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Simon Cho suspended 2 years for short track speedskating tampering

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U.S. Olympic short track speedskating bronze medalist Simon Cho has been suspended through Oct. 4, 2014 by the International Skating Union after admitting to tampering with a Canadian’s skate at the 2011 World Team Championships. Cho would miss the 2014 Olympics under that ban. The two-year suspension was set retroactively to Oct. 5, 2012, the day Cho [more]

New U.S. short track hire causes team to splinter

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The fact that former long track coach Guy Thibault will is taking the reins of the U.S. short track team following Octobers resignation of Jae Su Chun has caused yet another rift among U.S. athletes. Vancouver bronze medalist Lana Gehrig, world team member Jessica Smith, and up-and-coming teen skater John-Henry Krueger will all continue to [more]

Simon Cho admits to tampering with rival’s skates

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Short track speed skating world champ Simon Cho announced at a press conference in Salt Lake City Friday that rumors and allegations he was asked to tamper with a rival’s skates last year by suspended coach Jae Su Chun are true. Cho alleges that Chun asked him to “mess with” a Canadian team member’s skates [more]