Posts Tagged Women’s 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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Bergsma wins men’s 5,000 race at speedskating World Cup meet

HAMAR, Norway (AP) — Jorrit Bergsma beat fellow Dutchman Douwe de Vries to win the men’s 5,000-meter race at a speedskating World Cup event Saturday.

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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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German Olympic committee wants to reopen Pechstein case

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German Olympic Committee is seeking to reopen the doping case of five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein, saying she was wrongly banned.

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