Evgeni Plushenko faces backlash
SOCHI, Russia -- Four days after being praised as a hero for helping Russia win its first gold at the Sochi Olympics, Evgeni Plushenko on Friday was taking criticism for dropping out of the men's figure skating.
Plushenko's strong performance in the team event brought wide accolades for his determination to overcome injury. But on Thursday he withdrew before the men's short program, complaining of severe spinal pain during the warmup.
Plushenko was Russia's only men singles ...
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2014 SOCHI OLYMPICS: DAY 8
A recap of our top stories and videos from Friday, Feb. 14 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi: