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Figure Skating

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  • Marching orders for Olympians Jack Johnson, Evan Lysacek and Mirai Nagasu

     
    Spend enough time at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo and there's no telling how many Olympians you'll stumble over. On one sheet of ice Thursday were the Kings, who will send five players to the Vancouver Games on......
  • Kim Yuna: Athleticism and grace on ice

     
    Kim Yuna of South Korea, favored to win gold in women’s figure skating, combines superb technical skill and dramatic skating. One demanding jump sequence in her repertoire....
  • Surprise exit and a cliffhanger in 'The Biggest Loser'

     
    Here's John-John on last night's Biggest Loser:If you have somehow forgotten that the Winter Olympics starts this week and is being aired on NBC, this week’s The Biggest Loser literally beat you over the head with reminders, and promos, and......
  • Big start for pairs event: Chinese stars first on ice

     
    Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo at practice this week. Credit: Getty Images / David Hecker By Philip Hersh Catching up on figure skating news after spending the last week looking at the Winter Olympic big picture: OLYMPIC PAIRS COMPETITION begins......
  • Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo win gold in pairs figure skating

     
    As expected, Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo of China won the gold medal in the pairs figure skating competition with a final score of 216.57 points, easily outdistancing Pang Qing and Tong Jian, also of China, who scored 213.31 points.......
  • Figure skater Johnny Weir says threats from animal-rights activists made him fear for his safety

     
    VANCOUVER, Canada — U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir is staying at the Olympic village because he is concerned about his safety after receiving what he considers "very serious threats" from anti-fur activists. Weir had talked about staying in a hotel........
  • Olympic style: Figure skating pairs gussy it up

     
    When I think of figure skating fashion, I always think of Amy Poehler and Will Arnett as the diabolical figure skating team in "Blades of Glory," paying homage to urban culture with Timberland boot-covered skates, gold teeth and Louis Vuitton-printed........
  • Johnny Weir skates a "clean" short program

     
    The flamboyant and often flippant Johnny Weir acknowledged feeling a little nervous leading up to Tuesday night's short program in men's figure skating. The night before, the American skater went on a cleaning binge in the living quarters he shares......
  • Ice dancing: Meryl Davis and Charlie White

     
    Current U.S. national ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White are in the hunt for a gold medal. Here is their show-stopping straight line lift from their free dance program....
  • Olympic style: Men's figure skating continues its glittery legacy

     
    We thought the pairs figure skating teams came up with some out-there ensembles, but the costumes worn by the men's figure skaters on Tuesday night out-sequined the pairs by a long shot. Rhinestone-encrusted stretch velvet, sheer cut-outs, medieval...
  • Olympic moment to look forward to: When Johnny Weir meets Lady Gaga

     
    The most musical of Olympic events is figure skating, although often the soundtrack choices veer toward the traditional. It's not until the non-competitive exhibition event at the end of the games that we get a peek at the true musical......