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Dreams of Russia was the theme of this year's Olympic Opening Ceremony, which took place in Sochi. 40,000 people stood in the stands, including the Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
The ceremonies started with a little girl's dream sequence, who imagined all of the letters in the Russian alphabet. Each letter was matched with a famous Russian author, landmark, or artist.
There were fireworks, several performances, all of the athletes walked through the ceremony to represent their countries, and more! Here are some photo highlights from the opening ceremonies.
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Uh oh! Despite the billions of dollars that Russia has poured into this year's Olympics, it seems that the Sochi hotels have not followed suit. Journalists and even the athletes have reported several Sochi hotel "fails" via Twitter. We can't help but have a good laugh with everyone there! Enjoy some of the best photos we've seen so far.Read more >
Sochi is a city in Russia that will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Russia happens to be a very fashion-conscious country, so today we will talk about some of Sochi's street fashion and what you can wear to look your best at the upcoming Olympic games.
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If you are going to Russia, the number one staple that you need to pack is something fur- a fur coat, fur shrug, or even a fur hat. We are loving this Russian girl's long black fur coat (in addition to her fun patterned pants).
We didn't think that there would be an Olympic budget that would outbit China's $40 billion bill from the Beijing Summer Games...but it seems that Russia has gone above and beyond this year.
Originally, Russia estimated that the Winter Games would cost $12 billion...but now it is estimated that they have spent over $50 billion. This is all due to the new sporting venues, roads, hotels, and other facilities that have been built purely for the Olympic games.Read more >
Hey there Olympics fans!
Who doesn't have a soft spot for absolutely adorable husky puppies? Now take puppies and put them in the hands of the 2014 Olympians and you have my complete attention. This recent photo shoot looked like a lot of fun! Check out some of our favorite photos.
This list also includes a lot of the athletes that we are really looking forward to seeing. I have my eye on Ashley Wagner this year since figure skating is one of my favorite competitions to watch.
Now, prepare to melt from the cuteness that is pictured below:
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