Skating

FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, United States' Nathan Chen performs during men's free skating at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, Italy. The International Skating Union will discuss next month in Spain limiting the number of quadruple jumps in a free skate routine. With top-level men skaters loading their free programs with quads , Chen has done six, the governing body has several concerns, fearing the sport is becoming too much of a jumping contest, shoving artistry and other technical elements aside. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
May 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
The International Skating Union will discuss limiting the number of quadruple jumps in a free skate routine, and will consider raising the minimum age to compete on the senior level from 15 to 17. The ISU will hold its congress in Seville, Spain, from June 4-8. With top-level men's skaters loading...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:32 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva is leaving longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who has guided Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu to Olympic titles. Medvedeva announced the change Monday in a statement from the Figure Skating...
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April 23, 2018 - 1:58 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — U.S. Figure Skating and NBC have a new agreement for domestic and international events through 2026. The deal announced Monday includes coverage of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships; ISU Grand Prix series, including Skate America; ISU World Championships; the Four...
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April 20, 2018 - 6:45 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Speed Skating Canada has fired national long-track coach Michael Crowe, four months after former American speedskaters claimed he had sexual relationships with athletes while a U.S. coach. The 64-year-old Crowe, from Butte, Montana, was put on leave in January while the...
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Figure skater Craig Maurizi, right, with, from left, gymnast and Olympic bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher, gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist Jordyn Wieber and speed skater Bridie Farrell, testify before a Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security hearing about "Olympic abuse: The role of national governing bodies in protecting our athletes" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 18, 2018 - 7:27 pm
The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?" Every bit as perplexing: How to make sure this doesn't happen again? The figure skater was one of four Olympic-sports athletes who testified to a Senate...
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April 16, 2018 - 10:45 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan, who won his long-awaited Olympic gold as part of the team event at the Pyeongchang Olympics, is retiring after more than a decade on the world stage. Chan made his decision official Monday after alluding to it during the Winter Games. The 27-year-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Olympic bronze medalists Maia Shibutani, left, and Alex Shibutani pose with their medals at the 86th floor observation deck at the Empire State Building in New York. Maia and Alex Shibutani will skip the next figure skating season, but are not retiring. The announcement Thursday by the "Shib Sibs" was not surprising, and they noted they have not ruled out future competition. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:35 pm
Olympic bronze medalist ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani will skip the next figure skating season but aren't retiring. The announcement Thursday by the "Shib Sibs" was not surprising. They said they have not ruled out future competition. "Our experience at the Olympic Games was the result of...
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April 05, 2018 - 5:05 pm
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Madison Hubbell, left, and Zachary Donohue perform during the free dance event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif. When the Stars on Ice tour for 2018 debuts Friday night, April 6, in Estero, Fla., a fully American cast led by world champion Nathan Chen, world silver medalists Hubbell and Donohue, and Olympic double bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani will headline. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
April 05, 2018 - 4:37 am
After an exhausting, often exhilarating and sometimes excruciating figure skating season, it would seem logical for the Olympians to seek a long rest. Instead, they're embracing even more time on the ice. For fun. When the Stars on Ice tour for 2018 debuts Friday night in Estero, Florida, a fully...
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March 28, 2018 - 9:13 am
March 29 1929 — The Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup with a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers to complete a two-game sweep. 1940 — Joe Louis knocks out Johnny Paychek in the second round at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain the world heavyweight title. 1941 — Wisconsin, led by Gene...
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