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...
Feud between Swedish figure skating clubs results in murdered bunny. [The Local] Read more...
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office. It...Show More Summary
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.
Justin Bieber gave his freshly inked ‘Eagle’ tattoo an airing when he and his friends swung by the Waterloo Skate Park in Sydney for a spot of shirtless skateboarding on Sunday. The 19-year-old singer cut a fit figure as he displayed ripped abs and an almost full sleeve of tats while going through his paces... Show More Summary
This photo by Gonzalo Fuentes of Reuters shows French figure skating duo Vanessa James and Morgan Ciprès performing at the ISU Bompard Trophy event at Bercy in Paris on Sunday. James, while balancing her body on her partners head, points to the side with an incredibly poised look on her face as she twirls in the air. Show More Summary
PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 17: Vera Bazarova and Yuri Larionov of Russia perform during in the Gala Exhibition on day three of Trophee Eric Bompard ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 at the Palais Omnisports de Bercy on November 17, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images) Read more...
We’re not saying that the reason Wario entered Figure Skating Singles is that no one wanted to be his partner, but… pic.twitter.com/NW6Tfawnwc — Mario & Sonic (@MarioSonicGames) November 6, 2013
17-year-old Han Yan has won the Cup of China which is, apparently, one of the world's biggest figure skating events. Han, his family, and CCTV are extraordinarily proud. [ more › ]
A portion of a Nintendo Life review... Mario and Sonic 2014 feels like a minor progression, and not the huge leap you might be expecting. Taking a lot of its cues from the 2010 game, and ignoring the rapid-fire party experience of 2012, this latest edition hits some of the right buttons, but they’re the same unremarkable buttons that were hit four years ago. Full review here
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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
Johnny Weir will be serving as a figure skating analyst for NBC at the Sochi Olympics, but he’s disappointed some people: … Despite his sexual orientation, despite his marriage to a man in 2011, despite his long track record of (not always wisely) saying what is on his mind, Weir said Wednesday that he planned [Read more...]
Back-to-back US figure skating champion Ashley Wagner is the newest CoverGirl, joining the likes of Sofia Vergara and Pink as a spokeswoman for the classic beauty brand. As a top-ranking athlete, with rigorous performances and intense...Show More Summary
(NEW YORK) — Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek says he’s doing double and triple jumps in practice as he tries to come back from injury in time to defend his title in Sochi. The American tore the labrum in his left hip in a fall on a quad in training Aug. Show More Summary
So what do we know about the state of women’s figure skating after the first two Grand Prix events of the Olympic season?
You're not a true "Breaking Bad" fan until you've watched "Breaking Ice," yes, a "Breaking Bad" ice skating tribute. Sharidan Williams-Sotelo, an assistant editor on "Breaking Bad" is behind the figure skating homage to the Emmy-winning AMC series. See the video below. h/t Slate
Sharidan Williams-Sotelo, an assistant editor on Breaking Bad (who also cut the "Ozymandias" promo for the series), created "a figure skating homage" to everyone's favorite show about a chemistry teacher who starts a meth empire. Director Rian Johnson called our attention to this wonderful work of art, and we are very glad he did.
NBC is beefing up their booth for the Sochi Olympics by adding figure skaters Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski as well as ice dancer Tanith Belbin to their broadcast team. Weir and Lipinski will serve as figure skating analysts for NBC while...Show More Summary
The whole city of Alberta and millions of TV viewers were thrilled to watch the “Battle of the Brians”, one the highlights of the XV Olympic Winter Games. Between these two, the men’s figure skating title was up for grabs in the free programme. Show More Summary