Skating

Russia sweep ladies' short programme at European Figure Skating Championships

By Emily Goddard

Elena Radionova topped the ladies' short programme at the European Figure Skating Championships ©Getty ImagesElena Radionova led a Russian sweep of the ladies' short programme at the European Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden today.

Fernández looks set to successfully defend title at European Figure Skating Championships

By Emily Goddard

Javier Fernández has won the men's short programme event at the European Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm ©Getty ImagesJavier Fernández of Spain looks set to defend his title at the European Figure Skating Championships at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm after winning the men's short programme today.

Christie and Knegt win European short track speed skating titles in Dordrecht

By Michael Pavitt

Elise Christie claimed the European title after a second place in the 3000 metre Grand Final ©Getty ImagesElise Christie of Great Britain and home favourite Sjinkie Knegt both secured victories at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, today.

Double European short track gold for Christie to ease Olympic heartbreak

By Nick Butler

Elise Christie celebrates after crossing the line to win the second of two European gold medals today ©Getty ImagesGreat Britain's Elise Christie enjoyed a day of dominance at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, today, triumphing over both 500 and 1500 metres.

I can't describe the disappointment, humiliation and pain, says Kostner after receiving ban in doping case

By Michael Pavitt

Carolina Kostner is set to serve a 16-month ban which would see her able to compete at Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty ImagesCarolina Kostner, the Sochi 2014 figure skating bronze medallist, has spoken of her disappointment after being given a 16-month ban from sport having been found to have assisted her former boyfriend, Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer, cover up his doping.

German court sets precedent by allowing case involving speed skater accused of doping

By Paul Osborne

A German court ruled to have the case of Claudia Pechstein heard as she seeks damages against the ISU ©Getty ImagesA German court has today ruled that the case of five-time Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein can be heard as she seeks damages against the International Skating Union (ISU).

Kramer in seventh heaven at European Speed Skating Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Sven Kramer (centre) celebrates with Koen Verweij (left) and Denis Yuskov (right) during the 2015 ISU European Speed Skating Championships medal ceremony ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands' Sven Kramer has claimed a record-breaking seventh all-round title at the European Speed Skating Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia, eclipsing the tally set by fellow Dutchman Rintje Ritsma between 1994 and 2000.

Olympic figure skating medallist facing four year ban for aiding doping of former boyfriend

By Nick Butler

Carolina Kostner is facing a four year ban for allegedly aiding the doping of her boyfriend ©Getty ImagesIn a rare move, Italy's former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner is facing a ban of over four years for being complicit in the doping regime of her former boyfriend.

Medal record corrected for Innsbruck 1964 US skating pair half-century after event

By Daniel Etchells

The confusion surrounding Vivian and Ronald Joseph's bronze medal stemmed from the 1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck ©Olympic MuseumMore than 50 years after competing at the 1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, United States figure skating duo Vivian and Ronald Joseph can finally lay claim to bronze medals.
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