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Japan's Marin Honda wins ladies singles at World Junior Figure Skating

Marin Honda of Japan won the ladies' singles on Saturday at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Debrecen, Hungary with 192.98 points.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/20 9:28:24

Kulizhnikov tests positive

Five-time world champion Pavel Kulizhnikov is one of three Russian speed skaters who have tested positive for the banned drug Meldonium, the International Skating Union (ISU) said.
Soure:Reuters: 2016/3/19 0:43:01

Czechs take pairs gold in ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships

Anna Duskova (16) and Martin Bidar (17) of the Czech Republic took gold in pair skating, the first medals awarded at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016, in Debrecen, Hungary on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/18 9:26:04

Snowboarding super star Shaun White looks to 2022 Winter Olympics

Super star Shaun White, competing at the Snowboarding World Championships held in Northeast China's Yabuli International Ski Resort, said he was looking forward to competing in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/16 20:19:44

Snowboarding worlds will help develop the sport in China, says coach

The World Championships of Snowboarding being held in Northeast China's Yabuli international resort will help the development of the sport in China, said Chinese snowboarding team coach Wang Yongtao.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/15 17:04:32

China snatches two silvers, one bronze in World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2016

Lillehammer Youth Olympics Games' medalist Han Mei got the bronze medal of the women's 1000 meters and the silver medal of the women's all-round at the ISU World junior speed skating championships 2016 on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/13 11:08:44

Russian Skating Union vow to prove athletes innocent of doping

Russian Skating Union (RSU) intended to prove the innocence of its athletes charged with deliberate violation of anti-doping rules.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/10 8:36:01

Russian Bobrova banned from World Figure-Skating Championships

Russian ice dancer Yekaterina Bobrova was banned from the forthcoming World Figure-Skating Championships in the United States after she had been tested positive for doping, the Russian Figure-Skating Federation announced Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/8 8:13:22

China to host junior World Cup speed skating final

The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final 2015/2016 will take place here this weekend.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/3/3 23:36:33

Figure skating athletes compete at Lillehammer 2016

Justine Brasseur (L) and Mathieu Ostiguy of Canada compete during the Pairs Short Program of Figure Skating at Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Hamar, Norway, on Feb. 13, 2016.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/2/14 11:37:12

China's Olympic speed skating champ Zhang Hong takes bronze at worlds

China's first speed skating Olympic champion Zhang Hong settled for a third-finish in the women's 500 meters at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Kolomna, Russia on Saturday. <br /><br />South Korean star Lee Sang-hwa dominated the race and captured her third world title. She posted the track record time of 74.859 seconds after two runs. Brittany Bowe of the United States took the silver in 75.663, and Zhang got the bronze in 75.688. China's Yu Jing ranked eighth. <br /><br />Zhang had the second-best time in the first run, but she could only manage the third fastest mark in the second. <br /><br />Zhang, who won China's first Olympic gold in speed skating at Sochi 2014 where she triumphed in 1,000m, finished fifth in the event at the worlds on Friday. <br /><br />Lee has been Zhang's arch rival and it was her first world championships in three years. Lee has won the past two Olympic gold medals in the 500m and also holds the world record in the distance at 36.36 seconds. <br /><br />Prior to this competition, Lee and Zhang had been tied with four ISU World Cup titles apiece this season, though Zhang was leading over Lee in World Cup points, 690 to 680, thanks to additional podium finishes.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/2/14 9:34:45

Highlights of World Single Distances Speed Skating C'ships in Russia

Russian speed skater Natalya Voronina competes in 3000m distance during World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Kolomna, Russia, on Feb. 11, 2016.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/2/12 11:51:54

Outdoor ceremony brings China's National Winter Games to close in Xinjiang

A splendid outdoor ceremony at the Silk Road ski resort brought to close the 13th Chinese National Winter Games Saturday afternoon, which is an opportunity to help build interest in winter sport in the country's build-up to the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/1/31 22:52:14

Russia, France win last golds in Euro figure skating

The last two gold medals in the ISU European figure skating championships went to Russia and France on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/1/31 9:37:19

China's future stars to watch in Winter Olympics

The 13th Chinese National Winter Games, the first multi-sport winter event following Beijing's successful bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, has brought a number of budding stars to our attention.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/1/30 14:46:40

Worlds junior runner-up Jin wins figure skating gold, Qiqihar takes men's ice hockey title at National Winter Games

World junior silver medalist Jin Boyang lit up the figure skating competition at the National Winter Games here on Friday when he landed four quadruple jumps to claim the men's title with 196.62 points.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/1/30 14:46:18

Air on ice

Sui Wenjing (top) and Han Cong of Team Harbin compete in the pairs free skating during the 13th Chinese National Winter Games in Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The duo, who won the title with 236.56 points, scored 154.02 points in free skating after leading the short program with 82.54 points.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/1/29 23:59:16

European figure skating championships open in Bratislava

The 79th European figure skating championships were officially opened Wednesday by Slovak President Andrej Kiska.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/1/28 11:01:19