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S. Korean coach banned for allegedly assaulting Olympic champion skater

South Korea’s skating union (KSU) has suspended a women’s short-track team coach for allegedly beating Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee, who is expected to compete at the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games. No details of the incident have been revealed so far, but it was reported by AP that a male coach allegedly hit Shim during the training session prompting her ...

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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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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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Russian skater Medvedeva laughs off fall before winning Grand-Prix season opener

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 12:59 Reigning world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia won the season-opening Grand Prix event in Moscow at the weekend, laughing off a fall on a double axel in the process. Medvedeva, who has remained unrivaled over the last two years, started her Olympic campaign with a solid victory at the Rostelecom Cup in ...

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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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Floyd Mayweather Is the Greatest Roller Skater Alive!

Floyd MayweatherI’M THE GREATEST ROLLER SKATER ALIVE 7/11/2017 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Floyd Mayweather is straight FIRE on rollerskates!!!  Seriously — TBE took a break from his McGregor training camp to hit up the Crystal Palace Skating Center in Vegas over the weekend and DOMINATED everyone else on the floor!  We’re talkin’ criss crosses, heels, grapevines (we looked it up) ...

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Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski weds fiancé

Tara Lipinski is skating into holy matrimony. The Olympic figure skater, 35, tied the knot with her fiancé, Fox sports producer Todd Kapostasy, Saturday in South Carolina, People reports. The pair announced their engagement in December 2015 after meeting the previous May at the Sports Emmys, where Lipinski presented Kapostasy with an award. “I feel so lucky that I get ...

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