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Kamila Valieva of Team ROC skates during the Women Single Skating Short Program on day eleven of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Capital Indoor Stadium on February 15, 2022 in Beijing, China. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2022 Winter Olympics

In the midst of scandal, 3 Russian figure skaters hope to elevate their sport

A triple jump used to be the gold standard in figure skating. Now it's the quad. For the first time at an Olympics, a woman — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva — landed a quad in competition.

Kamila Valieva of Team ROC skates during the Women Single Skating Short Program on day eleven of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Capital Indoor Stadium on February 15, 2022 in Beijing, China. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images hide caption

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In the midst of scandal, 3 Russian figure skaters hope to elevate their sport

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Seven years after meeting Moh, I waited to hear: Was he now an American citizen?

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Fred Gosbee, left and Julia Lane, who record as Castlebay. The pair spent a decade researching works of music thought lost to time, which they're now releasing as a book. Keith Shortall hide caption

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Sea shanties, revisited: Maine couple resurfaces works thought lost to time

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