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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Current Figure skating scoring system fost...

    Jim Caple

    After a women's final that saw Russia's Adelina Sotnikova eclipsing heavy favorite Kim Yu-na for the gold medal, figure skating's subjective judging system is again creating both intrigue and outrage.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  2. espnW--A crying shame as South Korean fencer loses in controversi...

    Jim Caple

    Shin Lam thought she was advancing to the gold medal match in women's epee. But judges put one second back on the clock at the end of her semifinal, allowing her opponent to pull out the victory.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  3. 2010 Winter Olympics -- You can't find more athleticism and emoti...

    Jim Caple

    There are people who don't consider figure skating a real sport, what with the rhinestones and incomprehensible scoring system, but where else can you see this range of athleticism and entertainment?

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2010
  4. Why music matters on the ice

    Jim Caple

    I probably shouldn't admit this, but I judge a figure skating performance by the music. Skate to music I like -- such as "The Portuguese Love Theme" from "Love Actually," as pairs skaters Amanda Evora and Mark Ladwig did -- and I automatically start ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2010