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Figure skater Kamila Valieva returned to competition on Saturday at an event in Russia, just over a month after a doping scandal tarnished the 15-year-old’s performance at the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Valieva, who turns 16 next month, competed in the short program at the Channel One Cup in Saransk, which clashes with the world championships held in France from which Russians have been banned over Moscow’s military campaign in Ukraine.

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