Children skate on a temporary ice rink in the Gouwe Kerk church, a Gothic Revival church built between 1902 and 1904 in the center of Gouda, central Netherlands. The ice rink will remain in the church till Dec. 16, and from Dec. 19, people can enjoy skating on the rink in front of the historic town hall of Gouda.
Actors skate on the ice rink opened on Red Square, with the Spasskaya Tower and the Kremlin Wall in the background, in Moscow, Russia. Temperatures dipped to -7 C (19 F) in Moscow and -14C (7 F) at night.
Gold medalist team Japan, front, and bronze medalist team U.S.A. celebrate, while silver medalist team Netherlands appears dejected after the women's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.
South Korean team celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's 3000 meters short track speedskating relay A final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.
Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of the Olympic Athletes of Russia perform in the pairs free skate figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.
Evgenia Medvedeva, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia, reacts after receiving her scores in the ladies single figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.
Japan's Nana Takagi, Ayana Sato, and Miho Takagi, from left, compete to win and set a new world record during the women's team pursuit race of the Speedskating World Cup at the Thialf ice rink in Heerenveen, Netherlands.