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Sochi in Pictures: Opening Ceremony Dazzles


One Big Party in Sochi: Opening Ceremony Performances

Sochi's 2014 Winter Olympics featured a spectacle of performances during its opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.

Sochi Horses March Through Russia's History

The Winter Games are ushered in with a journey through Russia's history led by three massive horses pulling the sun across the sky.

Chevrolet Showcases Gay Families in Olympics Opening Ceremony Ad

In a first, Chevrolet will feature gay families in its ad during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Watch: Sochi Opening's Carnival Color Dancers

Colorful dancers, acrobats and figures that look like St. Basil's Cathedral turn the opening of the Winter Olympics into a carnival.

Watch: Sochi Opening's Epic Aerials

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.

Russia Welcomes the World in Dazzling Opening Ceremony

Fireworks, a cultural history and a show of Russian athletic pride open the Sochi Games.

Indian Athletes to Compete in Sochi Games -- Not India

Indian athletes walked out at the opening ceremony parade not behind their country’s tricolor, but under the Olympic flag.


Russia Radiates as Games Kick Off

Fans react during the national anthem as they watch a live telecast of the Olympic Opening Ceremony in Sochi.


Germany Shines with Blindingly Bold Outfits in Sochi

Germany's Olympic outfits are hard to miss at this year's opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.


Sochi a Smoke Show for Opening Ceremony

Performances are underway at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Team USA Is on the March

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.

Skier Heidi Kloser to Walk in Opening Ceremony on Broken Leg

Despite having a broken leg, U.S. skier, Heidi Kloser, walks in the opening ceremony of the Winter Games alongside her teammates.


Fans Go All Out for Olympic Opening Ceremony

Fans across Russia watch live broadcasts of Sochi's 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

Organized Chaos as Opening Ceremony Begins

Curtis Tomasevicz, a three-time Olympic bobsledder for Team U.S.A, sets the stage from the underground passage in Sochi's Fisht Stadium as the Opening Ceremony begins.

Sochi Live: The Biggest Moments from the Opening Ceremony

The place for live updates from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Sweater Envy? Athletes Show Off Their Opening Ceremony Garb

See what Olympians and other fans are sharing as the Olympic Games begin with the lighting of the cauldron.

Opening Ceremonies Through the Years in Photos

The first Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France, in 1924. A lot has changed since then.

Sochi Organizers Promise a Shortened, Less 'Boring' Opener

Expect a shorter opening ceremony in Sochi and some changes to the traditional parade of nations.