World champ Fernandez claims fourth Euro crown

Jan 29, 2016

World champ Fernandez claims fourth Euro crown

World champion Javier Fernandez won a fourth straight European Championships title on Thursday when his free program took him to a career-best 302.77 points. The 24-year-old Spaniard, who already had a clear lead after the short program, finished well clear of Israel’s Alexei Bychenko ...

Jan 26, 2016

Russian pairs sidelined with injuries

Two-time European pairs silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov were on Monday ruled out of the European Championships because of injury. Russian skating federation chief Alexander Kogan said Klimov hurt his shoulder in practice, but that the Grand Prix Final winners should be ...

Aaron leads U.S. championships after short program

Jan 23, 2016

Aaron leads U.S. championships after short program

Max Aaron leads the U.S. Figure Skating Championships after the short program as he seeks his second national title. Aaron landed a quadruple salchow-triple toe loop combination to open his performance and scored 91.83 points Friday night. Ross Miner, the runner-up to Aaron in ...

Mao to skip Four Continents

Jan 15, 2016

Mao to skip Four Continents

Three-time world champion Mao Asada has pulled out of February’s Four Continents Championships, the Japan Skating Federation announced Friday. Mao, who is completing her first season since sitting out the 2014-2015 season, will skip the event in Taipei in order to focus on the ...

Miyahara captures second straight national title; Mao third

Dec 27, 2015

Miyahara captures second straight national title; Mao third

Satoko Miyahara wrapped up her second straight women’s national title on Sunday, with three-time world champion Mao Asada finishing third in her first national championships since returning to competition this year. The seventeen-year-old Miyahara, who won Saturday’s short program, finished with a total of ...