Japan's figure skating king Yuzuru Hanyu on Wednesday warned rivals that his Olympic and world gold medal double earlier this year was no fluke, promising more fireworks in the new season. The 19-year-old, who also won the Grand Prix...Show More Summary
- Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported on Fri...
Personal trainer Ingrid Nelson's fitness journey started with 16 years of figure skating, and she's been physically fit ever since. Nelson is a name to know in the D.C. fitness world — she...
Jay Adams, a California beach boy who became a seminal figure in skateboarding as a member of the Zephyr Skate Team portrayed in the 2005 film “Lords of Dogtown,” has died. He was 53.
Before this crazy kid was skating through Hollywood as television star she was just another little figure skating fanatic growing up in Medfield, Massachusetts. Can you guess who she is?
As soon as I heard that a U.S. Olympic figure skating pair threw out a first pitch at a Major League Baseball game, I thought to myself it had to be in Tampa Bay. There have been a few wacky first pitches at other ballparks this year—for example San Diego and Detroit—but when it comes to […]
Figure skating champion Michelle Kwan appears in a new television ad touting her husband Clay Pell (D) for Rhode Island governor. "One of the reasons I'm so excited about my husband Clay Pell's candidacy is because Clay is committedShow More Summary
(CNN) – U.S. figure skating legend Michelle Kwan has been featured in endorsements for Coca-Cola, Chevrolet and Campbell's Soup. Now she's promoting something else: Her husband's political campaign. The Olympic medalist and five-time world champion stars in a new ad for Clay Pell, who's competing in Rhode Island's crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary on September 9. […]
The construction of the figure skating and short-track skating venue, ice hockey I and II stadiums, as well as the speed skating oval, is scheduled to be completed by October 2016, in order to host test events during the 2016 to 2017 winter season. Read more about PyeongChang 2018’s ice sport venues.
Justina Pelletier loved to figure skate, but now she’s bound to a wheelchair. The 16-year-old is back with her family in Massachusetts after spending 16 months hospitalized and in state custody.
The more nothing changes, the less appeal the sport will have After two weeks out of the country, in a place where it was easier to escape because Internet access was (delightfully) spotty, it’s time to weigh in about a couple things that happened during the time away.
I get the object of elections is to win and as it's not figure skating so there are no style points for how you accomplish that. But after listening to Team GOP spend years whining about how how tea party...
She was clearly hugely talented. Arakawa was the senior national champion in Japan in both 1998 and 1999 and her Olympic debut, in front of the Japanese fans, was attended by the Emperor and Empress of Japan. A glittering career seemed certain, with her 13th place in Nagano seen as the springboard for greatness. But then her career faltered. Show More Summary
But they had had to overcome some adversity. Two years previously, while competing in America, the pair had lost their balance during a difficult lift and Totmyanina had fallen face-first to the ice. She was knocked unconscious for several minutes and was not allowed to return to the ice for ten days. Show More Summary
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Olympic figure skating medalists Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, aka the most fabulous commentating duo in all the land, showed up at Churchill Downs on “The Today Show” Friday morning to show off a little bit of their fashion fierceness ahead of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, where they’ll be helping NBC with their race coverage. Al Roker can barely […]
Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are back! NBC tapped the dynamic duo as fashion correspondents for the Kentucky Derby. The two shot to post-competition fame for their fantastic commentary on figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Show More Summary
Think of the hats! Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will join NBC Sports Group for its coverage of the Kentucky Derby, the network has announced. Get scoop on 39 must-watch finales The duo's figure skating analysis — as well as their outfits — earned much acclaim during the Sochi Olympics in February. Show More Summary
Everyone’s favorite announcing couple, figure skating analysts Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, are not fading away from the limelight now that winter has finally turned into spring. The pair were a hit for their live figure skating commentary during the Winter Olympics. Not only did they bring a cutting edge and real criticism and analysis […]
When Johnny Weir retired from figure skating and glided off the ice for good, we didn’t think much of it. But little did we know a storm was brewing. It would be a tale with all the drama of the most technically adventurous skating routine, all the panache of the most outlandish costume accessories and […]