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  • Apolo Anton Ohno hosts GSN’s new “Minute to Win It”

     
    Olympic speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno hosts GSN's new incarnation of Minute to Win It, the game show that ran on NBC from 2010-11. Olympic speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno hosts GSN's new incarnation of Minute to Win It (premiering Tuesday, June 25, at 8pm...
  • “7 Questions” With … Sara Canning of Syfy’s “Primeval New World”

     
    Fans shed more than a few tears when character Sara Canning played exited The Vampire Diaries in 2011, but they’ll get a chance to see the actress back in action this month as Primeval: New World comes to Syfy (Saturday, June 8, at 10pm ET). The...
  • Skate America 2012 begins ISU Grand Prix series on NBC

     
    Skate America 2012 begins ISU Grand Prix series figure skating TV coverage on NBC and Universal Sports. 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America from ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash., starts the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating’s season. NBC has coverage...
  • Ice rink opens for holidays at Pershing Square downtown

     
    The holiday season will get off to a slick start Thursday when inner-city youth open the annual downtown Los Angeles ice skating rink in Pershing Square....
  • High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games

    High or low: Two views of U.S. medal hopes for 2014 Winter Games
    The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
  • Smell of reputation judging lingers over skate worlds

    Smell of reputation judging lingers over skate worlds
    LONDON, Ontario. -- After covering figure skating for 33 years, you learn to accept the partly subjective nature of judging in the sport. That does not make the “reputation judging” that falsified the men’s and pairs results at the...
  • After many winters of discontent, the best of times for Kostner

    After many winters of discontent, the best of times for Kostner
    LONDON, ONT. -- A decade ago, Carolina Kostner was the ingénue of the World Figure Skating Championships, a 16-year-old Italian who bounded around the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. like a frolicsome fawn as Michelle Kwan won her last of five world...
  • Silver anniversary of a golden moment

    Silver anniversary of a golden moment
    It was Feb. 20, 1988, a Saturday night in Calgary, where the first week of the Winter Olympics was ending.  And the figure skating event called “The Battle of the Brians,” had reached its final round. The champion would be whichever Brian...
  • No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals

    No surprise if Lysacek skips nationals
    It’s about 15 months before the Feb. 7, 2014 opening of the next Winter Olympics. So here are 15 thoughts on winter sports as the full gamut of sports on the program for the Sochi Games get into pre-Olympic-year action this weekend. 1.  There is...
  • Six years after Kwan, generation next disappearing

    Six years after Kwan, generation next disappearing
    Six seasons ago, the post-Michelle Kwan era in U.S. women’s skating appeared to be filling with promise. Olympian Kimmie Meissner went to the 2007 U.S. Championships as the reigning world champion. Alissa Czisny, the other veteran, seemed on the...
  • Live figure skating coverage disappears

    As another figure skating season begins in earnest Friday with the first of seven senior Grand Prix events, a sport that has been sliding slowly out of general U.S. consciousness will be losing traction among even its hardest-core fans. The pricing...