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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • South Koreans file complaint over Adelina Sotnikova's win at Olympics

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Adios, Yuna: Hail and farewell

    Adios, Yuna: Hail and farewell
    We’re going to start with a little journalism lesson. A journalist with only a few minutes between the end of a sporting event and a deadline prepares what we call a “dummy story” -  a story that needs just a few quick updates before...
  • Sochi Olympic TV moment: Wise halfpipe, Weir and Lipinski acrobatics

    Sochi Olympic TV moment: Wise halfpipe, Weir and Lipinski acrobatics
    Cold-weather football games are about as perfect an example of the form as you’ll find. So what better way to watch a skiing competition than with a blizzard backdrop? That hasn’t happened much in global-warmed Sochi. But on Tuesday night...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • Figure skating official: 'I'm not hiding anything'

    Figure skating official: 'I'm not hiding anything'
    SOCHI, Russia — Ottavio Cinquanta of Italy, president of figure skating’s international federation, was unaware of a controversy over the results in the Olympic women’s event that ended Thursday with Adelina Sotnikova of Russia beating...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Did NBC cover the Sotnikova-Kim controversy well?

    Sochi Olympics TV: Did NBC cover the Sotnikova-Kim controversy well?
    A good controversy gets fans mad, but it also makes TV networks excited. When short-program leader Yuna Kim of South Korea skated a seemingly flawless performance Thursday in the women's figure-skating long program at the Sochi Olympics--but still...
  • U.S. women's Olympic hockey team: Yes, there is crying in hockey

    U.S. women's Olympic hockey team: Yes, there is crying in hockey
    When the U.S. women’s hockey team lost the game that stood between them and a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, they responded in a very normal way: They cried on the ice. Then they cried on the medal stand as silver medals were...