The 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia are in a time zone nine hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time. The following are highlights of what happened Monday:
-- American Julia Mancuso wins bronze in super-combined
American Julia Mancuso won the bronze medal in the Olympic super-combined Monday, it's her fourth career Olympic medal. No other American woman has won more than two. Maria Hoefl-Riesch won her second straight Olympic super-combined title.
Mancuso, 0.53 behind Hoefl-Riesch, punched the air with her right fist after seeing she had won.
-- American J.R. Celsi finishes out of the medals in short track
Charles Hamelin of Canada won the 1,500-meter Olympic short track gold medal.
Hamelin raised his arms in triumph after crossing the finish line Monday at the Iceberg Skating Palace.
Han Tianyu of China took silver. Viktor Ahn earned the bronze, giving Russia its first-ever short track medal. J.R. Celsi, the 2010 bronze medalist from Federal Way, Wash., finished fourth.
Viktor Ahn advanced to the 1,500-meter short track final on Monday, giving him a chance to win his adopted Russia its first medal in the chaotic sport.
U.S. skater J.R. Celski the 2010 bronze medalist, benefited from a shocking crash to win his tough semifinal.
In women's hockey, the U.S. smashed Switzerland 9-0 for its second win.
Team U.S.A. has five medals so far, two gold and three bronze.