Pictures Of The Day (PICTURES)
It's been an action-packed week for the world - as evidenced by the Men's Downhill Training at the Audi FIS World Cup at Rosa Khutor Mountain Resort in Sochi, Russia.
And golf was getting into full swing at the International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) Philippine Open at Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in Manila
Meanwhile the snow may have been causing travel chaos and leaving people shivering, but the coating of white stuff around Northampton Town's Sixfields Stadium was truly a sight to behold.
A huddle of Japanese macaque monkeys was less impressed however.
A Tamil Hindu priest made for a picture perfect moment applying antiseptic powder on his face after a ceremonial steel rod was removed.
The display was in aid of Thaipusam, an annual festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil, marks the day when Goddess Parvati presented a weapon to Murugan, her son with Hindu God Shiva, to vanquish a demon army.