Shizuka Arakawa elected to World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Apr 18, 2018

Shizuka Arakawa elected to World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

Shizuka Arakawa, Japan's first Olympic champion in figure skating, was among the latest group elected to the sport's Hall of Fame, nominating chair Lawrence Mondschein said Tuesday. Arakawa, who won the women's singles title at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics, is the third Japanese to ...

Canadian skating icon Patrick Chan hangs up skates

Apr 17, 2018

Canadian skating icon Patrick Chan hangs up skates

Canada's greatest figure skater Patrick Chan announced his retirement on Monday with the 27-year-old hailed as "a champion on and off the ice." Chan hangs up his skates two months after winning team gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics to add to his double silver at ...

Hanyu skates in own show, will compete next season

Apr 14, 2018

Hanyu skates in own show, will compete next season

Yuzuru Hanyu on Friday skated in Japan for the first time since winning a second successive gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, making a surprise performance at his self-produced ice show. Hanyu missed last month's world championships in Milan, Italy, because of ...

Shibutani siblings to skip upcoming season

Apr 13, 2018

Shibutani siblings to skip upcoming season

Olympic bronze medalist ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani will skip the next figure skating season but aren't retiring. The announcement Thursday by the "Shib Sibs" was not surprising. They said they have not ruled out future competition. "Our experience at the Olympic Games was the ...

Nathan Chen leads at worlds as Shoma Uno struggles

Mar 23, 2018

Nathan Chen leads at worlds as Shoma Uno struggles

American quad-jumping sensation Nathan Chen surged to the lead after the men's short program as Shoma Uno struggled in fifth at the world championships on Thursday. Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of has skipped the post-games worlds with an ankle injury, along with former two-time winner ...

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