SPORT: SHORT BUT SWEET PROGRAM

HIS EARLY DEATH PUTS A TRAGIC END TO THE FAIRY TALE OF ONE OF FIGURE SKATING'S GREATEST PAIRS--GORDEEVA AND GRINKOV

HAD HE BEEN MERELY A PARTNER in one of figure skating's greatest pairs, the news would have been devastating enough. Had he been simply a young father with an adoring wife, a precious three-year-old daughter and so much to live for, his death would have seemed unfathomable. But because Sergei Grinkov was Prince Charming on and off the ice, his fatal heart attack at the age of 28 last week is agonizingly tragic, not just for the millions who have watched him and his wife Ekaterina Gordeeva perform but especially for the close-knit skating community that had come to believe in...

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