Posts Tagged Women’s skating

Richardson wins speedskating World Cup 1000 meters

Heather Richardson of the U.S. greets fans after competing during the women's 1000 meters race of the World Cup Speed Skating at Thialf skating rink in Heerenveen, northern Netherlands, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (AP) — Heather Richardson equaled the Thialf oval track record to win a 1,000-meter speedskating World Cup race, beating American teammate Brittany Bowe into second place on Saturday.

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South Korea, China score at short-track World Cup

SHANGHAI (AP) — South Korea’s Sin Da Woon and China’s Fan Kexin won races Saturday at the ISU short-track speedskating World Cup.

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Canada’s Weaver, Poje top GP Final short dance

Hanyu Yuzuru, of Japan, performs his short program at the Grand Prix Final figure skating competition in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu took the first step toward defending his title at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final after he earned the highest score for the short program despite a fall on Friday.

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