May 19, 2014
Asada to sit out competition next year
Japanese figure skating world champion Mao Asada said Monday she will sit out competitive events next season but will take part in potentially lucrative commercial ice shows in the coming months.
The Washington Post
Olympic figure skater donates to Sewol ferry victims
Champion Olympic figure skater Kim Yu-Na, better known as "Queen Yu-Na" in South Korea, proved that she's not just fantastic on the ice, but off of it, as well.
Asada defers decision on retirement
Japanese figure skater Mao Asada said Sunday, the day after winning the world title, that she needed more time to decide when to retire from competition.
ISU chief defends unpopular judging
The head of the world governing body for figure skating on Thursday defended controversial judging which saw defending champion Kim Yu-Na lose to Russian teenager Adelina Sotnikova at last month's Sochi Olympics.