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Shani Davis deserves a better send-off, but he won't put the controversy on ice

Speedskating is a mainstream sport in the Netherlands, which explained the blocks of orange in the stands near the starting line for the men’s 1,500-meter competition Tuesday night at the Gangneung Oval. The fans in orange reserved one of their most enthusiastic welcomes for a former champion,...
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