SKATING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SKATING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Olympics: Skating head says no formal complaint from S. Korea yet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57738458-77/cinquanta-skating-figure-judging.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57738458-77/cinquanta-skating-figure-judging.html.csp">Olympics: Skating head says no formal complaint from S. Korea yet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM ARMSTRONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:39.535-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saitama, Japan • International Skating Union President Ottavio Cinquanta said he hasn’t received a formal complaint from South Korea over the judging of the women’s figure skating competition at the Sochi Olympics. Officials at the Korean Olympic Committee and the Korea Skating Union this week said they are preparing a formal complaint about the judging which resulted in Yuna Kim finishing with the silver medal last month. “As soon as we receive something official from the Korean Skating Union o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577384582014-03-28T17:29:39.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:39.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738458@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:39 MDT Olympics on TV: Medal-less ‘gala’ gets glory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574895-77/medal-gold-final-figure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574895-77/medal-gold-final-figure.html.csp">Olympics on TV: Medal-less ‘gala’ gets glory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T21:27:02.059-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are a whole lot of gold medals left to be won on this, the second-to-last day of the Sochi Olympics. Medals in snowboarding, cross country skiing, biathlon, speedskating and hockey. NBC, however, will devote a good deal of time — in primetime and late-night on the broadcast network; during the day on NBCSN — to figure skating, which is already done handing out medals. But figure skating is popular, so we’ll see a lot of the “gala,” in which medalists go out, have some fun and perform. N...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574895@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:27:02 MDT Saturday Olympics on TV: More medals and meaningless figure skating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57580831-63/gold-medal-final-figure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57580831-63/gold-medal-final-figure.html.csp">Saturday Olympics on TV: More medals and meaningless figure skating</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T15:47:46.405-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are a whole lot of gold medals left to be won on this, the second-to-last day of the Sochi Olympics. Medals in snowboarding, cross-country skiing, biathlon, speedskating and hockey. NBC, however, will be devoting a good deal of time - both in primetime and late-night - to figure skating, which is already done handing out all its medals. But figure skating is popular, so we’ll see a good deal of the “gala,” in which medalists go out, have some fun and perform. NBC DAYTIME • 1:30-5 p.m.: Wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580831@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:47:46 MDT Olympics: Russian Sotnikova wins gold, S. Korea’s Kim 2nd http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574386-77/sotnikova-gold-kim-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574386-77/sotnikova-gold-kim-russia.html.csp">Olympics: Russian Sotnikova wins gold, S. Korea’s Kim 2nd</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:00:36.376-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia • Bursting from the shadow of her adored teammate, Adelina Sotnikova gave Russia its first gold medal in women’s Olympic figure skating. While much-heralded Julia Lipnitskaia was stumbling, the 17-year-old Sotnikova soared. When she won the free skate Thursday at the Sochi Games, she denied South Korea’s Yuna Kim from defending her title and confirmed Russian command of the sport once more. “This is the happiest day in my life,” Sotnikova said. “I simply stepped on the ice today ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575743862014-02-20T22:00:36.376-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-20T22:00:36.376-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574386@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:00:36 MDT Kragthorpe: Russia, Canada create Olympic magic on ice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574864-77/gold-medal-russia-canada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574864-77/gold-medal-russia-canada.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Russia, Canada create Olympic magic on ice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:35:41.594-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia Two venues, a five-minute walk apart. Two ice sheets, showcasing elite athletes. Two events, with dramatic finishes. Sochi’s Games delivered undoubtedly the most entertaining, riveting, two-sport night on ice in women’s Olympic history. Within a half-hour after Adelina Sotnikova completed a shocking figure skating victory that saved the Games for Russia, Canada scored two late goals to force overtime against the USA in the hockey gold medal game Thursday. Canada eventually won ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574864@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:35:41 MDT Thursday Olympics on TV: USA vs. Canada (live) for women’s hockey gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57573890-63/medal-women-gold-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57573890-63/medal-women-gold-final.html.csp">Thursday Olympics on TV: USA vs. Canada (live) for women’s hockey gold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T10:22:52.354-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The women’s gold medal hockey final - Team USA vs. Team Canada - is live in all time zones on NBC. That’s 10 a.m. Mountain time. The two teams met on Feb. 12, with Canada claiming a controversial 3-2 victory. (The officials allowed a Canadian goal to stand despite the fact that the puck ended up in the net after the whistle sounded.) The Canadians are the three-time defending Olympic champions. Team USA won in 1998 (the year women’s hockey debuted at the Olympics), won silver in 2002 and 2010 an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57573890@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:22:52 MDT Olympics on TV: Pucks and pugilists go live http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57558434-77/medal-women-final-gold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57558434-77/medal-women-final-gold.html.csp">Olympics on TV: Pucks and pugilists go live</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T21:58:02.286-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The women’s gold medal hockey final — Team USA vs. Team Canada — is live in all time zones on NBC. That’s 10 a.m. Mountain time. The two teams met on Feb. 12, with Canada claiming a controversial 3-2 victory. (The officials allowed a Canadian goal to stand despite the fact that the puck ended up in the net after the whistle sounded.) The Canadians are the three-time defending Olympic champions. Team USA won in 1998 (the year women’s hockey debuted at the Olympics), won silver in 2002 and 2010 a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57558434@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:58:02 MDT Brigham Young University profs study ice skating’s brutal impact http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57563492-78/impact-ridge-force-charles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57563492-78/impact-ridge-force-charles.html.csp">Brigham Young University profs study ice skating’s brutal impact</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T20:19:44.568-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Figure skaters are graceful on the ice, but every jump grinds their bodies with hundreds of pounds of force — up to eight times their own body weight. That force leaves its mark on skaters’ bodies, from Tara Lipinski’s hip surgery at age 18 to Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko’s withdrawal from the men’s individual competition last week due to back pain. After 12 surgeries, the 31-year-old Plushenko’s body has held out longer in the sport than many figure skaters, said Brigham Young Unive...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57563492@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:19:44 MDT