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

Joannie Rochette to enter Skate Canada Hall of Fame

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Joannie Rochette, who captured the hearts of Canadians when she competed at the Vancouver Olympics just days after her mother's death, is headed to Skate Canada's Hall of Fame.

Figure skaters Duhamel, Radford turf coach in bold shakeup

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel and pairs partner Eric Radford, world champions in both 2015 and 2016, have fired their coach just eight months before the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. "We needed to make some changes," said Duhamel.

Gabrielle Daleman has surgery to remove cyst

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

World figure skating bronze medallist Gabrielle Daleman will be sidelined for two weeks after surgery to remove an abdominal cyst.

Elvis Stojko suffers head injury during Stars On Ice event

Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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Canadian Olympian and three-time figure skating world champion Elvis Stojko suffered an head injury during a performance on Saturday in Hamilton.

Canadian pairs skater Eric Radford diagnosed with herniated disc

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

A week and a half after a baffling injury cost Eric Radford a legitimate shot at a third consecutive world title, an MRI revealed the culprit: a herniated disc. Radford and pairs partner Meagan Duhamel wound up seventh at the world figure skating championships earlier this month in Helsinki.

Canada finishes just off the podium at World Team Trophy

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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A pair of fourth-place performances by Canadian figure skaters on Saturday at the ISU World Team Team Trophy in Tokyo resulted in a fourth-overall showing for the team.

Weaver and Poje push Canada to 4th at World Team Trophy

Friday, April 21st, 2017
APTOPIX Japan World Team Trophy Figure Skating

textCanada benefited from a first-place performance from ice dance duo Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje at the ISU World Team Trophy competition in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday. The Wateloo, Ont. team won the ice dance competition to push Canada from fifth to fourth in the country standings with two disciplines yet to wrap up.

Canadian figure skaters sit 5th at World Team Trophy

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Canadians ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje performed the second best short program of the World Team Trophy event, but their efforts only have Canada in fifth place after the opening day of competition in Tokyo.

Road to the Olympic Games: Diving & figure skating

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world on Saturday. On this week's program, we feature coverage from the World Team Trophy figure skating event in Tokyo, plus action from the FINA World Series diving event in Windsor, Ont.

ISU Figure Skating World Team Trophy

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Watch action from the ISU World Team Championships in Tokyo, Japan, beginning on Thursday at 2:15 a.m. ET with with action from the ice dance, ladies and men's disciplines.