A pair of Diamond League victories and a bronze medal at the world championships serve notice of Kitaguchi’s rise to stardom.
“The delay in the positive test being announced seems likely to be an attempt to cover up the result,” wrote Conte, the former BALCO head.
Orser and Tracy Wilson will try to refine Kihira’s jump arsenal, which includes a quadruple salchow, so she can compete with the Russians.
Ando had won every event she had entered that season except for the Grand Prix Final. But all of this mattered little without the motivation to...