9 Feb 2014

Dobbin misses out in Sochi

12:56 pm on 9 February 2014

New Zealand's flagbearer Shane Dobbin has missed out on a medal in the men's 5000 metres speed skating after finishing sixth after his heat.

Meanwhile, the American snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg has won the first gold medal of the Sochi Winter Olympics with victory in the men's slopestyle.