Was The Figure Skating Fix In? It Probably Didn't Matter.

Russia's Adelina Sotnikova delivered a shocking upset Thursday, when she–not reigning world and Olympic champion Yuna Kim, not former world champion Carolina Kostner, not even 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya, who had been pegged for weeks as the co-favorite–won Olympic gold in women's figure skating. The decision was… » 2/20/14 8:46pm 2/20/14 8:46pm

Once Again, It's Yuna Kim Vs. The World

After weeks of hype surrounding 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya's gold medal Sochi prospects, the Russian rising star crumbled under the pressure Wednesday, eating the ice on an uncharacteristic fall during her short program–and opening the door wide for a slew of competitors to challenge reigning Olympic champion Yuna… » 2/19/14 6:36pm 2/19/14 6:36pm

Three Reasons 15-Year-Old Yulia Lipnitskaya Could Shock The World

If you'd asked the figure skating hivemind before the Olympics to bet on the results of the ladies competition, 90 percent of the money would have gone on defending Olympic champion Yuna Kim. Kim, the South Korean superstar who cleaned up in Vancouver with a record-high score, has long been considered the reigning… » 2/18/14 6:16pm 2/18/14 6:16pm