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Popular Figure Skater Gracie Gold Seeking 'Professional Help'

She announces she'll be taking some time off

(Newser) - Popular figure skater Gracie Gold is taking time off from her sport "to seek some professional help," she announced in a statement Friday. Gold is a two-time US figure skating champion, was a member of the 2014 US Olympic team that won the bronze medal, and is an... More »

Women's Figure Skating Results Are In

Spoiler alerts follow for those who plan to watch

(Newser) - Women's figure skating has wrapped up in Sochi, and for those who don't plan to watch in prime time tonight: Longshot Adelina Sotnikova has given Russia its first Olympic gold medal in the event. The 17-year-old pulled a stunning upset of defending champion Yuna Kim of South Korea,... More »

In Huge Snub, No. 3 Skater Left Off US Olympic Team

Mirai Nagasu bumped for Ashley Wagner, who finished 4th

(Newser) - In an unprecedented snub, US Figure Skating has left the third place finisher at Saturday's US Figure Skating Championships off its Olympic roster—in favor of a fourth-place finisher who described her own performance as "embarrassing." Why? Because that fourth-place finisher was Ashley Wagner, winner of the... More »

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