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Video: Johnny Weir is all about the meat on this figure skater’s legs

The Sochi Olympics are Johnny Weir's world, and the meaty figure skaters are just competing in it.
Via Gamedayr
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Queen Yuna arrives at Sochi Games

Queen Yuna has arrived. Reigning Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuna Kim took part in her first practice of the Sochi Games on Thursday evening. The women's short program starts Wednesday. The South Korean star made a triumphant return at last year's world championships with a record-setting victory. But she missed the Grand Prix season because of a foot injury. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir’s outfit is loaded with leather for Sochi

Johnny Weir broke out a leather on leather outfit for Thursday in Sochi. The fashion has been brought.
Via Gamedayr
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir's wardrobe is winning the Winter Olympics

One of the brightest stars on NBC's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics both figuratively and literally has been figure skating analyst Johnny Weir. Along with Terry Gannon, Weir and Tara Lipinski have formed one of the better announcing tandems in Sochi. In addition to his on-point analysis, Weir's fashion has been the talk of social media. In fact, Weir has been using social...
Via Awful Announcing
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Here's Johnny! Clothes make the man and vice versa

He promised himself something the first time he ever laced up a pair of skates. It's the same thing Johnny Weir returns to in those quiet moments most evenings, just before the TV camera's ''on-air'' light flashes red. ''I'm wearing makeup, a double necklace and a cream sweater,'' he said. ''I don't feel an obligation to tone myself down. ''Part of being afraid is not knowing,...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Weir brings the fashion again with grey blazer, lace shirt

Johnny Weir's outfit for Wednesday in Sochi featured a grey blazer, lace shirt, leather pants and wedges. He's bringing the high fashion.
Via Gamedayr
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Aliona Savchenko’s hot pink bodysuit is Johnny Weir approved

Johnny Weir must love this hot pink bodysuit outfit Ukrainian figure skater Aliona Savchenko wore on Tuesday.
Via Gamedayr
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Great Moments In Johnny Weir

  Johnny Weir has two weeks to impress you during NBC’s Olympic coverage, and he’s off to an aggressive start. Let’s be honest,…
Via Busted Coverage
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Weir’s outfit featuring pink blazer is most fabulous

Johnny Weir finds a way to pull off the most fabulous outfits you'll ever see. On Tuesday he broke out a highlighter pink blazer, which I didn't even know existed before Weir.
Via Gamedayr
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Weir’s Olympic necklace is winning the Internet

Johnny Weir sees your necklace, Tara Lapinksi, and raises you with this piece that you'd see my grandmother wearing.
Via Gamedayr
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Russia wins gold in team figure skating

Russia has won the gold medal in the inaugural team skating competition at the Winter Olympics, while Canada took the silver and the United States won the bronze. 2014 Winter Olympic Team Skating Results Country Points Russia 75 Canada 65 United States 60 Italy 52 Japan 51 Sochi2014.com Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko defeated Canada’s Kevin Reynolds to come away...
Via Sports-Glory
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Johnny Weir’s Sochi outfit is high fashion

Johnny Weir's outfit at the Sochi Olympics must have Russian officials fuming. Weir is using the stage he's been given by NBC to make a statement regarding the country' LGBT oppression.
Via Gamedayr
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Wagner reacts to low score in hilarious fashion

On Saturday night, American figure skater Ashley Wagner turned in a really nice performance during her short program as a part of the sport’s new team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Wagner impressed the crowd, her teammates and herself, as she was clearly happy with her performance. Apparently the judges didn’t agree. Wagner received a 63.10, placing her fourth among the...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Figure skater Tara Lipinski performs ‘Big Lebowski’ routine on Fallon

Tara Lipinski performed a 'Big Lebowski' themed skating routine for 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.'
Via Gamedayr
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Gracie America's golden girl for Sochi?

The big names in women's figure skating at the Sochi Olympics are Yuna Kim and Mao Asada. The best name might belong to the American champion, Gracie Gold. It certainly will be the most memorable if she can match her moniker by standing atop the podium in a few weeks. Gold won her first national championship in January in Boston with two superb programs. Working with Frank Carroll...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pell, husband of Michelle Kwan, to run for RI gov

Clay Pell is entering the race for Rhode Island governor - and bringing along his family legacy and the star power of his wife, Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan. The grandson of late U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell will formally announce his candidacy Tuesday. He made his intentions clear Monday with an invitation to the event bearing the logo ''Clay Pell for Governor.'' The 32-year...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Japan, Canada bring strong figure skating to Sochi

South Korea's Queen Yuna and America's ''Marlie'' should be the big headliners at the Winter Olympics. Otherwise, there's likely not much on the Russian ice for their countries. Defending champion Yuna Kim and U.S. ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White - known as Marlie- are heavy favorites for the Sochi Games. They likely will be the only medalists for their nations, too. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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