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Figure Skating

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  • Sochi Olympics: TV makes slopestyle a uniquely 21st century event

    If you're launching a new sport in this country and hope people will watch, there's one thing you definitely don't want: its biggest potential star to drop out just before the competition begins. And there's one thing you definitely do want: big wins...
  • Winter Olympics: Will Figure Skating's Young Darling Charm Sochi's Edgy Games?

    The Winter Olympics are pushing snowboarding and other extreme sports as a way to boost the audience, but ladies figure skating remains one of the biggest draws on TV. Competition is as intense as ever this year, but it will be hard to top the days of...
  • Letter: Different ways of approaching ice

    The overhead sign on the westbound exit at Angeles Crest from the 210 Freeway seems to be regulating figure skating on the Crest. Any good figure skater would recognize the word axel, as in double axel. For regulating truck traffic it appears Caltrans...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Figure skating and that pregnant pre-score moment

    The NFL has instant replay and its tense, endless minutes as refs scrutinize ball bobbles under the hood. Basketball has its reviews of three-point lines and halftime buzzer beaters. But for that fraught sports moment just between subjective act and...
  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...
  • Severna Park resident's ice dreams took shape at Millersville rink

    Severna Park resident's ice dreams took shape at Millersville rink
    Christalyn Trimilove was about 6 years old when her father, Paul, took her skating at the Benfield Pines Ice Rink in Millersville, a once-popular local facility that has since closed. Trimilove, a lifelong resident of Severna Park, has mixed memories of...
  • Former ice skating coach convicted of sexually abusing students

    Former ice skating coach convicted of sexually abusing students
    A 30-year-old former ice skating coach has been convicted of sexually abusing two of his underage students, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Donald James Vincent was convicted of felonies including forcible lewd acts...
  • Former skater still relishes Winter Games

    Former skater still relishes Winter Games
    For Chris Howarth, 53, the Winter Olympics are a special time. Howarth, who represented Great Britain in the 1980 Games as a figure skater, will be a commentator for the Olympic Broadcasting Service in Sochi. The Games officially open Friday. "I wasn'...
  • Fox's 'American Idol' Down, 'Rake' Steady Opposite Another Big Night for NBC With Olympics

    Fox's "American Idol" dipped a bit Thursday while its low-rated lead-out "Rake" at least managed to maintain at its week-earlier level on a night that was once again ruled by NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics. According to preliminary national...
  • Winter Olympics: Ice Skater Gracie Gold Faces Media Frenzy, Fierce Competitors

    SOCHI, Russia -- My first thought when I picked up Sports Illustrated this week with ice skater Gracie Gold on the cover was how quickly America's skiing superstar Lindsay Vonn, who opted out of the Sochi Olympics due to injury, has been replaced in the...
  • Olympic skater stirs excitement at rink

    Olympic skater stirs excitement at rink
    In 2010, life was pretty good at Highland Park's Centennial Ice Arena, thanks to the Blackhawks and Olympic hockey. It's gotten even better this year because of an American figure skater who finished ninth in the Sochi Olympics after getting his start...