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2014-2015 Figure Skating Viewing Schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Oct. 2, 2014) – NBC Sports Group, Universal Sports Network and U.S. Figure Skating announced today the broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 figure skating season. NBC Sports Group will broadcast more than 30 hours of coverage throughout the season, including 13.5 hours of live and taped coverage of the seven-event ISU Grand […]

Former U.S. Figure Skating Pair Throw Out Creative First Pitch

By Max Meyer Olympic figure skaters Felicia Zhang and Nate Bartholomay pulled off an unusual first pitch before the Milwaukee Brewers-Tampa Bay Rays game Monday night. After they both walked to the pitcher’s mound, Bartholomay lifted Zhang above his head. Zhang looked quite comfortable and threw a perfect strike. The figure skating pair won the silver at […]

Team USA Assignments For 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – The International Skating Union (ISU) announced today athlete selections for the 2014 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, which will begin Oct. 24-26 with 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America in Chicago. The field at Skate America will feature several members of the […]

U.S. Figure Skating Announces 2014-15 Team Envelopes

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 27, 2014) – U.S. Figure Skating announced today the athletes that will compose the A, B, C and D (developmental) team envelopes for the 2014-15 season. The envelope level is primarily determined by the athlete’s performance in international and U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competitions during the […]

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Asada interview

Mao Asada (JPN) talks about winning her third championship title.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Asada wins

After another disappointing Olympics, Mao Asada becomes the first Japanese woman to win three World Championship titles, beating Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) by 9.19 points.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Cappellini and Lanotte interview

Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte (ITA) talk about winning their first World Championship title and skating in Japan.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Cappellini and Lanotte win

Current European champs Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte (ITA) win their first World Championship title, by just .02 points over Weaver and Poje (CAN). Neither Davis and White (USA) or Virtue and Moir (CAN) competed.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Hanyu wins

After taking 3rd in 2012, newly crowned Olympic Champion, Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) becomes a World Champ as well, edging out his fellow country man, Tatsuki Machida, by .33 points.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Cappellini and Lanotte leads

Current European champs Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte (ITA) hope to win their first World Championships, as neither Davis and White (USA) or Virtue and Moir (CAN) are competing.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Asada leads

After another disappointing Olympics, Mao Asada hopes to be the first Japanese woman to earn three World Championship titles, currently she leads by 1.42 after the short program.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Bad fall

As their Free Skate came to an end, Morgan Cipres accidentally drops his partner Vanessa James (FRA). After the pain, she did manage to laugh about it.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Savchenko and Szolkowy win

For the 5th time Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy (GER) become World Champions (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014). Defending Champs and newly crowned Olympic Champs Volosozhar and Trankov (RUS) did not compete.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Savchenko and Szolkowy interview

Five time Pairs Champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy (GER) talk about winning and skating in Japan.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Machida leads

Tatsuki Machida (JPN) hopes to win his first World Title, leading by 2.19 points after the short program. Newly crowned Olympic Champ Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), with a fall holds 3rd.

2014 Figure Skating World Championship: Savchenko and Szolkowy short

Four time World Champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy (GER), after picking up another Olympic Bronze hope to get one more World title, leading by 2.01.

World Figure Skating Championships Begin Wednesday

Gracie Gold (U.S. Figure Skating) The 2014 World Figure Skating Championships begin Wednesday in Saitama, Japan. Click HERE for the complete schedule. 2006 Olympic silver medalist Tanith Belbin and 2011 U.S. champion Ryan Bradley will be analysts alongside veteran play-by-play voice Steve Schlanger. Here is a preview of the four disciplines: Ladies The United States will send three familiar faces […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Murakami wins

Kanako Murakami (JPN) wins the Women’s title, after she took 3rd last year, beating her fellow country woman Satoko Miyahara by 10.38 points.

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Mura wins

Takahito Mura (JPN), after a 5th and 8th place in the past two years finally gets the Men’s title, beating fellow countryman Takahiko Kozuka by 6.18 points.

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Sui and Han win

2012 winners Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (CHN) get their second Pairs victory, holding off three American teams by 30.95 points.

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Murakami wins

Kanako Murakami (JPN), who took 3rd last year, now leads the Women’s competition after the short program by 1.89 points over Zijun Li (CHN).

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Hubbell and Donohue win

In 2012 they took 5th, this year Ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue (USA) get the over over Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier (CAN) by 4.54 points.

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Hubbell and Donohue interview

Ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue (USA) talk about winning in Taipei City.

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Mura’s short

Last year Takahito Mura (JPN) took 8th, now he leads after the short program by 2.08 over Richard Dornbush (USA).

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Sui and Han short

2012 winners Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (CHN) lead the pairs competition after the short program by 9.22 points over Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim (USA).

2014 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship: Gilles and Poirier short

Ice dancers Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier (CAN) lead after the short dance by 1.33 points over Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue (USA), last year they finished 5th.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Javier Fernandez interview

The 2014 European Champ, Javier Fernandez, discusses his performance today and how he is preparing for Sochi.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Fernandez wins

Javier Fernandez (ESP) won his 2nd straight Euro championship after he finished the men’s free skate with a score of 175.55, giving him a total of 267.11. Fernandez is the only skater from Spain to ever medal at this Championship.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Volosozhar and Trankov wins

Tatiana Volosohar and Maxim Trankov (RUS) have a rough Free Skate, but it’s enough to get their third straight championship title as Savchenko and Szolkowy (GER) withdrew.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson 3rd

Heather Richardson (USA) found herself on the podium once again as she finished the women’s 500m race with a time of 38.18. Richardson was 2nd in yesterday’s 500m and finished 3rd in the overall standing today.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Mulder wins again

Paired against Shani Davis, Michel Mulder won the men’s 500m for the second straight time with a time of 35.12. A win here let Mulder pull away from the rest of the pack and secure a firm lead going into the men’s 1000m.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Whitmore 9th

American Mitchell Whitmore finished with a time of 35.57 to tie him in 9th place with skater Yuji Kamijo (JPN). Whitmore would go on to finish 14th in the overall standings.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing wins again

It may be a new day but it still the same results as yesterday, Yu Jing took home her second 500m gold as she finished with a time of 37.72. A win her gave Jing the edge she needed to secure the overall standings.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Davis wins

Olympic gold medalist Shani Davis (USA) won the men’s 1000m with a time of 1:08.96 and finished 2nd in the overall standings. Davis was siting in 6th place after the men’s 2nd 500m but jumped all the way into the 2nd spot after this final race.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Mulder defends title

Michel Mulder won his 2nd straight title as he finished 3rd in the men’s final 1000m but he won the overall with a total time of 139.885. American Shani Davis finished in 2nd place in the overall, .72 seconds behind Mulder.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson wins

After finishing yesterday’s 500 in 4th place, American Heather Richardson to gold today as she finished with a wining time of 1:15.28. Richardson also finished 3rd in the overall standing to take home the bronze.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing reclaims title

After losing her title to American Heather Richardson last year, Yu Jing (CHN) came back to reclaim it this year by winning with a total time of 151.275. Jing finished 4th in the women’s 1000m but she had enough to clinch the overall.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson 4th

American Heather Richardson almost picked up her 2nd podium of the day as she finished the women’s 1000m with a time of 1:15.86, missing the podium by .25 seconds. Richardson finished 3rd in the 500m earlier in the day.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Davis 11th

American Shani Davis was the top American in the men’s 500m as he finished with a time of 35.580. Davis finished 2nd in the 1000m later in the day.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Richardson 3rd

American Heather Richardson finished 3rd in the 500m event with a time of 38.04, just .04 seconds out of 2nd place . Richardson is the reigning sprint speed skating champion.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Kuzin beats Davis

Paired up against Shani Davis, Denis Kuzin (KAZ) won with a time of 1:09.37. Kuzin now sits in 5th place in the overall standings.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Zhang wins

Hong Zhang (CHN) won the women’s 1000m with a time of 1:15.17, beating 2nd place Margot Boer (NED) by just .14 seconds. Fellow countrywoman Jing Yu finished 3rd in the event.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Mulder wins

Michel Mulder (NED) won the men’s 500m with a time of 34.83, beating 2nd place Daniel Greig by .36 seconds. Michel’s brother Ronald finished in 13th in the event.

2014 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships: Jing wins

Paired up against Oenema Thijsje (NED). Yu Jing (CHN) finished the day with a winning time of 37.670 in the women’s 500m. Jing was the only women to skate under 38 seconds today.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Lipnitskaia interview

15 year old Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) talks about European title win and the upcoming Olympics in Sochi.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Lipnitskaia wins

In her second year as a senior, Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) becomes the European Ladies Champ by 7.36 points over her fellow country woman Adelina Sotnikova.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Volosozhar and Trankov lead

Current World Pairs Champs, Tatiana Volosohar and Maxim Trankov (RUS) lead after the sport program by 7.22 points over Savchenko and Szolkowy (GER).

US Women’s Figure Skating Team

Get the low down on how Gracie Gold, Polina Edmunds and Ashley Wagner made the US Figure Skating Olympic Team and hear their thoughts. Courtesy of NBC.

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Cappellini and Lanotter win

Ice Dancing duo Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotter (ITA) win their first European Championship by just 1.1 points over Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov (RUS).

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Fernandez leads

Defending champ, Javier Fernandez (ESP) leads the Men’s competition after the short program by 6.05 points over Sergei Voronov (RUS).

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Cappellini and Lanotter lead

2014, Budapest, Hungary, ISU European Figure Skating Championship, Ice Dancing duo Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotter (ITA), who took bronze last year, lead after the Short Dance by a mere .04 points over Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov (RUS). (Ca

2014 Figure Skating European Championship: Sotnikova leads

Adelina Sotnikova (RUS), who took silver last year, leads after the Ladies short program by just .76 points over fellow country woman Julia Lipnitskaia.

Podium 360 Update: Figure Skating

With Mirai Nagasu getting snubbed after taking 3rd at the Nationals, here is your American Olympic Figure Skating Team.

2014 ISU European Speed Skating Championship: Sablikova wins 5,000m

Four time champ Martina Sablikova (CZE) finishes with a bronze medal in the overall, ending the weekend with a win in the Women’s 5,000m.

 
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