Monday, October 26, 2009
Olympic champion Yevgeny Plushenko began his campaign to retain his title at the 2010 Vancouver Games with victory at the Rostelecom Cup on Saturday, the Russian leg of the ISU Grand Prix series.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
World figure skating champion Kim Yu-Na of South Korea is headed to Paris to take part in the first Grand Prix series competition of the 2009-2010 season, her agent said Tuesday.
Friday, April 3, 2009
Japan's figure skating star Mao Asada says she may need the power of love to catch up with new world champion Kim Yu-Na of South Korea ahead of next year's Vancouver Olympics.
Monday, March 30, 2009
Every female figure skater in the United States who has Olympic aspirations and did not see Kim Yu-Na win the world championship Saturday night at Staples Center should be required to watch Kim's “Sheherazade” routine before taking to the ice again.
Sunday, March 29, 2009
Russians Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin delivered a timely free dance performance to outduel their American rivals and capture the gold at the Figure Skating World Championships on Friday.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
American Evan Lysacek rallied to win the gold medal at the World Figure Skating Championships here on Thursday.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany won the pairs short program at the world figure skating champions on Tuesday night, sprinting ahead of the field with a fast-paced, entertaining performance.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Since her departure from figure skating three years ago, Michelle Kwan has meticulously laid the foundation for the rest of her life, lunching with heads of state, carrying out formal U.S. diplomatic missions in Ukraine, Russia, China and Argentina, and immersing herself in the study of international relations as a full-time student at the University of Denver.
Stuck in the doldrums with no stars and even less splash, figure skating could use a good brouhaha and Patrick Chan might have just started it.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
Michal Novotny of the Czech Republic won the men's snowboardcross Friday for his first World Cup victory in three years, and Canada's Maelle Ricker won the women's event.