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What's the Difference Between Ice Dancing and Figure Skating? Olympian Evan Bates Explains

The Winter Olympics are here and buzz surrounding the worldwide competition is heating up. For many fans, figure skating events are an Olympic highlight, but every four years many people seem to have the same question: What’s the difference between … Continue reading

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Their Parents Fought With ISIS. Now France Is Trying To Figure Out What To Do With Them.

Bertrand Guay / AFP / Getty Images PARIS — The French government is struggling with what to do about potentially hundreds of children whose parents were members ISIS who died on the battlefield or are facing criminal charges related to … Continue reading

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Figure Skater Adam Rippon Will Be an NBC Correspondent for the Remainder of the Winter Olympics

After winning the hearts of Americans on the ice — and on Twitter — Adam Rippon will be staying in PyeongChang, South Korea, as a contributor for NBC for the remainder of the 2018 Winter Olympics. NBC spokesman Greg Hughes told USA TODAY Sports on Sunday … Continue reading

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No, Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Does Not Wear Butt Pads: 'It Is All Natural'

Rest assured: Adam Rippon‘s butt is 100 percent real. The figure skater, 28, is currently competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and his perfectly round posterior is lighting up Twitter with people wondering if Rippon enhances … Continue reading

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Gus Kenworthy Cheers on Fellow Gay Olympian Adam Rippon During Figure Skating: 'So Proud of You'

As figure skater Adam Rippon took the ice for his free skate portion of the men’s event at the 2018 Winter Olympics, he was cheered on by friend and fellow out gay athlete Gus Kenworthy. “It was so nice that … Continue reading

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Figure Skater's Game of Throne-Themed Program Delights Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir — and Twitter

A Lannister always pays his debts. #WinterOlympics https://t.co/fmMl0C4Amf pic.twitter.com/SHmdiMjlcU — NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 17, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Winter has come for German figure skater Paul Fentz. The 2018 Winter Olympian — who lit up Twitter while skating to a jazzy version … Continue reading

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U.S. Figure Skater Vincent Zhou, 17, Says an Olympic Berth Is 'What I've Been Dreaming Of'

American figure skater Vincent Zhou has been quietly making his mark on the ice while on his way to the Winter Olympics, and the teenager says a berth at the Games is a dream come true. Zhou, 17, showed the … Continue reading

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People Are Obsessed With The South Korean Figure Skater Who Lit Up The Olympic Cauldron In Skates

All hail Queen Yuna. The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off tonight in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with people trying to guess who would be lighting the cauldron with the Olympic flame. Sam Mellish / Getty Images It turned out they were … Continue reading

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Nagasu, Rippon make history, help lead Americans to figure skating bronze

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon shared tears of sorrow when they were left off the Olympic team four years ago, each of them passed over in decisions that could have gone either way. They shed … Continue reading

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