Sochi 2014 Olympics


Feb. 4
AFP photographers capture the lead-up to the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi.

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks at a press conference on Feb. 3, 2014. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP)

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Visitors pose in front of the Olympic rings near the Bolshoy Ice Dome before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP)

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The sun sets over the Olympic cauldron in Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Marie-Laure Messana/AFP)

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A visitor poses under the Olympic rings in front of the Bolshoy Ice Dome, which will house the ice hockey competition during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Marie-Laure Messana/AFP)

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Visitors take pictures near the Olympic rings and the Olympic cauldron in Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Marie-Laure Messana/AFP)

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach signs the Olympic Wall of Truce during a visit to the Olympic Village in Sochi. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP)

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A skater trains at the Adler Arena on Feb. 4, 2014, in preparation for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Loic Venance/AFP)

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Skaters train at the Adler Arena on Feb. 4, 2014, before the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Loic Venance/AFP)

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Members of Germany's skating team train at the Adler Arena on Feb. 4, 2014, three days before the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Loic Venance/AFP)

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Skaters train at the Adler Arena on Feb. 4, 2014, before the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Loic Venance/AFP)

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This aerial view shows the course and finish area for the men's downhill competition at the Alpine Center in the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Sochi. (Olivier Morin/AFP)

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The Black Sea coastal city of Adler is seen from the summit of the Alpine Center at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Sochi. (Olivier Morin/AFP)

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A torchbearer carrying an Olympic torch is followed by horsemen wearing traditional costumes in Maykop, the capital of the Russian Republic of Adygea, before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee/AFP)

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Athletes train at the Laura Cross Country Ski and Biathlon Center in Rosa Khutor near Sochi on Feb. 4, 2014. (Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP)

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Austrian Alpine skiers pose in the Olympic rings at the Mountain Olympic Village at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on Feb. 4, 2014. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP)

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