Evgeni Plushenko wants amateur status
MOSCOW -- Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko is seeking to regain his amateur status, which could allow him to compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympics in his home country.
Russian Figure Skating Federation president Alexander Gorshkov said Thursday that the 2006 Olympic champion sent a letter seeking the restoration of his amateur status.
Gorshkov said at a news conference that the federation gave preliminary approval, with a final decision expected in June. If approved, the federation ...
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