Women's skating

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, Gracie Gold performs during the women's free skate at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City, Mo. Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments, and her decision to skip the nationals in January ends any chance of her competing at next year's Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
November 17, 2017 - 7:20 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two-time U.S. women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and an eating disorder. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix...
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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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November 10, 2017 - 12:06 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Skating Union says Olympic figure skating champion Adelina Sotnikova has been cleared of doping charges by the IOC. The International Olympic Committee said Thursday it had closed a case against a Russian athlete, but didn't name the person, citing...
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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 09, 2017 - 7:22 am
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu fell during Thursday's practice for the NHK Trophy, a potential setback in his preparations for next year's Pyeongchang Games. Hanyu fell while attempting a quadruple lutz and favored his right ankle but did not leave practice. He skated during the...
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Figure skater Harley Windsor poses for pictures after being named in the Australian team for the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Sydney, Australia Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Windsor is set to be the first indigenous Australian to compete in the Winter Olympics after being selected for next year's Pyeongchang Games.(AP Photo/Julian Linden)
November 09, 2017 - 3:38 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Figure skater Harley Windsor is set to be the first indigenous Australian to compete in the Winter Olympics after being selected for next year's Pyeongchang Games, just a little over a decade after he stumbled into a sport he knew nothing about. Windsor and Russian-born teenager...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Health problems forced Brittany Bowe to step away from the speedskating oval, a decision that the former world champion described as one of the toughest that she's had to make in her life. Concussion symptoms that started after a crash on the ice last summer are becoming less...
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September 12, 2017 - 3:07 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — She was Russia's golden girl at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the 15-year-old skater with the "Schindler's List" theme tune who won an Olympic title and a hug from President Vladimir Putin. But now Yulia Lipnitskaya's career is over, and she's opening up about the cause — chronic anorexia...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, Gracie Gold competes in the women's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. 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 bronze medalist and two-time national champion did not specify in a statement to U.S. Figure Skating what sort of help she needs. She said Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, her "passion for skating and training remains strong" and she will be away for "some time." She hopes this will allow her to become a "stronger person."(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
September 01, 2017 - 12:37 pm
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. Figure Skating what sort of help...
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September 01, 2017 - 11:58 am
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 bronze medalist and two-time national champion did not specify in a statement to U.S. Figure Skating what sort of help she needs...
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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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