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

Toronto’s Gilles, Poirier collect ice dance silver at Grand Prix of Russia

Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier narrowly missed reaching the top of the podium Saturday, picking up an ice dance silver medal at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, while fellow Canadian Nam Nguyen finished fifth in the men's event.

Canada’s Gilles and Poirier sit 2nd after rhythm dance at Grand Prix of Russia

Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Canada's Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier sit second after the rhythm dance at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow on Friday.

Canada’s Nam Nguyen could outshine Russians at Rostelecom Cup

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Canadian national champion Nam Nguyen was dazzling on his way to a silver medal at Skate Canada. If Nguyen pulls out the same calibre of programs, then he could very well take the title in Russia. 

Grand Prix bronze solid start for Canadian pairs team Ilyushechkina, Bilodeau

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Canada's Lubov Ilyushechkina and Charlie Bilodeau were both without figure skating partners last season. Bilodeau messaged Ilyushechkina on Facebook and suggested a tryout, and the two instantly clicked.

Canada wins bronze in ice dance, pairs at Cup of China

Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Laurence Fournier Beaudry and Nikolaj Sorensen won bronze in ice dance, while fellow Canadians Liubov Ilyushechkina and Charlie Bilodeau claimed third in pairs to conclude the Cup of China on Saturday.

Watch Grand Prix of Russia Figure Skating

Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Watch coverage from the Grand Prix of Russia, the fifth Grand Prix of Figure Skating event of the season.

Shcherbakova leads short program at Cup of China

Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Fifteen-year-old Anna Shcherbakova took the lead in the short program at the Cup of China on Friday, and Yan Han leads the men's event after returning from a season out.

At the Grand Prix of China, change is in the air

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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As the skaters head to Chongqing, China, for the fourth event in the six-event ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series, it is clear that change is in the air. As Pj Kwong writes, even for some of the veteran skaters, there is no guarantee that a clean skate will get you to the top of the podium.

Watch Grand Prix of China Figure Skating

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Watch coverage from the Grand Prix of China, the fourth Grand Prix of Figure Skating event of the season.

Chen wins Internationaux de France, qualifies for Grand Prix Final

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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Nathan Chen has secured qualification for the figure skating Grand Prix finals with victory at the Internationaux de France.