Russian Olympic champions to skip worlds

Mar 17, 2014

Russian Olympic champions to skip worlds

The Russian figure skating federation says Olympic gold medalists Adelina Sotnikova, and Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volosozhar won’t be going to this month’s world championships in Saitama. In a statement on the federation’s website, president Alexander Gorshkov says the federation decided not to send ...

Three-time defending champ Chan pulls out of worlds

Mar 4, 2014

Three-time defending champ Chan pulls out of worlds

Reigning men’s world champion Patrick Chan, who settled for silver at the Sochi Olympics, said Monday he will not seek a fourth consecutive title at this month’s World Figure Skating Championships. The Canadian, the latest big name to pull out of the upcoming March ...

Feb 27, 2014

Davis, White undecided on worlds participation

For 17 years, Meryl Davis and Charlie White always had another competition to train for, another goal to accomplish. With Olympic gold medals now hanging around their necks, the American ice dancers have nothing like that on their to-do list right now — and ...

Feb 19, 2014

Plushenko hints at a comeback

Russian figure skating icon Evgeni Plushenko said on Tuesday he did not rule out competing in a fifth Olympic Games, after announcing his retirement when he withdrew from the individual competition last week. Plushenko said on a prime time chat show on Russian television ...