Wanted: America’s next winter sports superstar

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSHUA LOTT (Reuters) – The absence of injured skier Lindsey Vonn and the shock dethroning of snowboarder Shaun White have created a gaping hole for a new American sporting superstar to fill and grab sponsors’ gold from Sochi. The Olympics give huge exposure to athletes from beyond America’s staple sports of basketball, football and baseball, but […]

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.

2013 Grand Prix Final: Mao Asada Short Program

Mao Asada (JPN) hopes to win her 4th Grand Prix Final, currently leading Adelina Sotnikova (RUS) by 3.98, Ashley Wagner (USA) is 3rd.

2013 Trophee Bompard: Winners

After the Free Skates Qing Pang and Jian Tong (CHN) wins the Pairs competition, Patrick Chan (CAN) wins the Mens competition, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (CAN) win the Ice Dancing competition, and Ashley Wagner (USA) wins the Womens competition.

2013 Trophee Bompard: Short Program leaders

After the short program on day one, Women’s Ashley Wagner (USA), Men’s Patrick Chan (JPN) and Pairs Qing Pang and Jian Tong (CHN) and Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (CAN) all have the lead.

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2013 – Preview

Courtesy of isu.org The 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships will open in Osaka, Japan, on February 8. The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships will be held in Japan for the second time since 2000 and return to Osaka. 83 skaters from 13 ISU members have been entered for the Championships. Following a […]

Universal Sports announces “Winter Bowl” lineup with 30 hours of coverage

Men’s World Cup Skiing at the Famed Hahnenkamm in Kitzbühel Headlines 30 Hours of World-Class Winter Sports Action Universal Sports Network announced its on-air schedule for this weekend’s “Winter Bowl” programming lineup. From Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27, Universal Sports will air 30 hours of premier winter sports action from around the globe, […]

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: No. 11

 No. 11: U.S. Figure Skating Champion Ashley Wagner Comes Back in Free Skate after Stumbling in Short Program at Worlds Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. After a disappointing Short Program, in which she stumbled on one of her triple […]

Mao Asada strikes gold in Sochi

The competition at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating concluded Saturday at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, with the Junior Ladies and Junior Pairs Free Skating, the Ladies, Men’s and Pairs Free Skating and the Free Dance. Mao Asada (JPN) strikes gold Japan’s Mao […]

2012 ISU Grand Prix Finals: Mao Asada wins

With the highest short program and free skate scores, Mao Asada (JPN) beats Ashley Wagner (USA) by 14.87 to win her third Grand Prix Final.