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US women’s medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

Ashley Wagner of the United States performs during the Ladies Free Skating event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — For the ninth straight year, there wasn’t an American woman on the podium at the figure skating world championships.

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Americans Chock, Bates take lead in ice dancing at worlds

Pang Qing and Tong Jian of China perform during the Pairs Short Program in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Pang and Tong finished in second place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford skated a flawless short program to take a commanding lead in the pairs at the world figure skating championships on the opening day Wednesday.

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Americans Chock, Bates take lead in ice dancing at worlds

SHANGHAI (AP) — Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates took the lead in ice dancing at the world figure skating championships on Wednesday with a career-best score in the short dance.

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Russian, American women square off at figure skating worlds

Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim of the U.S practice during the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Men’s world figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu had a late costume change the last time he competed in Shanghai. After a scary collision with another skater in warm-ups at the Cup of China in November, he took to the ice for his long program with gauze wrapped around his head and a bandage on his chin.

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