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  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir Putin, called "The Man Without a Face," in the title of a recent biography, invaded neighboring Ukraine.
  • Factbox - Reuters Sportswoman of the Year Ireen Wust

    Factbox on Dutch speedskater Ireen Wust, who was named Reuters Sports Women of the Year for 2014. EARLY DAYS Born on April 1 1986 in Goirle, in the south of the Netherlands. Wust began skating at age 11 and showed her Olympic potential in the youths...

    Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating

    Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating
    Amber Glenn has hit some ruts in the ice since she won the junior women’s title with two exceptional performances at last January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships. How exceptional? In the free skate, she tossed off two triple-triple...

    Coopersburg's Browne living full life of a world-class inline skater

    McKenzie Browne laced up her pink and red plastic Barbie skates in preparation for the 2003 SportsFest 5K race around Dieruff High School. Then 8 years old, McKenzie was ready to take on this new sport. Then came a hill. "I was afraid to go down,"...

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
    Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union...