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Hanyu defends Olympic title, snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock

Feb 17, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Hanyu and Ledecka rule the ice and snow, respectively

MAGIC. Ester Ledecka and Yuzuru Hanyu take home Olympic golds. Photo by Martin Bernetti (Ledecka) and Aris Messinis (Hanyu).

Who's who in Pyeongchang: 2018 Winter Olympics athletes to watch

Feb 01, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Here are the athletes expected to shine in the Winter Olympics set February 9 to 25 in Pyeongchang in South Korea

STARS TO WATCH. Nathan Chen poses for photographers after the medal ceremony for the Championship Men's during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 6, 2018 in San Jose, California. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Olympic figure skating champ Hanyu wins gold at worlds

Mar 28, 2014 - 11:06 PM

Japan s Yuzuru Hanyu added his first world figure skating crown to his Olympic gold medal Friday as he edged compatriot Tatsuki Machida by a less than a point

DOUBLE CHAMP. Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan celebrates after learning his results for his performance in the men's singles competition of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/EPA

Pressure on Olympic figure skating champ Hanyu at worlds

Mar 25, 2014 - 1:36 PM

The pressure is on Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu as he bids to claim the world title in front of his home crowd at the world figure skating championships

REPEAT? Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the Men's Free Skating of the Figure Skating event at the Iceberg Palace during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Figure skating champ Hanyu's coach consoles devastated Chan

Feb 15, 2014 - 11:54 PM

Three time world figure skating champion Patrick Chan said Saturday it could take years to get over his disappointment of letting Olympic gold slip through his fingers

HEARTBREAK. Patrick Chan of Canada reacts at the end of his performance during the Men's Free Skating of the Figure Skating event at the Iceberg Palace during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Chan settled for silver. Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA

Foul-mouthed skater Abbott lashes out after Winter Olympics flop

Feb 15, 2014 - 8:56 PM

US champion Jeremy Abbott lashed out at his critics in a foul mouthed rant after his and teammate Jason Brown s spectacular slump at the Sochi Olympics

THIN ICE. Jeremy Abbott of USA performs during the Men's Free Skating of the Figure Skating event at the Iceberg Palace during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA

Michael Martinez gets $10K bonus

Feb 15, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Filipino figure skater Michael Martinez is praised for a historic performance

Hanyu wins Japan's first men's figure skating gold at Winter Olympics

Feb 15, 2014 - 3:30 AM

Yuzuru Hanyu became the first Japanese man to win an Olympic figure skating gold in Sochi on Friday as the teenager also claimed Japan s first title of the 2014 Winter Games

GOLD. Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the Men's Free Skating of the Figure Skating event at the Iceberg Palace during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

What are Michael Christian Martinez's chances at the Winter Olympics?

Feb 13, 2014 - 3:04 PM

As the Philippines lone Winter Olympian in Sochi Michael Christian Martinez carries the nation s load for obtaining its first medal One Filipina figure skating fan analyzes his chances

FILIPINO AT SOCHI. Filipino figure skater Michael Christian Martinez during a training session at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Photo by Tatyana Zenkovich/EPA