Jan 24, 2015

Brown tops field in short program

Olympian Jason Brown won the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Friday, setting himself up for his first national title. Brown posted a career-best 93.36 points Friday to lead Joshua Farris by 2.96. Four-time U.S. champ Jeremy Abbott was third. Brown ...

Hanyu out after surgery

Dec 30, 2014

Hanyu out after surgery


Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu will be hospitalized for two weeks and off the ice for one month following surgery for a bladder problem, the Japan Skating Federation announced on Tuesday. Hanyu, who won his third straight national title on Saturday night in ...

Dec 29, 2014

Machida announces retirement

Sochi Olympian Tatsuki Machida said Sunday he will retire from competition following the completion of the national figure skating championships. The 24-year-old Machida, who finished fourth in the men’s competition, was selected to compete at the upcoming world championships by the Japan Skating Federation, ...