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  1. Evan Lysacek: ‘My career is coming to an end’

    Sep 2, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

    Evan Lysacek

    Olympic champ figure skater yet to make official decision, but shows which way he is leaning.

  2. Evan Lysacek pain free, doing triple jumps in training

    Apr 3, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT

    Evan Lysacek

    2010 Olympic champion looking at dipping his toes back in the water.

  3. Figures skaters use Olympics as regular reunion

    Feb 21, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT

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    “Every four years it’s amazing to be able to come back and be able to be a part of the Olympic movement.”

  4. Patrick Chan: Plushenko more of a “distraction” than a gold medal rival

    Feb 1, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT

    Patrick Chan

    Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan, who’s coming off a fifth-place performance on home ice at Vancouver in 2010 and is considered a gold medal contender at Sochi, may have provided some old-fashioned “bulletin board material” for three-time Olympic medalist Yevgeny Plushenko. In comments made to R-Sport, Chan admitted to being perhaps “a little more nervous”…

  5. Evan Lysacek, Kristi Yamaguchi will be TODAY correspondents in Sochi

    Jan 28, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

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    Olympic champion figure skaters Evan Lysacek and Kristi Yamaguchi will serve as special correspondents for TODAY in Sochi, joining Lindsey Vonn, who will be a U.S.-based correspondent. Lysacek, the 2010 Olympic gold medalist, called off a bid to defend his title on Dec. 10, citing a lingering hip injury. Lysacek, who has not competed since the 2010…

  6. Twitter reaction to Lindsey Vonn bowing out of Sochi Games

    Jan 7, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

    USA's Lindsey Vonn powers down the hill

    Lindsey Vonn’s announcement this morning that she will not compete in the Sochi Olympics drew an almost instant reaction on social media. Not entirely surprising was the fact that the athlete who was most vocal on Twitter was figure skater Evan Lysacek, who like Vonn is a 2010 Vancouver gold medalist missing the 2014 Games…

  7. U.S. men’s figure skaters move on in Evan Lysacek’s absence

    Dec 12, 2013, 12:49 PM EDT

    Max Aaron

    The end of Evan Lysacek‘s Olympic comeback leaves a gaping hole for U.S. men’s figure skaters to attempt to fill. Lysacek is an Olympic and world champion with five Four Continents Championships medals and two Grand Prix Final medals. No other active U.S. men’s skater has finished better than fifth at an Olympics or World Championships.…

  8. U.S. Olympians, figure skaters react to Evan Lysacek’s announcement

    Dec 10, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

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    An outpouring of social media support followed Evan Lysacek‘s announcement that he would not defend his Olympic figure skating title. They came from fellow figure skaters, of course, but also the U.S. Olympic community. The widespread well wishes showed the level of admiration and respect for Lysacek across the Olympic landscape. Here’s a selection of posts:…

  9. Evan Lysacek will not compete at Sochi Olympics (video)

    Dec 10, 2013, 8:22 AM EDT

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    Evan Lysacek will not defend his Olympic figure skating title. Lysacek, 28, was unable to recover fast enough from a torn labrum in his left hip to qualify for the Sochi Olympics, he said on TODAY on Tuesday morning. The Chicago Tribune first reported the news overnight, saying Lysacek would not compete at all this season.…

  10. Evan Lysacek doing triple jumps in practice

    Oct 28, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT

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    Doctors have not cleared Evan Lysacek to attempt quadruple jumps yet, but the Olympic figure skating champion said he has been doing triple jumps in practice as he attempts to return from a hip injury. He made the comments to The Associated Press two days after saying he was back to “light training.” Lysacek, 28, hasn’t competed…

  11. Evan Lysacek unsure when he will return to competition

    Oct 26, 2013, 2:23 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK – Evan Lysacek is back on the ice doing light training but said he couldn’t speculate on a return from a hip injury. Lysacek, 28, hasn’t competed since his 2010 Olympic title, his comeback delayed and delayed and delayed by injuries. The latest, a torn labrum in his left hip, forced him to withdraw…

  12. U.S. men’s figure skaters mired in quad quandary

    Oct 21, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

    Max Aaron

    DETROIT — Down went Max Aaron. Down went Adam Rippon. It’s the hardest puzzle piece to snap into place in men’s figure skating leading up to the Sochi Olympics: the quadruple jump. And after the season’s first Grand Prix event, it continues to be an elusive element for the top U.S. men. Only Skate America’s…

  13. U.S. men’s race for Olympic figure skating spots wide open

    Oct 18, 2013, 9:41 PM EDT

    Jason Brown

    DETROIT — Already a mystery not to be solved until January, the road to Sochi for the American men got even more clouded with the short program at Skate America on Friday night. In the first Grand Prix of the Olympic season, reigning national champion Max Aaron fell (literally) to sixth place out of eight…

  14. Analyzing Infostrada’s Olympic medal predictions

    Oct 8, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

    Shaun White

    The Olympic medal prediction service Infostrada released an update of its Sochi 2014 medal table and event-by-event picks Monday. Here’s a look at the highlights: Norway and Germany were tapped to win the most overall medals (37), with Norway winning the most gold (15). The U.S. took home the most medals in 2010, also 37…

  15. Evan Lysacek has torn labrum in hip, out of Skate America

    Sep 30, 2013, 11:28 AM EDT

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    Evan Lysacek‘s comeback is being delayed again. The 2010 Olympic figure skating champion has a torn labrum that will force him to miss Skate America, Oct. 18-20 in Detroit. “I’m working with my doctors, but my injury will prevent me from competing at Skate America,” Lysacek said at the U.S. Olympic media summit in Park City,…

  16. Report: Evan Lysacek in doubt for Skate America

    Sep 23, 2013, 4:01 PM EDT

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    Could Evan Lysacek‘s comeback be delayed again? Lysacek, the 2010 Olympic champion, withdrew from the U.S. International Classic two weeks ago with an abdominal tear. The season-opening event was supposed to be his first figure skating competition since the Vancouver Games. He’s not 100 percent yet, three and a half weeks before his next scheduled event. The…

  17. Evan Lysacek’s coach ‘a little worried’ because ‘clock is ticking’

    Sep 16, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT

    Evan Lysacek

    Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek is running out of time to start his competitive comeback. “I’m a little worried because the clock is ticking,” Lysacek’s coach, Frank Carroll, told the Chicago Tribune‘s Phil Hersh. “He has to go somewhere and do something to get qualifying score.” Lysacek, 28, pulled out of last week’s U.S. International Classic with a “slight…

  18. Evan Lysacek withdraws from U.S. International Classic

    Sep 9, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT

    Evan Lysacek

    Evan Lysacek‘s return is being pushed back again. The 2010 Olympic champion, who hasn’t competed since the Vancouver Games, pulled out of this week’s U.S. International Classic in Salt Lake City with a “slight abdominal tear,” according to a U.S. Figure Skating (USFSA) release. Lysacek, 28, did not skate in 2011-12 due to disagreements with…

  19. Evan Lysacek ‘is in pain,’ coach Frank Carroll says

    Aug 22, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT

    Evan Lysacek

    Evan Lysacek is six months out from the Sochi Olympics and three weeks from his first competition since winning the 2010 Olympics, but he’s far from 100 percent. “We’re at the trial and error stage,” Lysacek’s coach, Frank Carroll, told USA Today. “He’s recovering from his injuries and his surgeries which were a lot more extensive…

  20. Evan Lysacek set for first competition since 2010 Olympics

    Jul 23, 2013, 4:32 PM EDT

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    2010 Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek‘s long-awaited return is less than two months away. U.S. Figure Skating announced Lysacek as one of the entries for the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City from Sept. 11-15. Other U.S. skaters in the event include 2010 Olympic silver medalists and world champions in ice dancing…

  21. Lysacek healthy again; ready to repeat

    Jan 28, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

    Evan Lysacek

    Vancouver figure skating champ Evan Lysacek missed out on competing at nationals in Omaha this weekend, but says he’s fully recovered from a November 20 surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle and says he’ll be ready for Sochi. “I’m glad to be here — with mixed emotions, of course,” Lysacek, resigned to the role…