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Spain’s Javier Fernandez captures European title; makes history

Spain’s Javier Fernandez captures European title; makes history

Javier Fernandez of Spain made history again by winning the European title at the 2013 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, on Saturday. He is the first skater from…

Amodio leads men at 2013 Europeans; Plushenko withdraws

Amodio leads men at 2013 Europeans; Plushenko withdraws

France’s Florent Amodio skated to the lead in the Men’s short program at the 2013 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb on Thursday. Javier Fernandez of Spain is a…

Fernandez tops men’s podium at Skate Canada; makes history

Fernandez tops men’s podium at Skate Canada; makes history

Javier Fernández of Spain became the first skater of his country ever to win an ISU Grand Prix event when he topped the podium at Skate Canada Saturday in Windsor. Canada’s two-time World champion Patrick Chan trailed him…

Fernandez upsets Chan, Oda in Men’s short program

Fernandez upsets Chan, Oda in Men’s short program

Javier Fernandez of Spain upset two-time and reigning World champion Patrick Chan of Canada to take the lead in the Men’s figure skating short program at…

Fernández makes figure skating history – again

Fernández makes figure skating history – again

Javier Fernández made figure skating history this season when he became the first Spanish skater not only to medal at the ISU Grand Prix (GP) of Figure Skating, but to qualify for the…

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Chan repeats as Grand Prix Final Champion

Chan repeats as Grand Prix Final Champion

Canada’s Patrick Chan repeated as the Grand Prix Final Champion in an exciting Men’s event at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final on Saturday.

Daisuke Takahashi of Japan rallied back from the short to take the silver, while newcomer Javier Fernandez…

Chan leads men at Grand Prix Final

Chan leads men at Grand Prix Final

The 2011-12 ISU Grand Prix Final and Junior Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating continued with the Senior Men’s Short Program.

Canada’s Patrick Chan captured the Men’s short program, however, neither he nor his competitors delivered perfect…

Hanyu takes Cup of Russia gold; Fernandez wins silver

Hanyu takes Cup of Russia gold; Fernandez wins silver

The Men’s event was the most intriguing one at the final stage of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series in Moscow, Russia. Depending on the relative placement of the top competitors, several skaters had a chance to join…

Chan skates to victory; Fernandez writes history

Chan skates to victory; Fernandez writes history

To the delight of the home crowd, World Champion Patrick Chan of Canada skated to the gold medal at Skate Canada International in Mississauga on Saturday. Spaniard Javier Fernandez wrote history by winning the silver, the first Grand Prix medal for…

Spain’s Fernández surprises at Skate Canada

Spain’s Fernández surprises at Skate Canada

Javier Fernández of Spain was the big winner Friday at Skate Canada International, beating two World Champions en route to his first place in the Men’s short program. 2010 World Champion Daisuke Takahashi (JPN) and 2011 World Champion Patrick Chan (CAN) had…

Fernández makes senior grand prix debut

Fernández makes senior grand prix debut

When Spain’s Javier Fernández placed 19th at the 2009 World Figure Skating Championships, he became the first male skater since 1956 from that country to qualify for the Winter Olympic Games.

Fernández was only 30th at Worlds in 2008, but placed…

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