Mao's inflexibility hurt medal chances

| Feb 23, 2014

Mao's inflexibility hurt medal chances

“If things continue as they are, it could all end in tears without a silver medal this time. Maybe without any medal.” Ice Time — Dec. 27, 2013 Sometimes in life people can be their own worst enemy. Refusing to take advice, tuning out ...

Sotnikova stuns Kim to win Olympic gold in Sochi

Feb 21, 2014

Sotnikova stuns Kim to win Olympic gold in Sochi

Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova pulled off an upset of epic proportions by defeating Yuna Kim for the gold medal at the Sochi Games on Thursday night at the Iceberg Skating Palace. The 17-year-old Sotnikova, who was second after the short program, overtook the defending Olympic ...

Kim primed for shot at second gold

| Feb 19, 2014

Kim primed for shot at second gold

Yuna Kim went through another seemingly effortless practice on Tuesday afternoon at the training rink next to the Iceberg Skating Palace. The South Korean star was smooth in every sense of the word, landing jump after jump and gliding across the ice as she ...

Mao's path to gold difficult, but not impossible

| Feb 18, 2014

Mao's path to gold difficult, but not impossible

Mao Asada returned to practice here on Sunday following several days of training in Yerevan, Armenia. Mao trained for 40 minutes at the Iceberg Skating Palace along with teammates Akiko Suzuki, Kanako Murakami and three other skaters. Mao and Suzuki worked on their free ...

Canada's Chan dignified in defeat

| Feb 16, 2014

Canada's Chan dignified in defeat

Canada’s Patrick Chan held a press conference on Saturday, the day after settling for the silver medal behind Yuzuru Hanyu. The three-time defending world champion is handling the disappointment remarkably well. “I am lucky I have people and my girlfriend to talk to,” he ...