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Olympic notes

Figure skating scores have heads spinning

By John Powers
Globe Staff / March 4, 2008

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So, did the wrong guy win the US figure skating title in St. Paul? Depends upon how you interpret the rules. If you read the International Skating Union's guidelines, Johnny Weir should have dethroned Evan Lysacek instead of losing on a tiebreaker when their scores deadlocked at 244.77. That's what Weir's supporters have been yowling about on the Internet, and ... (Full article: 1353 words)

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