<p>Sochi shows off the 2014 Olympic mascots at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Games.</p>
<p>Russia ushered in the 2014 Winter Olympics with a dazzling fireworks display and an opening ceremony rooted in traditional music and dance.</p>
Sochi's 2014 Winter Olympics featured a spectacle of performances during its opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.
The Winter Games are ushered in with a journey through Russia's history led by three massive horses pulling the sun across the sky.
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Colorful dancers, acrobats and figures that look like St. Basil's Cathedral turn the opening of the Winter Olympics into a carnival.
See highlights of the epic aerial display at the Sochi Opening Ceremony featuring a massive steam train and hundreds of Russian dancers awash in red.
Fireworks, a cultural history and a show of Russian athletic pride open the Sochi Games.
Indian athletes walked out at the opening ceremony parade not behind their country’s tricolor, but under the Olympic flag.
Fans react during the national anthem as they watch a live telecast of the Olympic Opening Ceremony in Sochi.
Germany's Olympic outfits are hard to miss at this year's opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
Performances are underway at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Nick Alexander, two-time Team U.S.A. ski jumper, is part of the American delegation as it heads out to join the Parade of Athletes at the Opening Ceremony in Sochi.
Despite having a broken leg, U.S. skier, Heidi Kloser, walks in the opening ceremony of the Winter Games alongside her teammates.
Fans across Russia watch live broadcasts of Sochi's 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.
The place for live updates from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
See what Olympians and other fans are sharing as the Olympic Games begin with the lighting of the cauldron.
The first Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France, in 1924. A lot has changed since then.
Expect a shorter opening ceremony in Sochi and some changes to the traditional parade of nations.