Posts Tagged ‘2012 World Figure Skating Championships’

Brian Joubert: Reloaded

Brian Joubert: Reloaded

Brian Joubert of France has been a fan favorite ever since he burst onto the international scene at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in 2002.

Ten years have passed since his impressive bronze medal winning debut at…

Kostner captures gold in Nice

Kostner captures gold in Nice

“If you love something, let it go” goes the old proverb. On Saturday evening, it came true for the Italy’s Carolina Kostner at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championship. She claimed on Thursday that her goal at this…

Chan wins second consecutive World title

Chan wins second consecutive World title

Patrick Chan of Canada defended his title at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships, while Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi moved up one place up to capture the silver. Teammate Yuzuru Hanyu, who is making his first appearance at this event, catapulted…

Savchenko and Szolkowy capture fourth World title

Savchenko and Szolkowy capture fourth World title

In what was a spectacular showdown of the Pairs Long program at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships, Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany won their fourth…

Chan leads men in Nice

Chan leads men in Nice

Patrick Chan took the first step in defending his World title by winning the Men’s Short Program event on Friday afternoon. He is followed by Michal Brezina from the Czech Republic and Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi.

Chan had a shaky landing on his…

Virtue and Moir recapture World title

Virtue and Moir recapture World title

When the organizers of the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships decided to put the Ice Dance final first, their goal most likely was to ensure that…

Leonova takes short program at Worlds

Leonova takes short program at Worlds

The 2012 World Figure Skating Championships continued with the Ladies Short Program. Russia’s Alena Leonova, whose best achievement to date was a bronze medal at the ISU Grand Prix Final, won the event, followed by Japan’s Kanako Murakami….

Virtue and Moir lead Ice Dance in Nice

Virtue and Moir lead Ice Dance in Nice

A battle for the lead in Ice Dance was expected to feature only two teams at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships: the 2010 Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (CAN)…

Savchenko and Szolkowy land throw triple Axel; lead pairs in Nice

Savchenko and Szolkowy land throw triple Axel; lead pairs in Nice

The 2012 World Figure Skating Championships, which kicked off in Nice, France Monday with preliminary rounds, began in earnest on Wednesday with the Pairs Short…