Some Ukraine athletes have decided to leave Sochi as widespread anti-government protests at home have left dozens dead.
Ukrainian Olympic Committee chief and former pole vault champion Sergey Bubka has called for an end to violence in his country.
Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg goes for a second Olympic gold in giant slalom on Tuesday.
Future Olympic bidders may have to abide by a specific anti-discrimination rule modelled on the Olympic Charter, the IOC said.
Rowan Cheshire, Maria Komissarova and Jacqueline Hernandez's injuries have fuelled fears over safety at the Sochi Olympics.
Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to be everywhere at the Sochi Olympics these days.
A former member of Italy's parliament said she was detained by Russian police for trying to stage a gay rights protest.
Sochi's lone rabbi has shipped in 7,000 kosher meals from the USA to help cater for Jewish visitors to the Winter Olympics.
India completed its return to the Olympic family on Sunday when its flag was hoisted at the Sochi Games.
Russia will seek revenge for a shock 1980 Olympic ice hockey defeat to the US when the two meet in Sochi on Saturday.
Countries have found all sorts of ways to make their opposition to Russia's draconian anti-gay laws clear, but this is certainly the most amusing approach.
Bode Miller and his fellow American Ted Ligety will both be chasing a slice of history at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Friday.
Has Vladimir Putin been inspired by Leo Tolstoy at the Winter Olympics?
Russian organisers are proud of a "truly great" Winter Olympics so far.
The Sochi Olympics have been spared major problems despite a difficult run-up, says Games chief Dmitry Chernyshenko.
Yahoo's Dan Wetzel takes a look at one of the great untold stories of the 2014 Winter Olympics: they're not actually being held in Sochi.
A big social media campaign in support of Lebanese skier Jacky Chamoun has prompted a strip-fest.
A dating app has become all the rage at the Sochi Winter Olympics, to an extent that may shock you.
Countries have found all sorts of ways to make their opposition to Russia's anti-gay laws clear, but this is the most amusing approach.
Russia, Canada and the US rumble into action in what promises to be a spectacular men's Olympic ice hockey tournament in Sochi.