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Ovechkin, Capitals figure the desert a great place to end Stanley Cup drought

One win from hoisting the Stanley Cup, the Washington Capitals are trying not to think beyond the next shift or the next period. Unfortunately that’s far easier said than done. The Capitals head into Thursday’s Game 5 of the Cup final against the Vegas Golden Knights with a 3-1 stranglehold in the best-of-seven series, sitting just 60 minutes — barring ...

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Figure Skating Just Changed Its Rules To Fight Judges' National Bias

After years of concern that judges were favoring skaters from their own country, the International Skating Union has passed a resolution banning national bias. In a BuzzFeed News investigation this past February, more than 20 current and former judges, skaters, and coaches cited national bias as a widespread concern. And an exclusive data analysis found that 16 out of 48 ...

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Figure Skater Yuzuru Hanyu Strikes Most Extra Pose For Olympic Group Selfie

Olympian Yuzuru Hanyu might’ve brought home a first-place medal in figure skating for Japan, but it turns out his photo poses are also gold.  A group of skaters and sweepers gathered for a selfie on the ice on Saturday after the Olympic figure skating exhibition gala, an event where athletes are given an opportunity to express themselves. Hanyu definitely showed ...

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Figure Skating Star Kaetlyn Osmond Is A Hometown Hero

Figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond made history on Friday. Osmond’s bronze medal win not only boosted Canada’s figure skating team to its best-ever Olympic medal count (four medals — our previous best was three at the 1988 Calgary Games and the Sochi Olympics four years ago), but it bumped Canada’s total medal count to an all-time high of 27. And she… ...

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Kaetlyn Osmond Wins Bronze In Women's Figure Skating At PyeongChang Olympics

Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond has won a bronze medal in women’s figure skating at the Winter Olympics. The reigning world silver medallist from Marystown, N.L., skating to music from “Black Swan,” scored 152.15 in her long program for a combined score of 231.02. She was also third after the short program. “Today I was absolutely terrified all day. I was nervous,” ...

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Kaetlyn Osmond In Third After Women's Figure Skating Short Program At PyeongChang Olympics

GANGNEUNG — Canadian figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond is sitting in third place following the women’s short program at the Winter Olympics. The 22-year-old from Marystown, N.L., skated a clean program to “Sous le ciel de Paris” and “Milord,” scoring 78.87 points, her best total this season. Alina Zagitova of Russia was first with 82.92 points while her teammate Evgenia Medvedeva ...

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