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Radionova leads Russia 1-2-3 in European figure skating

Elena Radionova, of Russia, reacts after receiving the results for her short program during the European Figure Skating championships in Stockholm, Sweden, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Elena Radionova led a Russian sweep of the top three in the short program at the European figure skating championships on Thursday, in a performance she said was something of an emotional watershed.

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German Olympic committee wants to reopen Pechstein case

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German Olympic Committee is seeking to reopen the doping case of five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein, saying she was wrongly banned.

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Jason Brown wins first US title, holding off Adam Rippon

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jason Brown won his first U.S. title, holding off Adam Rippon thanks to his big lead after the short program.

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Ashley Wagner wins 3rd US title with record-setting scores

Ashley Wagner reacts following her performance in the women's free skate program in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Wagner won her third U.S. title, bouncing back better than ever from last year’s miserable performance.

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Chock-Bates lead ice dance at nationals over Shibutanis

Madison Chock, left, and Evan Bates perform during the short dance program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — New U.S. ice dance champions will be crowned Saturday, with the two top contenders seeking to move up not only in the national standings but on the international stage.

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