2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Part I

After all the preparation and the opening ceremony, the 2014 Winter Olympics are well under way. More than 2,800 athletes from 88 countries are chasing medals in 98 events in 7 different sports, including newly added events like women's ski jumping and snowboard slopestyle. The games continue through February 23, and I'll be posting periodic updates of some of the best photos from Sochi.

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