Alina Zagitova

Madoka Magica's Magia Record Game Ad Features Skating Gold-Medalist Alina Zagitova

Zagitova transforms into Madoka costume in ad marking game's 1-year anniversary<p>The official Twitter account for the <i>Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka</i> …

Anime

Japan's Abe oversees puppy handover to Russian Olympic champion

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on a three-day visit to Russia, took part on Saturday in the handing over of an Akita puppy to Russian Olympic champion figure skater Alina Zagitova.<p>Endo Takashi, head of the Association for the preservation of the purity of the Akito breed, …

Sport (UK)

Figure skating champion Zagitova gets dog for gold

MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova has been given a Japanese akita dog in a ceremony involving Japan's prime minister.<p>Zagitova said at this year's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that she had fallen in love with the akita breed — which she calls a "devoted friend" — while …

Japan

Coach: Yevgenia Medvedeva asked if Alina Zagitova could be held out of Olympics

The relationship between Russian figure skater <b>Yevgenia Medvedeva</b> and now former coach <b>Eteri Tutberidze</b> has turned icy, with the coach intimating …

Winter Olympics

Russian Medvedeva to work with Canadian coach Orser

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva, who won silver at this year’s Pyeongchang Olympics, has parted ways with long-time coach Eteri Tutberidze and will start working with Canadian Brian Orser, she said on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Figure Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - …

Sport (UK)

Canadian Kaetlyn Osmond captures women's world figure skating title

ASSAGO, Italy — Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andre Poje of Waterloo, Ont., captured bronze at the world figure skating championships on …

Figure Skating

Canada's Osmond wins world title as Zagitova, Kostner fall

ASSAGO, Italy — Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andre Poje of Waterloo, Ont., captured bronze at the world figure skating championships on …

Figure Skating

Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond wins world figure skating title

ASSAGO, Italy — Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andre Poje of Waterloo, Ont., captured bronze at the world figure skating championships on …

Figure Skating

Figure skating worlds offer 2nd chance to shine after Olympics

MILAN, ITALY — It was a lucky day today at the World Figure Skating Championships, not just for the skaters but for me too.<p>Why you ask? …

Winter Olympics

Carolina Kostner tops Alina Zagitova in world champs short program

Italian <b>Carolina Kostner</b> is the surprise leader after the short program at figure skating worlds, topping a woman half her age, Olympic champion <b>Alina</b> …

Figure Skating

Alina Zagitova eyes more gold at worlds; women’s preview

<b>Alina Zagitova</b> hasn’t lost internationally in 18 months, and that doesn’t figure to change this week at the world championships in Milan.<p>The …

Winter Olympics

World vault champion out for all of 2018

<b>Maria Paseka</b>, a two-time world vault champion and four-time Olympic medalist, said she is out for the rest of the year after December back surgery, …

Winter Olympics

Yevgenia Medvedeva misses figure skating worlds; all 2017 champs out

<b>Yevgenia Medvedeva</b> withdrew from next week’s world figure skating championships due to a recurrence of a right foot injury that kept her out of …

Winter Olympics

Lindsey Vonn eyes more hardware, history at World Cup Finals

<b>Lindsey Vonn</b> can break another age record and move closer to the last goal of her career on Wednesday. To do it, she must go through the Olympic …

Sports

U.S. sled hockey team dominates pool play, onto semifinals

The U.S. sled hockey team, bidding for a Paralympic three-peat, finished pool play with an 8-0 rout of host South Korea on Tuesday and won its three …

Olympics

13-year-old is first female figure skater to land two quads (video)

The next great Russian figure skater is 13-year-old <b>Alexandra Trusova</b>.<p>Trusova won the world junior title with an unprecedented two quadruple jumps in …

Winter Olympics

Photo finish decides famed World Cup 50km cross-country race (video)

The most hallowed World Cup cross-country skiing race — the Holmenkollen 50km in Oslo, Norway — was decided by a photo finish after more than two …

Winter Olympics

Chloe Kim rallies to win U.S. Open, notch unprecedented sweep (video)

<b>Chloe Kim</b> jumped from fifth place to win the Burton U.S. Open with her third and final run to become the first halfpipe rider to sweep the X Games, …

Winter Olympics

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Sport<p>Long touted as World Cup contenders thanks to an abundance of talent, Belgium claimed their biggest scalp ever in beating five-time winners …

Winter Olympics

Future Olympians? (via social media)

The Olympics brings out the best competitor in all of us. Every Olympian has to start somewhere, and many start after watching their favorite athlete …

Winter Olympics

Lindsey Vonn’s Olympic legacy

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games is expected to be the final Olympics for Lindsey Vonn.<p>“I’m going to miss the Olympics and that’s one of the reasons …

Winter Olympics

The best moments from figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

Figure skaters were busy at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Athletes from Canada, Russia, and the USA set new Olympic standards. Nathan Chen …

Winter Olympics

Who’s likely to field strong figure skating team in Beijing?

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Four years can be an eternity in figure skating. Injuries, ennui, growth spurts, coaching changes, even rules …

Winter Olympics

Winter Olympics: A Games to remind us that it is just sport after all

FROM crashing blades to sliding stars, teenage kicks to plain old “relateable dudes”, the PyeongChang Winter Olympics provided an avalanche of …

Evgenia Medvedeva

Best Alpine skiing moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics

From Lindsey Vonn’s final Olympic medal to a snowboarder winning an Alpine skiing race, check out the best moments from the 2018 Winter Olympics …

Winter Olympics

Best snowboarding moments from 2018 Winter Olympics

A pair of American teenagers became breakout stars, and a 22-year-old from the Czech Republic proved to be one of the most versatile athletes in …

Winter Olympics

Medvedeva, Zagitova and Hanyu cap Winter Olympics with beautiful gala performances

The best figure skaters in the world took to the ice one last time in Pyeongchang before Sunday’s Closing Ceremony, and the performances of Olympic champions Yuzuru Hanyu, Alina Zagitova and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva were nothing short of breathtaking.<p>Hanyu skated to Notte …

Winter Olympics

Russian hockey team gives life to anthem at Olympics

On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee rejected a late appeal from Russia to be reinstated prior to the close of the PyeongChang Games after …

International Olympic Committee

Exhibition gala closes out figure skating program in PyeongChang

Without the pressure of racking up points to land on the medal podium, the figure skating exhibition gala is a chance for the athletes to express …

Winter Olympics

OAR win hockey gold with 4-3 OT win over Germany

The Olympic Athletes from Russia triumphed in the no-NHL tournament where they were favored, winning the men’s hockey gold medal at a Winter Olympics …

Winter Olympics