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Figure Skating

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  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • In this word game, both the IOC and Yuna Kim lose

    In this word game, both the IOC and Yuna Kim lose
    In a story published late last week on the International Olympic Committee’s web site about how the Youth Olympic Games inspired Olympic success in Sochi, an unidentified student reporter apparently quoted figure skating champion Yuna Kim...
  • La Cañada history: LCF teen prepared for 1954 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

    La Cañada history: LCF teen prepared for 1954 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
    Ten Years Ago Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alice C. Hill, a resident of La Cañada Flintridge, was named the 2004 Judge of the Year by the San Fernando Valley Bar Assn. Twenty Years Ago Mary Brosius was named rose curator for Descanso Gardens'...
  • Second String: The real Kate Hansen smiles, shines through

    Second String: The real Kate Hansen smiles, shines through
    “When you talk to Kate Hansen, even if it’s just for 35 minutes or so, it doesn’t take that long to believe you’ve gotten to know her. And it takes even less time to know you’re going to root for her.” -Excerpt from...
  • Letter from Ottavio Cinquanta to other top ISU officials

    Letter from Ottavio Cinquanta to other top ISU officials
    To: ISU Council Members Chairs of the ISU TCs   copy to: ISU Legal Advisors ISU Treasurer ISU Director General ISU Sports Directorate ISU TCs members ISU Medical Commission ISU Development Coordinator ISU Disciplinary...
  • South Koreans file complaint over Adelina Sotnikova's win at Olympics

    A hometown crowd filled Iceberg Skating Palace with cheers when Russia's Adelina Sotnikova won a surprise gold medal in women's figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. But more than a few neutral observers questioned whether Sotnikova had truly...
  • South Korea to file complaint over judging in Kim defeat

    South Korea to file complaint over judging in Kim defeat
    A month after the much-debated victory by Russia's Adelina Sotnikova over South Korea's Yuna Kim in the women's figure skating final at the Sochi Olympics, the Korean Olympic Committee and Korean Skating Union will file a formal complaint about the...
  • Hoffman Estates gets skating Grand Prix event

    Hoffman Estates gets skating Grand Prix event
    The Chicago area will be host next fall to its first significant figure skating event in nearly 70 years. Skate America, opening event of the Grand Prix figure skating series, comes to the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates Oct. 24-26. The final day of...
  • Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets

    Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets
    Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir has announced that he and his husband, Victor Voronov, have split. Weir, 29, an NBC commentator during the Sochi Winter Olympics, broke the news on Twitter Wednesday. "It is with great sadness that I announce that...
  • As figure skating career ends, Abbott won't act the fall guy

    As figure skating career ends, Abbott won't act the fall guy
    The most surprising thing about Jeremy Abbott’s profane outburst after the men’s figure skating final at the Sochi Olympics was there had never seemed to be an edge about Abbott until he went over it. The four-time U.S. champion’s off-...