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Midway through, Sochi Games delivering for Putin

Midway through, Sochi Games delivering for Putin

SOCHI, Russia | No protests. No real problems.

February 15, 2014 7:30 pm Related
Russia wins 1st gold in team figure skating, US takes bronze

Russia wins 1st gold in team figure skating, US takes bronze

SOCHI, Russia | A master showman and four-time Olympic medalist, Evgeni Plushenko knows brilliance on the ice.

February 09, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Meryl Davis, Charlie White

Meryl Davis, Charlie White

American ice dancers Meryl Davis, left, and Charlie White perform their free dance during the team figure skating event at the Winter Olympics. Davis and White finished first in their event Sunday, helping the U.S. team to a bronze medal.

February 09, 2014 4:42 pm

11 Illinoisans competing in Sochi Olympics

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Eleven Illinoisans are competing with the U.S. Olympic team in the winter games that start Thursday in Sochi, Russia.

February 06, 2014 5:00 pm
More than half of Americans plan to follow Olympics

More than half of Americans plan to follow Olympics

NEW YORK | Just over half of Americans surveyed plan to watch or follow the Winter Olympics, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll, and one-third of respondents say they have only a little or no confidence about Russia's ability to safeguard safety at the Sochi Games that start this week.

February 04, 2014 7:00 pm Related
Castelli, Shnapir lead after pairs short program

Castelli, Shnapir lead after pairs short program

BOSTON | Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir found out the U.S. championships in an Olympic year would be held in their hometown of Boston and thought, "Oh, no."

January 09, 2014 7:57 pm
Just being at worlds is a victory for Weaver-Poje

Just being at worlds is a victory for Weaver-Poje

LONDON, Ontario | Kaitlyn Weaver hopped up and down, pumped her fist and let out a roar when she and Andrew Poje finished their free dance.

March 16, 2013 8:12 pm
Local teens to skate in national competition

Local teens to skate in national competition

ST. JOHN | A trio of local figure skaters have advanced to the U.S. Figure Skating Solo Dance Competition national championships in Colorado Springs.

September 21, 2012 7:22 pm
'Stars' skaters shine beyond Olympic gold

'Stars' skaters shine beyond Olympic gold

Ekaterina Gordeeva laughs when fans approach her and her bouncy blonde 10-year-old daughter to comment on how Daria has grown.

March 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Czisny edges Kostner to win Skate America

Czisny edges Kostner to win Skate America

ONTARIO, Calif. | Alissa Czisny edged Italy's Carolina Kostner by 0.13 points to win the women's title at Skate America on Sunday even though the American fell on one of her seven triple jumps.

October 23, 2011 7:15 pm

Nancy Kerrigan's brother charged with manslaughter

WOBURN, Mass. | The brother of figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was charged with manslaughter in the death of their 70-year-old father in what prosecutors called a violent attack during a "trivial" argument over use of the family telephone, the district attorney's office said Thursday.

April 08, 2010 12:29 pm
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