Month: March 2017

  • Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Satoko Miyahara has withdrawn from the World Championships. Rika Hongo will replace her – Source, Yahoo Daily Sports

    Satoko Miyahara to miss Figure Skating World Championships – by Nick Zaccardi, Olympics.NBCSports.com

    Injury forces Miyahara out of world championships – Source, The Japan Times

    Overcoming Injury And Old Skating Habits, Nancy Kerrigan Excited For Dancing Debut -by Brandon Penny, TeamUSA.org

    Taipei 101: Carreira explores junior worlds host city: U.S. ice dancer takes readers behind the scenes at season-ending event – by Christina Carreira, IceNetwork News

    Harley Windsor, the indigenous 20-year-old who has just become a world champion skater – by Benedict Brook, News.com.au

    Calum Titmus: The autistic skating star preparing for the Special Olympics – Source, BBC.com

    Sparwood Skating Club wows the crowd at end of season show – by Exra Black, The Free Press

    Dancing with the Stars Premiere Awards: Could This Be the Best Season Yet? – by Lauren Piester, E Online

    Family looks back at 70 years of figure skating in Peterborough – by Nikolai Karpinski, The Peterborough Examiner

  • Figure Skating Articles for Monday, March 20, 2017

    Top-5 Finishes for Male, Female Figure Skaters at World Junior Championships – by Kim Seung-jae, The Chosunilbo

    ‘Dancing With the Stars’: Simone Biles, Nancy Kerrigan, Mr. T ready for Season 24 – by Jacquie Oliverius, East Bay Times

    2017 Junior World Championships: Review – Source, The Naked Ice blog

    Doping Whistleblower Dmitriev fled from Russia – by Hajo Seppelt, Sportschau.de

    Heavy reproaches against Russia’s athletics by new whistleblower (Video Report) – Source, Sportschau.de

    Lisa Ferris – A Blind and Deaf Figure Skater – by Jo Ann Schneider Farris, ThoughtCo.com

    Teen figure skater looking to add quad jump to new program – Source, Korea Herald

    All shook up: Skaneateles Figure Skating Club ice show features music of Elvis Presley – by Johathan Monfiletto, WOC Journal

    Junior figure skaters put Australia on the map – by Belinda Noonan, Olympics.com.au

    Binghamton Figure Skating Club shows off skills – by Emily DeVito, WBNG.com

  • Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, March 19, 2017

    Parsons/Parsons (USA) dance off with gold at ISU World Junior Championships – Source, ISU.org

    Zagitova (RUS) claims gold at ISU World Junior Championships – Source, ISU.org

    Official 2017 World Figure Skating Championships Website – Source, Helsinki2017.com

    2017 World Figure Skating Championships Official Colour-coded Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

    Canadian ice dancers Lajoie and Lagha reach new heights at junior worlds: Duo from Quebec show big improvement from previous year – Source, CBC.ca

    Australian pair skaters become Junior World Champions – Source, Olympics.com.au

    The 1987 World Junior Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    2017 Junior Worlds play-by-play/results: Ladies free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    2017 Junior Worlds Men’s Recap: Pretty Sure I Dreamed This – by Sarah Rasher, The Finer Sports

    Honda falls short of world junior title despite personal bests – Source, The Japan Times

  • Figure Skating Articles for Saturday, March 18, 2017

    Alexandrovskaya/Windsor (AUS) win historic pairs gold at ISU World Junior FS Championships – Source, ISU.org

    Alexandrovskaya, Windsor claim historic title: Pair wins first world junior gold for Australia; Zagitova takes ladies lead – Source, IceNetwork News

    PRESS CONFERENCEJunior Pairs, after Free Skating – Source, ISU.informz.net

    Parsons leapfrog Russians to take world junior title: Carreira, Ponomarenko mine bronze; Russia’s Zagitova wins ladies crown – Source, IceNetwork News

    (IMPORTANT READ) What I would create if I worked in the ISU: Athletes Commission member Denis Ten proposes the creation of an Athletes IT Portal for ISU Athletes interaction and sharing in a variety of useful ways – Source, Medium.com/@d10World

    Photo Gallery: Ladies short at junior worlds – Source, IceNetwork.com

    Photo Gallery: Pairs free at junior worlds – Source, IceNetwork.com

    IOC President Thomas Bach: “The stage is set for excellent Olympic Winter Games in 2018” – by Greg Martin, Olympic.org

    Palo Alto’s Zhou has a ‘Wow’ moment in figure skating – Source, Palo Alto Online

    Figure-skating trio sweep podium in Kelowna – by Nick Greenizan, BC Local News

    2017 Junior Worlds play-by-play/results: Ladies free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

  • Figure Skating Articles for Friday, March 17, 2017

    Vincent Zhou (USA) strikes gold at ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships – Source, ISU.org

    Vincent Zhou, U.S. silver medalist, wins World Junior Figure Skating Championship – by Nick Zaccardi, Olympics.NBCSports.com

    Palo Alto teen becomes ice skating world champion – by Elliott Almond, San Jose Mercury News

    Zhou dazzles to capture world junior crown: American climbs in standings to win gold; Loboda, Drozd hold dance lead – Source, IceNetwork News

    USA’s Zhou jumps to Junior World gold – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

    Loboda/Drozd (RUS) dance to slim lead in Short Dance at ISU World Junior Championships – Source, ISU.org

    2017 Junior Worlds Cheat Sheet: Ladies – by Sarah Rasher, The Finer Sports

    Fumie Suguri to Satoko: I don’t want you to force yourself to compete – Source, Tiny Queen

    Dovolani dishes on top dance duos ahead of worlds: ‘DWTS’ champion breaks down choreography, connection of elite teams – by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

    IOC president Bach to meet with Russia doping investigator – by Graham Dunbar, Citizen Tribune

    Belgian IOC member adds to calls for joint awarding of 2024 and 2028 Olympics – by Nick Butler, Inside The Games

    PRESS CONFERENCE: 2017 ISU World Junior FS Championships – Junior Men, after Free Skating – Source, ISU.org

  • Figure Skating Articles for Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Alex Krasnozhon: Getting to know a Russian-born, Texas loving figure skater – by Gina Capellazzi, Figure Skaters Online 

    Congratulations to Vincent Zhou on winning the Men’s 2017 World Junior Figure Skating title with this clean Free Skate (TES 104.66, PCS 74.58, FS 179.24) – Source, Youtube.com

    2017 Junior Worlds play-by-play/results: Men’s free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    2017 Junior Worlds preview (ladies/pairs): A new star will be born – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Skater Cha Jun-hwan Sets Personal Best in World Junior Championships – by Lee Soon-heung, The Chosunilbo

    Miyahara has resumed full training, still feeling pain – Source, Daily.co.jp

    Daisuke’s interview from Kateigaho 2nd Half: Highlights of ‘World Figure Skating Championship 2017’ – Source, Kateigaho.com

    Taipei 101: Carreira explores junior worlds host city: U.S. ice dancer takes readers behind the scenes at season-ending event – by Christina Carreira, IceNetwork News

    Figure Skating, Winning Medals, and Saving Korean Dogs – by Tina Khanolkar, Free Korean Dogs

    Potsdam Figure Skating Club presents a oeA Night at the Moviesa at Cheel Arena this Friday night – Source, Daily Courier Observer

    Can Nancy Kerrigan Skate to the Finale of ‘Dancing with the Stars’? – by John Kubicek, BuddyTV.com

  • Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Why Should I Care? Willful Tolerance – by Alison Hershberger Filo, SafeSport USFSA

    IOC President Bach Confident of Pyeongchang 2018 Success – Source, Olympic.org

    Communication No. 2077: Decision of the ISU Disciplinary Commission against Complaint against Mr. Sviatoslav Babenko, RUSSIA by ISU Disciplinary Commission for Violation of Duties of Judges and ISU Ethics Code @ “24nd Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2016” – Source, ISU.org

    Communication No. 2077: Decision of the ISU Disciplinary Commission against Complaint against Mr. Alexandre Gorojdanov, BELARUS by ISU Disciplinary Commission for Violation of Duties of Judges and ISU Ethics Code @ “24nd Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2016” – Source, ISU.org

    Communication No. 2077: Decision of the ISU Disciplinary Commission against Complaint against Ms. Laimute Krauziene, LITHUANIA by ISU Disciplinary Commission for Violation of Duties of Judges and ISU Ethics Code @ “24nd Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2016” – Source, ISU.org

    Fifteen #TeamUSA athletes are headed to #WorldJFigure Skating Championships – Source, USFSA.org

    Scott Hamilton Reveals His Third Brain Tumor Has Shrunk Without Treatment: ‘I Was the Recipient of a Spectacular Miracle’ – Source, People.com

    Listen: Korpi talks worlds on latest episode of Ice Talk – Source, IceNetwork.com

    Nike Hijab Faces Backlash on Social Media: “I will never buy another Nike product again,” by Avery Matera, Teen Vogue

    Canadians take aim at favourites at junior figure skating worlds: Nadeau looks to complete comeback from injury – by Pj Kwong, CBC.ca

    Excitement building for Fort Macleod Skating Club’s annual carnival – by Frank McTighe, Fort Macleod Gazette

  • Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    IOC Coordination Commission set to begin key week of meetings in Pyeongchang – by Nick Butler, Inside The Games

    2017 Junior World Championships: Preview – Source, Naked Ice blog

    Taipei 101: Carriera explores junior worlds host city: U.S. ice dancer takes readers behind the scenes at season-ending event – by Christina Carreira, IceNetwork News

    2017 World Junior Figure Skating Championships begins tonight at 10:30 pm ET, 7:30 pm PT on Ice Network: Schedule – Source, IceNetwork.com

    Featured Interview: Jun Hwan Cha (KOR) – Source, ISU.org

    Uno tops 300 points in Coupe du Printemps victory – Source, The Japan Times

    Anatomy of a Titanic Program – by Maura Sullivan Hill, Twizzle Talk blog

    The Top 6 Pairs Marathon (2017) – by Claire Cloutier, A Divine Sport

    Junior figure skater looking to make history at worlds – Source, The Korea Herald

    Ice Crystals strut ‘Colors’ at civic center – by Richard Jenkins, Your Daily Globe

  • Figure Skating Articles for Monday, March 13, 2017

    Sparta Junost takes gold at synchro junior worlds: Russians move past Finland to capture crown; U.S. finish fourth, seventh – Source, IceNetwork News

    2017 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Entrants and schedule – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Practice Groups and Music Rotations (subject to changes) – Source, ISU.org

    2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Official Coloured Practice Time and Event Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

    2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Official Website – Source, WJC2017.com

    2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Official Announcement – Source, ISU.org

    ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 Promo – #WorldJFigure – Source, Skating ISU Youtube.com

    IceNetwork will Live Stream the 2017 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships for it’s subscribers – Source, IceNetwork.com

    Ice Classic Figure Skating Competition Brings Skaters of all Ages Together – by Rebecca David, KDLT News

    An Elegant Mix of Sport and Art: Welcome to the Ice Rink – Source, Olympic.org

    Sara Hurtado and Kirill Khaliavin: “At this point we just keep building in us” – by Florentina Tone, Inside Skating

  • Figure Skating Articles for Sunday, March 12, 2017

    Olympic Gold figure skaters Torvill and Dean in talks to return to Dancing On Ice – by Rebecca Lewis, Metro.co.uk

    Junost (Russia 2) claims gold at ISU World Junior SYS Championships – Source, ISU.org

    2017 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships Short Program Results and Videos – Source, ‘Synchrogirl17 @ Figure Skating Universe

    2017 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships Free Skate Results and Videos – Source, ‘Synchrogirl17 @ Figure Skating Universe

    Football legend visits skating duo to help with fundraising campaign – by Tanya Yilmaz, This Is Wiltshire

    Photo Slideshow: Special Olympics Pennsylvania Figure Skating Competition – Source, YDR.com

    The Modern English School – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    2017 World Championships: Entrants and schedule Official hashtags: #WorldFigure | #helsinki2017 – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

    Russia sits 1-2 after short at synchro junior worlds: Top three finishers separated by a point; U.S. teams take fifth, eighth – by Leslie Graham, IceNetwork News

    2017 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships Conclude – Source, USFSA.org

    (Photos) Backstage at World Junior Synchro Champs – Source, IceNetwork.com

    USFS Nominating Committee: 2017-18 Slate of Officers and Board Members and Recommended Committee Chairs – Source, USFigureSkating.org

    Meet the Swindon mum going for gold in the World Figure Skating Championships – Source, ITV.com

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