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<p>Kevin van der Perren of Belgium performs during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Kevin van der Perren of Belgium performs during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Kevin van der Perren of Belgium performs during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Florent Amodio of France performs during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Florent Amodio of France performs during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Florent Amodio of France performs during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Jamal Othman of Switzerland falls while performing during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Jamal Othman of Switzerland falls while performing during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Jamal Othman of Switzerland falls while performing during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Florent Amodio of France reacts during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Florent Amodio of France reacts during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Florent Amodio of France reacts during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Emily Samuelson (L) and Evan Bates of the U.S. perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Emily Samuelson (L) and Evan Bates of the U.S. perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Emily Samuelson (L) and Evan Bates of the U.S. perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Nathalie Pechalat (front) and Fabian Bourzat of France perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Nathalie Pechalat (front) and Fabian Bourzat of France perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Nathalie Pechalat (front) and Fabian Bourzat of France perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Meryl Davis and Charlie White (R) of the U.S.perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Meryl Davis and Charlie White (R) of the U.S.perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Meryl Davis and Charlie White (R) of the U.S.perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Sinead (bottom) and John Kerr of Britain perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Sinead (bottom) and John Kerr of Britain perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Sinead (bottom) and John Kerr of Britain perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Pernelle Carron (R) and Lloyd Jones of France perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Pernelle Carron (R) and Lloyd Jones of France perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Pernelle Carron (R) and Lloyd Jones of France perform during the original dance segment of the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Denis Ten of Kazakhstan reacts after performing during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Denis Ten of Kazakhstan reacts after performing during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Denis Ten of Kazakhstan reacts after performing during the Men's Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Allison Reed (front) and Otar Japaridze of Georgia perform in the Ice Dance - Original Dance, Folk/Country Dance during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Allison Reed (front) and Otar Japaridze of Georgia perform in the Ice Dance - Original Dance, Folk/Country Dance during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Allison Reed (front) and Otar Japaridze of Georgia perform in the Ice Dance - Original Dance, Folk/Country Dance during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Jenette Maitz (L) and Alper Ucar of Turkey perform in the Ice Dance - Original Dance, Folk/Country Dance during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Jenette Maitz (L) and Alper Ucar of Turkey perform in the Ice Dance - Original Dance, Folk/Country Dance during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Jenette Maitz (L) and Alper Ucar of Turkey perform in the Ice Dance - Original Dance, Folk/Country Dance during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Officials fix the ice before the competition during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Officials fix the ice before the competition during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Officials fix the ice before the competition during the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 25, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Aliona Savchenko (up) and Robin Szolkowy of Germany perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi </p>

Aliona Savchenko (up) and Robin Szolkowy of Germany perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Aliona Savchenko (up) and Robin Szolkowy of Germany perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Jeremy Barret (L) and Caydee Denney (R) of the U.S. perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Jeremy Barret (L) and Caydee Denney (R) of the U.S. perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Jeremy Barret (L) and Caydee Denney (R) of the U.S. perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Jessica Dube (L) and Bryce Davison (R) of Canada perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Jessica Dube (L) and Bryce Davison (R) of Canada perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Jessica Dube (L) and Bryce Davison (R) of Canada perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Yuri Larionov (L) and Vera Bazarova of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Yuri Larionov (L) and Vera Bazarova of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Yuri Larionov (L) and Vera Bazarova of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Vera Bazarova (top) and Yuri Larionov of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Vera Bazarova (top) and Yuri Larionov of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Vera Bazarova (top) and Yuri Larionov of Russia perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Anabelle Langlois (L) and Cody Hay of Canada react after performing in the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Anabelle Langlois (L) and Cody Hay of Canada react after performing in the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Anabelle Langlois (L) and Cody Hay of Canada react after performing in the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Stefania Berton (L) and Ondrej Hotarek (R) of Italy perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Stefania Berton (L) and Ondrej Hotarek (R) of Italy perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Stefania Berton (L) and Ondrej Hotarek (R) of Italy perform during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Adam Rippon of the U.S. performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Adam Rippon of the U.S. performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Adam Rippon of the U.S. performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Maylin Hausch (L) of Germany falls down while performing with Daniel Wende of Germany during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Maylin Hausch (L) of Germany falls down while performing with Daniel Wende of Germany during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Maylin Hausch (L) of Germany falls down while performing with Daniel Wende of Germany during the Pairs Free Skating event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Kevin Van Der Perren of Belgium performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Kevin Van Der Perren of Belgium performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Kevin Van Der Perren of Belgium performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Nobunari Oda of Japan performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Nobunari Oda of Japan performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Nobunari Oda of Japan performs during the Men's short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Robin Szolkowy and Aliona Savchenko (R) of Germany perform during the Pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Robin Szolkowy and Aliona Savchenko (R) of Germany perform during the Pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Robin Szolkowy and Aliona Savchenko (R) of Germany perform during the Pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Vanessa James (L) and Yannick Bonheur of France perform during the Pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Vanessa James (L) and Yannick Bonheur of France perform during the Pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Vanessa James (L) and Yannick Bonheur of France perform during the Pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Maylin Hausch of Germany falls down while performing with Daniel Wende of Germany during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Maylin Hausch of Germany falls down while performing with Daniel Wende of Germany during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Maylin Hausch of Germany falls down while performing with Daniel Wende of Germany during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Maria Mukhortova (bottom) and Maxim Trankov of Russia perform during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Maria Mukhortova (bottom) and Maxim Trankov of Russia perform during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Maria Mukhortova (bottom) and Maxim Trankov of Russia perform during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Anais Morand and Antoine Dorsaz of Switzerland perform during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Anais Morand and Antoine Dorsaz of Switzerland perform during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Anais Morand and Antoine Dorsaz of Switzerland perform during the pairs short program event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Italy's Luca Lanotte (L) and Anna Cappellini (R) practise for the Ice Dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 22, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Italy's Luca Lanotte (L) and Anna Cappellini (R) practise for the Ice Dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 22, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Italy's Luca Lanotte (L) and Anna Cappellini (R) practise for the Ice Dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 22, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Kimberly Navarro (R) and Brent Bommentre of the U.S. perform during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito</p>

Kimberly Navarro (R) and Brent Bommentre of the U.S. perform during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Kimberly Navarro (R) and Brent Bommentre of the U.S. perform during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

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<p>Cathy (R) and Chris Reed of Japan fall down during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Cathy (R) and Chris Reed of Japan fall down during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Cathy (R) and Chris Reed of Japan fall down during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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<p>Nora Hoffmann (front) and Maxim Zavozin of Hungary perform during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010.   REUTERS/Max Rossi</p>

Nora Hoffmann (front) and Maxim Zavozin of Hungary perform during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Nora Hoffmann (front) and Maxim Zavozin of Hungary perform during the ice dance compulsory dance event at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin March 23, 2010. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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