Questions surround U.S. team
Race suit changes, preparation blamed for disappointing results in Sochi
SOCHI, Russia -- Less than 24 hours after reverting to an older racing suit, the shocking struggles of the U.S. speedskating team continued Saturday night, prompting one U.S. coach to criticize the team's pre-Olympic preparations.
Nancy Swider-Peltz, a four-time Olympian, member of the National Speed Skating Hall of Fame and skater Brian Hansen's coach, nearly broke down in tears after Hansen and teammate Shani Davis were again kept off the podium in Saturday's 1,500-meter "Race ...
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