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  • 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...
  • Davis and White transform their sport

    Davis and White transform their sport
    BOSTON – There was a moment midway through their short dance Friday afternoon at the U.S. Championships when you forgot Meryl Davis and Charlie White were on skates. That is exactly the illusion they were trying to create.  Their ability to do...
  • Abbott, Wagner to do short programs in team event

    Abbott, Wagner to do short programs in team event
    SOCHI, Russia -- Ashley Wagner and Jeremy Abbott will do at least the short program phase of the new team figure skating event at the 2014 Olympics, according to Tribune sources. USA Today reported Tuesday that Wagner and Abbott will be replaced in...
  • 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...
  • Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics

    Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia – Things can still be pretty fast and loose at these Winter Games. So Canada’s Patrick Chan, the men’s figure skating favorite, had a sheet of practice ice all to himself rather than sharing it with five others at the...
  • 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...
  • Team figure skating

    When: Feb. 6, men and pairs short programs; Feb. 8, dance and women's short, pairs free skate; Feb. 9, men, women, dance free. Best of the U.S.: Everyone on the U.S. Olympic skating team is eligible. In two disciplines, teams can swap skaters between...