The 2014 Winter Olympics officially started Friday with an Opening Ceremony featuring fireworks, thousands of athletes and one malfunctioning Olympic ring.
Fireworks are seen over the Olympic Park and Fisht Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 7, 2014.
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