ASSAGO, Italy — American skaters Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou both finished in the top three in the men’s short program at the world figure skating championships on Thursday after a critical error by the Olympic silver medallist . 303 more words
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That’s more like it, Nathan Chen.
After two disastrous Olympic short programs, Chen nailed his jumps at the world championships, taking the lead by 1.86 points over Russian… 510 more words
ASSAGO, Italy — After a 16-year break, Deanna Stellato is eager to make up for lost time.
The American figure skater is back in the rink and was competing at the world championships on Wednesday, more than a decade-and-a-half after retiring following a series of injuries. 611 more words
Germans Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot backed up their Olympic pairs’ title by topping the world championships short program in Milan on Wednesday night.
Savchenko, seeking her sixth world title, and Massot, eyeing his first, tallied a personal-best 82.98 points with a clean program including side-by-side triple Salchows and a throw triple flip. 369 more words
ASSAGO, Italy — Italy’s home favourite 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. 682 more words
Italian Carolina Kostner is the surprise leader after the short program at figure skating worlds, topping a woman half her age, Olympic champion Alina Zagitova… 527 more words