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Another coach leaves troubled U.S. Speedskating

Another coach leaves troubled U.S. Speedskating

Yet another top official has left U.S. Speedskating in the months following a dramatically poor showing at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Ryan Shimabukuro had been the long-track head coach since 2002. “While this is one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make, I am proud to have contributed to the organization's tradition of excellence," Shimabukuro said in a statement published by the Chicago Tribune. "It’s my sincere hope that one day I will return to this organization, but for now, I’m very excited about what the near future holds for me.” American long-track speedskaters failed to win any medals in Sochi, the first time...

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