Defending champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier withdrew from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday night when Frazier tested positive for COVID-19.

The pairs event begins Thursday at what amounts to the U.S. trials for the Beijing Olympic team. Knierim and Frazier, who became a duo last season when Knierim’s husband, Chris, retired from skating, still could be selected for the Games. They would need to petition to a selection committee and prove they are fit to be chosen. Read More