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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2013, file photo, Caydee Denney and John Coughlin, of the United States, perform during their Pairs Short Program during the ISU Figure Skating Eric Bompard Trophy at Bercy arena in Paris. Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her "wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life. ... I have no words." There were no further details. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
January 19, 2019 - 2:56 pm
John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Missouri. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her "wonderful, strong, amazingly...
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Nathan Chen, of the United States, skates during the men's free skate at figure skating's Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 08, 2018 - 3:05 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nathan Chen made some mistakes at the Grand Prix Finals, yet was good enough to win the gold medal. Chen, the first American men's world champion since 2009, overcame a fall on his quad Lutz in Friday's free skate, but still took the top spot with a combined score...
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US' Nathan Chen competes in the Men Free skating program during the ISU figure skating France's Trophy, in Grenoble, French Alps, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 24, 2018 - 5:25 pm
GRENOBLE, France (AP) — World champion Nathan Chen won the last round of figure skating's Grand Prix series and secured a spot in next month's final with a pulsating free skate at the Internationaux de France on Saturday. Oozing confidence despite an untidy short program on Friday, the American...
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From left, Alessandro Benetton, chairman of the Cortina 2021 Foundation, Giuseppe Sala, mayor of Milan, and Gianpietro Ghedina, mayor of Cortina d'Ampezzo, pose for photographers during a press presentation of the Cortina 2021 ski world championships, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Enjoying its status of the leading contender to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid has received another boost with a funding promise from the Italian government. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
November 15, 2018 - 1:49 pm
ROME (AP) — Enjoying its status as the leading contender to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid has received another boost with a funding promise from the Italian government. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said if "private funding isn't enough, we'll make the final push...
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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts after his performance during the men's free skating at the figure skating ISU Helsinki Grand Prix event in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday Nov. 4, 2018. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 10:00 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu started his Grand Prix season with a commanding victory by almost 40 points at the Helsinki round on Sunday. With a 13-point lead from Saturday's short program, the Japanese skater scored 190.43 points in the free skate to win with a...
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Nathan Chen performs during the men's short program at Skate America, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
October 20, 2018 - 2:57 am
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Nathan Chen is picking up right where he left off last year. The 19-year old American star topped the men's short program with room to spare on Friday night at the opening session of Skate America. Chen, who won gold at last year's World Championships and was fifth in the 2018...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Bradie Tennell performs during the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. For the season following an Olympics, Skate America certainly is packed with top U.S. competitors. The six-event Grand Prix series begins in Everett, Washington on Friday, Oct. 19. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
October 17, 2018 - 12:08 pm
For the season following an Olympics, when the world's best figure skaters tend to take a break, Skate America certainly is packed with top U.S. competitors. The six-event Grand Prix series begins in Everett, Washington, on Friday with all six American champions in action: world gold medalist...
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New Jersey Devils' Kyle Palmieri, center, celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 11, 2018 - 11:34 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sharp in Europe, the New Jersey Devils played equally well at home. Kyle Palmieri scored twice, Keith Kinkaid made 21 saves and the Devils came back from a season-opening win in Sweden by routing the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals 6-0 Thursday night in their first game...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2010, file photo, Kristi Yamaguchi arrives at the Peace Over Violence 39th Annual Humanitarian Awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. When Ice Theatre of New York honors Kristi Yamaguchi on Oct. 15, 2018, it will be for a whole lot more than her performances as a figure skater. Her on-ice resume is superb, of course, including the 1992 Albertville Olympic championship, followed by a starring role in the highly successful Stars on Ice tour. Her work away from the rink has been exemplary, particularly Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation that for the past seven years has fought child illiteracy. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Images, File)
October 09, 2018 - 3:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When Ice Theatre of New York honors Kristi Yamaguchi on Oct. 15, it will be for a whole lot more than her performances as a figure skater. Her on-ice resume is superb, of course, including the 1992 Albertville Olympic championship, followed by a starring role in the highly...
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Florida Panthers center Frank Vatrano (72) falls on the right leg of goaltender Roberto Luongo (1) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. Luongo would leave the game with an injury. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 06, 2018 - 10:52 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers not only lost their season opener, they lost goalie Roberto Luongo, too. J.T Miller and Nikita Kucherov scored in the shootout and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Panthers 2-1 in the regular-season opener for both teams Saturday night. Luongo departed midway...
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