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  • It was big.

  • It was bold.

  • And it has got the Winter Games started.

  • A glittering opening ceremony has been held in Sochi with dance, music, fireworks

  • and a journey through Russia's history to delight the 40,000 people present.

  • Host President Vladimir Putin was joined by more than 40 world leaders.

  • Millions more were watching on television and via the Internet

  • as the 22nd Winter Games got underway at the state-of-the-art Fisht Stadium.

  • These are Russia's first Winter Olympics and President Putin has staked his reputation on them.

  • He will be hoping all the controversies in the build-up will now be consigned to history

  • and that the athletes will do the talking with thrills and spills on ice and snow.

  • Between now and February 23,

  • the competition for gold, silver and bronze medals will dominate the world's sporting agenda.

It was big.

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