| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:53 PM
SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one.
There is a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — There were many moments over the last five months when Gracie Gold felt panicky.
They began right after her 18th birthday, Aug. 17, when the relationship with her former coach, Alex Ouriashev, had deteriorated to the point of no...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Two Canadian men could sweep the medals in men's figure skating.
That apparent mathematical impossibility adds up because Canadian skater Patrick Chan is the favorite and Canadian coach Brian Orser, a two-time Olympic silver...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:27 AM
A petition on Change.org calling for a rejudgement of the women's figure skating competition at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games is setting records for the online petition website.
According to Change.org, the petition gained 700,000 signatures in the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 3:18 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The image of a woman Korean television identified as Russian judge Alla Shekhovtseva hugging Russian gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova is being circulated as alleged evidence of a conspiracy to defeat South Korea’s Yuna Kim in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:19 AM
SOCHI, Russia - Carolina Kostner drew the short straw.
The 2012 world champion from Italy skates Wednesday’s Olympic short program immediately after Russian sensation Yulia Lipnitskaya, when the roar from the crowd undoubtedly will still be...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Reigning Olympic and world figure skating champion Yuna Kim of South Korea has a right foot injury that will sideline her for six weeks, according to a Korean news reports.
The Yonhap news agency said the injury will force Kim to miss her two...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:22 PM
So what do we know about the state of women’s figure skating after the first two Grand Prix events of the Olympic season?
1. Put Russia’s Julia Lipnitskaia in the mix for a 2014 Olympic medal – maybe even gold? – after her...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:48 AM
One thing became clear after the ice dance frenemies met for the first time in competition this season:
The Olympic judges who will be trying to pick between reigning world champions Meryl Davis-Charlie White of the U.S. and reigning Olympic champions...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Even though she won the bronze medal, Ashley Wagner wisely chose not to sugarcoat her performance in Saturday’s free skate at the Grand Prix Final in Fukuoka, Japan.
“I have a lot to go home and work on,” Wagner said.
So do all the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:13 AM
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...