Women's skating

FILE - In this 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. Chen readily admits she’s a “shy kid” whose nerves have dictated much of her young figure skating career. The 18-year-old American will make her Olympic debut Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2018, and she’s determined not to let her anxiety spoil the opportunity. She’s made her mental health a focused, team effort by working with a sports psychologist to “open up” her thoughts and talk through her fears.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 18, 2018 - 10:41 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Karen Chen found herself in a room full of athletes, and she froze. The 18-year-old American figure skater describes herself as a "shy kid," and her nerves were getting the best of her again. She was there hoping to trade collectable pins, a longstanding Olympic...
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Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue of Canada perform in the ice dance free dance figure skating team event in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 18, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — What better way to mark the last day of a three day weekend than by watching feats of athletic greatness at the Olympics! Here are some highlights to look out for. (All times Eastern.) FIGURE SKATING Whatever ice dancing lacks in jumps and tricks, this year's...
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Asami Hirono, of Japan, flies through the air during training for the women's big air snowboard competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 18, 2018 - 8:04 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — After a one-day break, Olympic figure skating resumes with the ice dancing short program. A strong performance from Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir helped Canada win gold in the team competition, but Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France and American...
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Japan's Nao Kodaira celebrates after setting a new Olympic record in the women's 500 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 18, 2018 - 9:20 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Nao Kodaira burst off the line, furiously pumping her arms and legs to build up speed. She shot around the oval in a blur and crossed the finish line, the 500-meter Olympic speedskating gold medal easily in hand. With two pairs to go, Kodaira could watch knowing that...
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Noriaki Kasai, of Japan, soars through the air during qualification for the men's large hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 18, 2018 - 8:25 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai has qualified for the men's team large hill ski jumping final at the Olympics. After failing to qualify for the large hill final on Saturday, there was some concern...
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Nathan Chen of the United States falls while performing during the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 18, 2018 - 6:29 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was, perhaps, the defining moment for the U.S. team at this Olympics. Not Shaun White blitzing the halfpipe in a final run to win gold, a win that came with some baggage by itself. Or Chloe Kim delighting fans from two countries when she won her halfpipe, either...
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Supporters of Russian athletes wait before the preliminary round of the men's hockey game between the team from Russia and the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 18, 2018 - 1:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don't have a gold medal. It's an unpleasant experience for a country which finished atop the medal standings in the games it hosted four years ago in Sochi with 13 gold medals — though two of...
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Martin Fourcade, of France, rests in the finish area after the men's 20-kilometer individual biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 17, 2018 - 11:26 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It's Sunday and the perfect day to curl up on the couch and watch, well, more curling! And if that isn't your speed, there is a lot more going on in Pyeongchang. Here are some highlights to look out for (all times Eastern): FIGURE SKATING After yesterday's epic...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Madison Hubbell, left, and Zachary Donohue perform during the free dance event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif. American ice dancer Hubbell and her partner, Donohue, still rely on her mother to design and sew their costumes. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
February 17, 2018 - 10:42 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Susan Hubbell once found a piece of lace from the 1920s, probably the last such piece in existence, and paid hundreds of dollars so she could cut it up for a figure skating costume. Her daughter, American ice dancer Madison Hubbell, never wore it in competition. She...
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February 17, 2018 - 2:27 pm
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