Plushenko on thin ice in Russia after Olympic dropout – CBS News

Plushenko on thin ice in Russia after Olympic dropoutCBS NewsEvgeni Plushenko of Russia, right, and his coach Alexei Mishin leave after Plushenko pulled out of the men’s short program figure…

Russians criticize figure skater Plushenko for dropping out of Sochi Olympics – Fox News

Fox NewsRussians are turning on legendary figure skater Evgeni Plushenko — their own countryman — a day after he dropped out of the Sochi Olympics for medical reasons. Plushenko’s strong…

Evgeni Plushenko abruptly withdraws from men’s competition – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia — Instead of competing, Evgeni Plushenko took a curtain call. The Russian withdrew from the men’s event at the Sochi Olympics on Thursday after aggravating his chronically…

Russian skater Evgeny Plushenko pulls out of Winter Olympics and retires – The Guardian

The GuardianPlushenko, a huge crowd favourite, was competing at his fourth Olympics. His controversial inclusion in the team came after he was second in the Russian national championship, which was…

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadowing men’s hockey – Reuters

ReutersSOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a development that immediately deflated home fans pumped up…

Winter Olympics 2014: Top Photos – ABC News

ABC NewsMarissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir of the U.S. compete in the team pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb.…

USOC receives email about Sochi security threat – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe U.S. Olympic Committee and several other countries have received emails regarding security threats at the Sochi Winter Games, further raising concerns about safety. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said…