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Japanese skating rink causes uproar by freezing 5,000 dead fish in ice

Owners of a skating rink at Space World amusement park in Kitakyushu, Japan, came under fire for what they called an “Ice Aquarium”. The project

Owners of a skating rink at Space World amusement park in Kitakyushu, Japan, came under fire for what they called an “Ice Aquarium”. The project

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Celebrated speed skater Pechstein attempts to overturn doping ban

Claudia Pechstein, Germany’s most decorated winter Olympian with five gold medals, is continuing her battle against a doping ban. #HappyBirthday to

Claudia Pechstein, Germany’s most decorated winter Olympian with five gold medals, is continuing her battle against a doping ban. #HappyBirthday to

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Get your skates on! Massive ice rink opens in Moscow

A massive ice skating rink has opened in Moscow, measuring 20,000 square metres. The attraction, at the city’s All-Russia Exhibition Centre, is

A massive ice skating rink has opened in Moscow, measuring 20,000 square metres. The attraction, at the city’s All-Russia Exhibition Centre, is

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Figure skater Kostner banned

Olympic bronze medallist Carolina Kostner of Italy has been banned from competition for 16 months for allegedly helping her former boyfriend cover up

Olympic bronze medallist Carolina Kostner of Italy has been banned from competition for 16 months for allegedly helping her former boyfriend cover up

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Kostner facing four-year ban

An Italian anti-doping prosecutor seeks a four-year ban for figure skater Carolina Kostner in the doping case involving her former boyfriend and 2008

An Italian anti-doping prosecutor seeks a four-year ban for figure skater Carolina Kostner in the doping case involving her former boyfriend and 2008

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Mexicans flock to ice rink on final days of festive season

Hundreds of people took to a giant ice-rink in the centre of Mexico city on Thursday to make the most of the last few days of the Christmas holidays

Hundreds of people took to a giant ice-rink in the centre of Mexico city on Thursday to make the most of the last few days of the Christmas holidays

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Iranian skaters welcome first ice rink in three decades

Iran’s first ice rink in more than three decades has opened. The Aramis ice-skating rink threw open its doors in the capital, Tehran, on Sunday. It

Iran’s first ice rink in more than three decades has opened. The Aramis ice-skating rink threw open its doors in the capital, Tehran, on Sunday. It

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Europe's largest ice-rink opens in Moscow's Gorky Park

Moscow’s Gorky Park has inaugurated its newly enlarged ice-rink, billed as Europe’s biggest. Special technology allows the rink to remain open

Moscow’s Gorky Park has inaugurated its newly enlarged ice-rink, billed as Europe’s biggest. Special technology allows the rink to remain open

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Back in the Day: the ugly side of figure skating

January 6, 1994 American ice skater Nancy Kerrigan (see picture, left) is attacked during practice for the national Figure Skating Championships in

January 6, 1994 American ice skater Nancy Kerrigan (see picture, left) is attacked during practice for the national Figure Skating Championships in