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Pressure on Olympic figure skating champ Hanyu at worlds

Mar 25, 2014 - 1:36 PM

The pressure is on Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu as he bids to claim the world title in front of his home crowd at the world figure skating championships

REPEAT? Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the Men's Free Skating of the Figure Skating event at the Iceberg Palace during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Olympics: Sotnikova deserved gold, angry Russians insist

Feb 21, 2014 - 9:06 PM

Adelina Sotnikova s coaches hit back Friday at suggestions her victory was the result of a voting fix in favour of the Winter Games hosts

RUSSIAN GOLD. South Korea's silver medalist Kim Yu-Na, (from left) Russia's gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova and Italy's bronze medalist Carolina Kostner stand on the podium during the Women's Figure Skating Flower Ceremony at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014. Photo by Adrian Dennis / AFP

Sotnikova upsets Kim Yuna, takes Olympic figure skating gold

Feb 21, 2014 - 3:35 AM

17 year old Sotnikova shattered her personal best score by 18 points to give Russia its first ever ladies figure skating gold medal

Russia crash out of ice hockey, Kim glides towards gold

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:13 AM

In the mountains above Sochi four time world champion skier Ted Ligety won the men s giant slalom; Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen takes record 13th medal; and a married couple both get medals

RUSSIA DOWN AND OUT. Teemu Selanne (L) of Finland scores a goal against goalie Semyon Varlamov (R) of Russia in the quarter final match between Finland and Russia at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, Sochi, Russia, 19 February 2014. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Kim Yuna wins Olympic ladies short program

Feb 20, 2014 - 3:52 AM

Olympic Champion Kim Yuna wins the Ladies Olympic Short Program but Russia s Adelina Sotnikova and Italy s Carolina Kostner are less than a point behind