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Sochi Opening Ceremony

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The Social Games

U.S. athletes provided updates throughout the Opening Ceremony in Sochi via social media, giving us an up-close look at the extravaganza.

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That American Style

Team USA's Opening Ceremony outfits were the cause of much consternation when they were unveiled. Do they look better in action? You be the judge.

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Sochi Snag

A early technical error happened when only four of five Olympic Rings materialized in a wintry opening scene. It's not the first error in Opening Ceremony history, however.

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A World of Color

Sochi's Opening Ceremony was a colorful affair. Check out some of the best images.

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Raising The Stars & Stripes

Nordic skier Todd Lodwick proudly carried the U.S. flag into Fisht Olympic Stadium, joining an exclusive list of flag bearers. See who else has had the honor.

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Flame of Hope

After much speculation, the honor of lighting the Olympic cauldron went to Russian hockey great Vladislav Tretiak and three-time gold medalist figure skater Irina Rodnina.

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