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  1. One of the Olympic rings fails to open during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
  2. One of the Olympic rings fails to open during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
  3. The sun sets over the Olympic Park before the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
  4. In a photo taken with a fisheye lens, spectators arrive at the Fisht Olympic Stadium prior to the start of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
  5. Fans make their way to Fisht Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
  6. The Olympic caldron is seen as the sun sets before the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
  7. An artist performs during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
  8. The Greece team is introduced during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
  9. The flag of Russia is raised during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
  10. Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
  11. Peter Crooks of the British Virgin Islands holds his country's national flag and enters with his team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  12. A Russian child yawns while others wave the national flag as the Russian national anthem is played during the live telecast of the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
  13. Jaqueline Mourao of Brazil holds the national flag and enters the stadium with her team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  14. The United States team is introduced during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
  15. People fish along the Sochi port where the Olympic rings are illuminated in the background at dusk, the evening of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in downtown Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
  16. Artists perform as snow flakes start forming the Olympic rings during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AP Photo/Matt Dunham
  17. A light show is seen during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AP Photo/David J. Phillip
  18. Actors perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AP Photo/David J. Phillip
 

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