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Olympic Figure Skating's Dangerous Love Affair With Little Girls

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Licorish

My 10th birthday was riddled with grief. I wasn't a little girl anymore. At Delaware, there were 6-year-olds who could jump higher and spin faster than me. At 10, it felt like the ice was melting. At 10, I was washed up.

U.S. Ice Dancers One Step Away From Gold

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Charlie White threw his arms in the air in celebration to try to describe how he'd felt Sunday morning. After four years, th...

A Guide to Figure Skating: Politics Behind Scoring, What It's Like to Fall, and Why Skaters Don't Get Dizzy

Quora | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Joseph Lee, U.S. Junior Nationals Competitor in both singles and pairs, involved with STARs...

Figure Skating Star Hopes To Skate In 2 More Olympics

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — American teen Jason Brown wants to skate in two more Olympics. The fan favorite from Chicago qualified for the Sochi Games a f...

LOOK: U.S. Figure Skater REALLY Didn't Like Her Score

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

Judges, take note: Ashley Wagner is going to be checking the protocols. The U.S. figure skater was visibly disappointed with her scores after her ...

Figure Skating Conspiracy?

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

By Pritha Sarkar SOCHI, Russia, Feb 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Figure Skating has strongly denied reports suggesting the United States and Russ...

Davis And White Give HUGE Lift To U.S. Team

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The United States got a huge lift, along with some dazzling footwork and spins, from its world champion ice dancers Saturday ni...

Sochi's Rainbow Designs Remind U.S. Figure Skater Of Gay Pride Flag

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Ashley Wagner sees a certain resemblance between the multihued designs all around the Sochi Olympics and a rainbow gay pride fl...

U.S. Figure Skating Team Picked

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 03.14.2014 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Two-time U.S. champion Ashley Wagner made the Olympic team Sunday despite finishing a distant fourth at the national championships. U...

Reigning Olympic Champ: 'My Road To Sochi Ends Here'

AP | By NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip — "like you're being electrocuted" — would ...

Sasha Cohen: U.S. Women Won't Win Figure Skating Medals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Sasha Cohen, the U.S. figure skater who took home a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics but failed to qualify for the 2010 Vancouver games, predi...