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

Nguyen, Daleman headline Canadian contingent at World Team Trophy skating event

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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In a season all but erased by COVID-19, a handful of Canadian figure skaters will have one last chance to compete at this week's World Team Trophy in Osaka, Japan.

U.S. figure skating coach suspended for coverup of alleged sexual abuse

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
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Figure skating coach John Zimmerman has been suspended by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for a coverup of an alleged sexual abuse incident involving two of his students.

Keegan Messing leads Canadian figure skating team named for worlds

Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Keegan Messing headlines the Canadian team for next month's world figure skating championships in Stockholm. The worlds, March 22-28, cap a rocky season for Canadian skaters.

Gilles, Poirier lead after rhythm dance at virtual Skate Canada Challenge

Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier are the leaders after the rhythm dance of the unique and virtual Skate Canada Challenge.

Amid uncertainty, Canada’s Paul Poirier relieved at cancellation of nationals

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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After the cancellation of nationals, Paul Poirier and partner Piper Gilles said there is still a small chance they'll compete at the world championships in Stockholm in March — if the championships even happen, and under the right protocols. Otherwise, he and Gilles are content to start focusing on next year's Beijing Olympics.

Skate Canada cancels 2 events including National Skating Championships

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Skate Canada announced on Monday that the 2021 National Skating Championships and Skate Canada Cup have been cancelled.

Moore-Towers, Marinaro win virtual Skate Canada Challenge pairs title

Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro won the pairs event of the virtual Skate Canada Challenge.

Tuktamysheva, Kolyada hold off young challengers at Grand Prix of Russia

Saturday, November 21st, 2020
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Experienced figure skaters Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Mikhail Kolyada held off challenges from younger rivals to win their events at the Grand Prix of Russia on Saturday.

Kostornaia, Kvitelashvili take lead at Grand Prix of Russia figure skating

Friday, November 20th, 2020
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European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia beat a strong Russian women's field to lead after the short program at the Grand Prix of Russia on Friday.

Watch the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix of Russia

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
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Watch live coverage from the ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix of Russia event from Moscow.