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French skating chief grilled over sexual assault claims

Figure Skating Feb 4, 2020

French skating chief grilled over sexual assault claims

The head of the French skating federation has been asked to resign by the country's sports minister after she grilled him over a string of accusations of sexual abuse and rape against a coach of underage skaters. Federation head Didier Gailhaguet was not directly targeted ...

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 ...

French skating head questioned amid sex abuse claims

Figure Skating Feb 3, 2020

French skating head questioned amid sex abuse claims

The head of the French skating federation will be grilled Monday by the country's sports minister following a string of accusations of sexual abuse and rape by a coach on underage skaters. Didier Gailhaguet is not directly targeted by the claims but will be asked ...

Alysa Liu rallies to defend U.S. title

Figure Skating Jan 25, 2020

Alysa Liu rallies to defend U.S. title

Alysa Liu watched Mariah Bell put out the performance of her life. Then the 14-year-old defending champion did Bell one better. Liu needed all of her technical brilliance in her impressive jumping arsenal to hold off at the U.S. Championships title Friday night. “I was very ...