Women's skating

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. When the International Olympic Committee board prepares to vote Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 on whether to ban Russia from February’s Winter Olympics, its members will decide the fate of numerous medals yet to be won. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)
December 03, 2017 - 12:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — When the International Olympic Committee board prepares to vote Tuesday on whether to ban Russia from February's Winter Olympics, its members will decide the fate of numerous medals yet to be won. If there's a blanket ban on Russia for its doping offenses at the 2014 Olympics — or...
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In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 file photo, United States' Karen Chen competes during the free skate at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City. Karen Chen's autobiography just hit the book shelves. The defending U.S. women's figure skating champion authored the book "Finding the Edge" with the help of Natalie England over the past few months. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
November 30, 2017 - 2:08 am
Karen Chen's autobiography just hit the book shelves. Imagine what she can write about if she wins an Olympic medal in February. The defending U.S. women's figure skating champion authored the book "Finding the Edge" with the help of Natalie England over the past few months. Chen calls it a chance...
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Nathan Chen, of the United States, performs during the men's free skate at the 2017 Bridgestone Skate America, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 25, 2017 - 11:48 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Nathan Chen ended up on all fours after one of his quad jumps went awry, and fellow American Adam Rippon's quad ended in a dislocated shoulder. They still couldn't be topped at Skate America on Saturday. Chen locked up a spot in his second straight Grand Prix Final, winning...
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Aljona Savchenko, left, and Bruno Massot, of Germany, perform during the pairs free skate at the 2017 Bridgestone Skate America, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, in Lake Placid, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 25, 2017 - 3:55 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Germany's Bruno Massot and Aliona Savchenko overcame Massot's back injury to win Skate America on Saturday, capping a week when Massot also overcame a major obstacle for competing at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. The French-born Massot found out Thursday he had passed the...
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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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November 24, 2017 - 9:20 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has disqualified two-time Sochi Olympic bobsled champion Alexander Zubkov and three other Russians for their part in a state-backed doping program. The International Olympic Committee says Zubkov, who is now the Russian bobsled federation president, has been...
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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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