American skater Gold taking time off, seeking help

Sep 2, 2017

American skater Gold taking time off, seeking help

U.S. figure skating star Gracie Gold is stepping away from the sport to seek professional help with the Olympics a little more than five months away. The 2014 Olympic team bronze medalist and two-time national champion did not specify in a statement Friday to U.S. ...

Mihara sits second as Wagner takes lead

Oct 22, 2016

Mihara sits second as Wagner takes lead

American Ashley Wagner won the Skate America short program Friday night with a score of 69.50, building on her second-place finish in the world championships. Mai Mihara, making her Grand Prix Series debut at 17, was second at 65.75, and U.S. champion Gracie Gold third ...

North America triumphs; Asia third

Apr 24, 2016

North America triumphs; Asia third

Gracie Gold bounced back from a bitter disappointment at the world championships last month to help Team North America win the inaugural Team Challenge Cup on Saturday night. After dropping from first to fourth following her free skate in Boston last month, Gold scored 142 ...

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

Apr 1, 2016

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

A long program yet to come, Gracie Gold feels confident enough to declare that perhaps it's time for the first world title by an American woman in a decade. "We're only halfway through, but I can kind of see the light at the end of ...

Nagasu added to U.S. team for worlds

Mar 25, 2016

Nagasu added to U.S. team for worlds

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Mirai Nagasu will represent the United States in the upcoming world championships in Boston, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Wednesday. Nagasu, the 2008 U.S. champion, will replace the injured Polina Edmunds. Nagasu, who finished fourth at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, was an alternate for the ...

Miyahara triumphs in short program at Four Continents

Feb 18, 2016

Miyahara triumphs in short program at Four Continents

Satoko Miyahara scored a personal-high 72.48 points in the short program on Thursday in the opening day of the Four Continents Championships. The 17-year-old Miyahara, runner-up the last two years and also at December's Grand Prix Final, skated lightly at Taipei Arena to "Firedance" from ...