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A dance show at the opening ceremony in Sochi. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT.
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Sweden's Olympic team at the opening ceremony. Photo: TT
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Fireworks over the Olympic Park during the opening ceremony. Photo: Julio Cortez/TT.
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The opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT.
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The stands at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT.

2014 Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are finally underway. Friday's opening ceremony inaugurated the Winter Games which end with the Men's Hockey finals on February 23rd.

Sweden has a chance to win a medal already on Saturday through slopestyle snowboarder Sven Thorgren, who made it through to the finals after placing third in the qualifications on Thursday.

 

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