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The Russian Dolls have transformed figure skating. But at what cost? | Sport

Evgenia Medvedeva and Eteri Tutberidze

Facade has always been central to figure skating. The sport’s culture dictates that athletes should smile through pain and errors. In the ‘kiss and cry’ area – where skaters wait for their scores – there are rarely dramatic displays. Even when a performance is unfairly marked by the judges, skaters …

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