Women's figure skating

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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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 27, 2018 - 8:26 am
March 28 1939 — The barnstorming Renaissance Five defeat the NBL champion Oshkosh All-Stars 34-25 to win the first annual World Professional Basketball Tournament in Chicago. Accounts of the game make no mention that the Rens are black and the All-Stars are white. 1942 — Stanford beats Dartmouth 53...
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Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada reacts after completing her women's free skating program, at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Italy, Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 23, 2018 - 11:34 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Olympic bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada won the figure skating world title Friday with a nearly perfect performance as Olympic champion Alina Zagitova fell a jaw-dropping three times and crowd favorite Carolina Kostner turned in a lackluster skate -- both tumbling...
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Germany's skaters Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot perform during pairs free skating program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 22, 2018 - 7:47 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Olympic figure skating champions Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany set a world record as they claimed their first world title as a pair with a flawless program packed with daring and grace on Thursday. The silver went to Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of...
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Italy's Carolina Kostner acknowledges the applause at the end of her performance during women's short program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
March 21, 2018 - 6:14 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Italy's home favorite Carolina Kostner skated a perfectly executed and evocative program to take a surprise lead over Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia in the short program Wednesday at the world figure skating championships. A former world champion coming off a fifth-...
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FILE - At left, in a Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia reacts following her performance during the women's free figure skating final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. At right, also in a Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Carolina Kostner of Italy performs during the women's free figure skating final in Gangneung, South Korea. Zagitova is the favorite heading into the figure skating worlds championships. Kostner is the sentimental choice. The Italian is competing on home soil in what could be the final major competition of her decorated career. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
March 20, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Olympic champion Alina Zagitova is without question the heavy favorite heading into figure skating's world championships, especially after the sprightly Russian's training partner and rival Evgenia Medvedeva withdrew because of injury. She won't be the sentimental favorite, though. That would be...
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March 13, 2018 - 11:10 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — After sitting out the playoffs in each of the last two years following their Super Bowl 50 triumph, the Denver Broncos have apparently found their next signal-caller. ESPN is reporting that Case Keenum plans to sign with Denver when free agency opens tomorrow. That would...
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March 13, 2018 - 4:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva has withdrawn from the world championships later this month, ending the prospect of another showdown for gold with her friend and rival Alina Zagitova. The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Medvedeva has a recurrence of the...
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In this 2005 file photo, AP sports editor Terry Taylor smiles. Taylor rose from a writer covering figure skating to become one of the most influential people in sports journalism. Her service was recognized with the 2018 Red Smith Award for outstanding contributions over a lifetime by the Associated Press Sports Editors. (AP Photo, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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