Skaters find redemption, disappointment in Torino POSTED: Mar 29, 1:33p ET | UPDATED: Mar 29, 5:29p ET By Lee Ann Gschwind, NBC Olympics With the 2010 World Championships beginning less than a month after the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver Games, a few of the Olympic medalists opted out. Many of those who did compete were tired and under-prepared, but some managed to win medals. For the skaters who fell short of their Olympic aspirations, the world championships offered a chance at redemption.
Asada wins ladies title at figure skating worlds POSTED: Mar 27, 12:07p ET | UPDATED: Mar 27, 2:23p ET By Associated Press Olympic silver medalist Mao Asada beat her old rival Olympic champion
Kim Yu-na to take her second world figure skating title on Saturday.
Kim tries to refocus after poor short program POSTED: Mar 27, 8:34a ET | UPDATED: Mar 27, 8:38a ET By Associated Press Olympic champion Kim Yu-na is putting the poor short program behind her
as she seeks to defend her title at the world figure skating
championships on Saturday.
Virtue, Moir set record in original dance POSTED: Mar 25, 11:47a ET | UPDATED: Mar 25, 2:27p ET By Associated Press Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir skated with the confidence of Olympic
champions Thursday to carry their lead in the original dance with a
season's best performance. The Canadians finished ahead of Olympic
silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
Pang and Tong take home pairs crown at worlds POSTED: Mar 24, 5:33p ET | UPDATED: Mar 24, 7:42p ET By Associated Press Olympic silver medalists Pang Qing and Tong Jian won their second pairs
title at the World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday.
Russian jewelers award Plushenko 'gold medal' POSTED: Mar 24, 9:23a ET | UPDATED: Mar 24, 9:23a ET By Reuters Olympic figure skating silver medalist Yevgeny Plushenko will get a
"belated gold medal" from Siberian jewelers, Russian media reported on
Pang and Tong take lead in pairs competition at worlds POSTED: Mar 23, 5:55p ET | UPDATED: Mar 23, 8:18p ET By Associated Press Olympic silver medalists Pang Qing and Tong Jian skated a flawless short
program to lead the pairs competition at the world figure skating
championships on Tuesday.
Plushenko withdraws from World Championships POSTED: Mar 19, 11:18a ET | UPDATED: Mar 19, 3:33p ET By Associated Press Russian figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko withdrew from next week's Figure Skating World Championships in Italy after doctors told the 27-year-old to take a two-week break on Thursday. The three-time Worlds gold medalist was criticized for being a sore loser after last month's Vancouver Olympics.
ISU waives rule, allows Rochette tribute POSTED: Mar 16, 4:08p ET | UPDATED: Mar 16, 4:09p ET By Associated Press Olympic bronze medalist Joannie Rochette will be allowed to perform an exhibition program in tribute to her mother, Canadian figure skating officials said Tuesday.