The Sochi opening ceremony got off to a rough start [VIDEO]

Sarah Hofmann Contributor
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The first 10 minutes of the opening ceremony at the Sochi Winter Olympics featured a high-profile malfunction. Five large snowflake lights were supposed to expand into the Olympic rings, but one just didn’t make it.

The result was a sad showing of four rings and an asterisk.

In Vancouver in 2010, a cauldron for the Olympic flame failed to open, leading to a very awkward moment between Steve Nash, Wayne Gretzky, Catriona Le May Doan and Rick Hanson.


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