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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
Quora

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...