Figure skating

South Korea's Kim Kyueun and Kam Alex Kang Chan, left, skate next to North Korea's Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik during a Pairs Figure Skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 05, 2018 - 3:08 am
GANGEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean figure skaters shared the same ice Monday for the first time at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The North's pair of Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik didn't socialize much with the South Korean and Japanese athletes in their practice session, but South Korean...
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A large North Korean flag hangs from an apartment building at the Olympic Village prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 02, 2018 - 9:54 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean skaters attending this month's Winter Olympics in South Korea began their training Friday, and one was injured during his first practice. A giant North Korean flag hanging from a North Korean apartment in the athletes' village also captured the media...
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A North Korean delegation and athletes arrive at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. North Korean skiers and skaters on Thursday arrived at a South Korean airport to participate in the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding their country's nuclear program. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 8:42 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which has brought a temporary lull in tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22...
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Javier Fernandez, of Spain, skates his short program at the European figure skating championships in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
January 17, 2018 - 2:15 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Javier Fernandez took a step toward his sixth consecutive European Figure Skating Championships gold medal on Wednesday by being the only skater in the men's short program to land two quads. Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France took the lead in the pairs, where the top five are...
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January 08, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey court on Monday denied the Israeli skating federation's attempt to recover more than $500,000 from a woman who sued to be allowed to skate for the United States. The ruling by a three-member appeals court rejected the Israeli Ice Skating Federation's argument that...
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Madison Hubbell, left, and Zachary Donahue perform during the pairs free skate event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 07, 2018 - 6:12 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With an entertaining and seductive performance that could practically have melted the ice, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue pulled off an ice dancing upset to close the U.S. Figure Skating championships Sunday. The team beat out two-time defending champion sibling tandem...
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Nathan Chen poses after winning the men's skate event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
January 07, 2018 - 12:15 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two-time national champion Nathan Chen, veteran Adam Rippon and rising star Vincent Zhou were selected Sunday to represent the United States at the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. A U.S. Figure Skating Committee chose 2016 U.S. champ Rippon, who came in fourth at the...
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Alexa Scimeca-Knierim, left, and Christopher Knierim react after winning the pairs free skate event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
January 06, 2018 - 7:44 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — U.S. champions again after all the terrifying health challenges of recent years, the husband-wife Knierims celebrated with those kid-sized, single servings of chocolate milk. Tiny pop-in straw and everything. Alexa Scimeca-Knierim could exhale at last. Just earlier, she...
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Bradie Tennell, foreground, poses after winning the women's free skate event with second place finisher Mirai Nagasu, left, third place finisher Karen Chen, second from right, and fourth place finisher Ashley Wagner at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
January 06, 2018 - 9:57 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu and Karen Chen, the top three finishers at the national championships, were selected Saturday to the U.S. team for the Pyeongchang Olympics. Three-time U.S. champ Ashley Wagner, who complained vigorously about the marks after the free skate, was...
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North Korea's IOC representative Chang Ung speaks to reporters after arriving at Beijing airport Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Chang said his country is likely to compete in figure skating in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to Japanese media reports. (Kyodo News via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 7:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's IOC representative on Saturday said his country is likely to compete in figure skating in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to Japanese media reports. Asked by reporters at Beijing airport, Chang Ung said the participation of a North Korean figure...
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