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Ducks’ new state-of-the-art practice facility taking shape at Great Park in Irvine

• Construction continues on the blue glass facade and inside the lobby of the new Anaheim Ducks facility at the Great Park in Irvine, CA on Thursday, …

Ice Hockey

Simone Biles returns to competition, says, 'I would probably beat' her 2016 self

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The last time Simone Biles left a gymnastics competition, she had five Olympic medals – four of them gold – to show for it.<p>Her haul from the Rio Games capped off a remarkable stretch in which Biles also won three world all-around titles in the years leading up to the 2016 Olympics. …

Rio Olympics

Russia making progress toward being reinstated in track and field

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Russia could be provisionally reinstated to worldwide track and field competition in December if it meets certain conditions, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said Friday.<p>Track and field’s governing body suspeded Russia in November 2015 after a …

Sports

Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

TOKYO (AP) — The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday.<p>The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the Paralympic mascot will be known as Someity.<p>Miraitowa is a combination of the Japanese words for future and …

Sports

IOC's Thomas Bach not worried about shrinking 2026 Winter Olympic field

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Despite two possible bidders dropping out in recent weeks, IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race.<p>Austrian Olympic officials withdrew a project centered on Graz this month, and voters in Switzerland rejected …

Sports

Join us for this golden age of video journalism: a letter from our editor in chief

Everyone knows we’re living in a golden age of film and television. But we’re now in a similar golden age for video journalism—and it is worth your attention.<p>Quartz today launches a new weekly news program that’s a prime example—you can watch it here on Facebook, or below. And you can follow along …

Nathan Chen

Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall diagnosed with breast cancer

Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall said on social media Wednesday she’s recently been diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>Randall, along with U.S. teammate Jessie Diggins, made history in Pyeongchang by becoming the first American female cross country skiers to win an Olympic medal — and it was gold. …

Olympics

Gracie Gold to join Bay Area Olympian in her anticipated return to ice

Olympian Gracie Gold will perform for the first time in almost two years marking her return in November at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, U.S. Figure …

Figure Skating

All US champions to compete at Skate America in October

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) All six U.S. champions will compete at Skate America to kick off the Grand Prix season.<p>World champion Nathan Chen, U.S. …

U.S. Figure Skating

Ashley Wagner takes figure skating break; Gracie Gold set to return

<b>Ashley Wagner</b> is taking her first competitive break after 11 seasons as a senior figure skater, sitting out the fall Grand Prix series, while <b>Gracie</b> …

Winter Olympics

Nathan Chen, Bradie Tennell headline Skate America in October; Gracie Gold set to return to ice

All six U.S. champions will compete at Skate America to kick off the Grand Prix season.<p>World champion Nathan Chen, U.S. women's titlist Bradie …

Figure Skating

U.S. Figure Skating Grand Prix Entries Highlighted By World Champ Nathan Chen, Return Of Gracie Gold

<i>Nathan Chen competes in the men's free skate at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 17, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.</i><p>COLORADO …

Team USA

Assignments for the 2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series Announced

<b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (June 28, 2018) –</b> The International Skating Union announced today athlete selections for the 2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure …

Team USA

Watch the Roots’ Black Thought Freestyle About Bruce Willis on ‘Fallon’

The Roots‘ Black Thought channeled his inner Justin Timberlake on Tuesday’s <i>Tonight Show</i>, performing a Bruce Willis-themed freestyle in the actor’s …

Bruce Willis

Celebrate Olympic Day With 8 Ways U.S. Olympians And Paralympians Are United By Dance

Among the many ways the International Olympic Committee is celebrating the 70th Olympic Day – observed annually on June 23 in honor of the founding …

Team USA

Chinese Olympic figure skating judges banned for bias; Nathan Chen could have finished fourth if not for the judges

While the overhaul of figure skating’s international judging system in 2004 has gone a long way toward bringing integrity to a largely subjective …

Salt Lake City

Beaverton cosmetic surgeon accused of more abuse

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Beaverton cosmetic surgeon previously released from jail on his own recognizance on suspicion of sexually assaulting two …

Portland, OR

Bridgestone hosts Olympic Day at Ford Ice Center

Video<p>ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) - Bridgestone hosted an Olympic Day at the Ford Ice Center in Antioch Thursday.<p>Young skaters from Scott Hamilton's summer …

Summer Camp

Two Chinese figure skating judges suspended for showing favoritism at Games

By Liz Clarke<p>, Reporter<p>While the sweeping overhaul of figure skating’s international judging system in 2004 has gone a long way toward bringing integrity to a largely subjective process, it is not perfect.<p>Four months after the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, two Chinese judges have been suspended by the …

Salt Lake City

Joseph A. Foran High School 4th Quarter Honor Roll​ Released

See below for a full list of all of the students who earned their way onto the honor roll.<p><b>Joseph A. Foran High School 4th Quarter Honor Roll</b><p><b>High</b> …

Nathan Chen

Javier Fernandez to skip Grand Prix, still compete next season

<b>Javier Fernandez</b>, who in PyeongChang became the first Spanish Olympic figure skating medalist, will skip the fall Grand Prix series but return for …

Olympics

Voters in Swiss region reject bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

SION, Switzerland (AP) — Another Olympic hosting bid in Switzerland was sunk Sunday by a public vote against expected high costs.<p>Nearly 54% of voters in the Swiss region of Valais refused to pledge financial support for a 2026 Winter Games hosting bid centered on the town of Sion.<p>"There is no plan …

Sports

Figure skater Jason Brown makes coaching change

Sochi Olympian <b>Jason Brown</b> is the latest figure skater to switch coaches and join <b>Brian Orser</b>‘s training group in Toronto.<p>Brown, who was ninth in Sochi …

Olympics

Hotspot flares; Eagle Creek Fire still not out

Video<p>Video<p>PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The public was reminded that the Eagle Creek Fire, while 100% contained, is not out when a hotspot flared up early …

Portland, OR

Where 'Asian-American' came from

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every year since 1978, May has been commemorated as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month -- the official, federally designated period for the nation's 20 million residents of Asian descent. President Jimmy Carter first proclaimed it as such.<p>However, this year's celebration is unique. …

Opinion

Adam Rippon tops Tonya Harding, is sixth Olympian to win Dancing with the Stars

<b>Adam Rippon</b>‘s dream year now includes a “Dancing with the Stars” title.<p>Rippon topped fellow Olympic figure skater <b>Tonya Harding</b> and Washington …

Winter Olympics

Paul Allen contributes $1M to WA gun-control initiative

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Washington gun-control ballot initiative has a new financial backer: Blazers and Seahawks owner Paul Allen.<p>Allen tweeted …

Portland, OR

Karen and Nathan Chen offer guidance to young skaters

Video<p>SHERWOOD, Ore. (KOIN) -- Some very young skaters took to the ice Monday morning with some of America's best Olympic caliber skaters.<p>Karen and …

Portland, OR

Next Generation Leaders: Where Are They Now?

Since 2014, TIME’s biannual Next Generation Leaders franchise, produced in partnership with Rolex, has featured more than 60 young people who are …

Dua Lipa

Icebreakers: Brown Plans for Next Season, Davis Dishes on Life After Competition and Nathan Chen Has His Own Day - U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone

Jason Brown is Enjoying the Touring Life Before Making Plans for Next Season (<i>Figure Skaters Online</i>) – 2014 Olympic Team Event bronze medalist Jason …

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