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Figure skating – Medvedeva emulates Kwan by winning back-to-back world titles

HELSINKI: A performance full of grace and technical wizardry proved that Evgenia Medvedeva will be the woman to beat at next year’s Winter Olympics as the Russian soared above her rivals to win back-to-back titles at the world figure skating championships. Friday’s triumph with a world record total of 233.41 points made her the first… Read More »

Figure skating – 'Old guard' out to keep young guns at bay in Helsinki

LONDON: Javier Fernandez, Yuzuru Hanyu and Patrick Chan have won the last six men’s titles at the figure skating world championships but the ‘old guard’ will be under pressure in Helsinki to quell the growing threat posed by a gang of high-flying upstarts. In the final global meet before next February’s Winter Olympics in South… Read More »