Feb 07, 2014
By AM740 Staff
The Winter Olympics are officially underway in Sochi. The opening ceremony began with the singing of the Russian national Anthem. That was followed by a colorful parade of athletes from 88 countries through the Olympic Arena to cheers and applause. Women’s hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser is Canada’s flag-bearer. She lead Canada’s 221 athletes into the Arena. They wore red Hudson Bay-style jackets. Around three-thousand athletes will compete in 98 events more people and events than ever at the Winter Games.