Apr 9, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT
Top U.S. skaters hesitant to jump right into new music option.
Mar 29, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT
U.S. women finish fifth, seventh, eighth to earn three spots for 2015.
Mar 27, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT
Yuna Kim’s Vancouver short program no longer the best ever.
Mar 25, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
The last American women to stand on the podium at the World Championships? Kimmie Meissner and Sasha Cohen – in 2006.
Feb 20, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
There will be a bit of Olympic spirit at this year’s “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Feb 20, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Team USA’s Gracie Gold (4th), Ashley Wagner (6th) among today’s final group of skaters.
Feb 20, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT
“Olympic pressure is not easy to skate under and they all put out good performances.”
Feb 19, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT
As some expected, a Russian skater has emerged as the top challenger to Yuna Kim. But that skater isn’t the one most were expecting.
Feb 19, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT
Event starts Wednesday and continues into Thursday.
Feb 18, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT
The compelling events, athletes and storylines of the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 19.
Feb 18, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT
“He is the most extraordinary coach of our generation.”
Feb 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT
Plan your day around the big names in the short program.
Feb 9, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT
Country’s first figure skating gold since 2006.
Feb 8, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT
Bode goes for gold and figure skating team event wraps up.
Jan 31, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
This morning, three-time volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and two-time women’s soccer gold medalist Brandi Chastain helped the students at San Jose’s Archbishop Mitty High School send off one of their own: 15-year-old U.S. figure skater Polina Edmunds. Edmunds made the Olympic team after finishing second to Gracie Gold earlier this month in the…
Jan 28, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT
The new team event in Olympic figure skating carries secrecy. Just ask the U.S. skaters. “For us, we’ve been looking at it and evaluating what strategy to take for a while,” ice dancer Charlie White said. “Right now I don’t think we’re supposed to talk about too much strategy.” The U.S. skaters in the team event have…
Jan 17, 2014, 8:26 AM EDT
Gracie Gold showed off her juggling talent on “The Tonight Show” on Thursday. “We’re not up to flamethrowers or knives yet, but we’re getting there,” she told Jay Leno. “Fruit is good.” Wouldn’t you know it, Leno had a fruit bowl handy. Gold pulled out three lemons, stood up and juggled them flawlessly for about 15…
Jan 14, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT
Ashley Wagner and Mirai Nagasu weren’t the only skaters brought to tears over Sunday’s Olympic Team announcement. Wagner cried in joy after making the three-woman team for Sochi on Sunday, 13 hours after finishing fourth at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Nagasu, who was third at the U.S. Championships, wept during her exhibition skate Sunday night. Even U.S.…
Jan 12, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT
How does Gracie Gold plan to celebrate her first U.S. Championship? By flying. That will come after the Sochi Olympics, writes Nick McCarvel, who followed the 18-year-old as her feet soared above the ice during competition and barely touched the floor in a post-event cloud-nine whirlwind. Check out McCarvel’s piece from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston…
Jan 12, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT
Ashley Wagner is going to Sochi. A U.S. Figure Skating “international committee” chose Wagner as one of three women for the Olympic Team on Sunday, about 13 hours after she finished fourth at the U.S. Championships. “I’m at a loss for words right now,” said Wagner, who was teary Sunday. “It’s been a really long four…
Jan 11, 2014, 11:06 PM EDT
BOSTON — Saturday night in Boston it was a gold for Gold. Two-time national champion Ashley Wagner fell twice in her free skate, opening the door for teenager Gracie Gold – with a name to match – to capture her first U.S. Championships at TD Garden. Fifteen-year-old Polina Edmunds scored a 193.63, bettering Wagner by 10 points…
Jan 9, 2014, 11:19 PM EDT
BOSTON — What a difference a year can make. Twelve months ago at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Gracie Gold skated as the reigning junior champion in her first senior Nationals and bombed in her short program, finishing ninth and inspiring not-so-golden headlines. But she rebounded from that start, winning the free skate and finishing second,…
Jan 8, 2014, 6:30 AM EDT
Four years after they represented the U.S. at the Vancouver Games, Rachael Flatt and Mirai Nagasu return to the U.S. Championships this week in Boston for another shot at the Olympics, but they aren’t the headliners in the chase for the team’s three spots in Sochi. Instead, such distinction belongs to reigning and two-time national…
Nov 12, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT
U.S. figure skater Gracie Gold apologized on Twitter after a tweet mentioning Japanese figure skater Mao Asada with language that could be considered offensive was posted and deleted Sunday. Gold tweeted, “Onry one more sandwrich!” #mao #asada followed by an Instagram link on Sunday. Gold was tweeting after finishing fourth at the NHK Trophy in Tokyo, an event…
Nov 9, 2013, 8:41 AM EDT
Home favorites Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada thrilled the crowd in Tokyo Saturday at the NHK Trophy, winning respective Grand Prix titles. Takahashi, a bronze medalist at the 2010 Olympic Games, used a strong free skate to run away with the title, scoring a 268.31 overall to countryman Nobunari Oda‘s 253.16, who was second. American…
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