• Slovakia’s Klizan through to quarterfinals in Sofia

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Martin Klizan of Slovakia was the first player through to the quarterfinals of the inaugural Sofia Open on Wednesday.

  • Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France skate Ice Dance Free Dance Program at the European figure skating championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Volosozhar, Trankov win gold in pairs at European champs

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Defending champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron rebounded from second place after the short dance to retain their ice dance title at the European figure skating championships on Saturday.

  • Evgenia Medvedeva, of Russia, skates her free program during the European figure skating championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Volosozhar, Trankov win short program at European champs

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Evgenia Medvedeva won gold on her debut at the European figure skating championships on Friday, leading a Russian sweep of the podium in the women’s competition.