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Olympic medal count, celebrity sightings at Sochi Winter Games

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Now that the Sochi Olympics 2014 are well underway, everyone wants to keep track of what's going on in Russia. What is the current Olympic medal count? Which celebrities have been spotted so far? Has Team USA 2014 scored any gold medals?

We've got you covered below. To watch the 22nd Winter Games through Feb. 23, tune into NBC in the evening; check local TV listings for time and channel in your area for your TV provider. Find listings for your area and find out how to use your laptop, mobile phone or tablet to watch the Olympics online here now.

Current Olympic Medal Count; Plus, Few Celebrities Spotted at Sochi Winter Games

Tennis star Maria Sharapova, who is originally from Sochi, was one of the more notable figures in attendance during the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony 2014 on Feb. 7. Sharapova was one of the final torchbearers to carry the Olympic flame, though she didn't actually bring the fire to the cauldron. (See photo above.)

Former American figure skater and gold-medalist Tara Lapinski and bronze-medalist Johnny Weir are also in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, acting as correspondents for NBC.

Updated Current Olympic Medal Count for Sochi 2014 Winter Games: Click Here

In addition to celebrity athletes, 44 heads of state from around the world were on hand to watch the elaborate start to this year's Sochi Olympics. President Obama and the First Lady are not among the world leaders who have attended the Games so far. First Lady of outer space, Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, was on hand for the start of the Games, however; she helped carry the Olympic flag during the Opening Ceremony.

Updated Feb. 10: Team USA has won two gold medals and three bronze medals so far, as of print time. That means Team USA is currently in fourth place for total 2014 Winter Olympics medal wins, behind Canada, Netherlands and Norway. (Canada, Norway, and the Netherlands teams are currently tied in terms of total medals, leading with seven medals each.)

It will be interesting to see how the rest of competition goes - we will try to update this article as the medal count changes (no promises!), but you should be able to click the above link at any time to get an up-to-the-minute Olympic medal count, especially the Team USA tally!


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