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2008-07-20 18:00:27

Get used to it. Those aren't Joseph P. Kalt's exact words, but they echo what many these days are saying about the high cost of oil and overall energy concerns. Kalt, the Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy in the John F.

2006-04-26 00:12:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tim Goebel, who won a bronze medal for the U.S. at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, announced his retirement from competitive figure skating on Tuesday.

2006-03-23 23:08:47

By Steve Keating CALGARY (Reuters) - Switzerland's Stephane Lambiel held his nerve and successfully defended his world figure skating title on Thursday, seeing off a determined challenge from Frenchman Brian Joubert.

2006-02-17 07:01:06

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - It is strange to come to the Olympics and watch a one-horse race. The world's greatest sporting event is famed for pitting athletes at the top of their game against each other and for throwing up more than the occasional surprise winner.

2006-02-16 12:27:02

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - Zhang Dan, the Chinese figure skater whose spectacular fall has emerged as a defining moment of the Turin Winter Olympics, could be healthy enough to take part in the exhibition gala at the end of the Games.

2006-02-15 02:43:35

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Zhang Dan, who won a silver medal after lifting herself up from a crashing fall in the pairs figure skating to finish her program, has suffered a ligament strain in her left knee, Xinhua news agency said.

2006-02-14 17:57:42

By Pritha Sarkar TURIN (Reuters) - Yevgeny Plushenko laid the foundations for capturing the only gold medal missing from his collection by establishing a commanding 10.66-point lead over American Johnny Weir at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday.

2006-01-14 20:51:50

By Steve Keating ST LOUIS (Reuters) - Johnny Weir captured his third consecutive U.S. men's title on Saturday to secure an Olympic berth, but veterans Michael Weiss and Timothy Goebel will not be joining him at next month's Turin Games.

2006-01-14 19:56:19

By Steve Keating ST LOUIS (Reuters) - Johnny Weir captured his third consecutive U.S. men's title on Saturday to secure an Olympic berth, but veterans Michael Weiss and Timothy Goebel will not be joining him at next month's Turin Games.

2005-11-30 20:16:31

By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - As a three-times world figure skating champion Yevgeny Plushenko could have been forgiven for thinking he was one of the most recognizable faces in Russia.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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