Duhamel, Radford claim pairs gold at worlds

Mar 27, 2015

Duhamel, Radford claim pairs gold at worlds

Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford completed their perfect season. The pair held off two Chinese teams in the free skate to capture gold in the pairs event on Thursday at the world championships. After a seventh-place finish at the Sochi Games last year, ...

Tuktamysheva takes lead at worlds; Miyahara in third

Mar 26, 2015

Tuktamysheva takes lead at worlds; Miyahara in third

European title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva recorded the third highest ladies short program score in history Thursday as the 18-year-old took a commanding lead at the World Figure Skating Championships. The Russian dazzled the crowd to the rousing music of Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero,” opening with ...

Reeds fail to advance to free dance at worlds

Mar 25, 2015

Reeds fail to advance to free dance at worlds

Japan’s Cathy and Chris Reed failed to advance to the free dance in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday. Cathy fell on a step and the siblings could only manage 48.32 points in the short dance, more than ...

Uno captures world junior title; Yamamoto gets bronze

Mar 8, 2015

Uno captures world junior title; Yamamoto gets bronze

Shoma Uno retained his lead after the short program to win the gold medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, on Saturday night. Uno, a 17-year-old from Nagoya, became Japan’s first male world junior champion since Yuzuru Hanyu in 2010. ...

Higuchi earns bronze medal at world juniors

Mar 7, 2015

Higuchi earns bronze medal at world juniors

Wakaba Higuchi earned the bronze medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Friday night in Tallinn, Estonia. Higuchi’s total score of 185.57 points after the free skate put her on the podium along with gold medalist Evgenia Medvedeva (192.97) and silver medalist ...

Higuchi third after short program at world juniors

Mar 5, 2015

Higuchi third after short program at world juniors

Wakaba Higuchi is in third place following the short program at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday in Tallinn, Estonia. Higuchi received a score of 61.27 points and trails Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva (68.48) and Serafima Sakhanovich (63.09) heading into Friday’s free skate. ...

Edmunds wins at Four Continents

Feb 15, 2015

Edmunds wins at Four Continents

American Polina Edmunds staged a remarkable comeback Sunday to win the Four Continents Championships, finishing ahead of Satoko Miyahara and Rika Hongo. Edmunds, who came into the free skate in fourth place, hit the wrong edge on an early combination, a triple flip/single loop/triple ...

Ten claims Four Continents men's title

Feb 14, 2015

Ten claims Four Continents men's title

Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten won the men’s event Saturday at the Four Continents figure skating competition, landing most of his big jumps in a dominating performance. The Kazakh skater, who started his routine with a quad toe loop and a quad toe loop-triple ...

Miyahara wins short program at Four Continents

Feb 13, 2015

Miyahara wins short program at Four Continents

Satoko Miyahara took the lead in the ladies’ singles at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships with a bouncy short program on Friday. The diminutive 16-year-old scored 64.84 points, with Gracie Gold of the United States in second on 62.67 points. Rika Hongo, who ...