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  • Was It Worth It?
    Despite the loutish behavior of the U.S. hockey team and the favorites' early ouster, the answer is, Yes, this was a dream of a tournament

    Golden Girls
    A talented U.S. women's hockey team showed its mettle by defeating favored Canada

    A Holy Tara
    While Michelle Kwan was all business, Tara Lipinski was determined to make friends and have fun, and she left Nagano with a cool keepsake

     
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    Tara's Games

    Lipinski outduels Kwan for Olympic gold

    Tara Lipinski jumped for joy. Michelle Kwan made one, small slip. Elvis Stojko limped away. And the Russians danced to more gold.
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    Lipinski topped Sonja Henie's record, becoming the youngest Olympic figure skating gold medalist ever   AP

    News of Lipinski's gold medal sweeps through Sugar Land
    This small Houston suburb used to be best known for its 150-year-old sugar mill. Now, the city hall switchboard operator answers with: "City of Sugar Land, home of Tara Lipinski."
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    Kwan's song: I'll be back
    Michelle Kwan kept staring at the medal hanging down from her neck, touching the glittery disc and its Olympic insignia. Maybe if she rubbed it hard enough, or looked at it long enough, it would change from silver to gold.
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    ISU to examine rules governing ice dance judging
    Ice dance scoring should be changed to place more emphasis on the free dance and make the much-criticized event more unpredictable, figure skating's top officials said.
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    Lipinski, Kwan figure to hit jackpot
    Counting their blessings in Olympic gold and silver, Tara Lipinski and Michelle Kwan will soon probably be two very rich teenagers.
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    Bobek's comeback ends in tears
    Nicole Bobek's turnaround turned to tears. Early into the U.S. skater's Olympic short program Wednesday night, she fell on her triple lutz -- then kept going downhill, stepping out of another jump and cutting short a third.
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    Lipinskis entertain notion of Tara/Todd wedding
    It would be a marriage made on ice, five or 10 years from now, Tara Lipinski and Todd Eldredge.
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    Grishuk, Platov dance to Olympic gold
    Pasha Grishuk and Yevgeny Platov soared above the storm of judging complaints and conspiracy claims, becoming the first couple ever to repeat as Olympic ice dance champions.
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    From Sports Illustrated

    A Holy Tara
    While Michelle Kwan was all business, Tara Lipinski was determined to make friends and have fun, and she left Nagano with a cool keepsake

    Spotlight: Ilia Kulik

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    FEBRUARY 19
      Kwan, Lipinski duel for figure skating gold

    FEBRUARY 18
      Americans Kwan, Lipinski top women's short program
    Kwan, Lipinski look unbeatable
    Bobek in midst of remarkable turnaround

    FEBRUARY 17
      U.S. women primed for figure-skating sweep?

    FEBRUARY 16
      For Lipinski, it's skating -- and nothing else
    U.S. women do well in short program draw
    The night the lights went out in Japan
    Please, just don't call figure skating a sport
    Stojko struggles with pain, questions

    FEBRUARY 15
      Dream over, Eldredge eyes the pros
    Rockin' through the original dance
    Top German medal threat withdraws from Olympics

    FEBRUARY 14
      Stojko takes silver, tired Eldredge fades to fourth
    Eldredge's dream of Olympic medal left unfulfilled
    Canadians charge judging inequities after compulsories
    Bobek's bit by 'Olympic fever'

    FEBRUARY 13
      Russians win ice dance compulsories again
    Skaters looking before they leap at gold medal



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