Sochi 2014 Olympics


Feb. 7
Dazzling images from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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China's Zhang Hao and Peng Cheng perform during the team figure skating pairs short program at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 6. Their team placed third. Adrian Dennis/AFP

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Britain's Matthew Parr waits for results after competing in the team figure skating men's short program at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 6. His team placed tenth. Darron Cummings/AFP

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South Korea's Choi Heung-Chul prepares to jump during a training session for the men's normal hill ski jumping event at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center on Feb. 6. John MacDougall/AFP

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Italy's Stefania Berton and Ondrej Hotarek perform during the team figure skating pairs short program at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 6. Their team placed eighth. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP

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Maxim Trankov kisses the hand of partner Tatiana Volosozhar after leading Russia to first place in the opening round of the team figure skating team competition on Feb. 6. Adrian Dennis/AFP

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A Japanese speedskater pulls a team staff member as she trains for the Winter Olympics on Feb. 7. Damien Meyer/AFP

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Slovakia's Pavla Fialkova trains for the biathlon event at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 7. Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP

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A scene from the opening ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi on Feb. 7. Andrej Isakovic/AFP

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Performers sing as the Olympic rings are presented during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Feb. 7. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP

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Performers sing during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on Feb. 7. Andrej Isakovic/AFP

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The Olympic rings are presented during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi on Feb. 7. Damien Meyer/AFP

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Fireworks explode over Sochi's Fisht Olympic Stadium at the beginning of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 7. Alexander Nemenov/AFP

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National delegations parade during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Feb. 7. Damien Meyer/AFP

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Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick leads the U.S. delegation during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on Feb. 7. John MacDougall/AFP

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The U.S. delegation celebrates at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP

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