FILE - This Aug. 6, 2013 file photo shows President Barack Obama talking with Jay Leno during a commercial break during the taping of his appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Los Angeles. President Barack Obama is wishing Leno well as he prepares to say farewell to “The Tonight Show” on Thursday. Obama spokesman Jay Carney says Obama is a Leno fan and has enjoyed his many appearances with the late-night comedian in his Burbank, Calif., studio. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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The Olympic Park is illuminated early Thursday morning, Feb. 6, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, prior to the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Photos: Athletes ready for Sochi

The athletes have arrived in Sochi, and they’re hitting the ice and snow to get in a few practice runs before the games officially begin.