Men's figure skating

FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, United States' Nathan Chen performs during men's free skating at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, Italy. The International Skating Union will discuss next month in Spain limiting the number of quadruple jumps in a free skate routine. With top-level men skaters loading their free programs with quads , Chen has done six, the governing body has several concerns, fearing the sport is becoming too much of a jumping contest, shoving artistry and other technical elements aside. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
May 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
The International Skating Union will discuss limiting the number of quadruple jumps in a free skate routine, and will consider raising the minimum age to compete on the senior level from 15 to 17. The ISU will hold its congress in Seville, Spain, from June 4-8. With top-level men's skaters loading...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:32 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva is leaving longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who has guided Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu to Olympic titles. Medvedeva announced the change Monday in a statement from the Figure Skating...
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April 16, 2018 - 10:45 am
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan, who won his long-awaited Olympic gold as part of the team event at the Pyeongchang Olympics, is retiring after more than a decade on the world stage. Chan made his decision official Monday after alluding to it during the Winter Games. The 27-year-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Olympic bronze medalists Maia Shibutani, left, and Alex Shibutani pose with their medals at the 86th floor observation deck at the Empire State Building in New York. Maia and Alex Shibutani will skip the next figure skating season, but are not retiring. The announcement Thursday by the "Shib Sibs" was not surprising, and they noted they have not ruled out future competition. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:35 pm
Olympic bronze medalist ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani will skip the next figure skating season but aren't retiring. The announcement Thursday by the "Shib Sibs" was not surprising. They said they have not ruled out future competition. "Our experience at the Olympic Games was the result of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Madison Hubbell, left, and Zachary Donohue perform during the free dance event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif. When the Stars on Ice tour for 2018 debuts Friday night, April 6, in Estero, Fla., a fully American cast led by world champion Nathan Chen, world silver medalists Hubbell and Donohue, and Olympic double bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani will headline. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
April 05, 2018 - 4:37 am
After an exhausting, often exhilarating and sometimes excruciating figure skating season, it would seem logical for the Olympians to seek a long rest. Instead, they're embracing even more time on the ice. For fun. When the Stars on Ice tour for 2018 debuts Friday night in Estero, Florida, a fully...
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March 27, 2018 - 8:26 am
March 28 1939 — The barnstorming Renaissance Five defeat the NBL champion Oshkosh All-Stars 34-25 to win the first annual World Professional Basketball Tournament in Chicago. Accounts of the game make no mention that the Rens are black and the All-Stars are white. 1942 — Stanford beats Dartmouth 53...
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March 25, 2018 - 10:12 am
March 26 1944 — St. John's, coached by Joe Lapchick, cruises by DePaul 47-39 to become the first back-to-back winner of the National Invitation Tournament. 1946 — Hank Iba's Oklahoma A&M Aggies beat North Carolina 43-40 for their second straight NCAA men's basketball title. Bob Kurland scores...
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March 25, 2018 - 10:11 am
March 26 1944 — St. John's, coached by Joe Lapchick, cruises by DePaul 47-39 to become the first back-to-back winner of the National Invitation Tournament. 1946 — Hank Iba's Oklahoma A&M Aggies beat North Carolina 43-40 for their second straight NCAA men's basketball title. Bob Kurland scores...
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United States' Nathan Chen celebrates after winning a men's competition at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Nathan Chen's redemption is complete. While all of his top competitors fell, the 18-year-old Chen completed six quadruple jumps in the free program on Saturday to become the first U.S. winner of the men's world figure skating title since 2009. For the rest, it was a fall-a-thon...
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U.S. Nathan Chen performs during men's short program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
March 22, 2018 - 7:02 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — The Olympic flop could be the new world figure skating champion. Nathan Chen went some way to atoning for his dreadful Olympic short programs in Pyeongchang by leading after the worlds short program on Thursday. He scored 101.94, a huge improvement on the 82.27 which cost him a...
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