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  • US medal drought continues at figure skating worlds Mar 28, 2015 10:25 AM
    Gold, Brown finish out of medals as US podium drought continues at figure skating worlds

  • Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds Mar 28, 2015 8:14 AM
    Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay, Beatles getting air time at figure skating worlds

  • Fernandez, Tuktamysheva take golds at figure skating worlds Mar 28, 2015 10:13 AM
    Fernandez takes men's gold at figure skating worlds to break another barrier for Spain

  • Defending champion Hanyu leads after short program at worlds Mar 27, 2015 9:11 AM
    Back from surgery, defending champion Hanyu takes lead after men's short program at worlds

  • Tuktamysheva lands triple axel, takes women's lead at worlds Mar 26, 2015 9:19 AM
    Tuktamysheva lands triple axel, takes big lead in women's event at figure skating worlds

  • Canadians take big lead in pairs at figure skating worlds Mar 25, 2015 9:19 AM
    Canadian favorites Duhamel, Radford take commanding lead in pairs at figure skating worlds

  • Hanyu returns from surgery to defend title at worlds Mar 24, 2015 8:21 AM
    Hanyu returns from surgery to defend men's title at worlds; Tuktamysheva favored among women

  • Naperville native Lysacek returns home Saturday with ‘Stars on Ice’ tour Mar 18, 2015 4:30 PM
    Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek, who grew up in Naperville, will skate the short program he planned to do at the Sochi Olympics during the "2015 Stars on Ice: Dancing for Joy” show at the Allstate Arena Saturday, March 21. “I get nervous still, because it’s my hometown,” he said. “I remember being the kid in the crowd, and it made me be a skater. And look where I wound up.”

  • CONI says it will appeal to CAS over Kostner's 16-month ban Feb 25, 2015 7:34 AM
    CONI to appeal to CAS to lengthen 16-month ban for figure skater Kostner in doping case

  • Olympic champion Sotnikova to skip world championships Feb 20, 2015 8:03 AM
    Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova of Russia to skip world figure skating championships

  • American Polina Edmunds gets gold at Four Continents skating Feb 15, 2015 3:34 PM
    American Polina Edmunds wins Four Continents, Japan's Satoko Miyahara second

  • Denis Ten wins Four Continents skating championship Feb 14, 2015 8:34 AM
    Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten wins big at Four Continents skating championship

  • Japan's Miyahara leads after Four Continents short program Feb 13, 2015 6:34 AM
    Japan's Satoko Miyahara leads Four Continents short program, Gracie Gold 2nd

  • Denis Ten takes lead at Four Continents skating championship Feb 12, 2015 8:04 AM
    Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten takes commanding lead after short program at Four Continents

  • Carpentersville skater's gold adds to suburban medal count Jan 28, 2015 10:26 AM
    Bradie Tennell, 16, of Carpentersville, won the junior ladies title and gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, one of 11 suburban figure skaters to win medals at nationals. That makes her the newest member of an elite group of champion and potential Olympic skaters from the Chicago suburbs. She modestly says, "I did well."

  • Highland Park’s Jason Brown wins first U.S. title Jan 26, 2015 11:02 AM
    Jason Brown gushed to Adam Rippon: “Oh my god, it was amazing.” The Highland Park resident turned to Joshua Farris, his skating rival for nearly a decade, and told him, “It’s just so cool to continue to grow together.” Brown won his first U.S. title Sunday when Rippon’s stellar long program couldn’t make up a big deficit and Farris’ mistake may have cost him the championship. All three were still beaming afterward, a breakthrough performance for each competitor.

  • Constable: Push to keep ‘special’ in these Olympics Jan 18, 2015 7:30 AM
    The Special Olympics provide plenty of wonderful moments for young athletes with developmental and intelectual disabilities. While figure skaters such as Abby Stanton of Lake in the Hills worry about the future of their sport after glitches following a change in venue, Dave Breen, president of Special Olympics Illinois, promises the organization is dedicated to solving the problems and seeing skating thrive.

  • ‘DWTS’ champs Davis, Chmerkovskiy greet fans in Deer Park Dec 14, 2014 9:00 PM
    Shoppers at Deer Park Town Center must have been checking their calendars to make sure it wasn’t Black Friday. The line of people pouring out the doors of the Vera Bradley store Sunday — with a few Lake County Sheriff’s deputies in the mix to keep order — wasn’t there for deals, but to meet “Dancing with Stars” champions Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

  • Lysacek returns to Stars on Ice, Allstate Nov 26, 2014 4:10 PM
    For the first time since 2011, Olympic gold medal champion and Naperville native Evan Lysacek returns to the lineup of Stars on Ice, and he will appear in the “Dancing for Joy” tour at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Saturday, March 21.

  • Gold, Brown earn bronze at Sears Centre Oct 26, 2014 10:16 PM
    Chicago area skating phenoms Gracie Gold and Jason Brown earned bronze medals in their respective events at the 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America competition at the Hoffman Estates’ Sears Centre Arena over the weekend. Gold, 19, who is the U.S. ladies champion, finished third in the Skate America women’s competition on Sunday behind two-time world junior champion Elena Radionova and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia. “I just feel I’m on the brink of breaking into that gold and silver medal,” said Gold

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