Radionova grabs Cup of Russia lead

Nov 21, 2015

Radionova grabs Cup of Russia lead

Russian teenager Elena Radionova stormed into the lead of the women’s competition on Friday, while compatriot Adian Pitkeev led the men’s event after the short program of the Cup of Russia, the fifth stop of the Grand Prix series. Radionova, 16, Russia’s national champion ...

Nov 14, 2015

ISU postpones Trophee Bompard after Paris terror attack

The International Skating Union has postponed the Trophee Eric Bompard, the fourth event of the Grand Prix Series, on Saturday in reaction to the deadly terror attack in Paris overnight. Japan’s reigning junior world champion Shoma Uno, 17, topped the men’s short program on ...

Uno takes lead at Trophee Bompard

Nov 14, 2015

Uno takes lead at Trophee Bompard

Teenager Shoma Uno and American Gracie Gold grabbed the leads at the Trophee Bompard on Friday night, while Russian world champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Canadian star Patrick Chan both struggled. Uno, the reigning world junior champion, also scored a personal best 89.56 points with ...

Mao takes peek ahead to 2018 Winter Olympics

Nov 8, 2015

Mao takes peek ahead to 2018 Winter Olympics

Three-time world champion Mao Asada says she has the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on her mind, but for now is savoring a victory in her Grand Prix comeback at the Cup of China and looking forward to her next competition at the NHK Trophy ...

Mao claims Cup of China title; Hongo places second

Nov 7, 2015

Mao claims Cup of China title; Hongo places second

Three-time world champion Mao Asada won the Cup of China on Saturday, completing a successful return to the Grand Prix series after taking a year off. The Japanese skater led after the short program and was third in Saturday’s free skate to finish with ...

Chan beats Hanyu at Skate Canada; Murakami third

Nov 1, 2015

Chan beats Hanyu at Skate Canada; Murakami third

Patrick Chan won his first major competition since finishing runnerup at the Sochi Olympics, beating Yuzuru Hanyu Saturday to claim the Skate Canada men’s title. The 24-year-old Canadian won the much-anticipated rematch with Hanyu in their first meeting since the Japanese dynamo beat Chan ...

Murakami leads; Hanyu stumbles

Oct 31, 2015

Murakami leads; Hanyu stumbles

Daisuke Murakami grabbed a narrow lead Friday in the men’s competition at Skate Canada to upstage the Olympic rematch of Yuzuru Hanyu and Patrick Chan at the ISU Grand Prix event. Murakami earned 80.88 points for his opening short program, with Canada’s Chan well ...