Updated:SOCHI, Russia —
All the gloom and grim talk leading to the Sochi Olympics at last gave way to more uplifting things.
IOC President Thomas Bach had said it's "time that it finally starts." And so it did Saturday — the first competition since the cauldron was lit.
In all, 98 gold medals will be awarded over the next 16 days, and five were settled on Day 2.
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