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U.S. champs win team short dance

Updated: February 8, 2014, 4:03 PM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Like old times, Russia is dominating Olympic figure skating.

The host nation's disappointment over not winning a gold medal in Vancouver will fade quickly if its skaters' performances in the new event of team figure skating carry on throughout the Sochi Games.

Fifteen-year-old Julia Lipnitskaia had the look of an Olympic champion on Saturday night, dazzling the home crowd with a near-perfect routine in the women's short program. Then it was Russia's backup pair, ...

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