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FIGURE SKATING: Zagitova wins women’s title, Chen leads U.S. men to 1-2-4 in Short...

Russia’s Olympic champ Alina Zagitova confirmed her preeminence at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City (JPN), while the American men’s trio...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Is Hanyu injury free? Is Chen ready to defend his title...

There are plenty of attractive story lines at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City (JPN), but the headline is the expected...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: Who will win 2019 figure skating worlds? My gold...

Yuzuru Hanyu reacts after his free skate at the 2018 Olympics, when he won a second straight Olympic gold. (Getty Images.) March 15, 2019 There are two ways to do figure skating predictions. One is based on the unlikely event that the top six or so skaters or couples in every discipline skate cleanly (wouldn’t […]
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LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part I: Thrills, yes, but...

As the calendar runs out on 2018, it’s worth looking back at the stories that were the most compelling, the most exciting and the most gut-wrenching over the course of the year. We’ve identified our top 10 stories of the year in Olympic sport, with today’s edition profiling nos. 10-6: 10. Cycling: Britain sweeps the […]
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FIGURE SKATING: Chen & Hubbell/Donohue win at Grand Prix Final

The U.S. scored two victories in the ISU Grand Prix Final in Vancouver (CAN), as both Nathan Chen and Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Chen and Zagitova headline Grand Prix Final

The climax of the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix comes this week with the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver (CAN), with senior and junior...

FIGURE SKATING: Hanyu & Zagitova win easily; Gold stuggles in Rostelecom Cup

The Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS) featured the reigning Olympic champions and both Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN; pictured) and Alina Zagitova (RUS) won easily, sending both to the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver next month. Hanyu scored an impressive 110.53 points to lead the Short Program by more than 20 points over Georgia’s Morisi Kvitelashvili, but […]
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FIGURE SKATING Preview: Gracie Gold returns; Hanyu and Zagitova headline Rostelecom Cup

The 23rd edition of the Rostelecom Cup, the Russian stop on the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix, is on this week at the Megasports Ice Palace in Moscow. It’s the fifth stop of six on the Grand Prix tour and the focus will be on qualifying for the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver (CAN) on […]
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FIGURE SKATING: Hanyu and Zagitova good as gold in Helsinki

The 2018 Olympic champions, Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), looked the part once again at the ISU Grand Prix of Helsinki with...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: OWG champs Hanyu and Zagitova on the ice in Helsinki

It’s hard to believe, but the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating has already reached the halfway mark with the Grand Prix in Helsinki...

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