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    ISU to discuss limiting quads in figure skating free programs

    ISU to discuss limiting quads in figure skating free programs


    The International Skating Union will discuss limiting the number of quadruple jumps in a free skate routine, and will consider raising the minimum age to compete on the senior level from 15 to...

    The International Skating Union will discuss limiting the number of quadruple jumps in a free skate routine, and will consider raising the minimum age to compete on the senior level from 15 to 17.

    Russian star Evgenia Medvedeva to train with Brian Orser

    Russian star Evgenia Medvedeva to train with Brian Orser


    Two-time Olympic silver medallist Evgenia Medvedeva is leaving longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who has guided Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu to Olympic...

    Two-time Olympic silver medallist Evgenia Medvedeva is leaving longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze to work with Brian Orser, the Canadian coach who has guided Yuna Kim and Yuzuru Hanyu to Olympic titles.

    Canadian pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford officially retire

    Canadian pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford officially retire


    Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, who teamed up for two pairs world championship titles and three Olympic medals over their careers, have officially announced their retirement from competitive figure...

    Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, who teamed up for two pairs world championship titles and three Olympic medals over their careers, have officially announced their retirement from competitive figure skating.

    'It feels right': Patrick Chan calls it a career at 27

    'It feels right': Patrick Chan calls it a career at 27


    Chan joined CBC's John Northcott to reflect on his storied figure skating career, and his decision to retire from the sport at...

    Chan joined CBC's John Northcott to reflect on his storied figure skating career, and his decision to retire from the sport at 27-years-old.

    Patrick Chan went from champion to legend during his career

    Patrick Chan went from champion to legend during his career


    Patrick Chan is the latest in a long line of Canadian men who have made the leap from figure skating champion to figure skating legend, writes CBC Sports' expert Pj...

    Patrick Chan is the latest in a long line of Canadian men who have made the leap from figure skating champion to figure skating legend, writes CBC Sports' expert Pj Kwong.

    Hometown arena jam-packed for Kaetlyn Osmond performance

    Hometown arena jam-packed for Kaetlyn Osmond performance


    More than 1,100 people jammed into the Kaetlyn Osmond Arena on Saturday to celebrate the Ice Crystal skating club and to watch an Olympian...

    More than 1,100 people jammed into the Kaetlyn Osmond Arena on Saturday to celebrate the Ice Crystal skating club and to watch an Olympian perform.

    Canadian figure skating great Patrick Chan ends accomplished career at 27

    Canadian figure skating great Patrick Chan ends accomplished career at 27


    Three-time Olympian Patrick Chan, whose legendary figure skating skills and artistry on the ice have delighted Canadian fans over the past 10 years, has retired at age...

    Three-time Olympian Patrick Chan, whose legendary figure skating skills and artistry on the ice have delighted Canadian fans over the past 10 years, has retired at age 27.

    Canadian figure skater Dylan Moscovitch retires

    Canadian figure skater Dylan Moscovitch retires


    Canada's Dylan Moscovitch retired from competitive pairs figure skating Tuesday, ending a decade-long career that included six appearances at the world championships and a silver medal in the team event at the 2014 Winter...

    Canada's Dylan Moscovitch retired from competitive pairs figure skating Tuesday, ending a decade-long career that included six appearances at the world championships and a silver medal in the team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

    Team Nexxice place 8th at World Synchronized Skating World Championships

    Team Nexxice place 8th at World Synchronized Skating World Championships


    With a final score of 190.45, Team Nexxice finished 7th in the free skate program, and 8th overall at the World Synchronized Skating World...

    With a final score of 190.45, Team Nexxice finished 7th in the free skate program, and 8th overall at the World Synchronized Skating World Championships.

    Women's World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond rocks gala performance

    Women's World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond rocks gala performance


    After becoming Canada's first women's world figure skating champion in 45 years, Osmond closed out a tremendous 2018 season with a gala routine set to 'I Love It' by Icona...

    After becoming Canada's first women's world figure skating champion in 45 years, Osmond closed out a tremendous 2018 season with a gala routine set to 'I Love It' by Icona Pop.

    Canadians prove they're a rising force at figure skating worlds

    Canadians prove they're a rising force at figure skating worlds


    Over the last 10 years or so, Canada has been in the enviable position of having great skaters perform at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. There's been a safety net in place with the participation of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Meagan Duhamel...

    Over the last 10 years or so, Canada has been in the enviable position of having great skaters perform at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. There's been a safety net in place with the participation of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford and Patrick Chan. But this year was different.

    Kaetlyn Osmond skates into new role after winning worlds

    Kaetlyn Osmond skates into new role after winning worlds


    Three years after a gruesome broken leg nearly ended her career, 22-year-old Kaetlyn Osmond won gold at the world figure skating championships on Friday, ending a drought that stretched back 45...

    Three years after a gruesome broken leg nearly ended her career, 22-year-old Kaetlyn Osmond won gold at the world figure skating championships on Friday, ending a drought that stretched back 45 years.

    Papadakis and Cizeron reach highest peak, set records at figure skating worlds

    Papadakis and Cizeron reach highest peak, set records at figure skating worlds


    Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took the gold with 207.20 points at the figure skating worlds, setting worlds records in the short, free and total score. Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje collected their third career world...

    Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took the gold with 207.20 points at the figure skating worlds, setting worlds records in the short, free and total score. Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje collected their third career world championship medal with a personal best 192.35.

    Kaetlyn Osmond's Marystown homecoming in April now a world champion's welcome

    Kaetlyn Osmond's Marystown homecoming in April now a world champion's welcome


    On April 14, the shipbuilding town of about 5,000 on Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula will come together and rally around the best figure skater in the world — who is one of their...

    On April 14, the shipbuilding town of about 5,000 on Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula will come together and rally around the best figure skater in the world — who is one of their own.

    Nathan Chen lays waste to field to win figure skating worlds title

    Nathan Chen lays waste to field to win figure skating worlds title


    American Nathan Chen crushed the competition at the figure skating world championships in Milan, Italy on Saturday, leaving nobody even close to competing for...

    American Nathan Chen crushed the competition at the figure skating world championships in Milan, Italy on Saturday, leaving nobody even close to competing for gold.