Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Former world champion Daisuke Takahashi said Tuesday he has decided to retire from competitive figure skating, ending a career that brought Japanese male singles skating to world prominence.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Everton broke their club transfer record on Wednesday when they paid 28 million pounds (US$47.4 million) to sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku on a five-year deal from Premier League rivals Chelsea, the club announced.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
European ice dance champions Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte took a narrow lead after the short dance at the world figure skating championships Friday, as they bid for their first global title.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
When Patrick Chan was a young boy, the first thing he'd do when he arrived for skating lessons at Toronto's Granite Club was scan the rink for his coach.
Friday, January 24, 2014
A sparkling performance by Japan's Takahito Mura in the men's short program gave him the lead in the Four Continents figure skating championships on Wednesday.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The annual International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Figure Skating Championships will take to the ice in Taipei this week, with organizers hoping that the eye-catching display will promote the sport among Taiwanese spectators.
Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Three-time world champion Patrick Chan warmed up for his Olympic challenge with a record-breaking performance as American Ashley Wagner lead the women's event at the Trophee Bompard figure skating Grand Prix in Paris on Friday.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Russian teenager Julia Lipnitskaia claimed her first Grand Prix gold medal at Skate Canada on Saturday while Canada's three-time reigning world champion Patrick Chan pocketed his fourth.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Reigning world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the ice dance competition Saturday at Skate America, the first of six stages of the International Skating Union's Grand Prix of Figure Skating.