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NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 07, 2014
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(Sochi: Brian Williams) The opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia noted; photos shown.

(Sochi: Kevin Tibbles) The opening ceremonies reviewed; scenes shown; details given about the glitch involving the Olympic rings; photos shown of a Russian torch bearer, who is believed to be romantically linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin, handing the torch to a former Olympian who tweeted a photo of President Obama that is considered racist. [US flag carrier Todd LODWICK††- comments.] [Sochi native/tennis star Maria SHARAPOVA††- says we enjoy a good performance.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin
Duration:
00:03:30

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