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Russian Olympic skating champion Adelina Sotnikova retires

Figure Skating Mar 2, 2020

Russian Olympic skating champion Adelina Sotnikova retires

Adelina Sotnikova, who became Russia's first woman to win figure skating singles gold, announced Monday she is ending her career at 23 after a long break from the sport. "I want to say one thing officially, I've definitely finished with professional sport," she told Russian ...

Yuzuru Hanyu captures Four Continents title for first time

Figure Skating Feb 9, 2020

Yuzuru Hanyu captures Four Continents title for first time

Yuzuru Hanyu took gold at the Four Continents on Sunday, following his record-breaking men's short program performance by topping the field in the free skate. Despite touching the ice on his opening quadruple Lutz and falling on a quad toe loop, Japan's two-time Olympic champion ...

Reverting to past program was Hanyu's choice

Figure Skating Feb 4, 2020

Reverting to past program was Hanyu's choice

Yuzuru Hanyu's bid to recapture the world title he last won in 2017 meant turning back the clock and being himself, one of his coaches, Ghislain Briand, said Monday ahead of this week's Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. After runner-up finishes at the Grand Prix ...