Figure Skating

How a football guy can become a figure skating guy

https://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7508069-how-a-football-guy-can-become-a-figure-skating-guy/<p>I can hear it now: “Too much skating” in the Being …

Winter Sports

Protesters block wind-turbine sites

Protesters blocked the entrances to three wind-turbine construction sites near Chatham Thursday morning.<p>The protest group, Water Wells First, has for …

Southwestern Ontario

Former Olympians Joannie Rochette, Jennifer Robinson head Skate Canada Hall of Fame class

That Joannie Rochette and Jennifer Robinson should glide into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame together makes perfect sense.<p>Over a 15-year stretch …

Winter Sports

Canada's elite athletes are smoking, eating and investing in pot

Top performers enter tricky landscape with pending legalization of weed<p>Canada's elite athletes are smoking, eating and investing in marijuana. Is a …

Cannabis

While you were sleeping: Taliban writes Trump, head-on crash on bridge

<b>The Taliban has penned an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump</b>, urging him to withdraw the country’s 8,400 troops from Afghanistan.<p>In a long …

Canadian News

Joannie Rochette to enter Skate Canada Hall of Fame

31-year-old captured bronze at Vancouver Games just days after mom died of a heart attack<p>Joannie Rochette, who captured the hearts of Canadians when …

Winter Sports

Girl, 13, dead after driver slams into patrons at French pizzeria

SEPT-SORTS, France -- A man who may have been trying to kill himself rammed his car into a pizzeria east of Paris on Monday, killing a 13-year-old …

Winter Sports

Figure skater trying to stay positive ahead of Olympic qualifying event

GOYANG (Yonhap) -- Former South Korean national figure skating champion Lee June-hyoung said Saturday he's trying to mai

Olympics

The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Everyone is On Vacation, Supreme is Big in Russia, and Solange Takes a Mirror Selfie

How's your summer going? Is your soul getting sucked out of your eyes by your LED screen while everyone you know is currently on some far flung island, photographing their hotdog legs? Well, be prepared to endure some more (particularly well-dressed) Instagram-induced FOMO. Turns out French It …

Fashion

Hanyu returns to ‘Onmyoji’ soundtrack for Olympic season

Reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu said Tuesday he will be using the soundtrack from the film “Onmyoji” (The Yin-Yang Master) for his free skate …

Winter Sports

Date Annouced for Baseball Fall Prospect Camp

Story Links<p><b>CINCINNATI -</b> Xavier baseball announced it will hold its annual Fall Prospect Camp on Saturday, October 14 at Hayden Field.<p>The all-day camp …

Six months out: PyeongChang Olympic daily events to watch

A daily roadmap for the Winter Games.

Olympics

Hong Kong’s Christy Leung dreams of Beijing 2022 with the help of guru to the champions

Hong Kong’s top figure skater, Christy Leung Yi, is seeking help from Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu’s choreographer as the 14- year-old aims to …

Hong Kong

Japanese teen Kaori Sakamoto eyes winter Olympic Games after topping figure skating short programme in Hong Kong

Japan’s world junior bronze medallist Kaori Sakamoto topped the ladies’ figure skating short programme in Hong Kong on Friday as the talented …

Hong Kong

Figure skating: Hanyu makes emotional return to Yokohama rink

Two-time figure skating world champion and 2014 Sochi Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu performed an exhibition program Wednesday at a rink where he …

Winter Sports

Ex-natl. figure skating champ headed to final Olympic qualifying event

Former South Korean national figure skating champion Lee June-hyoung is headed to the final Olympic qualifying event.Lee

Olympics

Olympian Gracie Gold opens up about body standards, pressure in figure skating

Figure skater Gracie Gold makes it look easy on the ice — but the 21-year-old admits that her life is anything but.<p>Gold has a lot on her plate right now: She's currently training for the 2018 Winter Olympics, coming back from a difficult season and a change in coaches earlier this year, all the …

Winter Sports

Olympic trials in figure skating to get under way this week

The national Olympic trials in figure skating will get under way this week, kicking off a series of three competitions t

Olympics

Xavier Baseball Announces Hire of Charlie White to Volunteer Assistant Position

<b>CINCINNATI –</b> Xavier head baseball coach Billy O'Conner has announced the addition of Charlie White as volunteer assistant coach. White joins the …

Baseball

How Waterworld Became a $175 Million Epic

It was a legendarily expensive action vehicle for Kevin Costner in 1995, but Waterworld originally began life as a subtly different story... • facebook …

Movies

The 2018 Winter Games: Korea's search for legacy, healing — and fans

Print<p>PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — From a bird’s-eye view, PyeongChang, the soon-to-be host to thousands converging at the world’s largest sporting …

Canadian News

The 2018 Winter Games: Korea's search for legacy, healing — and fans

Print<p>PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — From a bird’s-eye view, PyeongChang, the soon-to-be host to thousands converging at the world’s largest sporting …

Canadian News

Predators fan Hamilton inspires novice skaters

Another notable name did his part for that cause this week. Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater Scott Hamilton taught a power skating session …

Ice Hockey

'If Calgary gets a Games, then I can't retire': Olympic bid lights fire under elite Canadian athletes [Video]

CALGARY — Sam Edney calls himself a “legacy baby.”

Canadian News

‘I’ll be old, but I’ll be there’: Why Canada’s Olympians are dreaming of Calgary 2026

Print<p>CALGARY — Sam Edney calls himself a “legacy baby.”<p>Were it not for the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary, he might never have tried luge and he …

Canadian News

Red, White & Trending: July 14-20

What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're …

Team USA

'I'll be old, but I'll be there': Why Canada's Olympians are dreaming of Calgary 2026

CALGARY — Sam Edney calls himself a “legacy baby.”<p>Were it not for the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary, he might never have tried luge and he certainly …

Olympics

WATCH LIVE: Usain Bolt in final race before world championships

Bolt, who has two meets left before retiring, puts a four-year winning streak on the line in his toughest test since Rio.

Olympics

Lilly King ready for ‘awkward’ first encounter with Yulia Efimova at worlds

King has nothing to say to her Russian rival as they prepare for three duels in Budapest.

Olympics

Marcel Kittel crashes out of Tour de France (video)

The green jersey race is now all but decided.

Olympics