Top 10 scandals at Vancouver Olympics

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9. The fault of the torch lighting ceremony

The Olympic flame is lit during the opening ceremony for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games inside the BC Place stadium in Vancouver, Canada on Feb. 12, 2010. [Xinhua File Photo]

During the lighting of the Olympic torch at the opening ceremony, one of the four pillars of the Olympic cauldron didn't rise up.

This technical malfunction resulted in speed skater Catriona Le May Doan looking awkward when she couldn't ignite the flame.

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