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Evgeni Plushenko

Injured Figure Skating Star Says He's Not Done After All

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Russian figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko, who announced his retirement after withdrawing from the men's individual ev...


The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.14.2014 | Media

The #NBCFail hashtag is back with a vengeance. On Thursday, Evgeni Plushenko withdrew from the men's figure skating competition at the Sochi Winte...

11 Clips That Show Why Evgeni Plushenko Is Such A Huge Deal

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

If you had never heard about Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko until the start of the 2014 Sochi Olympics then you might be wondering what all th...

Star Figure Skater Retires After Withdrawing From Olympic Event

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Evgeni Plushenko's Olympics are over. His competitive career, too. The Russian star retired Thursday just after he withdrew fr...

Russian Pop Culture in the West?

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Tinatin Japaridze

Since buying, owning and enjoying foreign records in Russia is no longer a political issue, why hasn't the vast nation, in turn, managed to capture western hearts with their take on pop music?

Star Russian Figure Skater Withdraws From Competition

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.13.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Evgeni Plushenko withdrew from the men's figure skating competition at the Sochi Olympics on Thursday for medical reasons. ...

Russia Takes Early Lead In Team Figure Skating

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia's world champion pairs figure skaters didn't have to look far for inspiration. They got it from the local hero. Three-t...

Evgeni Plushenko INELIGIBLE For Olympics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Evgeni Plushenko will need more than quadruple jumps to make it to the Sochi Olympics. The Olympic gold and silver meda...

Olympics Obsessed? You're Not Alone

Frances McInnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Frances McInnis

The Olympics have been front-page news in Vancouver for seven years, so returning to the real world comes as a pretty big shock. There are people who -- gasp -- don't care about the Olympics?

Why Can't Congress Do its Personal Best?

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sybil Adelman Sage

Switching between events in Washington and Vancouver was confusing. There was more discord and hostility demonstrated by America's elected officials t...

Is it Time to Send the Russian Army to Vancouver?

Matvey Ganapolskiy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matvey Ganapolskiy

At the Vancouver Olympics, Evgeni Plushenko was not given the gold. Plushenko, whose feelings were hurt, told his wife, Yana Rudkovskaya, that he thought the figure skating world was "stopped."

Evgeni Plushenko's PLATINUM Medal: Skater's Web Site's Bizarre Claim (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Evgeni Plushenko, the decorated Russian figure skater, was poised to repeat as a gold medalist in the Vancouver Olympics last week, but fell short on ...

The Pros And Cons Of The New Men's Figure Skating Scoring

Taryn O'Neill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Taryn O'Neill

This is competition and the guy who is in the final flight of skaters, delivers a difficult and artistic program, and stands up on his jumps should be ahead of the guy who doesn't. Otherwise what's the poin

Evgeni Plushenko's 'Sex Bomb' Performance (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Evgeni Plushenko won a men's figure skating silver medal Thursday night after entering the evening with a lead. The Russian skater, who won a silver m...

EVAN LYSACEK WINS GOLD: American Evan Lysacek Wins Men's Figure Skating Gold Medal Goes At Vancouver Olympics

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Evan Lysacek stood atop the podium, looking dazed as the first notes of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" floated thr...