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Ooops: The fifth Olympic ring fails to deploy in the early moments of the Opening Ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday.
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February 7, 2014 Large-scale pageantry opened the Sochi Olympics on Friday, in a symbolically rich opening ceremony that was marred by an early and highly visible mistake — one of five massive Olympic rings failed to fully appear.
Members of the Finnish delegation walk in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
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July 28, 2012 Among the parade of athletes during Friday night's ceremony, several outfits screamed for attention. Some shouted national pride, while others just called for a costume change. Tell us who you think should win our fashion contests.
Sasha Feachem (right) will be performing in an urban street dance during the London Olympics' opening ceremony Friday.
July 26, 2012 Friday's opening ceremony marks the official start of the London Olympics. It's a wide-ranging ode to British history and culture called "Isles of Wonder," featuring music, dancing, live farm animals and 10,000 volunteers.
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