If the mercury drops below minus five degrees Celsius, it is best to breathe through a scarf or cloth over your mouth to ensure intake of warm air. Find out why staying warm while stretching and breathing through your nose are so important.
Champion Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko has announced his retirement after suffering a back injury. It meant his decorated career ended with a whimper, rather than the sense of style he desired.
The first week of competition is over at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. What did the global sporting event promise and what has it delivered? How have the Games turned out so far, not just from a German perspective?
If Olympic gold medals were awarded based on prior results, the luge champion in Sochi would be a foregone conclusion. Felix Loch is expected to stand atop the podium on February 9.
The most costly and warmest Olympic Winter Games have ended, with Russia, much to the delight of Vladimir Putin, topping the medal table. DW's Joscha Weber says there was also plenty to criticze in and around Sochi.
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