Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Sochi opening ceremony glitch creates new look to Olympic rings as only 4 light

See also

Sochi's opening ceremony glitch occurred when only four of the Olympic rings lit up, as the fifth one remained in darkness and unseen. As the opening events progressed the spectacular venue soon had folks forgetting all about the one Olympic ring that wouldn't illuminate. They were too busy being awestruck about what Sochi had in store for the rest of the opening ceremony.

According to MSN News on Feb. 7, this early glitch was an isolated incident and the festivities that followed surely made up for any unlighted ring.

Stray dogs in Sochi: Mad dash is on to save dogs before killed off with 'poison'

The complaints coming out of Sochi's Olympic village have been plentiful, from double toilets in one stall to dirty water. Not to mention they've run out of pillows and stray dogs are starting a world-wide controversy over Russia's dog population control techniques. These are just a few of the complaints hovering online today.

Possibly the biggest reveal, which may leave some of the visitors staying in Sochi mortified, was the slip made by an official suggesting that the bathroom showers are seen on surveillance cameras. Check out that story below:

Problems in Sochi include cameras in hotel showers: Mortifying slip by official

There was nothing that could be done at the opening ceremonies to get that ring lit apparently, so the venue quickly moved along under the backdrop of four Olympic rings. For most all accounts, Russia did it up big time!

Advertisement

News

  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Video
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
    Headlines
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
    Headlines
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
    Sports
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Video
    Watch Video

Related Videos:

  • Tori Spelling Says Husband Dean McDermott Broke Her Heart by Cheating
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518199936" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518199936&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Director Bryan Singer's Representatives Dispute Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Abuse of Teen
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518199867" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518199867&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Is an 89 cent refill $525? Man outraged after being fined $525 for unpaid refill
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/XP5CKjCsj9E?VQ=HD720&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!