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Feb 20, 2014

Figure skating-Kim relieved her skating career is over

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Queen Yuna’s reign has finally come to an end and the South Korean could not be happier.

Her final competition before retirement did not have the fairytale ending Kim Yuna or the millions of fans in her homeland wanted.

Feb 20, 2014

Kim relieved her skating career is over

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Queen Yuna’s reign has finally come to an end and the South Korean could not be happier.

Her final competition before retirement did not have the fairytale ending Kim Yuna or the millions of fans in her homeland wanted.

Feb 20, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Kim relieved her skating career is over

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Queen Yuna’s reign has finally come to an end and the South Korean could not be happier.

Her final competition before retirement did not have the fairytale ending Kim Yuna or the millions of fans in her homeland wanted.

Feb 20, 2014

Sotnikova gives Russia its ice princess at Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The fairytale princess that Russia had been craving finally came to life on Thursday when teenager Adelina Sotnikova won the women’s individual figure skating title at the Sochi Olympics.

Sotnikova produced the skate of her life to win the gold medal ahead of South Korea’s Kim Yuna with an energetic routine that had the crowd on their feet and judges’s hearts melting.

Feb 20, 2014

Gold just misses out on medal

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Gracie Gold didn’t quite live up to her name but the American teenager still showed she could be a real contender at the next Olympics after an impressive performance at the Sochi Winter Games.

The 18-year-old picked up a bronze medal in the inaugural team event then just missed out on the podium in the individual when she came fourth overall.

Feb 20, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Gold just misses out on medal

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Gracie Gold didn’t quite live up to her name but the American teenager still showed she could be a real contender at the next Olympics after an impressive performance at the Sochi Winter Games.

The 18-year-old picked up a bronze medal in the inaugural team event then just missed out on the podium in the individual when she came fourth overall.

Feb 20, 2014

Sotnikova gives Russia its ice princess

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – The fairytale princess that Russia had been craving finally came to life on Thursday when teenager Adelina Sotnikova won the women’s individual figure skating title at the Sochi Olympics.

Sotnikova produced the skate of her life to win the gold medal ahead of South Korea’s Kim Yuna with an energetic routine that had the crowd on their feet and judges’s hearts melting.

Feb 20, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Sotnikova gives Russia its ice princess

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The fairytale princess that Russia had been craving finally came to life on Thursday when teenager Adelina Sotnikova won the women’s individual figure skating title at the Sochi Olympics.

Sotnikova produced the skate of her life to win the gold medal ahead of South Korea’s Kim Yuna with an energetic routine that had the crowd on their feet and judges’s hearts melting.

Feb 19, 2014

Blushing Lipnitskaya feels the pain

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – She got the biggest roar of the night and was showered with bouquets after finishing her routine but Julia Lipnitskaya was looking like any other teenage girl who knew she had messed up.

The 15-year-old Russian, whose spell-binding performance to help Russia win gold in the team event made her an instant superstar in her homeland, was unable to repeat the performance in the individual competition at the Winter Olympics.

Feb 19, 2014

Olympics–Figure skating-Blushing Lipnitskaya feels the pain

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 19 (Reuters) – She got the biggest roar of the night and was showered with bouquets after finishing her routine but Julia Lipnitskaya was looking like any other teenage girl who knew she had messed up.

The 15-year-old Russian, whose spell-binding performance to help Russia win gold in the team event made her an instant superstar in her homeland, was unable to repeat the performance in the individual competition at the Winter Olympics.

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