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Yulia Lipnitskaya

  1. Mao Asada wins World Championship; U.S. finishes with no medals

    Mar 29, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

    Mao Asada, Julia Lipnitskaia, Carolina Kostner

    U.S. women finish fifth, seventh, eighth to earn three spots for 2015.

  2. Seeking redemption, Asada leads with world record short program

    Mar 27, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT

    Mao Asada. AP Photo.

    Yuna Kim’s Vancouver short program no longer the best ever.

  3. Worlds preview: U.S. ladies aim to break eight-year slump

    Mar 25, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds. Getty Images.

    The last American women to stand on the podium at the World Championships? Kimmie Meissner and Sasha Cohen – in 2006.

  4. Russian Olympic medalists receive luxury cars

    Feb 27, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

    Tatyana Volosozhar, Maksim Trankov

    Sochi stars each receive Mercedes-Benz, but what about those too young to drive?

  5. Watching Yulia Lipnitskaya through the eyes of another prodigy … Nadia Comaneci

    Feb 20, 2014, 8:32 AM EDT


    “She will have to deal with a different pressure than I had to deal with.”

  6. Figure skating preview: Yuna Kim, Yulia Lipnitskaya, Mao Asada lead the way

    Feb 19, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT


    Event starts Wednesday and continues into Thursday.

  7. What to watch on Day 12 of Sochi Olympics

    Feb 18, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

    Ted Ligety

    The compelling events, athletes and storylines of the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 19.

  8. Figure skating order for women’s short program set

    Feb 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT


    Plan your day around the big names in the short program.

  9. Russia turns back skating clock in team event

    Feb 9, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT


    Country’s first figure skating gold since 2006.

  10. Yulia Lipnitskaya, 15, wins European Championships

    Jan 17, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT

    Hungary Figure Skating

    Fifteen-year-old Russian Yulia Lipnitskaya got the skate she wanted ahead of the Sochi Games at the European Championships Friday, earning her first-ever title there just weeks ahead of the Olympics. Lipnitskaya cruised by defending champion Carolina Kostner, the Italian, who finished in third. Lipnitskaya’s teammate, 17-year-old Adelina Sotnikova was second, scoring a 202.36 to the…

  11. Lipnitskaya holds off Kostner, Savchenko/Szolkowy win at Grand Prix of Russia

    Nov 23, 2013, 8:37 AM EDT

    Julia Lipnitskaia

    Battling nerves and an experienced foe, 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya skated to a gold-medal win Saturday afternoon at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, becoming just the second woman this season to win two Grand Prix golds. The home favorite’s 190.80 barely edged out 2012 world champion Carolina Kostner’s 190.12, advancing the teen to the Grand Prix…

  12. Lipnitskaya, 15, skates to the lead at Russian Grand Prix

    Nov 22, 2013, 9:31 AM EDT

    Yulia Lipnitskaia

    At the end of her short program, 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya of Russia draws a heart on the ice, then scoops shavings off the rink, sprinkling them over her to finish. The fragile finish is an emotional one, but Lipnitskaya was anything but fragile Friday at the Rostelecom Cup, where she captured the arena’s hearts and…