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American skaters Chen and Zhou in top 3 after men's short

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


Nathan Chen hits short program, leads world championships

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


After 16-year break, Stellato back at figure skating worlds

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


Olympic pairs' champs lead after worlds short program

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


Italy's Kostner leads after women's short at figure skating worlds, Osmond 4th

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


Carolina Kostner tops Alina Zagitova in world champs short program

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


Smooth's Podium Picks - World Championships 2018

The final International event of the season begins this week, where a number of Olympic champions will head to Milan, Italy to pad their medal cases.    1,474 more words

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