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

Edmunds withdraws from NHK Trophy

Polina Edmunds has withdrawn from the NHK Trophy in Japan because of a lingering foot injury. U.S. Figure Skating announced the withdrawal on Tuesday. Edmunds also missed the Rostelecom Cup last weekend in Moscow while continuing to train and rehab. The 2014 Olympian finished ...

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 ...

Hanyu fourth in short program

Oct 29, 2016

Hanyu fourth in short program

Sochi Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu struggled to fourth place after an uncharacteristically flawed short program on Friday at Skate Canada, the second event of the Grand Prix series. Skating to Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy,” Hanyu had his opening quad downgraded after dropping to one ...