Lysacek, Belbin-Agosto and Cohen to be inducted in US Figure Skating Hall of Fame

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Olympic champion Evan Lysacek and contemporaries Sasha Cohen, Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto have made the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.Lysacek won the men's gold medal in 2010 in Vancouver. Cohen was a silver medalist at the 2006 Turin Games, when Belbin and Agosto made a breakthrough in ice dance to also take silver.The fourth member of the Class of...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Brown hopes to skate in 2 more Olympics

American teen Jason Brown wants to skate in two more Olympics. The fan favorite from Chicago qualified for the Sochi Games a few weeks after his 19th birthday. He hopes to repeat the accomplishments of fellow American Evan Lysacek, who gained valuable experience in finishing fourth in 2006 at age 20. Four years later in Vancouver, Lysacek won a gold medal. Brown doesn't currently...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2010 Olympic champ to serve as US envoy

Evan Lysacek will travel from the Sochi Olympics to St. Petersburg on Saturday as part of the U.S. State Department envoy program. The 2010 gold medalist, who has been working as a TV analyst at the Sochi games, will be accompanied by 2010 Olympian Rachael Flatt. Lysacek and Flatt will celebrate the 140th anniversary of modern figure skating being introduced in Russia by American...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lysacek is Sochi-bound, only not on the ice

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer Evan Lysacek will be in Sochi after all. No, he won't be defending his gold medal after injuries curtailed his comeback last year. Instead, the Vancouver Olympic champion will be ''wearing many hats'' in Russia, and he might be more exhausted after these games than he was after competing four years ago. Lysacek will work as...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Plushenko to aim for team event in Sochi

After finishing second in the Russian national figure skating championships, Evgeny Plushenko says he still aims to take to the ice at the Sochi Olympics in the team event. Plushenko, 31, was disappointed to win silver at the Vancouver games in 2010 behind Evan Lysacek, complaining that Lysacek won gold despite not doing a quad jump. Plushenko had won gold at the 2006 Olympics and...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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