Nov 19, 2016

Osmond, Jin win short programs

Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada was the leader after the ladies short program at the Cup of China on Friday, while China’s Jin Boyang was tops for the men. Osmond, the Skate Canada runner-up, scored 72.20 points to take a narrow lead over Russia’s Elena ...

Mihara takes third in Cup of China short program

Nov 18, 2016

Mihara takes third in Cup of China short program

Mai Mihara stood third after the short skate at the Cup of China on Friday, less than four points behind the leader Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada in the fifth Grand Prix series event of the season. The 17-year-old Mihara, who in her first senior ...

Higuchi fifth after short program

Nov 12, 2016

Higuchi fifth after short program

World champions Evgenia Medvedeva and Javier Fernandez moved closer to a spot in next month’s Grand Prix Final as they led the women’s and men’s competitions at the Trophee de France on Friday. Medvedeva landed all of her jumps cleanly as she bettered her ...

Nov 9, 2016

Figure skating set for morning start at Pyeongchang 2018

The figure skating competition for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will start in the morning, according to a draft of the schedule released by organizers Tuesday. The Olympic figure skating program has generally been held in the evenings as one of ...

Uno soars in short program

Nov 5, 2016

Uno soars in short program

Shoma Uno unleashed two quad jumps to earn a strong lead after the short program at the Cup of Russia, putting him in position on Friday for his second Grand Prix title of the season. Uno, who earlier this year became the first to ...

Chan holds off Hanyu to claim Skate Canada title

Oct 30, 2016

Chan holds off Hanyu to claim Skate Canada title

Three-time defending Grand Prix champion Yuzuru Hanyu finished second at Skate Canada on Saturday, with rival Patrick Chan taking top spot. The Sochi Olympic gold medalist topped the free skate with 183.41 points for a 263.06 total, but fell short of Chan’s 266.95. Fourth ...