Updated: 02/06/2014 7:18 AM
Created: 02/06/2014 7:08 AM WHEC.com
The Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia get underway today!
Even though the opening ceremony isn’t until Friday, some competitions start today and there are more events this time around. Twelve men’s and women’s events have been added since the 2010 games in Vancouver.
Stephen Bond has a preview of tonight’s events. Press play on the video player above.
NBC's Dave Wager joined us live on News10NBC Today on the atmosphere in Sochi surrounding the games