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    POV podcast: How Joannie Rochette skated her way to med school

    POV podcast: How Joannie Rochette skated her way to med school


    On the season one finale of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette discusses the unlikely transition from Olympian athlete to medical...

    On the season one finale of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette discusses the unlikely transition from Olympian athlete to medical doctor.

    Four Continents: It's all about how you finish

    Four Continents: It's all about how you finish


    The free skate is what makes figure skating so compelling. For Pj Kwong, it's not what you did yesterday, but what you and everyone else in the field is doing in the long program that propels you — or not — towards a spot on the...

    The free skate is what makes figure skating so compelling. For Pj Kwong, it's not what you did yesterday, but what you and everyone else in the field is doing in the long program that propels you — or not — towards a spot on the podium.

    Canadian ice dancers claim silver, bronze at Four Continents

    Canadian ice dancers claim silver, bronze at Four Continents


    Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje captured silver, while compatriots Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier earned bronze at the Four Continents figure skating championship in Anaheim,...

    Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje captured silver, while compatriots Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier earned bronze at the Four Continents figure skating championship in Anaheim, Calif.

    Canada's Moore-Towers, Marinaro fall just short of Four Continents pairs title

    Canada's Moore-Towers, Marinaro fall just short of Four Continents pairs title


    Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro fell 0.06 points short of winning the pairs program on Saturday at the Four Continents figure skating championship in Anaheim,...

    Canada's Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro fell 0.06 points short of winning the pairs program on Saturday at the Four Continents figure skating championship in Anaheim, Calif.

    World champion Kaetlyn Osmond says it's 'really nice' not to know what future holds

    World champion Kaetlyn Osmond says it's 'really nice' not to know what future holds


    Kaetlyn Osmond has a world title, Olympic medals of every colour, and she accomplished it all after rebounding from a gruesome broken leg that almost made her quit figure skating. What's left to accomplish? Why would she compete...

    Kaetlyn Osmond has a world title, Olympic medals of every colour, and she accomplished it all after rebounding from a gruesome broken leg that almost made her quit figure skating. What's left to accomplish? Why would she compete again?

    Weaver, Poje claim national ice dance crown

    Weaver, Poje claim national ice dance crown


    Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje skated to the ice dance title at the Canadian figure skating championships on Saturday in Saint John,...

    Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje skated to the ice dance title at the Canadian figure skating championships on Saturday in Saint John, N.B.

    Former U.S. pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33

    Former U.S. pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33


    John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Mo. He was...

    John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Mo. He was 33.

    Chartrand skates to women's national gold

    Chartrand skates to women's national gold


    Alaine Chartrand captured gold in women's singles at the Canadian figure skating championships in Saint John, New...

    Alaine Chartrand captured gold in women's singles at the Canadian figure skating championships in Saint John, New Brunswick.

    Moore-Towers, Marinaro capture Canadian pairs title

    Moore-Towers, Marinaro capture Canadian pairs title


    Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro won gold in pairs at the Canadian figure skating championships in Saint John, New...

    Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro won gold in pairs at the Canadian figure skating championships in Saint John, New Brunswick.

    Nam Nguyen edges teen phenom Stephen Gogolev for men's national title

    Nam Nguyen edges teen phenom Stephen Gogolev for men's national title


    Alaine Chartrand captured gold in women's singles at the Canadian figure skating championships in Saint John, N.B on Saturday. , Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje seized the ice dance title and Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro won pairs...

    Alaine Chartrand captured gold in women's singles at the Canadian figure skating championships in Saint John, N.B on Saturday. , Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje seized the ice dance title and Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro won pairs gold.

    Gilles and Poirier reaching next level after bond with European buskers

    Gilles and Poirier reaching next level after bond with European buskers


    Two Canadian ice dancers, a couple of European buskers, and an unlikely bond. When Carol Lane first stumbled upon Govardo's cover of Don McLean's hit song "Vincent" on Facebook, the figure skating coach's discovery couldn't have foreseen the partnership...

    Two Canadian ice dancers, a couple of European buskers, and an unlikely bond. When Carol Lane first stumbled upon Govardo's cover of Don McLean's hit song "Vincent" on Facebook, the figure skating coach's discovery couldn't have foreseen the partnership that would develop.

    'My child's health is paramount': Gabrielle Daleman's mother on her daughter's mental health battle

    'My child's health is paramount': Gabrielle Daleman's mother on her daughter's mental health battle


    Canadian figure skater Gabrielle Daleman put her career on hold so she could concentrate on her mental health. Her mother Rhonda has agonized over her daughter’s pain, and reveals the anguish of watching her child go through gripping anxiety and...

    Canadian figure skater Gabrielle Daleman put her career on hold so she could concentrate on her mental health. Her mother Rhonda has agonized over her daughter’s pain, and reveals the anguish of watching her child go through gripping anxiety and depression.

    Figure skater Osmond to receive order of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Figure skater Osmond to receive order of Newfoundland and Labrador


    Figure skating champion Kaetlyn Osmond and renowned Canadian painter Christopher Pratt will be receiving the highest honour in her home province — the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador. There will be 10 new inductees at a Jan. 29...

    Figure skating champion Kaetlyn Osmond and renowned Canadian painter Christopher Pratt will be receiving the highest honour in her home province — the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador. There will be 10 new inductees at a Jan. 29 ceremony.

    Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CP team of the year

    Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CP team of the year


    The pressure at Gangneung Ice Arena was palpable. The world was watching. But in what was among the most memorable four minutes of the Pyeongchang Olympics, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir delivered the skate of their...

    The pressure at Gangneung Ice Arena was palpable. The world was watching. But in what was among the most memorable four minutes of the Pyeongchang Olympics, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir delivered the skate of their lives.

    Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir: Canadian Athletes of the Year

    Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir: Canadian Athletes of the Year


    A perfectly executed Olympic moment made Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir the CBC Sports pick for Canadian athletes of...

    A perfectly executed Olympic moment made Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir the CBC Sports pick for Canadian athletes of 2018.

    Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year

    Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year


    Naming ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir as CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year for 2018 offers not only one last opportunity to celebrate the duo’s accomplishments, but also to revisit a moment in sports history that captivated a...

    Naming ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir as CBC Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year for 2018 offers not only one last opportunity to celebrate the duo’s accomplishments, but also to revisit a moment in sports history that captivated a nation.