AS IT HAPPENS: Day seven from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
CRASHING OUT: Lindsey Vonn hits the deck in her slalom run of the super combined, handing best friend Maria Riesch gold (Getty Images)
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23:58 (-8 GMT): That brings an end to the action in Vancouver on day seven - but be sure to join us tomorrow when Amy Williams bids to claim Great Britain's first Winter Olympic gold medal for eight years
23:48 (-8 GMT): It gets worse for Russia - they lose on penalty strokes to Slovakia! Read how the action unfolded here
23:10 (-8 GMT): Russia against Slovakia, over at UBC Thunderbird Arena, has gone to overtime, it's 1-1
23:00 (-8 GMT): The pictures are in from the men's free program - take a look here
22:39: (-8 GMT): Kristan 'Dr Ice' Bromley is already scheming his way to the podium
22:24 (-8 GMT): Ice hockey now and Finland women have wrapped up a 2-1 win over China while Russia's men, the current world champions, lead Slovakia 1-0.
21:57 (-8 GMT): Meanwhile, Martins Dukurs is confirmed as the overnight leader in the men's skeleton but a much better second run from Kristan Bromley sees him fifth, 0.05 off the bronze medal position
21:47 (-8 GMT): A very tense finish to the curling there but Great Britain and David Murdoch grind out a much-needed 9-6 victory over Denmark to take their record to two wins and two defeats
21:26 (-8 GMT): Here comes Kristan 'Dr Ice' Bromley for his second run - and he creeps into first place by just 0.02 so he can end the day no lower than seventh and with a bit of luck, clinging to the coattails of the medal contenders
21:16 (-8 GMT): And with a bit of luck David Murdoch collects three and moves into a 6-4 lead - finally things are going Great Britain's way
21:10 (-8 GMT): A huge shot for Great Britain now in the eighth end - this could make or break the match - and David Murdoch has made it!
20:58 (-8 GMT): Russia's women are 2-1 up over China on the ice hockey rink
20:55 (-8 GMT): The men's skeleton is about to restart, while there is only Evgeni Plushenko standing between Evan Lysacek and the Olympic crown
20:45 (-8 GMT): Not good news from the curling rink I'm afraid - Great Britain are 4-3 down in the seventh end
20:35 (-8 GMT): So after the first run of the men's skeleton, Martins Dukurs leads Canada's Jon Montgomery by 0.28 while Russia's Alexander Tretyakov is a further 0.1 back
20:20 (-8 GMT): Things are hotting up at the Pacific Coliseum - world champion Evan Lysacek takes a commanding lead with 257.67 points, more than 16 than his nearest rival - that's going to be very hard to beat, but Evgeni Plushenko does very hard in his sleep
20:12 (-8 GMT): Denmark have pulled level against Great Britain in the fourth end on the curling rink - come on David!
20:01 (-8 GMT): Adam Pengilly up now in the skeleton - he's been struggling in training but he does have a world silver medal to his name............53.75 - good enough for 15th. Kristan Bromley is in seventh
19:50 (-8 GMT): Great Britain have a slender 2-1 advantage over Denmark on the curling rink - it's going to be tense. Great Britain really can't afford to lose
Famously banned by the BBC but not by Vanoc, figure skating crowd here are enjoying a bit of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Relax - Sportsbeat's James Toney, at the Pacific Coliseum
19:42 (-8 GMT): Very solid from Kristan Bromley, he clocks 52.91 - good enough to put him in fourth place at present
19:38 (-8 GMT): This should be interesting - Canada's Jon Montgomery is up now........he's into second place but Martins Dukurs' has really laid down a marker
19:36 (-8 GMT): A must win game for Great Britain's David Murdoch against Denmark is in its early stages - it's still 0-0 at the moment
19:33 (-8 GMT): Japan's Takahiko Kozuka leads the men's figure skating at present, ten more skaters to go....
19:32 (-8 GMT): An ominous start from Latvia's Martins Dukurs - he carves more than a second off the track record, coming home in 52.32 seconds
19:29 (-8 GMT): The men's skeleton is about to start now, can Kristan Bromley follow Amy Williams' lead?
Favourite music of the night here at the Olympic figure skating - Samuel Contesti's Andes Panpipes routine - Sportsbeat's James Toney, at the Pacific Coliseum
Shelley Who? Britain's Amy Williams just laid down the quickest time ever on the skeleton track and she promises more - Sportsbeat's Ryan Bangs, in Whistler
18:52 (-8 GMT): It's gone to penalty shots between Canada and Switzerland - the first time that has happened at the Olympics since 1998 - MASSIVE!
18:48 (-8 GMT): A good second run from Amy WIlliams and she has a 0.30 lead after the first two runs - read more here
18:34 (-8 GMT): Disappointing from Anja Huber and she's slipped just below Hollingsworth
18:32 (-8 GMT): Mellisa Hollingsworth goes back into the lead - very consistent from her - 54.17, just 0.01 quicker than her first outing
18:31 (-8 GMT): A capacity crowd at Canada Hockey Place are getting very tense - it's still 2-2 between Canada and Switzerland with just over five minutes to go
18:30 (-8 GMT): At Cypress Mountain it's the USA's Hannah Teter who leads after the first run of the halfpipe final with 42.4 points. Australia's Torah Bright who led the qualifying is alst after a disastrous run
18:25 (-8 GMT): It's Russia's Artem Borodulin who leads the men's figure skating now, but 16 competitors remain
18:19 (-8 GMT): She moves into the lead with a second run of 54.26, much better but it remains to be seen where she be placed after the leaders' second outings
18:18 (-8 GMT): Shelley Rudman's second slide now - there is work to do
18:08 (-8 GMT): The women's skeleton has started again but they're going in reverse order so Amy Williams will be last
17:57 (-8 GMT): Switzerland have levelled things up against Canada in the dying stages of the second period - this would be major shock if the hosts don't win
17:50 (-8 GMT): And the women's halfpipe final will get underway at 18:00 local time
17:42 (-8 GMT): Meanwhile it's midway through the second period at Canada are 2-1 up at Canada Hockey Place
17:40 (-8 GMT): The men's free program is underway at the Pacific Coliseum and the Czech Republic's Tomas Verner leads - it's early days though yet, the big guns don't go for a while
17:30 (-8 GMT): The women's first skeleton run is over and it is Amy Williams who leads from Canada's Amy Gough. Ironic after all the talk was about Shelley Rudman and Melissa Hollingsworth - read more here
17:11: (-8 GMT): In the men's ice hockey, hosts Canada are 1-0 up over Switzerland after the first quarter - Dany Heatley got the goal
17:10 (-8 GMT): A quick break from the skeleton and the match report from the USA's 6-0 win over Finland is in - read it here
17:07 (-8 GMT): Most the big gund have gone and Amy Williams is still in the lead. Not such good news for Shelley Rudman - she's down in eighth. It's Germany's Kerstin Szymkowiak and Anja Huber who lead the charge on Williams while Mellisa Hollingsworth is down in fourth
16:59 (-8 GMT): Great Britain's Amy Williams now and she's started brilliantly - 53.83! She romps into the lead!!!
16:56 (-8 GMT): The ice tiger up now - Kerstin Szymkowiak now - and she's blitzed into the lead. The German has been forgotten about in Vancouver but she clocks 54.15
16:54 (-8 GMT): A great start from Shelley Rudman - 54.66 - not bad but it could have been so much better but for a few errors on the second half of the run
16:53 (-8 GMT): Yes it was a track record, and a speed record to boot - 142.5 km/h - eye-watering
16:50 (-8 GMT): We're finally underway at the Whistler Sliding Centre and it's red-hot favourite Mellisa Hollingsworth first up............she lays down a marker of 54.18 seconds - a new track record! I'm going to for confirmation on that because the timing system is playing up a little bit
Shelley Rudman is next.......
16:40 (-8 GMT): It's now time for the second run of the women's snowboarding halfpipe at Cypress Mountain - Australia's Holly Crawford lays down a formidable marker
16:39 (-8 GMT): The pictures are in from the women's super combined, featuring Lindsey Vonn's dramatic crash - take a look here
16:30 (-8 GMT): Another 20 minute delay at the skeleton, that can't be good for the nerves...
16:03 (-8 GMT): Sarka Pancochova of the Czech Republic sets the early pace in the semi finals of the women;s halfpipe - the final is due to get underway at 18:00 local time
15:54: (-8 GMT): The women's skeleton, due to start at 16:00 local time, has been delayed by approximately half an hour - sun on the track apparently - imagine that.....
15:38 (-8 GMT): I'll take this opportunity to remind you what we have coming up this evening
Russia's Evgeni Plushenko will bid to defend his Olympic crown at the Pacific Coliseum in the men's free skate
The women's snowboarding halfpipe competition comes to a conclusion at Cypress Mountain and there's more hockey and curling so keep tuning in for all the latest information
15:42 (-8 GMT): At the UBC Thunderbird Arena, the USA are 5-0 up and cruising against Finland, it's just over halfway through there
15:25 (-8 GMT): Curling update - Eve Muirhead and co are cruising against Russia and are 7-2. GB are without Kelly Wood by the by, she is feeling a bit under the weather
15:10 (-8 GMT): David Murdoch may be struggling in Vancouver but Eve Muirhead certainly isn't. She has a commanding 5-3 lead over Russia's Ludmila Privivkova
15:00 (-8 GMT): These gold medals are coming thick and fast and Canada now have three of them at Vancouver 2010 - courtesy of speed skater Christine Nesbitt - read more here
Skeleton coming up in Whistler - let's hope Shelley and co bring GB some much-needed cheer."
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14:48 (-8 GMT): Biathlon legend Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has paid the price for inaccuracy on the shooting range and has missed out on a landmark sixth gold medal by just 9.5 seconds - gold went to fellow Norwegian Emil Hegle Svendsen
15.05 (-8 GMT): More from the halfpipe qualifiers. Australia's Torah Bright won't be premiering her new trick, the Double Cork, to secure gold. The top qualifier is being cautious, 24 hours after Shaun White debuted his Double McTwist
"I don't think I'll be pulling it," she said. "It's a trick that I've been working on but it is not quite perfected yet."
14:40 (-8 GMT): Great Britain's Lesley McKenna admitted she was pretty down on her luck after two disappointing attempts at qualification in the women's halfpipe.
"I'm disappointed because I was really going well in training," she said. "However, my body is battered and broken and I could do with a rest."
Australia's Torah Bright was the most impressive as she seeks to upgrade her fifth place in Turin four years ago.