Tuesday Feb 25
Japan figure skaters reset for home worlds
Japan's figure skaters vowed Tuesday to shine at home during next month's world championships with newly crowned Olympic men's champion Yuzuru Hanyu raring to put his skates back on and Mao Asada hinting at a retirement rethink.
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Tuesday Feb 25
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Asada contemplating extending career after Sochi
Japanese figure Skater Mao Asada leaves the packed press conference room at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 upon returning from Sochi, Russia.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Figure skater Mao Asada contemplating extending career
Japanese figure skater Mao Asada says there is a 50-50 chance she will continue her career after an impressive performance in the free skate at the Sochi Olympics.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
`Don't look back in anger`
FEBRUARY 24, 2014 03:04. . I was unusually absorbed in sport competitions over night for the past few days.
The Japan Times
Mao's inflexibility destroyed medal chances
Failure to adjust: Mao Asada, a two-time world champion, didn't alter her Olympic skating program despite the fact that she's been unable to cleanly land the triple axel for more than a year.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Olympic: Sotnikova inspired by battling Asada
Newly-crowned Olympic champion has revealed that she had been inspired by Japanese star Mao Asada in her journey towards Winter Games' gold.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Ladies' free program gave me my 'Olympic moment'
Now at my sixth Olympics, I have had the good fortune to experience something memorable on the field of play at each Games.
The British like their curling
With the British women winning a curling bronze medal Thursday and the men playing for gold today, you could say the players are rolling stoners.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Olympic figure skating: Athletes celebrate Mao Asada's spectacular free skate
After turning in a devastating short program on Feb. 19, it would've been all too easy for 23-year old Japanese figure skater Mao Asada to mail it in during the Feb. 20 ladies' free program round at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The Miami Herald
Tokyo 2020 chairman critical of Mao Asada
The head of Tokyo's 2020 Olympic organizing committee has criticized Japanese figure skater Mao Asada's performance in the women's short program at the Sochi Olympics.
The Washington Post
Kim not ready for the reign to stop
Sidelined by injury much of last fall, the woman widely regarded as figure skating's queen, South Korea's Kim Yu-Na , cautioned this week that her time atop the sport had come four years earlier.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Kim leads, Mao falls in figure skating
Women's Short Program in Figure Skating. Yuna Kim of Korea finished the night in first place with a score of 74.92 - Sean M. Haffey / Photo Sean M. Haffey UT San Diego.
What to Watch Wednesday: A Super Fun Swan Song, Fleming's Finale, Amy Adams and More
On TV this Wednesday: Super Fun Night and Fleming spy finales, Amy Adams goes Inside the Actors Studio , Apolo Ohno visits the Men at Work and Kirstie seduces a Seinfeld star.
NBC TV schedule, event listings
Wednesday's U.S. medal hopes are high in the women's bobsled run and possibly on the mountain for the giant slalom.
Voice of America
South Korean Skater Yuna Kim Begins Olympic Title Defense
The women's Olympic figure skating competition begins with the short program Wednesday in Sochi, as South Korea's Yuna Kim tries to become the first back-to-back champion in the event since 1988.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Wagner stays strong for Sochi OlympicsWagner stays strong for Sochi Olympics
Gold medalist Mao Asada of Japan, silver medalist Ashley Wagner of the United States and bronze medalist Elena Radionova of Russia pose with their medals during the women's medal ceremony at Skate America 2013 in Detroit, Michigan, October 20, 2013.
Myrtle Beach Online
Daily Olympic broadcast highlights
Speedskating continues with the women's 5,000. 8-11 p.m. EST -Figure skating takes center stage.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Mao Asada focused on other triple jumps in Sochi
Mao Asada of Japan skates during a practice session at the figure stating practice rink at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
'Scary moms' powering Japanese figure...
Japanese women's figure skaters Kanako Murakami, Akiko Suzuki and Mao Asada pose for photos in Saitama, suburban Tokyo on December 23, 2013 - by Jiji Press Japan's three women figure skaters at the Olympics -- Mao Asada, Akiko Suzuki and Murakami -- all come from Nagoya, in the Aichi Prefecture.