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U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director Ramsey Baker will leave the organization at the end of the year.

Ramsey Baker to Leave U.S. Figure Skating

Executive Director Ramsey Baker, who has played a leadership role with U.S. Figure Skating since 2005, announced on Saturday that he will be leaving the organization at the end of the calendar year. Baker became Executive Director of U.S. Figure Skating on July 1, 2021, after serving as acting executive director for the seven-month period […]

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Greater Lansing Awarded NCAA Golf and U.S. Figure Skating Events

The Greater Lansing Sports Authority and Lansing Skating Club have been awarded the 2023 Midwestern Sectional Singles and U.S. Pairs Final by U.S. Figure Skating while Michigan State University and the GLSA have been selected as co-host for a 2024 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Regional. The figure skating event is two events merged into […]

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Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's team free skate program during the figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Beijing Games Operations Overtaken by Valieva Drug Test Saga

From an operational standpoint, the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing has seen a marked daily decline in COVID cases — but the operational standpoint when it comes to other, darker, aspects of the Games has come under a harsh spotlight thanks to a repeat offender. Fifteeen-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva looked to be one […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Latest to Partner with TeachAids on Concussion Education

U.S. Figure Skating has announced a partnership with TeachAids, a nonprofit leader in producing award-winning global education innovation, joining nearly two dozen other national governing bodies. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment of concussions and related mental health issues, and is designed to educate athletes, parents and coaches […]

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David Raith Steps Down as U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director

Longtime U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director David Raith, who has been on leave for six months following cancer surgery, will step down from the role and has accepted a new position as senior advisor for the national governing body’s leadership and on international relations. Ramsey Baker, who has been serving as acting executive director and […]

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2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Relocated to Las Vegas

The 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, scheduled to take place in San Jose, California, in January, will be held instead in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with San Jose’s SAP Center selected as host for the 2023 national event. The 2021 event will take place from January 11–21. Fans who planned on attending […]

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USOPC, NBC Announce Team USA Champions Series

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will have four sports spotlighted as part of the Team USA Champions Series presented by Xfinity, with broadcast coverage on NBC or NBCSN as part of the buildup toward the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Among the events scheduled […]

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San Jose, Nashville, to Host 2021, 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

U.S. Figure Skating has named San Jose, California, as the host of the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, and Nashville as the host for the 2022 event. The 2021 championships will be staged January 11–17, and will be held in San Jose for the fourth time. The 2022 championships will take place January 3–9 […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Signs Official Cruise Line Partner

American Cruise Lines has been named the official cruise line of U.S. Figure Skating and will start its affiliation as the presenting sponsor of 2019 Skate America, October 18–20, in Las Vegas. The one-year partnership is the first between the two organizations. 2019 Skate America, which will be staged at Orleans Arena, is the first […]

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Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, whose perfect 10 floor routine last year was a viral internet sensation, is among those who have committed to compete at the inaugural Aurora Games in August in Albany, New York. Associated Press/Ben Liebenberg

Aurora in Albany in August

Named after the Roman goddess of the dawn and conceived as a way to celebrate women’s sports, the inaugural Aurora Games are scheduled to take place August 20–25 in Albany, New York. The sports festival will feature more than 125 professional athletes competing in six sports—basketball, tennis, figure skating, gymnastics, ice hockey and beach volleyball—on […]

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