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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mao Asada leads after short program at World Figure Skating Championships

    SAITAMA, Japan — Mao Asada of Japan set a world record on Thursday to finish first in the short program at the World Figure Skating Championships. Skating to Chopin's Nocturne, Asada hit her trademark triple axel at the start of her routine and...
  • World skating chief defends under-fire Sochi judging

    (Reuters) - The International Skating Union (ISU) has defended the under-fire figure skating judging system used at the Sochi Winter Olympics that deemed Kim Yuna's routine worthy only of a silver medal, Japanese media reported on Thursday. Kim had...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 14 high schools compete in state figure skating championship

    14 high schools compete in state figure skating championship
    Figure skating took another step toward becoming a varsity high school sport in Illinois as the number of high schools participating in the third annual Illinois High School Figure Skating Championship grew to 14. The unofficial state competition held...
  • 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...