The day Stephen Colbert warned everyone about has come — a pro athlete is gay. He just hopes homosexuals don't get their hands on any of his other sports, like figure skating or women's golf. And it's not just sports....
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I think we can all agree that if Beyonce had given up singing for figure skating, the costumes would have forced everyone else on the ice to step up their games. We can also all agree that the last costume in this slideshow — which wants you to think it is Not Safe For Work Read More...
Russian figure skating star Evgeny Plushenko is to appear on the ice Saturday for the first time since undergoing disc replacement surgery in January.
This might be THE LONGEST POST IN THE WORLD. But the thing is, SO MANY PEOPLE brought it in terms of their wacky/amazing skating get-ups this year, especially — no surprise — the ice dancers, and I wanted to bring as many to you as I can. I’ve covered all the medalists, as usual, but Read More...
Former Olympian Dorothy Hamill won three National Championships, a World Championship, and a gold medal during her competitive figure skating days and fought breast cancer a few years ago. Tonight she voluntarily withdrew from competition on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars citing a potentially irreparable spinal injury. Show More Summary
The 12,000-seat venue hosted the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix Final in December 2012 and the ISU Short Track World Cup in February 2013, with competitors at both events praising the new facility. "It's a beautiful arena and the atmosphere...Show More Summary
Any time a figure skater enters the fray on Dancing with the Stars, he or she can expect plenty of criticism related to the supposed advantage a skating career poses against other contestants on the show. But Dorothy Hamill says that the two endeavors are not nearly as similar as one might expect. Every season, there’s [...]
Dorothy Hamill says she turned to Dancing With The Stars for hope during her battle with breast cancer. Now she's looking to win the Mirror Ball herself. Her former Olympic figure skating teammate, Kristi Yamaguchi, appeared on Season...Show More Summary
It was a long time coming, but Kim Yu-na returned to ice skating last weekend to take the 2013 World Figure Skating Championship. The South Korean returned to the rink in late 2012 after being out of action for 20 months, stepping back...Show More Summary
LONDON, Ont. - After covering figure skating for 33 years, you learn to accept the partly subjective nature of judging in the sport.
Wagner and Gold finish 5th and 6th to gain U.S. 3rd figure skating spot for 2014 Olympics LONDON, Ontario — They should have divided the women's field at the World Championships into two flights, like a golf tournament.
Canadian edges Ten for men's championship with help of some questionable judging LONDON, Ont. — The first sellout crowd at the World Figure Skating Championships got what it came for, a victory by the national homey, Patrick Chan.
Results from the World Figure Skating Championships here on Thursday: Women Short Programme 1. Kim Yu-na (KOR) 69.97pts 2. Carolina Kostner (ITA) 66.86 3. Kanako Murakami (JPN) 66.64 4. Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN) 64.73 5. Ashley Wagner (USA) 63.98 6. Show More Summary
Chan the exception(al) in wacky night at worlds via Rickey.org Chan sets world record on way to men's short program win at World Figure Skating Championships The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Figure skater Ashley Wagner has a big task to accomplish this week. Along with U.S. teammate Gracie Gold, she has to place high enough to qualify the United States for three spots for next year's Olympics. But it will be tough for her...Show More Summary
LONDON, ONT. -- A decade ago, Carolina Kostner was the ingénue of the World Figure Skating Championships, a 16-year-old Italian who bounded around the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. like a frolicsome fawn as Michelle Kwan won her last of five world titles.