Ashley Wagner

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I Was 17 When John Coughlin 'Put His Hands Down My Pants'

Ashley Wagner describes 2008 assault that left her 'paralyzed in fear'

(Newser) - Facing allegations of misconduct, retired figure skater John Coughlin committed suicide in January after learning he'd been suspended from US Figure Skating activities. In May, former skating partner Bridget Namiotka said Coughlin sexually abused her over two years , adding she was one of at least 10 victims. Now, another...

Everybody Is Freaking Out About Figure Skating Scores

Ashley Wagner says she's 'speechless' at Sotnikova's win

(Newser) - Russia's Adelina Sotnikova pulled off a huge upset to win Olympic gold in women's figure skating yesterday, bumping defending champ and favorite Yuna Kim of South Korea to second place—and the world is not taking it well. American skater Ashley Wagner, who's definitely not afraid to...

Ashley Wagner Is Unimpressed, Sochi's 1st Meme

US figure skater was not happy with her score, spawns meme

(Newser) - American figure skater Ashley Wagner, whose very selection to the US team proved controversial, is stirring the pot again. In perhaps the first meme to emerge from the Sochi Games, Wagner was photographed smiling radiantly after yesterday's performance—until her score was announced and put her in fourth place,...

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...

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