Posts Tagged Figure skating

Tuktamysheva wins gold at European figure skating champs

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, of Russia, skates during her free program at the European Figure Skating championships in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Elizaveta Tuktamysheva won gold at the European Figure Skating Championships with a free skate of technical precision and wide emotional range, heading a Russian sweep of the medals in the women’s event.

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Stolbova, Klimov lead European figure skating pairs

Javier Fernandez, of Spain, skates during his free program at the European Figure Skating championships in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Spain’s Javier Fernandez won his third straight European figure skating gold on Friday with a free program that had some technical faults but never faltered on verve.

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Radionova leads Russia 1-2-3 in European figure skating

Elena Radionova, of Russia, reacts after receiving the results for her short program during the European Figure Skating championships in Stockholm, Sweden, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Elena Radionova led a Russian sweep of the top three in the short program at the European figure skating championships on Thursday, in a performance she said was something of an emotional watershed.

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Jason Brown wins first US title, holding off Adam Rippon

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jason Brown won his first U.S. title, holding off Adam Rippon thanks to his big lead after the short program.

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