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Alysa Liu to make debut in Canada and more notes on figure skating Grand Prix season assignments
The Olympic season will begin in Las Vegas with Skate America, where all four reigning U.S. champions are entered.
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Former U.S. pairs champ Danny O’Shea and Chelsea Liu announce partnership
O'Shea is the 2018 Four Continents champion with Tarah Kayne, while Liu previously competed with Brian Johnson.
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Olympic pairs’ figure skating champions will not return to competition
Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot, the 2018 Olympic pairs' figure skating champions who haven't competed in three years, will not return to competition.
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Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva on 2022 Winter Olympics: 'This is all that’s left'
Now 24, the Russian "Empress" returned to worlds six years after winning to claim the silver medal, followed by a World Team Trophy victory.
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Decorated pairs’ skaters Vanessa James, Eric Radford team up for Olympic season
Both world and Grand Prix Final medalists with different partners and for different nations, James and Radford are teaming up in time for the 2022 Olympic season.
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In figure skating’s long, strange trip of a season, Nathan Chen showed the way
After the cancellation of the 2020 World Championships, through dealing with two more COVID-19 waves, the season came to a satisfying end.
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Russia scores first World Team Trophy victory with U.S. in second
After two silver medals and a bronze at the last three ISU World Team Trophy competitions, Russia finally scored its first victory.
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Russia still dominant at World Team Trophy; Nathan Chen ends season with personal victory
With both its reigning world champion pairs’ team and ice dance team displaying winning programs, Russia continues to lead the standings over the U.S. and Japan after Day 2 at the ISU World Team Trophy in...
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Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker latch on to humor, joy and being organic
The three-time U.S. bronze medalists have had to fight their way into the crowded U.S. ice dance spotlight, competing alongside all-time greats.
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Chen tops Hanyu in short program; Russia leads at World Team Trophy
Russia leads six of the top nations after the first day of the World Team Trophy, while Nathan Chen outscored Yuzuru Hanyu in the men's short program.
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Jason Brown, Rohene Ward seek to spread the light with “Sinnerman” program
When choreographer Rohene Ward contemplates a new program for Jason Brown, he asks himself: How are we trying to touch people? With frustrations in the Black community growing and COVID-19 tightening its...
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2021 World Team Trophy figure skating TV, live stream schedule
Nathan Chen and Yuzuru Hanyu compete one last time this season, but this time it's for their countries at World Team Trophy, live on Peacock Premium.
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A champion figure skater’s new pursuit: fighting racism
Michelle K. Hanabusa, a former competitive figure skater, was a co-founder of Hate Is A Virus, a nonprofit started to dismantle racism and hate.
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Nathan Chen leads U.S. team looking to defend at World Team Trophy
Nathan Chen leads the U.S. squad that will go up against a stacked Russian team at World Team Trophy, April 15-17 in Osaka, Japan.
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Seven takeaways from the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships
Highlighted by Nathan Chen’s brilliant free skate to win his third straight world title, learn the skating headlines as we approach the Olympic season.
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Where are the quads in pairs’ figure skating?
At the 2015 World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, five of the top seven pair teams attempted a quad element in their free skates, but a pair hasn't done a quad in three years. So, why aren’t pairs...
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With comeback drama adding to the moment, Nathan Chen skates into a league of his own
With one of the greatest skates of his career, Chen became the first U.S. skater to win three consecutive world titles since Scott Hamilton in 1983.
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Sinitsina/Katsalapov win first world title as Russians take three golds at skating worlds
Russian figure skaters earned their third gold medal – out of four up for grabs – of the 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships when Viktoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov won the ice dance...
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Nathan Chen overtakes Yuzuru Hanyu for world title with five quads
American Nathan Chen rallied past Japanese megastar Yuzuru Hanyu for the figure skating world title with a flawless, five-quadruple jump free skate.
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In sequel to 2017, Karen Chen reprises her worlds role with the same aplomb
Chen’s free skate at the World Championships was the key to getting a third women’s singles spot for her country at the upcoming Olympics.
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Russian women sweep figure skating worlds podium for first time
Russian women secured their first podium sweep in the 115-year history of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships on Friday night, thanks to two 16-year-olds and a 24-year-old.
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2021 World Figure Skating Championships results
2021 World Figure Skating Championships top 10 and notable results from Stockholm, Sweden.
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2021 World Figure Skating Championships TV, live stream schedule
How to watch the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships on TV and live streaming on Peacock.
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Russians Sinitsina, Katsalapov take early lead over U.S. teams in race for first ice dance world title
In the only discipline guaranteed to crown a new world champion, Viktoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead Hubbell/Donohue and Chock/Bates.
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Shocking U.S. failures and awesome Japanese successes in men’s short program at figure skating worlds
The men’s short program in Stockholm was as packed with a variety of surprises as the women’s had been.
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Mishina and Galliamov end Russian pairs’ gold-medal drought at debut senior worlds
Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov did what no Russian pairs’ team had been able to do in the previous eight years – win a world title – and they did so in their senior world championships debut.
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Yuzuru Hanyu leads Nathan Chen at figure skating worlds
Yuzuru Hanyu outscored Nathan Chen in the short program of the world figure skating championships, looking to beat him for the first time in three years.
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Making magic, and making it work: Sui and Han’s partnership with choreographer Nichol
Perhaps the most versatile, Sui Wenjing and Han Cong may have had more comebacks, misfortunes and reinventions than the rest of field at worlds combined.
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How the ice dance podium favorites stack up in Stockholm
Olympic medalist Tanith White assesses the top three teams at worlds: Hubbell and Donohue, Chock and Bates, and Sinitsina and Katsalapov.
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Russians in position to end pairs’ drought at figure skating worlds; U.S. best in years
A young pairs' team from Russia is in position to win at the world figure skating championships, potentially ending an eight-year gold-medal drought.
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In world women’s short program to leave viewers gasping, Anna Shcherbakova’s breathtaking skating filled the rare air at the top
There were multiple storylines emerging from the first event of the world championships. There were some breathtakingly beautiful skating moments, too.
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Anna Shcherbakova leads figure skating worlds; Karen Chen in medal contention
Anna Shcherbakova of Russia leads the world figure skating championships after the women's short program.
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A Russian ball at figure skating worlds? Women’s medal sweep possible, not probable
Russia could sweep the women's podium at the world figure skating championships, led by Anna Shcherbakova and Aleksandra Trusova.
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China’s Sui and Han must fend off three Russian pairs skating teams in Stockholm
All three Russian entries have a credible shot at returning their nation to the top of the podium for the first time in eight years, but China's Sui Wenjing and Han Cong stand in their way.
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Karen Chen hopes to reprise helping U.S. gain third women’s figure skating spot for upcoming Olympics
Four years after finishing a surprising fourth at worlds, Karen Chen returns in an effort to once again "save America."
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Reigning champ Nathan Chen doesn’t hide his anxieties about getting to, competing at figure skating worlds in Sweden
To face longtime rival Hanyu Yuzuru and defend his world title, Nathan Chen will travel more than 14 hours - his longest flight since the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A social media sensation, Elladj Baldé uses his new stature to champion figure skaters of color
Elladj Baldé, who had long wondered if there was a place in the sport for a Black man, suddenly found himself on social media, filling the vacuum that occurred when COVID-19 closures left skaters and their...
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John Zimmerman, figure skating coach and Olympian, suspended by SafeSport
Figure skating coach John Zimmerman has been suspended by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for a coverup of an alleged sexual abuse incident involving two of his students.
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Aliona Kostornaya, world’s top figure skater last season, leaves coach Yevgeny Plushenko
Aliona Kostornaya, the world's best figure skater last season, left coach Yevgeny Plushenko for Eteri Tutberidze in the latest change for a top Russian.
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Maria Sotskova, retired Russian figure skater, banned 10 years
Maria Sotskova, a retired Russian Olympic figure skater, received a 10-year ban from Russia's figure skating federation backdated to last April.
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U.S. pairs’ changes for world figure skating championships team
U.S. pairs' figure skating silver medalists Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson withdrew from the world championships.
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U.S. figure skating team for 2021 World Championships
Nathan Chen headlines the U.S. team for the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm in March.
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Russia names figure skating worlds team; Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva oldest in 14 years
Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva grabbed the last spot on Russia's three-woman team for the world figure skating championships.
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Starr Andrews inspiring more figure skaters to be 'Black Like Me'
A video of Starr Andrews skating to “Whip My Hair” when she was 9 has 56 million views on YouTube. But it’s the 19-year-old’s performance to “Black Like Me" that attracted an admiring tweet from former...
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Seiko Hashimoto named Tokyo Olympic president
Seiko Hashimoto, who appeared in seven Olympics — four Winter Olympics and three Summer Olympics, was named the Tokyo 2020 president.
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The 1961 U.S. figure skating world team lives on 60 years later, in memories and through the Memorial Fund
On Feb. 15, 1961, Sabena Flight 548, traveling from New York City to Brussels, crashed on approach. Among the dead were all 18 members of the U.S. world figure skating team, along with 16 coaches, officials...
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Bowe takes silver, world record falls on final day of speed skating worlds
Brittany Bowe closed out her ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships run with her best worlds result in the 1500m in six years.
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Bowe takes silver, world record falls on final day of speed skating worlds
Brittany Bowe closed out her ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships run with her best worlds result in the 1500m in six years.
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With third mass start world title, Joey Mantia now has more than any other man or woman
Joey Mantia had been struggling to finish his races with any motivation this season after a bout of COVID-19 left him fatigued, but it was his finish that earned him an unprecedented third mass start speed...
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With third mass start world title, Joey Mantia now has more than any other man or woman
Joey Mantia had been struggling to finish his races with any motivation this season after a bout of COVID-19 left him fatigued, but it was his finish that earned him an unprecedented third mass start speed...
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