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2014 OLYMPICS

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Figure Skating
Apr 26, 2014
Hanyu gets hero's welcome in parade
Sochi Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu on Saturday was honored in a parade in his hometown, with some 92,000 people gathering to see the event.
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Apr 4, 2014
Ski jumper Kasai hopes to compete until he's 50
Noriaki Kasai who won a pair of medals at February's Sochi Winter Olympic Games, said Friday he wants to continue jumping until he's 50.
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Apr 1, 2014
Five-time Olympian Uemura retires in upbeat mood
Freestyle moguls skier Aiko Uemura, who narrowly missed out on an elusive medal in her fifth consecutive Winter Games in Sochi in February, said she was able to enjoy a "happy career" at her retirement news conference on Tuesday.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 25, 2014
Time for ISU, Cinquanta to answer for sham in Sochi
Good news arrived on Friday with the announcement that the Korean Olympic Committee and Korean Skating Union will file a formal complaint about the judging in the women's free skate at the Sochi Games last month which saw defending Olympic champion Yuna Kim robbed of a second gold medal.
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OLYMPICS / NOTES ON A SCORECARD
Feb 25, 2014
Sochi Olympics delivered wonderful drama, priceless memories
Final thoughts and parting shots on the Sochi Games:
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OLYMPICS
Feb 25, 2014
Olympic stars return to Japan from Sochi
Men's figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu has already put his triumph at the Sochi Olympics behind him and while he's already looking ahead to the upcoming world championships, he isn't looking far enough into the future to consider the possibility of adding a second consecutive gold medal at the...
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OLYMPICS
Feb 25, 2014
Mao gives measured response to Mori's criticism, defends use of triple axel
Just back from Russia, figure skater Mao Asada chides Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizing committee chief Yoshiro Mori for criticizing her effort at the Sochi Games.
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OLYMPICS / ICE TIME
Feb 24, 2014
IOC deserting duty with failure to act on skating scandal
IOC president Thomas Bach seemed to dismiss concerns about the huge controversy caused by the judging in the women’s singles at the Sochi Games at a news conference on Sunday.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 24, 2014
Japanese medalists from the 2014 Winter Olympics
February 21
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OLYMPICS
Feb 23, 2014
Japan's eight-medal haul delivered several Olympic success stories
Despite a number of disappointments, Japan still made history at the Sochi Olympics, which concluded on Sunday.
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OLYMPICS / ICE TIME
Feb 23, 2014
Mao's inflexibility hurt medal chances
"If things continue as they are, it could all end in tears without a silver medal this time. Maybe without any medal."
OLYMPICS
Feb 22, 2014
Snowboarder Takeuchi disqualified in parallel slalom
Tomoka Takeuchi's pursuit of a second individual medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics ended in the second round of the women's snowboard parallel slalom on Saturday.
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OLYMPICS / ICE TIME
Feb 22, 2014
Controversy rages on after Kim denied second Olympic gold
Two days after the shocking decision that gave Russia's Adelina Sotnikova the gold medal over defending Olympic champion Yuna Kim, the controversy surrounding the move shows no signs of abating.
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JAPAN
Feb 22, 2014
Remarks on Asada misconstrued, Mori says
Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori said Friday his remarks about figure skater Mao Asada, who placed a disappointing sixth in the women's singles competition at the Sochi Games, were taken out of context.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / JAPAN LITE
Feb 22, 2014
Tokyo 2020: only as old as the medalists you field
The motto of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is 'Discover Tomorrow,' which organizers hope will help distract sport fanatics from the reality of Japan being the fastest-aging country in the world.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 21, 2014
Takeuchi seeks second medal
Snowboarder Tomoka Takeuchi, who took the silver medal in the women's parallel giant slalom at the Sochi Winter Games on Wednesday, hopes to grab another medal in Saturday's parallel slalom, despite a patchy history in the event.
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OLYMPICS / ICE TIME
Feb 21, 2014
Scandalous outcome: Skating judges steal Kim's title, hand it to Sotnikova
Yuna Kim got robbed on Thursday night. Plain and simple.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 21, 2014
Sotnikova stuns Kim to win Olympic gold in Sochi
Russia's Adelina Sotnikova pulled off an upset of epic proportions by defeating Yuna Kim for the gold medal at the Sochi Games on Thursday night at the Iceberg Skating Palace.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2014
Kim leads after short program in Sochi; miscues put Mao in 16th
Defending Olympic and world champion Yuna Kim took a narrow lead after the short program at the Sochi Games on Wednesday night with an exquisite performance.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2014
Takeuchi settles for silver in women's parallel giant slalom
Tomoka Takeuchi captured the silver medal in the women's parallel giant slalom snowboard event at the Sochi Games on Wednesday afternoon.

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