Injury forces Miyahara out of world championships

Mar 20, 2017

Injury forces Miyahara out of world championships

Japan's leading female figure skater, Satoko Miyahara, will miss the world championships starting late this month in Finland due to effects of her hip injury, the Japan Skating Federation said Monday. Her absence could make it difficult for Japan to get a maximum three spots ...

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 ...

Reeds fail to advance to free dance at worlds

Mar 25, 2015

Reeds fail to advance to free dance at worlds

Japan's Cathy and Chris Reed failed to advance to the free dance in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday. Cathy fell on a step and the siblings could only manage 48.32 points in the short dance, more than eight ...

Russian Olympic champions to skip worlds

Mar 17, 2014

Russian Olympic champions to skip worlds

The Russian figure skating federation says Olympic gold medalists Adelina Sotnikova, and Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volosozhar won't be going to this month's world championships in Saitama. In a statement on the federation's website, president Alexander Gorshkov says the federation decided not to send Sotnikova ...