SOCHI SCENE: The wider view

A wide view of the arena during the Sochi Games opening ceremony just as the United States team is introduced.

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Associated Press reporters will be filing dispatches about happenings in and around Sochi during the 2014 Winter Games. Follow AP journalists covering the Olympics on Twitter: http://apne.ws/

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