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Canada’s Soucisse, Firus finish 5th in ice dance at NHK Trophy

Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Canada's Carolane Soucisse and Shane Firus were unable to improve on their rhythm dance performance as they finished fifth in the ice dance competition at the NHK Trophy on Sunday. The Canadian pairing scored a total of 169.84 points — just under nine points off the podium.

Canada’s Moore-Towers, Marinaro finish just off podium at NHK Trophy

Saturday, November 10th, 2018
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Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro fell just short of the podium in the pairs competition at the NHK Trophy on Saturday.

Tuktamysheva leads women’s short program at NHK Trophy

Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Russian figure skater Elizaveta Tuktamysheva lead after the women's short program at the NHK Trophy in Hiroshima. Tuktamysheva received 76.17 points for her routine that included a triple axel and a triple lutz.

Injury to ice dance favourite Cizeron opens door at NHK Trophy

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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After keeping a low profile this season, French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron have been hit with an injury that will keep the pair out of this week's Grand Prix of Figure Skating event.

Road to the Olympic Games: Grand Prix of Japan

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Watch coverage from the Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Hiroshima, Japan, on Road to the Olympic Games, including action from the men's and ladies events from the ISU's fourth stop on the Grand Prix figure skating circuit.

Watch the Grand Prix of Figure Skating from Japan

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Watch live coverage of the fourth Grand Prix of Figure Skating event of the season in Hiroshima, Japan.

Yuzuru Hanyu dominates field to win gold at Helsinki Grand Prix

Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu started his Grand Prix season with a commanding victory by almost 40 points at the Helsinki round on Sunday.

Zabiiako, Enbert earn 1st Grand Prix figure skating gold medal

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Russian figure skaters Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert won Saturday's pairs event, their first Grand Prix gold medal, vaulting ahead of Italy's Nicole Della Monica and Matteo Guarise, who had led after the short program in Helsinki.

Hanyu nearly flawless, takes big lead at Helsinki Grand Prix

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
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Yuzuru Hanyu leads comfortably after the men's short program at the Helsinki Grand Prix figure skating series after landing two clean quads Saturday. The Olympic champion will carry a 16-point edge over second-place Michal Brezina into Sunday's free skate.

Della Monica, Guarise lead Helsinki Grand Prix

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Nicole Della Monica and Matteo Guarise took the lead after the pairs short program Friday at the Helsinki stage of the Grand Prix figure skating series.