Fifth Olympic ring boycotts the Sochi opening ceremonies

A spectacular opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Games was marred by one stubborn Olympic ring that failed to appear.

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Russia put on quite a spectacle for the Winter Games opening ceremony, but it was what was missing that stole the show.

A light display intended to feature five snowflakes morphing into the Olympic rings failed to impress when one ring stubbornly failed to appear. Why did the fifth ring, representing Oceania, remain in hiding? Twitter has some theories.

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