Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Figure Skating’ Category

Weaver-Poje, Gilles-Poirier shaping up to be a battle at national figure skating championships

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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With the exception of the women's singles, none of the other disciplines at this week's national figure skating championships has a returning champion and the title in any category won't be handed off without a fight.

‘My child’s health is paramount’: Gabrielle Daleman’s mother on her daughter’s mental health battle

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Canadian figure skater Gabrielle Daleman put her career on hold so she could concentrate on her mental health. Her mother Rhonda has agonized over her daughter’s pain, and reveals the anguish of watching her child go through gripping anxiety and depression.

Skater Gabrielle Daleman opens up about struggle with mental health

Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Canadian figure skater Gabrielle Daleman posted on social media a detailed account of her struggles with mental health.

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CP team of the year

Friday, December 28th, 2018
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The pressure at Gangneung Ice Arena was palpable. The world was watching. But in what was among the most memorable four minutes of the Pyeongchang Olympics, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir delivered the skate of their lives.

Canadian Kevin Reynolds retires from figure skating

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Kevin Reynolds has announced his retirement from competitive figure skating, ending a career that includes an Olympic silver medal.

Japanase figure skater Rika Kihira captures gold at Grand Prix Final

Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Teenage Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira has won gold at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver. Kihira edged out reigning Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia for the win.

Canadian figure skater Stephen Gogolev claims men’s gold at Junior Grand Prix Final

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Canada's Stephen Gogolev captured men's gold at the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Vancouver on Friday night.

Pairs figure skater suffers scary fall during overhead lift

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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American pairs figure skater Ashley Cain suffered a scary fall at the Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia on Friday after her partner Timothy LeDuc appeared to lose his grip on her at the end of an overhead lift during their long program.

Nathan Chen pushes past mistakes to top short program at Grand Prix Final

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Japanese figure skater Shoma Uno wasn't happy with his performance at the Grand Prix Finals on Thursday.

Watch the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final from Vancouver

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Watch coverage of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final from Vancouver, beginning with juniors ice dance.