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Sui and Han take strong lead in pairs short

Sui and Han take strong lead in pairs short

As expected, Wenjing Sui and Cong Han of China easily won the Pairs short program at the 2012 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Wednesday in Minsk, Belarus.

Xiaoyu Yu and…

Sinitsina and Zhiganshin lead Russian sweep in short dance

Sinitsina and Zhiganshin lead Russian sweep in short dance

Victoria Sinitsina and Ruslan Zhiganshin led the Russian dancers to a sweep in the Short Dance as the 2012 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships officially opened Wednesday in Minsk,…

Aldridge and Eaton hope to challenge in Belarus

Aldridge and Eaton hope to challenge in Belarus

In their third season together, everything is looking up for 17-year-old Alexandra Aldridge and her 19-year-old partner Daniel Eaton. The duo has two U.S. titles to…

Caluza puts the Philippines on the map

Caluza puts the Philippines on the map

It’s hardly a new trend in figure skating for a skater to shift from representing one country in international competition to another. In the case of 21-year-old Christopher Caluza, who is…

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China’s Kexin Zhang surprises at Four Continents

China’s Kexin Zhang surprises at Four Continents

Last week in Colorado Springs, Colo., one of the biggest surprises came in the form of China’s 16-year-old Zhang Kexin.

The 5-foot-2 bundle of power finished in fifth place in her first ISU Championship event at…

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Winning streak ends for Davis and White; Virtue and Moir take 4CCs title

Winning streak ends for Davis and White; Virtue and Moir take 4CCs title

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir put an end to the nearly two-season long winning streak that USA’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White have enjoyed, winning the 2012 Four…

Sui and Han quad their way to 4CCs title

Sui and Han quad their way to 4CCs title

It was a performance that could change pairs figure skating at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Chinese national champions Wenjing…

Wagner captures 4CC title

Wagner captures 4CC title

The American ladies made a pronouncement to the rest of the world last night—they are back, and they are ready to start winning titles again.

Ashley Wagner, fresh off of her win at the U.S. National Championships, threw her hat…

Davis and White take the lead in Colorado Springs

Davis and White take the lead in Colorado Springs

The rivalry between training mates Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States and Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir from Canada continued in Colorado Springs, Colo., today at the 2012…

Sui and Han charm audience, win 4CCs short program

Sui and Han charm audience, win 4CCs short program

It was a hoe down of a good time at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships as Chinese national champions Wenjing Sui, 16, and Cong Han, 19,…

Chan wins second 4CC title by a landslide

Chan wins second 4CC title by a landslide

If you weren’t a believer before, you have to be now. Reigning World Champion Patrick Chan decimated the competition in the men’s free skate at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship, reinforcing the fact that he is…

Asada dons new costume; wins ladies short at 4CCs

Asada dons new costume; wins ladies short at 4CCs

Mao Asada, the 21-year-old former World Champion from Japan, showed off a new costume and rekindled confidence in today’s short program at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo.

With a strong short program—marred only by a glitch…

Despite Chan’s lead, men’s short belonged to Japan at 4CCs

Despite Chan’s lead, men’s short belonged to Japan at 4CCs

Reigning World Champion Patrick Chan, 21, took the lead after the short program at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Canadian was overshadowed, however, by the performances of the three Japanese competitors who…

Imai embraces change

Imai embraces change

Though Haruka Imai is still in the shadow of the Japanese  figure skating stars, she is certainly one to watch. This season she made some changes in her life—the most importantly, the switching of  coaches and moving from her native Tokyo…

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Abbott wins third U.S. title

Abbott wins third U.S. title

It was a mixed bag for the newly crowned U.S. Men’s champion at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

Jeremy Abbott, the 26-year-old from Aspen, Colo., was having perhaps the performance of his life in front of a packed house, while in the…

Denney and Coughlin capture gold at U.S. Nationals

Denney and Coughlin capture gold at U.S. Nationals

It was the third consecutive year that either Caydee Denney or John Coughlin ascended to the top step of the podium at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships…

Kostner takes fourth European title

Kostner takes fourth European title

Italy’s Carolina Kostner continued her stellar season in Sheffield at the 2012 ISU European Figure Skating Championships, taking her fourth title. Kiira Korpi of Finland held on to second place to earn her first silver medal, while Georgia’s…

Plushenko takes seventh European title

Plushenko takes seventh European title

Evgeni Plushenko skated off with his seventh European title Saturday at the 2012 ISU European Figure Skating Championship in Sheffield, Great Britain.

Overnight leader Artur Gachinski settled for the silver, making it one-two…

Wagner rebounds to gold at U.S. Nationals

Wagner rebounds to gold at U.S. Nationals

Before the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 20-year-old Ashley Wagner made some pretty bold statements about how things would shake out this year.

Often described as the ‘almost girl’, Wagner said that she would cast away her short program demons and win…

Davis and White take fourth consecutive title at U.S. Nationals

Davis and White take fourth consecutive title at U.S. Nationals

Even if the results were generally predictable, the figure skating was electrifying this afternoon at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championship free dance competition.

Reigning World Champions Meryl Davis and Charlie…

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