Figure skating

United States' Nathan Chen celebrates after winning a men's competition at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 24, 2018 - 10:55 am
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Nathan Chen completed six quadruples and bettered his Olympic free skate score to win the world figure skating title on Saturday. The 18-year-old American was the only competitor in the last group not to fall. Japan's Shoma Uno won silver despite three spectacular falls,...
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Germany's skaters Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot perform during pairs free skating program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 22, 2018 - 7:47 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Olympic figure skating champions Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany set a world record as they claimed their first world title as a pair with a flawless program packed with daring and grace on Thursday. The silver went to Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of...
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Italy's Carolina Kostner acknowledges the applause at the end of her performance during women's short program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Assago, near Milan, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
March 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Italy's home favorite Carolina Kostner skated a perfectly executed and evocative program to take a surprise lead over Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia in the short program Wednesday at the world figure skating championships. A former world champion coming off a fifth-...
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In this 2005 file photo, AP sports editor Terry Taylor smiles. Taylor rose from a writer covering figure skating to become one of the most influential people in sports journalism. Her service was recognized with the 2018 Red Smith Award for outstanding contributions over a lifetime by the Associated Press Sports Editors. (AP Photo, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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March 12, 2018 - 6:42 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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March 09, 2018 - 8:42 pm
A figure skating coach who once trained Olympic champion Tara Lipinski has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct first made against him nearly 20 years ago. Richard Callaghan was accused of sexual misconduct in April 1999 by Craig Maurizi, one of his former...
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March 05, 2018 - 3:14 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The International University Sports Federation has selected Lake Placid as the host for the 2023 Winter World University Games. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in Albany Monday that local organizers from the Adirondack region and the Lausanne, Switzerland-based FISU...
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Guillermo del Toro arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 90th annual Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Guillermo del Toro has won the best director Academy Award for his film "The Shape of Water." Del Toro started out his speech saying he is...
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Miguel Lafourcade, left, and Natalia Lafourcade perform "Remember Me" from "Coco" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 11:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 90th annual Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez have won their second Academy Award for best original song. The husband-and-wife duo picked up the...
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James Ivory arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
March 04, 2018 - 10:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 90th annual Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood (all times local): 7:30 p.m. "Call Me By Your Name" has won the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay, making screenwriter James Ivory the oldest Oscar winner ever...
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