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Tara Lipinski and husband examine 2002 skating scandal

There's one word that always grabs the world's attention in sports: scandal. Figure skating has had its share — anyone recall Tonya and Nancy in 1994? That one has been examined as o...

Chen back on game, soars to short program win at nationals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Insane. Incredible. Amazing. Awesome. And that was just for the short program. Those were some of the reactions from the skaters themselves ...

Chen talked challenge of Olympic gold pursuit with Lysacek

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nathan Chen already is one of America's most accomplished figure skaters. That doesn't mean he wouldn't take advice from a predecessor. Chen, who goes for his...

Top US ice dancers share highly competitive friendship

They train at the same complex in Montreal under the same coaches. They've had a long-term rivalry that's taken them around the world. Hey, even the women's first...

Lipinski, Weir and White evaluate nationals and Olympics

So you think the Olympics frazzle the nerves more than any event? Well, how about just getting to the games? Three of America's premier skaters of yore — Olympic gold medalist Tara L...

World champ Nathan Chen looks ahead as Olympic push begins

Few if any athletes have had a run — well, a skate — like Nathan Chen since 2018. Chen finished fifth in the men's figure skating event at the Pyeongchang Games, following a fiasco o...

Jason Brown and Ronald McDonald House Charities bring smiles

Figure skaters are trained to wear smiles while on the ice competing or performing. When it comes to Jason Brown, the smile is authentic, and it rarely leaves his face. Among the tim...

Scott Hamilton & Friends skating event to battle cancer

Scott Hamilton always will be known as an Olympic gold medalist. Another part of his legacy is establishing a place for figure skaters to earn a living after their competitive caree...

US pairs skater Calalang cleared of drug violation

In elite figure skating, makeup can be as important a tool as a boot and blade. It also can sideline an Olympic contender. Jessica Calalang, a U.S. pairs skater an...

Write on Sports gets youngsters into sports communications

Kristie Keleshian was a shy middle schooler when she signed up for Write on Sports because her brother had joined. Keleshian now is an accomplished journalist who credits the program...

Figure Skating in Harlem finds ways to deal with pandemic

For months last year, Figure Skating in Harlem included no figure skating. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the 24-year-old organization that serves young women of color ...

US skating team stronger than most for recent world events

Multiple medals at the World Figure Skating Championships are rare for the United States. This year's team could reverse that trend. And there couldn't be a better time than in a pre...

Chen has 2 major challenges as he seeks 3rd straight worlds

As Nathan Chen seeks a third consecutive World Figure Skating Championships title — something no American man has achieved since Scott Hamilton got his fourth in a row in 1984 — he has two major chall...

Chen the headliner, Bell could be scene stealer at nationals

While Nathan Chen will be the headliner at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that begin Thursday in Las Vegas, Mariah Bell could be the scene stealer. Chen is the first man to wi...

Chen the headliner, Bell could be scene stealer at nationals

While Nathan Chen will be the headliner at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that begin Thursday in Las Vegas, Mariah Bell could be the scene stealer. Chen is the first man to wi...