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Plushenko's Withdrawal Stirs a Backlash

New York Times - 13 Feb 2014
MOSCOW — The crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi went silent when Evgeni Plushenko stumbled with the back injury that ended his figure skating career on Thursday. But the stunned silence that followed his withdrawal from the men's short ...
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Yuzuru Hanyu set for competitive return at PyeongChang Olympics

WFLA - 14 Feb 2018
Both before and after the injury to Hanyu's ankle, legendary Russian figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko predicted Hanyu would successfully defend his gold medal in PyeongChang. In October, Plushenko said to NBCOlympics.com that Hanyu simply was “the best ...
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What to watch: Thursday's Olympic highlights

Chicago Daily Herald - 08 Feb 2018
What to watch: Figure skating gets underway with the team competition, which provides an early look at the performers and routines that will be on display in the individual competitions. First up are men's and pairs short programs. Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu ...
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Evolution of figure skating's quad jump

WTVA - 15 Feb 2018
1988: Kurt Browning of Canada performs the only quad of the Games, falling on the landing. He finishes eighth. 1992: Petr Barna of CZE lands the first successful quad at an Olympics and wins the bronze medal. 1998: Russia's Ilia Kulik wins gold after ...
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Figure Skating: Alina Zagitova Wins Russia's First Gold Medal

New York Times - 23 Feb 2018
According to Evgeni Plushenko, the 2006 men's Olympic champion who now has a skating club in Moscow, there are about 15 Russian girls who can land four-revolution jumps. At a competition in Russia this week, one of Tutberidze's junior skaters ...
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Meet the countries fighting for a figure skating team medal

WFLA - 08 Feb 2018
They used three-time Olympic medalist Yevgeny Plushenko to skate the men's short program and free skate; Plushenko earned his fourth medal via the team event. On the ladies' side, teenager Yulia Lipnitskaya was thrust into the spotlight after her ...
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Five myths about figure skating

Chicago Daily Herald - 09 Feb 2018
The 2006 Olympic champion Evgeni Plushenko became a heterosexual sex symbol in Russia in the 2000s. North Americans seem most seem especially preoccupied with the sexuality of male skaters. Prior to the 2010 Vancouver Games, the Canadian skating ...
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Misha Ge bops to "MIC Drop" K-pop

WBOY-TV - 25 Feb 2018
Misha Ge of Uzbekistan skated to the Steve Aoki remix of "MIC Drop" by the K-Pop group BTS. Skating out dressed like a boxer, Ge packed some punches before ditching the boxing gloves and robe. Ge mixed traditional skating elements with modern dance ...
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Misha Ge bops to “MIC Drop” K-pop

WFLA - 25 Feb 2018
Misha Ge of Uzbekistan skated to the Steve Aoki remix of “MIC Drop” by the K-Pop group BTS. Skating out dressed like a boxer, Ge packed some punches before ditching the boxing gloves and robe. Ge mixed traditional skating elements with modern dance ...
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Artistry, amplitude styles clash in figure skating

Times Herald-Record - 28 Jan 2018
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia landed quadruple jumps, the toughest in figure skating, in combination with a triple toe loop in both his short and long programs. But despite leading after the short program, Plushenko was beaten out by his American rival ...
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Figure skating's final frontier: Is the quintuple jump possible?

Yahoo Finance - 20 Feb 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — At the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, just two Olympics ago, the three medalists in men's figure skating attempted a combined one quad jump, by silver medalist Evgeni Plushenko. Saturday, the three men who made the podium ...
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Mascots come first, medals come second

Business Mirror - 12 Feb 2018
“I worked my butt off incredibly hard these past four years to get on this team,” Daleman said. “We have such an incredible, strong team, and I'm proud to say we've won and I'm prouder to have been part of it.” With their team gold medal assured ...
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How these Olympians ended up at Google

NBCNews.com - 20 Feb 2018
SAN FRANCISCO—The Silicon Valley set is a notoriously eclectic bunch, so it may come as no surprise that among the ranks of techies are a number of former Olympians. But for some of these elite athletes, scoring a job at Google required almost as much ...

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