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Feb 22, 2014

Sotnikova inspired by watching Mao

Newly crowned Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova has revealed that she had been inspired by Mao Asada in her journey toward Winter Games’ gold. Mao’s bid to give Japan a second figure skating gold in Sochi fell foul of her trademark triple Axel jump on ...

Feb 19, 2014

Plushenko hints at a comeback

Russian figure skating icon Evgeni Plushenko said on Tuesday he did not rule out competing in a fifth Olympic Games, after announcing his retirement when he withdrew from the individual competition last week. Plushenko said on a prime time chat show on Russian television ...

Davis, White give U.S. first-ever ice dance gold medal

Feb 18, 2014

Davis, White give U.S. first-ever ice dance gold medal

Through 17 years of grueling practices, of defeats and victories, Meryl Davis and Charlie White insist they’ve never considered parting ways. A perfect pairing, they were nearly flawless at the Sochi Olympics, and on Monday they became the first Americans to win an ice ...

U.S. dancers set world record

Feb 17, 2014

U.S. dancers set world record

Charlie White threw his arms in the air in celebration to try to describe how he’d felt Sunday morning. After four years, the moment had finally arrived for White and Meryl Davis, seeking to win the United States’ first Olympic gold medal in ice ...

Canada's Chan dignified in defeat

| Feb 16, 2014

Canada's Chan dignified in defeat

by Jack Gallagher

Canada’s Patrick Chan held a press conference on Saturday, the day after settling for the silver medal behind Yuzuru Hanyu. The three-time defending world champion is handling the disappointment remarkably well. “I am lucky I have people and my girlfriend to talk to,” he ...