Nov 22, 2015

Brown withdraws from NHK Trophy

Reigning U.S. champion Jason Brown has withdrawn from the NHK Trophy after straining his back during training. U.S. Figure Skating announced Saturday that Brown will keep training with restrictions from the medical staff at the Olympic Training Center. He’s scheduled to defend his title ...

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 ...