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The complete source for news, views and notes in speed skating and short track speed skating.

Posted: 2:08p ET, Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Apolo Ohno takes time to motivate Losers

The eight-time Olympic medalist paid a visit to the Biggest Loser ranch to spend time with the final seven competitors
By Ryan Hurley, Universal Sports
What has Apolo Anton Ohno been up to since completing the ING New York City Marathon two weeks ago? Well last night the eight-time Olympic stopped by the Biggest Loser Ranch to pay a visit to the final seven competitors.

Posted: 7:26a ET, Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Reutter manages pain, by the millimeter

By Jason Devaney, Universal Sports
What's that old saying about races coming down to fractions of a second? A similar phrase can be uttered about athletes being properly fit to their equipment.

Posted: 12:56p ET, Thursday, February 3, 2011

Ohno on the (short) track to run NYC Marathon

By Jason Devaney
Apolo Ohno won't say if he'll officially try to qualify for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. For now, he's focusing on a more short-term goal: The 2011 New York City Marathon.

Posted: 8:04a ET, Monday, January 10, 2011

The bell tolls for Sablikova

By Jason Devaney
The ringing of a bell sent speed skater Martina Sablikova into a brief panic at the European Championships over the weekend.

Posted: 7:44a ET, Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Five takeaways from the U.S. Speed Skating Championships

By Jason Devaney
The U.S. Speed Skating Championships have concluded in Kearns, Utah, and we have a clearer picture of who to watch for on the oval moving forward. Here's what we learned.

Posted: 6:56a ET, Monday, January 3, 2011

Speed skating Nationals: Midpoint update

By Jason Devaney
The first two days of competition at the Speed Skating National Championships are in the books. Action finishes Jan. 3-4 in Utah; check out what's happened so far.

Posted: 2:09a ET, Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Speed skating Nationals: What to watch

By Jason Devaney
US Speedskating's National Championships kick off Thursday in Kearns, Utah. Here are a few things to watch for at the rink.

Posted: 9:39a ET, Monday, December 27, 2010

Best of 2010: Ohno, Reutter lead year in short track

By Jason Devaney
2010 was a year of history on the short track speed skating oval. Here's a quick synopsis of what happened.

Posted: 1:51p ET, Sunday, December 26, 2010

Best of 2010: Roundup from the oval

By Jason Devaney
A lot took place on speed skating ovals across the world in 2010. Here are five takeaways from the season.

Posted: 11:35a ET, Monday, December 6, 2010

U.S. speed skaters show depth in China

By Jason Devaney
The U.S. long track speed skating team continued to demonstrate its depth over the weekend in Changchun, China.

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