Sochi bear steals the show - 2014 Sochi Closing Ceremony

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A large mascot blows out the Olympic flame with his breath during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Nicknamed the “Nightmare bear,” the Sochi mascot has developed an infamous reputation around the Games. The animatronic bear stole the show in Russia when the mascot blew out the torch and came to life in the creepiest fashion. Check out the bear’s journey throughout the Olympics. Yahoo Sports coverage of the Closing Ceremony is presented by United Airlines

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