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Review: ‘I, Tonya’ is a gritty story that no one could’ve expected Special

‘I, Tonya’ is a gripping film that goes beyond the scandal heard around the world in order to explore the class bias that plagued the figure skater’s entire career.

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu bags gold medal in Sochi figure skating

Sochi - Figure skating sensation Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan bagged the gold medal prize in the figure skating competition held at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, vesting contestants from Canada who took the silver medal and Kazakhstan, the bronze.

Skater Michael Christian Martinez bows out of medal contention

Sochi - Michael Christian Martinez, the lone Filipino figure skater competing in Men's Singles in the XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014, performed impressively in the free skate competition Friday finishing third in his group with an overall score of 119.44.

Report: Nationalist partiality among figuring skating judges

With the Sochi Winter Olympics in full flow, a new study suggests that the judges of figure skating lack a degree of impartiality, shown via an economic model.

Figure skater Brian Boitano announces he's gay

San Francisco - In surprising news, Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano recently told the world that he is gay after years of public speculation about his sexuality.

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek will not compete at Sochi

American gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek went on NBC's Today program Tuesday morning to announce he would not be competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics in February. This turn of events leaves the two male slots for the U.S. team wide open.

Skate America kicks off official start to figure skating season Special

Ontario - The official start of the international skating season began this past weekend at the Skate America competition. Skaters took to the ice to debut their new programs in front of judges.

14-year-old figure skater wins SWP Regional Championships Special

Ontario - Regional figure skating competitions have begun around the country. Skaters at these competitions hope to qualify for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in January.

Olympics: Plushenko awards his own medal

Ever since Evan Lysacek won the gold medal for men's figure skating, Russian skater Evgeni Plushenko has been claiming that he is the true men's figure skating champion.
 

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Savchenko and Szolkowy take a victory lap around the rink after being awarded the gold medal followe...
Savchenko and Szolkowy take a victory lap around the rink after being awarded the gold medal followed by the other medalists
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The judges take their seats just before the competition begins.
The judges take their seats just before the competition begins.
Canadian gold medalists and ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
Canadian gold medalists and ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
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A skater from the first group
A skater from the first group
The Zhangs demonstrate a classic death spiral
The Zhangs demonstrate a classic death spiral
Outside the arena on a hot Southern California day
Outside the arena on a hot Southern California day
Caroline Zhang shows off her amazing flexibility in her signature  Pearl Spin
Caroline Zhang shows off her amazing flexibility in her signature "Pearl Spin"
Skaters from this competition hope to eventually qualify for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. ...
Skaters from this competition hope to eventually qualify for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. This sign was displayed on the rink's barrier.
Danielle Kahle takes the ice for her freeskate
Danielle Kahle takes the ice for her freeskate
The arena where the event was held.
The arena where the event was held.
U.S. pair skaters Caydee Denney and John Coughlin
U.S. pair skaters Caydee Denney and John Coughlin
The judges take their seats just before the competition begins.
The judges take their seats just before the competition begins.
Carolina Kostner shows her appreciation to the audience following her freeskate
Carolina Kostner shows her appreciation to the audience following her freeskate
The final results
The final results
Denney and Coughlin are pleased after their freeskating performance
Denney and Coughlin are pleased after their freeskating performance

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