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February 6, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ice dancer Elizabeth Punsalan has not withdrawn from the Winter Olympics despite the stabbing death of her father at his Sheffield Lake, Ohio, home, U.S. Olympic Committee officials said Saturday. The skater's brother has been arrested. Punsalan had originally planned to arrive here next Thursday with Jerod Swallow, her partner and husband, and although USOC officials would not confirm that date, they said they've been informed that she does not intend to change her travel schedule.
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February 16, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since their wedding less than six months ago, U.S. ice dancers Elizabeth Punsalan and Jerod Swallow have been told that they have never skated with more affection and commitment. As they glided across the ice in a practice Tuesday at the Olympic Amphitheatre, their feelings for one another seemed even more vivid. When that was mentioned to them later, their eyes met and locked. "Yes," Punsalan said, "with what we've been through . . .
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February 16, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since their wedding less than six months ago, U.S. ice dancers Elizabeth Punsalan and Jerod Swallow have been told that they have never skated with more affection and commitment. As they glided across the ice in a practice Tuesday at the Olympic Amphitheatre, their feelings for one another seemed even more vivid. When that was mentioned to them later, their eyes met and locked. "Yes," Punsalan said, "with what we've been through . . .
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February 6, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ice dancer Elizabeth Punsalan has not withdrawn from the Winter Olympics despite the stabbing death of her father at his Sheffield Lake, Ohio, home, U.S. Olympic Committee officials said Saturday. The skater's brother has been arrested. Punsalan had originally planned to arrive here next Thursday with Jerod Swallow, her partner and husband, and although USOC officials would not confirm that date, they said they've been informed that she does not intend to change her travel schedule.
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February 7, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a tearful news conference on the front lawn of her parents' home in Sheffield Lake, Ohio, U.S. Olympic ice dancer Elizabeth Punsalan said Sunday she believes her brother was suffering from a violent reaction to a new medication when he allegedly stabbed his father to death Friday night. Ricardo Punsalan, 20, had a history of drug and psychological problems, she said, and was home on a weekend pass from a psychiatric unit at a nearby hospital when his father, Dr.
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April 7, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY
Figure skating's competitive season ends this week with the $350,000 Hershey's Kisses Pro-Am at the Sports Arena. Competition in men's and women's singles, pairs and dance begins tonight with technical programs and ends Friday night with freestyle programs. Michelle Kwan, 13, of Torrance, is favored to add the women's title to those she won earlier this season in the U.S. Olympic Festival and the world junior championships.
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January 20, 1996 | RANDY HARVEY
In perhaps the most intense rivalry in U.S. figure skating, Elizabeth Punsalan and Jerod Swallow on Friday night at the San Jose Arena regained the dance title in the national championships that they lost last year to Renee Roca and Gorsha Sur. Punsalan and Swallow, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., also were the champions in 1991 and '94.
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November 2, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY
The Trophee Lalique in Albertville, France, this month is considered the most important international contest between now and the 1992 Winter Olympics next February because it gives figure skaters an opportunity to compete on the rink that will be used for the Games. But the United States is sending only one of its 1991 national champions, Kristi Yamaguchi of Fremont, Calif. The U.S. Figure Skating Assn.
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March 24, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jurgen Klinsmann scored twice to send defending World Cup champion Germany past Italy, 2-1, at Stuttgart on Wednesday night in one of the major exhibition games before this summer's tournament in the United States. The victory was only the sixth for Germany in 24 games against Italy, with seven ties. Dino Baggio put Italy ahead in the final minute of the first half, but Klinsmann tied the score before the half ended and put Germany ahead two minutes into the second half. Football Stephen F.
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January 8, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY
Local favorites Elizabeth Punsalan and Jerod Swallow of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., won the dance competition in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Friday night at Joe Louis Arena after defending champions Renee Roca and Gorsha Sur withdrew. The two teams were tied for first place after Tuesday's compulsory dances, but Roca and Sur, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
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January 6, 1988 | STEVE SPRINGER, Times Staff Writer
The Valley will be well-represented as the lights dim at McNichols Sports Arena in Denver this week for the U. S. Figure Skating Championships. Among the big names are Christopher Bowman of Van Nuys, second in the nation last year among senior men behind Brian Boitano and seventh in the world, and Cindy Bortz of Tarzana, starting senior ladies competition after winning the 1987 junior world championship. Bortz is coming off a gold-medal performance in the Prize of Moscow News competition.
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February 13, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY
Yes, America, there is more to the Winter Olympic figure skating competition than Tonya vs. Nancy. A brief look: MEN This will be the first time that two Olympic figure skating champions have faced one another. The United States' Brian Boitano won in 1988, Ukraine's Viktor Petrenko in 1992, and both enjoyed the spoils as professionals before the International Skating Union passed a rule enabling them to return to serious competition.
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