Figure Skating

Patrick Chan cutting down on quads for Skate Canada

In contrast, top skaters like Hanyu and Chen frequently execute multiple quads<p>A recent training session that went awry has Patrick Chan scaling back …

Winter Sports

Shaun White’s crash lands him in hospital

Double Olympic snowboard champion <b>Shaun White</b> suffered a serious crash in training in New Zealand for the second time in as many months.<p>White was in …

Olympics

Yuzuru Hanyu works past jump errors in solid free skate at Rostelecom Cup

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Sports

Figure Skating: Chen wins grand prix opener, Hanyu second

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nathan Chen of the United States won the first grand prix event of the season in Moscow on Saturday, defeating Japanese rival Yuzuru Hanyu by just over three points.<p>The 18-year-old American doubled a triple lutz and did not stick to his announced free programme but still managed …

Auto Racing

Chinese farmer who traveled by rickshaw to three Olympics dies

<b>Chen Guanming</b>, the Chinese farmer who traveled by rickshaw to the last three Summer Olympics, died this week, a friend confirmed.<p>Chen, believed to be …

Olympics

Olympic Skating Without Russia? ‘Like a Meal Without Salt and Pepper’

MOSCOW — The Olympics continue to spin on a wobbly axis, trapped in a vortex of corruption and doping.<p>Who should be held responsible for Russia’s systematic doping, which operated furtively at the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi and was exposed by the same man who masterminded …

Olympics

Hanyu 2nd after short program

Defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu made two mistakes in his jumps Friday to finish second behind rival Nathan Chen in the men’s short program at …

Winter Sports

Hamilton Thrilled as U.S. Figure Skating Holds Major Event in Nashville

"I competed in the Eastern Great Lakes as a skater growing up, and this is it, this is Regionals," Hamilton said. "To dive in with the Predators to …

Skating

Five For Friday: Figure Skating

The first stop in the 2017 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series is stacked with Olympians and 2018 Olympic Winter Games hopefuls.<p>Olympians Marissa …

Team USA

Evgenia Medvedeva sets Grand Prix short program record at Rostelecom Cup

To define Evgenia Medvedeva as superlative is almost doing the Russian figure skater an injustice. On Friday, she put on a show in her home country …

Women's Sports

A Brief History of Directors Hating on Their Own Movies

<i>The Snowman</i>, a movie about a serial killer who uses the corpses of his victims to make snowmen with coffee beans for eyes, and whose main character …

Movies

Medvedeva and Chen lead after Rostelecom Grand Prix short

Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia was both languid and precise as she continued her domination of women's figure skating, nearly breaking her own world …

Sports

Actress Margot Robbie Completely Transforms Into Figure Skater Tonya Harding In New Biopic

The resemblance is uncanny.<p>Margot Robbie totally transforms into the world's most infamous figure skater in the first trailer for <i>I, Tonya</i>.<p>The <i>Suicide</i> …

Margot Robbie

Figure Skating’s Leading Man, Nathan Chen Has One Title That Has Helped Him Unequivocally: Little Brother

<i>Nathan Chen poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit on Sept. 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah.</i><p>Suddenly one of the leaders of his sport on the …

Team USA

Margot Robbie Calls The Truth 'Bullshit' In First I, Tonya Teaser!

1994 is SO 2017!!The first teaser trailer for <b>Margot Robbie</b>'s <i>I, Tonya</i> has debuted -- and tbh, it's everything!For those who need a crash course in …

Margot Robbie

Grand Prix of Figure Skating season hits the ground running

Olympic favourites Hanyu, Medvedeva both competing at opener in Moscow<p>Talk about starting with a bang.<p>The favourites to win Olympic gold in both the …

Olympics

Grand Prix figure skating: 10 male skaters to watch

<i>Ten men to watch this fall as the Grand Prix figure skating season starts this week …</i><p><b>Yuzuru Hanyu</b> <br>Japan<br>2014 Olympic champion, two-time world …

Olympics

Figure skater Gracie Gold makes a difficult but smart decision

What matters most now is that figure skater Gracie Gold gets well and can enjoy her life, healthy in mind and body, even if that means she doesn’t compete again this season or at the Winter Olympics in February in Pyeongchang, South Korea.<p>Gold, a two-time U.S. champion who contributed to a team …

Olympics

What's Next in October Sports: NBA Jumpstart, Football, and the World Series

Plus, hockey, golf, and NASCAR.

Winter Sports

The heartbreaking suicide notes left by "beautiful" figure skater who plunged to her death at St Paul's Cathedral

A figure skater who fell 100ft to her death left a heartbreaking suicide note saying sorry to her mother and to those who found her.<p>Lidia Dragescu, …

London

Olympic Skater Gracie Gold Is Battling Anxiety, Depression, and an Eating Disorder

Olympic figure skater Gracie Gold announced in September that she was taking some time off to “seek professional help.” Now, the 22-year-old is …

Mental Health

Yuzuru Hanyu-Nathan Chen duel opens Grand Prix season

The Grand Prix figure skating season will determine the Olympic favorites. It begins this week with a duel between the current leading man — <b>Yuzuru</b> …

Olympics

Figure skater Gracie Gold withdraws from Grand Prix Series

Figure skater Gracie Gold, an Olympic bronze medalist, withdrew from the upcoming Grand Prix Series, citing "depression, anxiety and an eating …

Winter Sports

Olympic skater Gracie Gold is seeking treatment for anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder, and our hearts are with her

We love Olympic figure skater Gracie Gold, and we admire her openness. Recently, Gold announced that she’s in treatment for an eating disorder, …

Winter Sports

Gracie Gold is taking a break from skating to treat eating disorder, depression

Just over a month after revealing she would be seeking “professional help” to deal with unspecified off-ice issues, U.S. figure skater Gracie Gold opened up about some of the details.<p>“I am currently in treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder,” the 22-year-old who helped Team USA to …

Sports

Gracie Gold Withdraws From Grand Prixs, In Treatment For Depression, Anxiety And Eating Disorder

<i>Gracie Gold poses for a portrait on April 28, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif.</i><p>Olympic medalist Gracie Gold announced Friday that she has chosen to …

Team USA

Gold withdraws from Grand Prix series

NEW YORK — Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion and 2014 Olympic team bronze medallist Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the Grand Prix …

Olympics

Behind the scenes — and seams — of one of Europe’s biggest and most lavish outdoor ice spectacles

<b>VERONA, Italy</b> — Intimissimi on Ice could easily be perceived as Europe’s answer to America’s Victoria’s Secret Runway Show — an overwhelming …

Irina Shayk

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Is Opening With Olympic Gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White | Times Square Chronicles

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Is Opening With Olympic Gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White<p>It’s that time of the year the world’s most famous …

Winter Sports

Polina Edmunds’ comeback begins Friday in Finland

SAN JOSE — Polina Edmunds’ road to the 2018 Winter Olympics begins Friday in Finland with her first major competition in 1½ years.<p>Edmunds, a Santa …

Winter Sports