At the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, American Evan Lysacek won the men's singles figure skating gold medal without a single quadruple jump, while Russia's Evgeni Plushenko, who did have a quad in his program, took home silver. Four years later, this sort of scenario never materialized: Every top male competitor in Sochi had a quad in his program. Show More Summary
We’ve all heard the horror stories from Sochi: poor Wifi and cold coffee, but until now we’ve declined to comment due to the Winter Olympics lack of football. But finally we have a (tenuous) link: Winter Olympian, American figure skater Evan Lysacek is a Dead Ringer for four-time Ballon D’Or winner Lionel Messi. Lysacek is injured [...]
The Sochi Olympics will be a sad but exciting time for Evan Lysacek. Sad because if he had his way, he'd be defending the Olympic gold medal he won in Vancouver in 2010. Unfortunately, injuries knocked him out of commission late last...Show More Summary
Friday will mark the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia - and while we're excited to play spectator to our favorite cold-weather events (who among us can't wait to see Evan Lysacek on the ice?), there's obviously another component of the Olympics that we're keeping a close eye on: the fashion. Show More Summary
Special TODAY Correspondents Include Lindsey Vonn, Evan Lysacek and Kristi Yamaguchi
Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek will not be competing in Sochi, he announced on Today. "It's very difficult for me to say that, but my road to Sochi ends here," Lysacek told Matt Lauer on Tuesday. "It's been a difficult decision for sure. Show More Summary
Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip — "like you're being electrocuted" — would subside. And every day when he stepped on the ice, the searing throb of pain reminded him that passion alone can't fuel a dream.
Evan Lysacek, defending men's Olympic figure skating champion, will miss the 2014 Olympics in Sochi because of an injury. It's a blow to both the United States' medal hopes and the storyline aspect of the Games; Lysacek was expectedShow More Summary
Heeding his doctor's warnings, figure skating champion and Vera Wang muse Evan Lysacek has decided to forgo competing in the Sochi Olympics to avoid putting his body through the incredibly demanding stress necessary to be Olympic-ready. In an interview on the Today show, he explained: Read more...
The reigning Olympic figure-skating champion will not compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi because of a torn labrum in his hip. Evan Lysacek, who in 2010 became the first American man to win the Olympic title since Brian Boitano in 1988, said he will allow the injury to heal with rest and rehab, but […]
Evan Lysacek, the figure skater who took home the gold medal in men's singles during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, shared some sad news on "Today" Tuesday morning (Dec. 10) -- he will not be competing in 2014.
Competitive days seemingly numbered, he still adds up to something extra Within days, we are likely to find out what long has seemed like a foregone conclusion: that Evan Lysacek has given up the attempt to defend his Olympic figure skating title.
Team USA–Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek was on hand today to help unveil the Official Team USA Closing Ceremony Parade Uniform for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The look and others were revealed on the...Show More Summary
Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek has been chilling with fashion designer Vera Wang -- and some people even think they're dating.Gotta say... dude does love wearing Wang.
Little definitive about either's future While the skating futures of Evan Lysacek and Gracie Gold still have mainly unanswered questions, here are some updates on the their situations:
? When American Evan Lysacek won gold in figure skating at the Vancouver Olympics, Yahoo! Sports' Elvis Stojko had a huge problem with the result. Though he had no problem with Lysacek's performance, he did have a problem with the way...Show More Summary
Vera Wang is finally addressing the reports that she left her husband for much younger Olympian Evan Lysacek! The famed 63-year-old bridal gown designer, who was linked to… READ ON
We have a LOT to talk about with regards to the American chances at Worlds and next year’s Olympics, you guys. I’m not too worried about the women or the ice dancers at the moment, but when Evan Lysacek is talking about his comeback, I feel like the subtext of all of his very media-trained Read More...
OMAHA - Frank Carroll watched Evan Lysacek skate Monday.
What has seemed like a foregone conclusion for two months now is official: Evan Lysacek will not compete at next week’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Omaha after being sidelined in mid-November by surgery to repair a sports hernia.