on February 10, 2014.

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