Men's skating

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo the driver of Russia's RUS-1, Alexander Zubkov kisses the medal after they won the gold medal during the men's four-man bobsled competition final at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The IOC has disqualified two-time Sochi Olympic bobsled champion Zubkov and three other Russians for their part in a state-backed doping program. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
November 24, 2017 - 12:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Fourteen Russian athletes have now been banned for doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, with nine medals stripped from six athletes in four sports. Here's a look at the medalists who have been banned: ___ ALEXANDER ZUBKOV Sport: Bobsled 2014 Olympic results: Gold in two-man, gold in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2014 file photo Alexander Zubkov of Russia carries the national flag as he leads the team during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Four more Russians were disqualified for doping at the Sochi Olympics shortly after IOC President Thomas Bach told critics not to put pressure on his executive board before a key decision next month on the country's participation at the Pyeongchang Games. Two-time bobsled gold medalist Alexander Zubkov was removed from the 2014 records by the IOC for links to a widespread doping program. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)
November 24, 2017 - 12:25 pm
GENEVA (AP) — As four more Russians were disqualified Friday for doping at the Sochi Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach signaled a possible shift toward barring the country's athletes from the Pyeongchang Games. Two-time bobsled gold medalist Alexander Zubkov, who carried the Russian flag at the...
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Canada's Tessa Virtue, right, and Scott Moir perform in the ice dance event at the NHK Trophy Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 in Osaka, western Japan. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)
November 12, 2017 - 3:15 am
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Three-time and reigning world champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the ice dance event at the NHK Trophy to secure a place in the International Skating Union's Grand Prix Final next month. Virtue and Moir, who led after the short program, finished with an overall total...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Japan's Hanyu Yuzuru performs in his free program at the Rostelekom Cup ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia. Olympic champion Hanyu will be aiming for the top of the podium at the NHK Trophy, the fourth event of the International Skating Union's Grand Prix series, on Nov. 10, 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
November 10, 2017 - 1:55 am
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu has pulled out of the NHK Trophy after injuring his ankle in practice, a setback that could have a serious impact on his preparations for an Olympic title defense. The 22-year-old Hanyu withdrew before the short program on Friday, a day after falling while...
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November 03, 2017 - 5:28 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian star Patrick Chan has withdrawn from the NHK Trophy figure skating event next week in Japan to focus on the national championships and Pyeongchang Olympics. The three-time world champion announced the decision Friday, a week after struggling to a fourth-place finish...
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Nathan Chen, of the United States, skates his free program to win the Rostelekom Cup ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
October 21, 2017 - 11:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Nathan Chen's technique trumped Yuzuru Hanyu's superiority in program components to win the men's event at the Rostelecom Cup, the first leg of this year's six Grand Prix figure skating competitions. Chen, the US national champion, reeled off four quads including a spectacular opening...
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August 30, 2017 - 7:19 pm
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will miss hockey coach Mike Babcock at the Pyeongchang Olympics. With the NHL deciding not to interrupt its season to accommodate the Olympics, and Moir, who has won gold and silver medals in ice dancing with Virtue, said Babcock's absence...
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August 30, 2017 - 7:19 pm
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will miss hockey coach Mike Babcock at the Pyeongchang Olympics. With the NHL deciding not to interrupt its season to accommodate the Olympics, and Moir, who has won gold and silver medals in ice dancing with Virtue, said Babcock's absence...
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