Canada’s Osmond, 2018 world champion, retires from skating

Sports 05/02/19, 16:29

Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada, the 2018 world champion and Olympic bronze medalist, is going out on top.The 23-year-old Osmond announced her retirement from competitive figure skating on Thursday. She leaves the sport as Canada's most decorated women's singles skater.Osmond won ...

US wins skating’s World Team Trophy in Japan

Sports 04/13/19, 11:09

Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva won the women's free skate but the United States held on to its huge overnight lead to win figure skating's World Team Trophy for the fourth time on Saturday.The U.S. topped the team standings with 117 points, ...

Papadakis and Cizeron win ice dance gold medal at worlds

Sports 03/23/19, 03:11

Defending champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France won the free dance on Saturday to win gold in the ice dance competition at the figure skating world championships.Papadakis and Cizeron, first after the rhythm dance, received 134.23 points for ...

Zagitova wins at worlds, Tursynbaeva lands 1st quad jump

Sports 03/22/19, 09:58

Olympic champion Alina Zagitova won the free skate to capture her first title at the figure skating world championships on Friday.Skating to "Carmen," the 16-year-old Russian built on her lead from the short program with a strong free skate that ...

Chen leads after short program at figure skating worlds

Sports 03/21/19, 07:34

Defending champion Nathan Chen upstaged two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu on Thursday to lead the short program at the figure skating world championships.Skating to "Caravan" by Duke Ellington, Chen performed a lively program that featured a triple axel, a quad ...

China claims gold in pairs at world figure skating

Sports 03/21/19, 04:35

Wenjing Sui and Cong Han of China won the free skate to claim the gold medal in pairs at the figure skating world championships on Thursday.Skating to "Rain in Your Black Eyes" by Ezio Bosso, Wenjing and Cong produced a ...

Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu ready for worlds

Sports 03/18/19, 22:55

Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu says he has recovered sufficiently from an ankle injury and is ready to compete for the title at the world figure skating championships."I may not be 100 percent recovered but I'm ready for this competition' ...

Americans Chock and Bates win ice dancing at Four Continents

Sports 02/10/19, 19:05

Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States captured the first major international title of their career Sunday, winning the ice dancing competition at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.Chock and Bates, who were second at the U.S. Figure ...

China’s Sui and Han narrowly win pairs at Four Continents

Sports 02/09/19, 20:55

China's Wenjing Sui and Cong Han edged Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro by six hundredths of a point to win the pairs competition at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.The 2018 Olympic silver medalists won Saturday's free skate with ...

Mariah Bell hopes home ice helps at Four Continents meet

Hockey 02/06/19, 19:27

Mariah Bell has a slight advantage going into the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. The international meet is basically being held in her backyard.Bell trains in Lakewood, California, which is 22 miles (35 kilometers) from the Honda Center. It is ...

Chen wins third straight national title with ease

Sports 01/27/19, 18:04

Nathan Chen lived up to his own impressive standard at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Sunday, wrapping up his third consecutive national title with a sensational free skate.Chen, the reigning world champion, finished with a score of 342.22, defeating ...

Fernandez retires with 7th European figure skating title

Sports 01/26/19, 07:40

Javier Fernandez ended an illustrious figure skating career with his seventh consecutive European title on Saturday after Russian rival Mikhail Kolyada floundered in the free skate.Fernandez had been third after Thursday's short program but stormed into the lead with two ...

Hubbell and Donohue lead after rhythm dance at nationals

Sports 01/25/19, 18:18

Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue took one step toward defending their ice dancing title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, finishing atop the standings after Friday's rhythm dance.Madison Chock and Evan Bates were second heading into Saturday's free dance, followed ...

USFS executives urge full investigation in Coughlin case

Sports 01/24/19, 20:41

Two U.S. Figure Skating executives urged a full investigation into abuse allegations against former skater and coach John Coughlin, who killed himself last week.Anne Cammett, president of the federation, and David Raith, USFS executive director, held a news conference at ...

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