The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony: Live Updates

Today is the day! The 2014 Sochi Olympic Games are kicking off with an opening ceremony called "Welcome to Sochi." Stray dogs and poorly equipped hotels aside, we hear the spectacle at Fisht Olympic Stadium tonight will feature fireworks, ballet dancers and even a little Tolstoy.

The Olympic Rings confused attendees, when one did not open:

An Austrian Olympian also fell on their face during their march into the stadium.

Get live updates from ABC News here: