Sochi Olympics Update: Opening Ceremonies
02/07/2014 03:04 PM
The Sochi Olympics opening ceremony kicked off this year’s winter games at roughly 11 a.m. Eastern, and it didn’t quite go as smoothly as the Russians wanted.
Four out of five rings (is kind of bad). Technical glitch to start opening ceremony. Photo: Chang W. Lee/NYT pic.twitter.com/v86vehgRNV— NYT Olympics (@SochiNYT) February 7, 2014
Only four of the five Olympic rings expanded. Not the strongest start for Sochi, but it’s all how you finish, right? Here is a look at the rest of the opening ceremony from the point of view of my Twitter timeline:
Russia made it snow during the early portion of the opening ceremony. Photo: Doug Mills/NYT pic.twitter.com/Yl51qGVN5g— NYT Olympics (@SochiNYT) February 7, 2014
NYT Olympics (@SochiNYT) February 7, 2014
The cauldron has been lit in Sochi, and the Winter Olympics are officially under way. pic.twitter.com/GlPZ2mAvW7— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 7, 2014
The coolest video to go viral today was not even taken in Sochi. It was filmed right here in Kentucky. The high school all-state choir conference typically sings the national anthem on the balcony of their hotel room every night of the conference, but last night’s rendition of the song was especially moving, as students celebrated the start of the Sochi Olympics.
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