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Figure Skating

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  • No medal, but Abbott wins extra worlds spot for U.S. skaters

    No medal, but Abbott wins extra worlds spot for U.S. skaters
    Jeremy Abbott did not win a medal, but Abbott's performance at his final figure skating competition still will count as something of a triumph. By finishing fourth in the free skate and fifth overall Friday at the World Figure Skating Championships in...
  • No medals for U.S. figure skaters at worlds

    No medals for U.S. figure skaters at worlds
    Let’s get the worst news out of the way right now. For the first time since 1994 and just the second time in the last 50 years, Team USA is coming home from the World Figure Skating Championships without a medal. This time, at the meet that...
  • Charlie White and Meryl Davis: shining 'Stars'

    Charlie White and Meryl Davis: shining 'Stars'
    In the month since winning gold in the Winter Olympics, partners Charlie White and Meryl Davis have traded the hard-packed ice for a ballroom dance floor on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." The two are facing off against an unlikely opponent: each other....
  • Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes

    Penalties after a win? For this Hawks game, yes
    Fans knew it was gonna be tough even before the gloves came off. But the Blackhawks capped a good week with a 4-2 win over Central Division leader St. Louis on Sunday at the United Center. Chicago now has won three straight for the first time since...
  • 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...
  • Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week

    Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week
    Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy is "doing okay" after suffering a back spasm on Monday's episode of "Dancing With the Stars." The athlete, who had her legs amputated at age 19 after she contracted a type of bacterial meningitis, performed a sensual...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Figure skaters glide out with spring show

    Interest in ice skating peaks every four years during the Olympics. The 2014 Sochi games might be over, but swirling figures on ice are still dancing in the dreams of young would-be Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the Olympic gold medalists in ice dancing....
  • 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...
  • Japan's Asada tops a dazzling night in world figure skating

    Japan's Asada tops a dazzling night in world figure skating
    It would take a surfeit of superlatives to describe accurately just how good the leading women were in Thursday night’s short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan. “It’s scarcely believable what were...