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Russian figure skating sensation Medvedeva to make Euro Championships comeback after leg injury

Russian world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva is set to take part in the pre-Olympic European Championships in Moscow, less than two months after fracturing her leg. The Russian skater has not lost a single competition since November 2015, establishing herself as the strong favorite to clinch the coveted Olympic title at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, which will kick ...

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‘I thought ‘clean’ Russian athletes had nothing to worry about’ – figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva

Russian figure skating world champion Evgenia Medvedeva has said she was trying not to “pay attention to the negative news related to Russian sports” before an IOC meeting to decide on the country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Medvedeva was part of the Russian delegation that attended the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board meeting on Tuesday ...

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Love story shattered by tragic death on ice: figure skaters Ekaterina Gordeeva & Sergei Grinkov

Twenty-two years ago, the world of figure skating was stunned by the death of Russian Olympic champion Sergei Grinkov, who died at a training session in Lake Placid, New York in front of his skating partner and wife Ekaterina Gordeeva. The tragedy occurred on November 20, 1995 when the couple was rehearsing for a ‘Stars on Ice’ tour. Sergei was ...

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Russian figure skater Medvedeva wows fans at Japan Grand Prix

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 15:41 Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva has extended her impressive two-year winning streak after dominating the women’s short program at the figure skating Grand Prix event in Osaka, Japan. Read more The two-time world title holder took first spot at the NHK Trophy, posting the meet high of 79.99, but failing to exceed the her own mark ...

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‘I was raped by senior party figure & it was ignored by Commons,’ says Tory activist

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:23 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:23 A Tory activist who alleged she was raped by a senior party figure has claimed her complaint was ignored when she reported it to the House of Commons. The woman, known only as Amanda, has opened up about the “violent rape” that “destroyed” her. “It wasn’t in Westminster, ...

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Figure skater Oksana Baiul to star in film about Sonja Henie

“Queen of Ice” Oksana Baiul will star in a film about another legendary figure skater, her lawyer said Thursday. The former Olympic gold medal figure skater is expected to play the lead in an upcoming movie about Sonja Henie, a Norwegian athlete-turned-screen siren. Henie won a gold medal at the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland – when was ...

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Justin Bieber Sees Pastor Carl Lentz as Father Figure Now

Justin BieberIn the Name of My New Father … 7/27/2017 10:41 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Justin Bieber won’t complain about one part of his life on the road — it forced him to grow incredibly close to his pastor, Carl Lentz … so much so, he now sees him as a 2nd father. Sources close to Hillsong Church tell TMZ … Lentz stepped ...

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Beyonce's Madame Tussauds Wax Figure is Back on Display After Lighting Adjustments

Beyonce‘Whitewashed’ Wax FigureNow in a Much Different Light 7/21/2017 1:27 PM PDT Beyonce‘s controversial wax figure got a little makeover … and maybe a little sun too. Bey’s wax figure at Madame Tussauds in NYC was briefly removed from the museum amid criticism it looks like a white woman, but was back on full display Friday … with some slight ...

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Beyonce's 'Whitewashed' Wax Figure Due to Bad Lighting, Says Madame Tussauds

Beyonce‘Whitewashed’ Wax Figure Just OverlitSays Madame Tussauds 7/19/2017 1:02 PM PDT Exclusive Details Beyonce‘s controversial new wax figure — which looks a lot like “White Chicks” Bey — has the perfect complexion … when the lights are down low. That’s Madame Tussauds’ explanation for the freshly unveiled statue of Beyonce in their NYC museum. It’s come under fire because … ...

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Yankees at a loss to figure out what’s wrong with Aroldis Chapman

BOSTON – What’s wrong with Aroldis Chapman? That was the $ 86 million question engulfing the Yankees after the former All-Star closer’s latest meltdown led to a crushing 5-4 giveaway loss to the Red Sox on Friday night at Fenway Park. The answers haven’t exactly been clear cut or easy to pinpoint right now – not from manager Joe Girardi ...

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