Bangalore, Feb 24: The Winter Olympics came to an end on Sunday. Host Russia finished the Winter Games with 32 medals - 13 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze - and the 40,000 people on hand at Fisht Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony were treated to a visual extravaganza.
Meanwhile Spain's Rafael Nadal defeatedUkraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nadal returned from a troublesome back injury to win the Rio Open.
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Rafa is all smiles
Spain's Rafael Nadal bites his trophy after defeating Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Winter Olympics comes to an end
A man takes a photograph of fireworks during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Latin American sensation Ricky Martin awarded
Puerto Rico's Ricky Martin hold up his torches of silver and gold awards at the Vina del Mar International Song Festival in Vina del Mar, Chile.
A spectacular ending to Winter Olympics
Performers line up during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.