figure skating

Russia names figure skating worlds team; Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva oldest in 14 years

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Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva grabbed the last spot on Russia's three-woman team for the world figure skating championships. [more]

Starr Andrews inspiring more figure skaters to be “Black Like Me”

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A video of Starr Andrews skating to “Whip My Hair” when she was 9 has 56 million views on YouTube. But it’s the 19-year-old’s performance to “Black Like Me" that attracted an admiring tweet from former first lady Michelle Obama. [more]

The 1961 U.S. figure skating world team lives on 60 years later, in memories and through the Memorial Fund

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On Feb. 15, 1961, Sabena Flight 548, traveling from New York City to Brussels, crashed on approach. Among the dead were all 18 members of the U.S. world figure skating team, along with 16 coaches, officials and family members. [more]