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Stories with subject: Men's skating
  • Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 vote 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 2:55 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

  • Russia's synchro dynasty faces new wave of rivalries 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 3:47 pm

    KAZAN, Russia - For years they've been the queens of the pool, but now Russia's synchronized swimming stars are having to get used to something new - a fight for the gold.