Alysa Liu of US lands quad lutz, wins Junior Grand Prix
Alysa Liu became the first American woman to land a quad in competition when she hit her signature quadruple lutz during a dominant free skate to win the Junior Grand Prix on Saturday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — French skating champion Mae-Berenice Meite has been added to the lineup of the inaugural Aurora Games.
Meite, a five-time French national champion, will join Mirai...
With no flag or anthem, Russians end Olympics with gold
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — They weren't allowed to fly their flag or play their anthem. That didn't mean there were no celebrations for the Russians in Pyeongchang.
A drought-breaking hockey victory on Sunday and a women's figure skating title provided a prestige boost for a team of athletes who arrived at the Winter Games amid the humiliation of International Olympic Committee sanctions for a doping scheme in Sochi four years earlier.
Russians finally celebrate gold at Olympics after scandals
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After two weeks of Olympic competition, the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" finally have a gold medal.
Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating title Friday to become the first Russian to win a Winter Olympic event since the doping-hit 2014 Sochi Games.
Russians have a good shot at women’s figure skating gold
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Russians have a good shot at winning their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics when teenager figure skaters Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva take the ice for the women's free skate.
Zagitova and Medvedeva were in first and second place, respectively, after the women's short program, where they had the highest scores ever. First Medvedeva broke the record she'd set the week before during the team competition, then Zagitova broke that record.
What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 11 of the Olympics
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Re-entry after a three-day weekend can be hard. But remember, the Olympics are still going on! We're here with the highlights to help get you through your Tuesday that feels like a Monday because of Presidents Day. (All times Eastern.)
U.S. women’s figure skating struggling to generate interest
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA It wouldnt be quite accurate to say that the skating world misses Tonya Harding. The U.S. Figure Skating Association banned her for life after her motley crew of hangers-on bashed Nancy Kerrigans knee in 1994, launching one of the most bizarre sports stories ever.
As men go quad crazy, women’s figure skating bumps ceiling
When the sprightly youngster with the blond hair and brilliant smile stepped onto the ice at the White Ring in Nagano, she knew it would take a flawless program to win Olympic gold.
Figure skater Gracie Gold withdraws from US championships
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder.
Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments, and her decision to skip nationals in January ends any chance of her competing at next year's Winter Olympics.
Medvedeva and Chen lead after Rostelecom Grand Prix short
MOSCOW (AP) — Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia was both languid and precise as she continued her domination of women's figure skating, nearly breaking her own world record with a superb short program at the Rostelecom Cup on Friday.
Nathan Chen of the United States landed two quads to take a strong lead after the men's short program of the cup, the first of the six-leg figure skating Grand Prix series.
South Korea’s Olympic ringers sing their way onto the team
MOSCOW (AP) — To earn a place on South Korea's team for next year's Olympics, you may need to brush up on your singing.
A rendition of the national anthem in front of immigration officials is a daunting but necessary hurdle faced by the many foreign-born athletes seeking to represent the home team at the Pyeongchang Games.
South Korean skater Choi wins gold at Asian Winter Games
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Choi Da-bin of South Korea held her lead from the short program to win the gold medal in women's figure skating at the Asian Winter Games on Saturday.
Skating to music from Doctor Zhivago, Choi landed all her jumps cleanly with the exception of a triple salchow she under-rotated. First after the short program, Choi received a total of 187.54 points.