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Feb 18, 2014

Canadian couple crashes, Russia’s Ahn powers on

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Canadian short-track couple Charles Hamelin and Marianne St Gelais endured a miserable run in their individual events at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday with both wiping out on a chaotic day of racing.

Three-times Olympic champion Hamelin was left thumping the ice in anger after crashing out leading his 500m heat, and St Gelais will go home without an individual medal after losing her balance and crashing out of the 1,000m.

Feb 18, 2014

Olympics-Short track-Canadian couple crashes, Russia’s Ahn powers on

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Canadian short-track couple Charles Hamelin and Marianne St Gelais endured a miserable run in their individual events at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday with both wiping out on a chaotic day of racing.

Three-times Olympic champion Hamelin was left thumping the ice in anger after crashing out leading his 500m heat, and St Gelais will go home without an individual medal after losing her balance and crashing out of the 1,000m.

Feb 17, 2014

Figure skating-Davis and White win ice dance gold

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Meryl Davis and Charlie White became the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title with a sultry, spellbinding performance to Scheherazade at the Sochi Games on Monday.

In a showdown with rivals and Canadian training partners Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the American pair proved to be a cut above the rest by winning with a record total of 195.52.

Feb 17, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Davis and White win ice dance gold

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Meryl Davis and Charlie White became the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title with a sultry, spellbinding performance to Scheherazade at the Sochi Games on Monday.

In a showdown with rivals and Canadian training partners Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the American pair proved to be a cut above the rest by winning with a record total of 195.52.

Feb 17, 2014

Figure skating: Lipinski knows it’s tough to win at 15

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Julia Lipnitskaya has already shown the world what her pint-sized, 15-year-old frame is capable of doing. The figure skater has already proved that she can keep her cool when everyone else is losing theirs.

But the question on everyone’s lips is can the Russian do it again at the Sochi Games?

Feb 17, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Lipinski knows it’s tough to win at 15

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Julia Lipnitskaya has already shown the world what her pint-sized, 15-year-old frame is capable of doing. The figure skater has already proved that she can keep her cool when everyone else is losing theirs.

But the question on everyone’s lips is can the Russian do it again at the Sochi Games?

Feb 17, 2014

Figure skating: Gold targets 24 carat prize in Sochi

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – With her shiny blonde hair pulled into a bun and a name that oozes Hollywood royalty, Gracie Gold already bears all the hallmarks of a champion.

All she needs now is a glittering Olympic medal to complete the 24 carat package.

Feb 17, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Gold targets 24 carat prize in Sochi

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 17 (Reuters) – With her shiny blonde hair pulled into a bun and a name that oozes Hollywood royalty, Gracie Gold already bears all the hallmarks of a champion.

All she needs now is a glittering Olympic medal to complete the 24 carat package.

Feb 16, 2014

Olympics-Figure skating-Roundup-Davis-White on track for U.S. history

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Meryl Davis and Charlie White again raised the bar as Sunday’s spectacular display to a medley of songs from ‘My Fair Lady’ put them in sight of becoming the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title.

The pair have made a habit of breaking their own world record scores each time they skate and so it proved once more as they beat Canadian training partners and Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in the short dance with 78.89 points.

Feb 16, 2014

Figure skating: Davis-White on track for U.S. history

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Meryl Davis and Charlie White again raised the bar as Sunday’s spectacular display to a medley of songs from ‘My Fair Lady’ put them in sight of becoming the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title.

The pair have made a habit of breaking their own world record scores each time they skate and so it proved once more as they beat Canadian training partners and Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir with 78.89 points.