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  • South Koreans file complaint over Adelina Sotnikova's win at Olympics

    A hometown crowd filled Iceberg Skating Palace with cheers when Russia's Adelina Sotnikova won a surprise gold medal in women's figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. But more than a few neutral observers questioned whether Sotnikova had truly...
  • South Korea to file complaint over judging in Kim defeat

    South Korea to file complaint over judging in Kim defeat
    A month after the much-debated victory by Russia's Adelina Sotnikova over South Korea's Yuna Kim in the women's figure skating final at the Sochi Olympics, the Korean Olympic Committee and Korean Skating Union will file a formal complaint about the...
  • Burbank temporary ice skating rink to close soon

    Burbank temporary ice skating rink to close soon
    Ice skating lovers — it’s your last chance to take a spin at the temporary skating rink in downtown Burbank, which will be open daily until Sunday. Operators said the rink drew thousands to downtown Burbank during its six-week run, and...
  • Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there

    Winter Olympics will push quirky bounds, and NBC will be there
    The Winter Olympics has long embraced offbeat events, awarding medals for skills that are essentially head-first sledding and target-practice on skis. But when NBC's coverage of the quadrennial competition begins from Sochi, Russia on Feb. 6, the Winter...
  • TV This Week Jan. 12 - 18: 'Frontline' on PBS

    TV This Week Jan. 12 - 18: 'Frontline' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY The dynamic duo of Tina Fey and Amy...
  • After 52 years, Culver City Ice Arena prepares to skate away

    After 52 years, Culver City Ice Arena prepares to skate away
    Tai Babilonia was just 8 in 1968 when her skating coach suggested she grab the hand of an athletic 10-year-old named Randy Gardner and take a few turns around the Culver City Ice Arena. The team went on to become five-time U.S. pair champions and 1979...
  • Ashley Wagner makes U.S. figure skating team; Mirai Nagasu is out

    Ashley Wagner makes U.S. figure skating team; Mirai Nagasu is out
    BOSTON -- Ashley Wagner got a place on the U.S. Olympic team despite finishing fourth in the national championships on Saturday, when she fell twice in the free skate. Third-place Mirai Nagasu, the only one of the top four finishers with Olympic...
  • U.S. Figure Skating pairs competition could end in controversy

    BOSTON -- Will there be a bump in the night that creates controversy when U.S. Figure Skating announces Sunday which two pairs it is sending to the 2014 Olympics? It will, of course, be pretty much a tempest in a domestic teapot, given the low...
  • In 'Price of Gold,' recalling the far-off era of Tonya Harding

    In 'Price of Gold,' recalling the far-off era of Tonya Harding
    It can feel like a lifetime ago that the world was transfixed by the Harding-Kerrigan figure-skating scandal -- you know, Tonya, Nancy and, of course, Gillooly, one-word signifiers for the bizarre winter soap opera that preceded the 1994 Lillehammer...
  • Sochi suicide-bomber threat: The Olympics aren't worth it anymore

    Sochi suicide-bomber threat: The Olympics aren't worth it anymore
    What if they held the Olympic Games and no one came? Or, more to the point, why exactly are we still bothering with the Olympics anyway? Because right now, you’d get no argument from me that the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, seem to be far more...
  • Letter: Different ways of approaching ice

    The overhead sign on the westbound exit at Angeles Crest from the 210 Freeway seems to be regulating figure skating on the Crest. Any good figure skater would recognize the word axel, as in double axel. For regulating truck traffic it appears Caltrans...
  • Former ice skating coach convicted of sexually abusing students

    Former ice skating coach convicted of sexually abusing students
    A 30-year-old former ice skating coach has been convicted of sexually abusing two of his underage students, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Donald James Vincent was convicted of felonies including forcible lewd acts...