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Interview with Nancy Kerrigan: Two-time Olympic medalist Special

Two-time Olympic medalist Nancy Kerrigan chatted with Digital Journal about her family, athletic career, and her experience on "Dancing with the Stars." She also opened up about what she is most thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday.

Warm winter melts Dutch skaters' hopes of legendary canal race

Leeuwarden - Winter is nearing the halfway mark in the Netherlands with record high temperatures, melting fervent Dutch skaters' hopes of gliding over frozen canals or taking part in a near-mythical race last held 19 years ago.

Edmonton architecture student suggests skating lane for commuting

Edmonton - The Canadian city Edmonton, which is well known for its extreme winter conditions, might consider adopting a unique mode of commuting into the downtown core area by skating on ice.

Leading Korea skating official resigns after Sochi flop

The powerful vice chairman of the Korean Skating Union (KSU), Jeon Myung-gyu, resigned on Monday as South Korea moved to put a disappointing Sochi Olympics behind it and start building for the 2018 Pyeongchan...

Pechstein still going strong into her 40s

Claudia Pechstein might be the grand dame of women's speed skating with five Olympic golds to her name, but the evergreen German is showing no signs of slowing down.

Zoueva coaches gold and silver winners

Marina Zoueva faced the ultimate test of her loyalties at the Winter Olympics on Monday as, in a bitter-sweet twist for ice dancing's supreme coach, she found her allegiances torn three ways.

Davis and White end U.S. quest for ice dance glory

A sultry performance that lasted four spellbinding minutes, but was 17 years in the making, propelled Meryl Davis and Charlie White to become the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title...

Figure skating: Women's title promises golden future

As well as the glory, the young woman who strikes gold in the Olympic figure skating is destined to make millions of dollars as sponsors rush to sign her up to advertise their products.

Figure skating-Dainty image masks drive for perfection

Julia Lipnitskaya's whirlwind grace stole hearts and earned the Russian team gold, but when the teen dynamo left the ice in Sochi all she could think of was what she had done wrong.

CORRECTED-Olympic s-Olympics-Figure skating-Stars align for women's gold medal battle

Of all the weird and wonderful competitions at the Sochi Winter Olympics, none has the ability to captivate and stir the emotions more than women's figure skating.

Skater Michael Christian Martinez advances to free skate in Sochi

Michael Christian Martinez, the lone Filipino figure skater to compete on Men's Singles in the XXII Olympic Winter Games (Sochi) 2014, advances to the free skate program, keeping hope for the Philippines to grab a medal in the ongoing Olympic competition

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.

Empty seats greet Plushenko's Sochi debut

Yevgeny Plushenko was supposed to be one of Russia's biggest draws as the nation hosts its first Winter Olympics but even the presence of the controversial showman failed to fill the figure skatin

Tom Winter, 68-year-old skateboarding professor goes viral

The image of Tom Winter, a 68-year-old University of Nebraska classics professor, riding on a skateboard with a briefcase in his hand has gone viral online after it was posted to Reddit.

Skate Above The Crowd at W Hotel New York

New York - Skating has been taken to a whole new level, five stories above the ground. W Hotel in New York has constructed an ice surface on the outdoor wrapped around terrace that permits "Skating in the Sky".

Two new outdoor skating venues to open in Toronto Special

Toronto - This year the City of Toronto is adding two new outdoor skating venues to its database, raising the total number of ice surfaces to over 50. Both offer unique and innovative designs, not reflective of your typical hockey rink structures.

Skating in season at Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square Special

Toronto - Nathan Phillips Square is in the process of being revitalization that will be completed in 2012 but that didn't stop skaters this first December weekend, even Santa was taking a spin.

Op-Ed: St Margaret's Bay, NS adopting mandatory helmets for public skate

Halifax - On Friday, I went skating for the first time this season. I learned that the arena I have enjoyed coming to for years, St Margaret's Center, is adopting mandatory helmets for public skating starting January 2011, even without provincial legislation.

Op-Ed: Rock on Ice a hit at this year's CNE in Toronto Special

Toronto - Rock on Ice brings their audiences a music concert, ice show and circus like talent all for the price of an admission to the CNE.

World Class Blade Bending at Red Bull Crashed Ice

Quebec - There’s something mystical that happens when a half-kilometre long ice slope is constructed in the centre of an urban centre, and individuals race downward in an attempt to win it all.

Figure skating behaviours lean towards eating disorders

There's a dark side to aesthetic sports like figure skating- part of being perfect on the ice can lead to an eating disorder.

Dutch town transforms into ice-skating movie set Special

April 14 was a warm spring day in Friesland - yet the temperature in Dokkum suddenly dropped to 'minus 20C'. A thick layer of 'ice and snow' covered the city centre. People were ice-skating on the canal at breakneck speeds, packed in thick winter clothes.

Help make Team Canada winners in 2010, urges Olympic committee

Sport-loving and patriotic Canadians are being targeted in a nation-wide online campaign to raise $5 million in a program which will help Olympic and Paralympic athletes at the games in 2010.

Japanese robot cannot only walk but also roller-skate

A Japanese robotics lab has created a robot capable of dealing with different types of terrain while keeping it small and light. They did so by using a combination of legs and wheels, but the real surprise is the way the robot moves: by skating.

Stressed, Stretched and Skating on Thin Ice

At the World Figure Skating Championships, 17-year-old Kimmie Meissner was all smiles. But she's the face of a sport that some say is more stressful than any other.

Skating on Bottled Music

It is wonderful what a pair of skates and few hundred empty glass bottles can create. Enjoy

Trendy But Treacherous: High Injury Risks From New Recreation Sports

MUENSTER, Germany (dpa) - The sports season is approaching in northern climes and fair weather riders can hardly wait to pull on their in- line skates, hop on their city scooters and jump on their mountain bikes.But sports medics warn that this is the ...
 

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Skating at Toronto's Nathan Phillip's Square
Skating at Toronto s Nathan Phillip s Square
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File photo: Los Angeles Kings player Jarret Stoll skates with the Stanley Cup after the team's victory.
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Skating at Toronto s Nathan Phillip s Square
Skating at Toronto's Nathan Phillip's Square
Skating at Toronto s Nathan Phillip s Square
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Skating at Toronto s Nathan Phillip s Square
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Crowds gather at  The Rink  - Bentonville s new ice skating rink at Ernie Lawrence Plaza.  Nov. 20  ...
Crowds gather at "The Rink" - Bentonville's new ice skating rink at Ernie Lawrence Plaza. Nov. 20, 2010. Bentonville, Ark.
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Skating at Toronto's Nathan Phillip's Square
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Skating at W Hotel New York City
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