apologies if this has been posted here before (or shouldn't) but ....
"just five judges will actually determine Olympic results"
"The ISU made the changes without much input from member federations"
"Cinquanta has said he was concerned about how judging integrity could be affected by reducing the number of judges on the panel, but he consulted with experts who made it clear that the change will not affect the judging system"
""A smaller panel is more susceptible to incompetence," said Thompson, a former high-level judge. "If someone doesn't do a good job, you have a larger impact.""