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

Weaver and Poje fight back from worlds heartbreak

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

A gutting fifth-place finish at last year's world championships pushed Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje to completely overhaul their training and their lives.

World Figure Skating Championships

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Follow the action in real time with live dispatches from CBC Sports' Pj Kwong, Scott Russell and Brenda Irving in Helsinki, Finland.

World pairs champion Eric Radford battling injury

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Canada's two-time defending pairs champion Eric Radford is battling an injury on the eve of the world figure skating championships.

Ready or not? Figure skating worlds will reveal Olympic contenders

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

At the final World Figure Skating Championships before the 2018 Olympics, we'll get a sneak peek at who's in the mix for gold next winter — even if they're not quite there yet.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Watch live action from the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland, beginning with the ladies' short program and pairs short program on Wednesday.

Does a figure skater’s reputation really matter?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

A figure skater's body of work can have a profound effect on how she's viewed by the judges. But sometimes it just comes down to who delivers the best performance at the right time.

Patrick Chan forced to follow suit with wave of new figure skaters

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

When Patrick Chan stepped away from competing after the Sochi Olympics, the three-time world figure skating champion could never have known how drastically the sport would change.

Canadian ice dancers within striking distance of podium at junior worlds

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Russian duo Alla Loboda and Pavel Drozd are first overall, but Canada's Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha remain in the medal hunt after Thursday's short dance at the world junior figure skating championships in Taipei City.

Canadians fall behind pack at junior figure skating worlds

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

In men’s competition, Dmitri Aliev of Russia is first after the short program at 83.48, Jun Hwa Cha of South Korea second at 82.34 and Alexander Samarin of Russia third at 82.23.

Canadians take aim at favourites at junior skating worlds

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Here's what to look for in each competition as figure skating's top young athletes get their turn in the spotlight at this week's world junior championships in Taipei City.