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Brooklyn Ice Celebration Set For Monday In Prospect Park

The completely free program is held at the rink in Prospect Park. There are 40 students in the current program, which is funded through donations.

03/23/2014

Russian figure skating legend Evgeni Plushenko retired from competition on Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Great Plushenko Pulls Out Of Men’s Figure Skating, Then Retires

Evgeni Plushenko’s Olympics are over. His competitive career, too. The Russian star retired Thursday just after he withdrew from the men’s event at the Sochi Olympics for medical reasons.

02/13/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Ice Skating Rinks

Ice skating is easy: you strap on some skates, and just go. OK, OK, so maybe ice skating is harder than it sounds. At the rinks below, you’ll join native and non-native New Yorkers as […]

02/03/2014

Brian Boitano (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Olympic Figure Skating Champion Brian Boitano Announces He’s Gay

Two days after being named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi, Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano has announced he is gay.

12/19/2013

Young figure skaters and parents rallied for more ice time at Riverbank State Park, where they say the rink is dominated by boys' hockey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Figure Skaters Call For Equal Time At Harlem Ice Rink

A clash-on-ice is intensifying between parents in Harlem, with a figure skating group accusing the state of giving young girls the cold shoulder in favor of boys’ hockey.

03/20/2011