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March 16, 1989
Olympic champions Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov of the Soviet Union swept to their third pairs title in four years at the World Figure Skating Championships in Paris. Gordeeva, 17, and Grinkov, 22, who won the pairs title in 1986 and 1987, were upset last year and then skipped the European championships in England last January because of an injury to Gordeeva. But they were back in top form as they sailed through the free dance routine, dressed in white, with a stylish performance.
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December 25, 2013 | CHRIS ERSKINE
"It feels as though we live in an age of constant calamity," Chris Jones writes this month in Esquire, summing up a sentiment to which we can all relate. Which is why we need our silly games more than ever, even amid their blingy, hare-brained, idiot moments. So grab a cup of nog and settle in with this simple trilogy of holiday follow-ups: The Pioneer You may remember Ella Wood, the quiet kid with missiles for legs and a bit of good old-fashioned gridiron grit. All the seventh-grader wanted last year was to play flag football for the Sequoyah School in Pasadena, for which she was totally suited.
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November 22, 1995 | From Associated Press
He was the picture of health, "except for this one problem." For Sergei Grinkov, 28, the one problem was a heart that exploded without warning while he practiced for an ice show with his wife and partner, Ekaterina Gordeeva. An autopsy showed the two-time Olympic figure skating champion died of a massive heart attack caused by a blocked artery and high blood pressure. He apparently had another heart attack within 24 hours before he collapsed on Monday, said Dr.
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November 20, 1996 | MIKE PENNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some time today, Ekaterina Gordeeva will skate onto the ice at a practice rink in Lake Placid, N.Y., bringing the most painful year of her life full circle. On this same rink one year ago today--Nov. 20, 1995--Gordeeva lost her skating partner, best friend, teenage sweetheart, husband and the father of her now 4-year-old daughter when Sergei Grinkov suffered a heart attack during a routine workout, collapsed on the ice and never regained consciousness. Grinkov was 28 at the time.
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November 21, 1995 | CHRISTINE BRENNAN, WASHINGTON POST
Sergei Grinkov, 28, the Russian pairs skater who with his wife won two Olympic gold medals and became the most graceful and beloved pair of the past decade, collapsed and died while practicing on the ice Monday in Lake Placid, N.Y. Grinkov was skating with Ekaterina Gordeeva, his wife and partner, when he suffered an apparent heart attack and fell to the ice at Olympic Center.
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November 20, 1996 | MIKE PENNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some time today, Ekaterina Gordeeva will skate onto the ice at a practice rink in Lake Placid, N.Y., bringing the most painful year of her life full circle. On this same rink one year ago today--Nov. 20, 1995--Gordeeva lost her skating partner, best friend, teenage sweetheart, husband and the father of her now 4-year-old daughter when Sergei Grinkov suffered a heart attack during a routine workout, collapsed on the ice and never regained consciousness. Grinkov was 28 at the time.
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November 27, 1995 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sergei Grinkov was laid to rest Saturday in the Vagankovskoe Cemetery in Moscow, reserved for the nation's heroes. Thousands of Russian mourners and members of the international skating community attended a memorial service, which was held at the skating rink where Grinkov began his career as a teen-ager. His wife and skating partner, Ekaterina Gordeeva, held a candle as she stood next to the open casket, which lay on the ice in the center of the rink.
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December 25, 2013 | CHRIS ERSKINE
"It feels as though we live in an age of constant calamity," Chris Jones writes this month in Esquire, summing up a sentiment to which we can all relate. Which is why we need our silly games more than ever, even amid their blingy, hare-brained, idiot moments. So grab a cup of nog and settle in with this simple trilogy of holiday follow-ups: The Pioneer You may remember Ella Wood, the quiet kid with missiles for legs and a bit of good old-fashioned gridiron grit. All the seventh-grader wanted last year was to play flag football for the Sequoyah School in Pasadena, for which she was totally suited.
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February 16, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pairs figure skating might never have been performed at a higher level in the Winter Olympics than it was Tuesday night in the Olympic Amphitheatre, which was one reason it was so difficult to decide who deserved to win.
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January 13, 1988
World pairs champions Ekaterina Gordeyeva and Sergei Grinkov skated a brilliant short program to take the lead from defending European champions Larissa Selezneva and Oleg Makarov on the opening night of the European Figure Skating Championships at Prague, Czechoslovakia.
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November 27, 1995 | MARYANN HUDSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sergei Grinkov was laid to rest Saturday in the Vagankovskoe Cemetery in Moscow, reserved for the nation's heroes. Thousands of Russian mourners and members of the international skating community attended a memorial service, which was held at the skating rink where Grinkov began his career as a teen-ager. His wife and skating partner, Ekaterina Gordeeva, held a candle as she stood next to the open casket, which lay on the ice in the center of the rink.
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November 22, 1995 | From Associated Press
He was the picture of health, "except for this one problem." For Sergei Grinkov, 28, the one problem was a heart that exploded without warning while he practiced for an ice show with his wife and partner, Ekaterina Gordeeva. An autopsy showed the two-time Olympic figure skating champion died of a massive heart attack caused by a blocked artery and high blood pressure. He apparently had another heart attack within 24 hours before he collapsed on Monday, said Dr.
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November 21, 1995 | CHRISTINE BRENNAN, WASHINGTON POST
Sergei Grinkov, 28, the Russian pairs skater who with his wife won two Olympic gold medals and became the most graceful and beloved pair of the past decade, collapsed and died while practicing on the ice Monday in Lake Placid, N.Y. Grinkov was skating with Ekaterina Gordeeva, his wife and partner, when he suffered an apparent heart attack and fell to the ice at Olympic Center.
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February 16, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pairs figure skating might never have been performed at a higher level in the Winter Olympics than it was Tuesday night in the Olympic Amphitheatre, which was one reason it was so difficult to decide who deserved to win.
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March 16, 1989
Olympic champions Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov of the Soviet Union swept to their third pairs title in four years at the World Figure Skating Championships in Paris. Gordeeva, 17, and Grinkov, 22, who won the pairs title in 1986 and 1987, were upset last year and then skipped the European championships in England last January because of an injury to Gordeeva. But they were back in top form as they sailed through the free dance routine, dressed in white, with a stylish performance.
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