Skip to main content

The Latest

  • Tatsuki Machida - 2014 Worlds free skate
    2014 Skate America preview: Men
    The men will be concluding the first day of competition at this week's 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America with their short programs. It's a solid lineup of veterans and newcomers that includes the two guys who represented the U.S. in Sochi...
  • Pietrangelo shaves head for cancer
    Pietrangelo shaves head for cancer
    According to Sportsneton Tuesday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Alex Pietrangelo of King City, Ontario has had his head shaved to honour his niece who is currently battling cancer. Pietrangelo's niece Ellie recently had kidney surgery and is...
  • Wickenheiser receives star at Toronto's Walk of Fame
    Wickenheiser receives star at Toronto's Walk of Fame
    According to CTV News on Saturday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Hayley Wickenheiser of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan received a star at Toronto's Walk of Fame. Wickenheiser, regarded the very best women's hockey player of all-time has won four...
  • Mirai Nagasu - 2014 Four Continents
    2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America: List of entrants
    The first Grand Prix of the season is here! This week, the 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America will be taking place this week in Chicago, Illinois! Below is the most up-to-date list of entrants. Stay tuned to Examiner Figure Skating for coverage...
  • Executive producer of dance troupe 'Pilobolus' talks Boston return Oct 24-26
    Executive producer of dance troupe 'Pilobolus' talks Boston return Oct 24-26
    International dance troupe Pilobolus approaches modern dance in such an astounding way, it may cause the viewer to look twice.Pilobolus has performed in over 60 countries and thrilled audiences with television appearances at the Academy Awards,...
  • U.S. women's volleyball
    U.S. volleyball and gymnastics teams join basketball with world gold medals
    The United States completed a hat trick Sunday, sending its third women’s national team to the top of the medal stand at the apex of its sport in a span of seven days.One week after the U.S. women’s basketball team captured the FIBA...
  • Oscar Pistorius
    Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing begins after found guilty of culpable killing
    The sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius has begun in South Africa. After having been found guilty last month of negligence in the killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day of 2013, the witnesses have been called to testify...
  • Baku 2015 Hospitality Suite
    First European Games: a game changer for international sports
    The Pan American Games, Asian Games and African Games have popularized multi-sport championship events and have also built a foundation for Olympic qualifying events. Modeled after the Olympic Games, these continental scale competitions span two...
  • Simone Biles
    Simone Biles is quadruple golden at the 2014 World Gymnastics Championships
    If Simone Biles' ultra dominant performance at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China is any indication of what's to come, her gold medal chances at the 2016 Summer Olympics are looking utterly extraordinary....
  • Pronger controversally hired by the NHL
    Pronger controversially hired by the NHL
    According to Larry Brooks of the New York Poston Saturday, Canadian Olympic gold medalist Chris Pronger of the Philadelphia Flyers has been hired by the National Hockey League to work in the department of player safety. The reason why this has...
  • Elena Radionova
    2014 Japan Open: Videos and results
    The Japan Open, the annual invitational free-skate only competition that features some of the top skaters in the world, took place today in Saitama, Japan. Two-time World junior champion Elena Radionova and Japanese bronze medalist Satoko Miyahara...
  • Chan to miss 2014-15 figure skating season
    Chan to miss 2014-15 figure skating season
    According to the Canadian Presson Tuesday, Canadian Olympic silver medalist Patrick Chan of Ottawa, Ontario will miss the 2014-15 figure skating season. Chan won two silver medals at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi--in the men's...
  • Puerto Madera Buenos Aires
    Optimistic outlook for 2016 and 2018 Olympic events in Latin America
    The International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission has completed a week of meetings in Latin America to survey the progress of ambitious plans for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games and the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The 2016 Games will take...
  • Bahamas Taekwondo
    Inside the Bahamas Taekwondo Federation
    Taekwondo is currently practiced in over 200 countries by over ninety million students, with nearly nine million people worldwide holding black belt ranks. Since its founding, the Kukkiwon continues in their work to further expand what has become...
  • Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps arrested for DUI on I-95 in Maryland
    Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps arrested for DUI on I-95 in Maryland
    (Updated) Twenty-nine year old Michael Phelps, born and raised in Baltimore County, Maryland, and the most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 22 medals, was arrested in the early morning hours of Sept. 30 in Baltimore City and charged...