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Alina Zagitova not planning to retire

Figure Skating Dec 16, 2019

Alina Zagitova not planning to retire

Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova on Sunday responded to media speculation that she is leaving the sport for good, posting on Instagram that she doesn't intend to "stop or retire." The 17-year-old Olympic and world champion told a Russian TV station on Friday that she ...

Alina Zagitova decides to take a break from competition

Figure Skating Dec 14, 2019

Alina Zagitova decides to take a break from competition

Olympic and world champion Alina Zagitova is taking a break from figure skating this winter, the Russian announced abruptly on Friday. The 17-year-old told the Russian TV program "Vremya" that she would not take part in the national championships later this month, which will make ...

Chen moves out to big lead over Hanyu at GP Final

Figure Skating Dec 6, 2019

Chen moves out to big lead over Hanyu at GP Final

Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu sits second behind Nathan Chen after the short program at the Grand Prix Final, with the American opening a commanding 12.95-point lead on Thursday. Hanyu scored 97.43 points to the reigning world champion Chen's personal-best 110.38. Hanyu's score suffered after he ...