Latest Men's figure skating News

Russia removed as host of 2023 worlds in men's ice hockey

Apr. 26, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Russia was removed Tuesday as host of the 2023 world championship in men’s ice hockey that was to be played in Vladimir Putin’s home city St. Petersburg. Citing “concern for the safety and well-being of all participating players, officials, media, and fans,”...

Stars on Ice back after pandemic with Olympic, world champs

Apr. 14, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

When Stars on Ice, uh, hits the ice Friday night in Estero, Florida, it will be for the first time in two years. Spicing up the tour: an Olympic gold medalist and two world champions. The 24-city tour was idled by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it returns with Beijing winner Nathan Chen...

Kamila Valieva to skate Russian exhibition competition

Mar. 23, 2022 06:53 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The teenage Russian figure skater at the center of a doping scandal at last month's Beijing Olympics will skate in a competition this week in Russia. Kamila Valieva, who won Olympic gold in the team competition before finding out that she tested positive for a banned...

Russia excluded from more sports as sanctions mount

Mar. 01, 2022 19:29 PM EST

GENEVA (AP) — More and more sports are following the appeal of the International Olympic Committee and banning Russian athletes from competing in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia was barred from competing in international ice skating, skiing, basketball,...

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, Feb. 19

Feb. 19, 2022 11:33 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Beijing Games: ___ BOBSLED 2-WOMAN Laura Nolte and Mariama Jamanka added to Germany’s record haul of Olympic sliding medals, while Elana Meyers Taylor of the U.S....

Olympics Live: US skaters lose appeal to get silver medals

Feb. 19, 2022 11:16 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Arbitrators have rejected a last-ditch request by American figure skaters to have their silver medals awarded before the end of the Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said in...

Wind creates a full-blown mess on Olympics' penultimate day

Feb. 19, 2022 09:25 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Olympic organizers closed the ski slopes, then shortened the cross-country course by 40%. They forged ahead in the halfpipe, and that turned into a full-blown mess. With the Winter Games whipping toward their finish, Mother Nature swirled up something...

Schouten wins 3rd gold on final day of Olympic speedskating

Feb. 19, 2022 06:16 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Irene Schouten grew up dreaming of an Olympic gold medal. She’ll head home from the Beijing Games with three of ’em. The Dutch speedskater established herself as the biggest star at the Ice Ribbon with her third individual victory, chasing down...

AP PHOTOS: No concealing highs and lows of Olympic pursuit

Feb. 19, 2022 05:19 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — They come for glory. Sometimes, they get agony instead. For athletes in the key moments of their Olympic quest, it's more than most can muster to withhold a reaction when they find out whether all their work has paid off. Victory, of course, feels...

Gu's global coming-out party ends with 3rd Olympic medal

Feb. 18, 2022 12:43 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Eileen Gu turned the Beijing Olympics into her own personal playground. In the city. In the mountains. Spinning, flipping and flying above three different venues. The American-born Gu came into the Games hoping to win three gold medals in freestyle...