Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Figure Skating’ Category

Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond chases podium in women’s free skate

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond is very much in the medal hunt after posting a season-best score of 78.87 in the women's short program on Tuesday. Entering Thursday's free skate, she sits third behind Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva from the Olympic Athletes from Russia.

Kaetlyn Osmond fulfilling promise, Russians a cut above

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond thrust herself into podium consideration with a strong third-place performance in the women’s short program at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Wednesday.

Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond in medal position after women’s short skate

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond thrust herself into podium consideration with a strong third-place performance in the women’s short program at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Wednesday.

The Olympic women’s figure skating event just got interesting

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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For a long time, the women's figure skating event in Pyeongchang looked like it would be a coronation for the unbeatable Evgenia Medvedeva. But a foot injury opened the door for fellow Russian Alina Zagitova, and now it appears to be a two-horse race for Olympic gold.

There will never be another Virtue and Moir

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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For CBC Sports analyst Pj Kwong, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are the greatest ice dance team of all-time. They proved it again at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. More importantly, the Canadian duo reached a level that won't be seen in quite some time — if ever.

Light on Olympics: Virtue and Moir’s last dance

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir performed an enthralling rendition of their Moulin Rouge free skate, winning gold in the final chapter of their Olympic skating careers.

Virtue, Moir claim ice dance gold in thrilling finale

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won gold after an overall record-breaking performance at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada’s Virtue and Moir skate for another gold tonight

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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The stage is set for Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's Olympic finale. The duo set a new world record in the short dance with a score of 83.67 placing them 1.74 points clear of their French rivals, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, ahead of Monday evening's free dance.

Canadian skater Kaetlyn Osmond fights off doubts in comeback from broken leg

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Kaetlyn Osmond has the Olympic podium in sight in Pyeongchang after coming back from a broken fibula in her right leg.

Virtue, Moir shine in ice dance showdown with French duo

Monday, February 19th, 2018
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The ice dance at the 2018 Olympics has the hallmarks of a classic showdown written all over it. Legends Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir versus the brilliant French team of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron. And it lived up to the hype.