IOC urged to back synchronised skating in Winter Olympics
IOC urged to back synchronised skating in Winter Olympics

The head of the world governing body for skating Thursday called on Olympic chiefs to "decide positively" ahead of an announcement on whether synchronised skating could become a fixture at the Winter Games.

International Sports Film Week kicks off in Beijing

Beijing International Sports Film Week 2014 opened here Tuesday, featuring nearly 60 sports films from home and abroad.

Encouragement, coaching must to churn out medal winners: Salman

Superstar Salman Khan feels India should aim to produce medal-winning athletes by encouraging sports and help the talented ones to unlock their potential through coaching.

Japan Olympic champ Hanyu wins world title

Japan`s Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu added his first world gold medal to his trophy board Friday by edging compatriot Tatsuki Machida by a less than a point in the free skate.

Gold, Wagner jostle for US cover girl title

Teenager Gracie Gold and teammate Ashley Wagner are battling not only for the Olympic title but also for the honour of cover girl of the US Sochi figure skating team.

Cuba to compete in South American Skating Open

Cuba is sending three men and a woman to compete in the South American Skating Open to be held in Santiago, Chile, from Oct 14 to 20.

Sochi skating finals attracted 25,000

About 25,000 people turned up for last weekend`s Grand Prix figure skating finals in Sochi, the chief organiser of the 2014 Winter Games said.

Skating season begins in Shimla

It`s that time of the year again in Shimla when a red balloon is tethered to the roof of the British-era municipal corporation building.

Frenchman Fauconnet banned for doping offence

Thibaut Fauconnet, who won the 1,000 metres World Cup in season 2010-11, has been banned for 18 months.

India win all medals in 1000m speed skating

India continued its dominance in ice-skating events of the SAF winter games third day.

India win all medals in 1000m speed skating

India continued its dominance in ice-skating events of the SAF winter games third day.

Shimla`s skaters happy as thick ice sheet covers rink

Skaters here are a happy lot as a thick layer of ice enveloped Asia`s only natural ice skating rink in this Himachal Pradesh town on Thursday, thanks to the sharp fall in temperature.

Osmanabad girl makes it to Limca Book of Records

A seven-year-old girl from the Bhoom tehsil of Osmanabad, Vaishnavi Repal has made it to the Limca Book of Records in Limbo Skating when she passed below 84 Sumo vehicles in only 54 seconds.

Osmanabad girl makes it to Limca Book of Records

A seven-year-old girl from the Bhoom tehsil of Osmanabad, Vaishnavi Repal has made it to the Limca Book of Records in Limbo Skating when she passed below 84 Sumo vehicles in only 54 seconds.

Don`t compare new crop to us, says skater Witt

Katarina Witt`s wobbly steps on the ice rink were a far cry from the artistry that took her to two Olympic golds and the athleticism she said had transformed her sport in the 22 years since her last victory.

Don`t compare new crop to us, says skater Witt

Katarina Witt`s wobbly steps on the ice rink were a far cry from the artistry that took her to two Olympic golds and the athleticism she said had transformed her sport in the 22 years since her last victory.

Kawaguchi braves taunts to skate for Russia

Yuko Kawaguchi was branded a traitor in her native Japan when she changed nationality to pursue her childhood dream of competing in the Olympics.

Kawaguchi braves taunts to skate for Russia

Yuko Kawaguchi was branded a traitor in her native Japan when she changed nationality to pursue her childhood dream of competing in the Olympics.

Skater Pechstein blames testers, ISU for two-year ban

Claudia Pechstein blamed testing mistakes and sample mix-ups on Thursday for her abnormal blood values that could bar her from competing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

Skater Pechstein blames testers, ISU for two-year ban

Claudia Pechstein blamed testing mistakes and sample mix-ups on Thursday for her abnormal blood values that could bar her from competing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.