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Yu-Na Kim

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  • In this word game, both the IOC and Yuna Kim lose

    In this word game, both the IOC and Yuna Kim lose
    In a story published late last week on the International Olympic Committee’s web site about how the Youth Olympic Games inspired Olympic success in Sochi, an unidentified student reporter apparently quoted figure skating champion Yuna Kim...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • NBC Averages 21.4 Million Viewers for Sochi Olympics, Down From Vancouver

    NBC and Nielsen were expected to release more detailed ratings information on Tuesday, but preliminary estimates show the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics averaging a strong 21.4 million viewers in primetime. While down 12% from the 24.4 million who watched on...
  • Adios, Yuna: Hail and farewell

    Adios, Yuna: Hail and farewell
    We’re going to start with a little journalism lesson. A journalist with only a few minutes between the end of a sporting event and a deadline prepares what we call a “dummy story” -  a story that needs just a few quick updates before...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. figure skater Gracie Gold learns to let go

    SOCHI, Russia — There were many moments over the last five months when Gracie Gold felt panicky. They began right after her 18th birthday, Aug. 17, when the relationship with her former coach, Alex Ouriashev, had deteriorated to the point of no...
  • Sochi Olympics: Wednesday's TV best bets

    Sochi Olympics: Wednesday's TV best bets
    Men's Giant Slalom Ted Ligety is considered a strong threat to take the gold medal. He is the defending World Cup champion and has been dominant in this race in the past. Things got a little easier when Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway pulled out,...
  • Sochi Olympic TV moment: Wise halfpipe, Weir and Lipinski acrobatics

    Cold-weather football games are about as perfect an example of the form as you’ll find. So what better way to watch a skiing competition than with a blizzard backdrop? That hasn’t happened much in global-warmed Sochi. But on Tuesday night...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Record-breaking petition seeks probe into Sochi figure-skating win

    Record-breaking petition seeks probe into Sochi figure-skating win
    A petition demanding an investigation into the Olympic gold medal win of Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova is breaking records at Change.org. Fans of Sochi silver medal winner Yuna Kim of South Korea have caused the petition to catch fire. It...
  • Figure skating official: 'I'm not hiding anything'

    Figure skating official: 'I'm not hiding anything'
    SOCHI, Russia — Ottavio Cinquanta of Italy, president of figure skating’s international federation, was unaware of a controversy over the results in the Olympic women’s event that ended Thursday with Adelina Sotnikova of Russia beating...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Did NBC cover the Sotnikova-Kim controversy well?

    A good controversy gets fans mad, but it also makes TV networks excited. When short-program leader Yuna Kim of South Korea skated a seemingly flawless performance Thursday in the women's figure-skating long program at the Sochi Olympics--but still...