Sochi 2014 Olympics


Feb. 5
Olympic athletes arrive, settle in and train for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Fisht Olympic Stadium on Feb. 4, 2014, during rehearsals for the Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony. Loic Venance/AFP

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Members of China's Olympic delegation pose with the polar bear mascot at the Olympic Park's Medals Plaza in Sochi. Andrej Isakovic/AFP

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Torchbearers "kiss" with their torches to pass the Olympic flame in Krasnodar, some 995 miles south of Moscow, on Feb. 4, 2014. AFP/Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee

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Canada's Marie-Michele Gagnon warms up during an Alpine skiing training session at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on Feb. 5, 2014. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

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A band performs during welcoming ceremonies for the delegations at the Amphitheater Square in Sochi on Feb. 5, 2014, before the start of the Winter Olympics. Andrej Isakovic/AFP

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Athletes take part in an unofficial cross-country training session at Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 5, 2014. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

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Japanese luger Hidenari Kanayama takes part in a practice run at the Sanki Sliding Center at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on Feb. 5, 2014. Peter Parks/AFP

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An athlete skies past the Olympic rings during an unofficial cross-country training session at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 5, 2014. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

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A dog basks in the sun at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 5, 2014. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP

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Canada's Lucas Makowsky trains on Feb. 5, 2014, for the men's speedskating event at the Adler Arena. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

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Russian military members welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin upon his arrival at the Olympic Village in Sochi on Feb. 5, 2014. Pascal Le Segretain/AFP

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South Korea's Choi Jae-Woo trains during ski slopestyle practice at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 5, 2014. Franck Fife/AFP

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Russian biathlete Olga Vilukhina prepares to shoot during a training session at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 5, 2014. Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP

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Canadian Olympic ice dance champions Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue perform a routine during a training session at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 5, 2014. Adrian Dennis/AFP

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French figure skating pair Morgan Cipres and Vanessa James show off their skills during a press conference on Feb. 5, 2014, before the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Loic Venance/AFP

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