Skating

Pechstein case comprises international arbitration, warns CAS

By Emily Goddard

Claudia Pechstein is now able to seek damages from the ISU ©Getty ImagesThe Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has spoken out against the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein's doping case and warned it comprises the "basic principles of international arbitration".

Fernandez makes history for Spain by winning first ever World Skating Championships gold

By Michael Pavitt

Javier Fernandez made history for Spain by winning gold in Shanghai ©AFP/Getty ImagesJavier Fernandez became Spain's first figure skating world champion after storming to gold in the men's individual competition at theWorld Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.

French pair rise to occasion to win ice dance gold at World Skating Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France were crowned ice dance world champions in Shanghai ©AFP/Getty ImagesFrench pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron elevated themselves from fourth place after the short dance programme to claim gold in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.

Duhamel and Radford secure pairs gold at World Skating Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford saw off Chinese competition to claim pairs gold ©Getty ImagesCanada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford claimed gold in the pairs event on the second day of competition in the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, China.

Americans top ice dance standings after personal best performance on opening day of World Skating Championships

By Michael Pavitt

Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates lead the ice dance competition after the opening day of the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai ©AFP/Getty ImagesMadison Chock and Evan Bates of the United States lead the ice dance competition after a personal best score in the short dance programme, on the opening day of the World Figure Skating Championships in the Crown Indoor Stadium at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. 

China seeking to show winter sport hosting prowess at World Figure Skating Championships

By Nick Butler

Japanese star Yuzuru Hanyu will be looking to retain his world title on Chinese ice ©Getty ImagesChina will play host to its first World Figure Skating Championships when action begins in Shanghai tomorrow, with 164 skaters and couples from 37 nations set to compete.

Six Speed Skating World Cup titles awarded on final day of season

By Michael Pavitt

America's Brittany Bowe completed a stellar season by winning the 1.000m World Cup title in Erfurt ©Getty ImagesThe concluding day of the Speed Skating World Cup season saw the overall titles decided in six distances, in Erfurt.

Kulizhnikov seals two Speed Skating World Cup titles in Erfurt

By Michael Pavitt

Pavel Kulizhnikov claimed two Speed Skating World Cup titles on the first day of competition in Erfurt ©AFP/Getty ImagesRussia's Pavel Kulizhnikov secured two Speed Skating World Cup titles at the World Cup Finals in Erfurt.

Knegt breaks Dutch 27-year duck at World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Sjinkie Knegt won the men's 3,000m super final by the narrowest of margins ©Getty ImagesThe Netherlands' Sjinkie Knegt won the men's 3,000 metres super final at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Moscow to seal his country's first individual overall classification title since 1988.
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