Pictures of the Week (Feb. 1 – Feb. 7)

Freestyle Skiing: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Sochi, Russia – Nobuyuki Nishi (JPN) in action during the freestyle skiing official training session at “ROSA KHUTOR” Extreme Park during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, February 3, 2014. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT)

Takashi Niigaki explains his role as ghostwriter composer Mamoru Samuragochi
Tokyo, Japan – A general view of the Takashi Niigaki press conference in downtown Tokyo, February 6, 2014. Niigaki explained his 18 year role as a ghostwriter for celebrated “composer” Mamoru Samuragochi. Samuragochi was nicknamed the new Beethoven and supposedly deaf. (Photo by Motoo Naka/AFLO)

Opening Ceremony for The 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Sochi, Russia – The Japan Delegation (JPN) marches around the stadium during the opening ceremony for The 2014 Olympic Winter Games at “FISHT” Olympic Stadium during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, February 7, 2014. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT)

Opening Ceremony for The 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Sochi, Russia – A general view of the opening ceremony for The 2014 Olympic Winter Games at “FISHT” Olympic Stadium during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, February 7, 2014. (Photo by Yusuke Nakanishi/AFLO SPORT)