• USA Hockey, women's national team reach agreement, settling wage dispute
    Sporting News33 minutes ago

    USA Hockey, women's national team reach agreement, settling wage dispute

    USA Hockey will send a full complement of talent to the IIHF Women's World Championship after settling a wage dispute with two days to spare

  • 'We are all entrepreneurs': Muhammad Yunus on changing the world, one microloan at a time
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    'We are all entrepreneurs': Muhammad Yunus on changing the world, one microloan at a time

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  • Figure skating - Is there a downside to quad-fest?
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Figure skating - Is there a downside to quad-fest?

    By Pritha Sarkar HELSINKI (Reuters) - When Evan Lysacek struck gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics without attempting a single quadruple jump, men's figure skating was at a crossroads. Not only Nathan but future skaters to come." Since the inception of the accumulative scoring system in 2004

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Factbox - Breakdown of quadruple jumps, highest scores and judging

    A breakdown of the quadruple jumps, the judging system and the highest scores recorded ahead of the men's competition at the figure skating world championships in Helsinki which start on Wednesday. The toeloop is the jump most commonly attempted and is often tagged on to a more difficult jump in

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