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    Virtue and Moir, Chris Hadfield, Seth Rogen to join Canada's Walk of Fame

    Virtue and Moir, Chris Hadfield, Seth Rogen to join Canada's Walk of Fame


    Movie star Seth Rogen, Olympic medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, and retired astronaut Chris Hadfield are joining Canada's Walk of...

    Movie star Seth Rogen, Olympic medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, and retired astronaut Chris Hadfield are joining Canada's Walk of Fame.

    Suspect confesses in killing of Olympic figure skater Denis Ten

    Suspect confesses in killing of Olympic figure skater Denis Ten


    One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said...

    One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said Friday.

    Denis Ten's death leaves figure skating community devastated

    Denis Ten's death leaves figure skating community devastated


    Denis Ten's senseless death has left the figure skating world shaken to its foundation. Devastated upon hearing the news, CBC Sports analyst Pj Kwong will remember Ten as one of the most genuine human beings she's ever...

    Denis Ten's senseless death has left the figure skating world shaken to its foundation. Devastated upon hearing the news, CBC Sports analyst Pj Kwong will remember Ten as one of the most genuine human beings she's ever met.

    Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death

    Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death


    Prosecutors in Kazakhstan say Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. Kazakh news agencies report Ten was stabbed Thursday after a dispute with people who tried to steal a mirror from his...

    Prosecutors in Kazakhstan say Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. Kazakh news agencies report Ten was stabbed Thursday after a dispute with people who tried to steal a mirror from his car.

    Virtue and Moir stretch creative muscles by co-producing skating exhibition

    Virtue and Moir stretch creative muscles by co-producing skating exhibition


    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are headliners and co-producers of the "Thank You Canada Tour" that opens Oct. 5 in Abbotsford, B.C., and makes 26 stops across...

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are headliners and co-producers of the "Thank You Canada Tour" that opens Oct. 5 in Abbotsford, B.C., and makes 26 stops across Canada.

    Hometown Pride: Eric Radford is now a hero in the place where he was bullied as a kid

    Hometown Pride: Eric Radford is now a hero in the place where he was bullied as a kid


    Growing up in a small northern Ontario town, Eric Radford struggled with his sexuality and was tormented by people who told him figure skating wasn't a sport for boys. But he stayed true to himself, becoming an Olympic champion and a hero back home —...

    Growing up in a small northern Ontario town, Eric Radford struggled with his sexuality and was tormented by people who told him figure skating wasn't a sport for boys. But he stayed true to himself, becoming an Olympic champion and a hero back home — with the street named after him to prove it.

    Chinese figure skating judges banned for bias at Pyeongchang Olympics

    Chinese figure skating judges banned for bias at Pyeongchang Olympics


    The International Skating Union says competitions at February's Olympics were marred by biased judging in favor of China, the next Winter Olympic host...

    The International Skating Union says competitions at February's Olympics were marred by biased judging in favor of China, the next Winter Olympic host nation.

    Canadian ice dancers Weaver, Poje to skip Grand Prix season

    Canadian ice dancers Weaver, Poje to skip Grand Prix season


    Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje will not compete on the ISU Grand Prix circuit this season. The three-time world medallists announced their decision on...

    Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje will not compete on the ISU Grand Prix circuit this season. The three-time world medallists announced their decision on Thursday.

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir headline cross-Canada 'thank you' tour

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir headline cross-Canada 'thank you' tour


    Ice skating darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are among the veteran all-star athletes hitting the road for a thank you tour. The veteran Olympic champions will be joined by fellow pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, as well as skaters...

    Ice skating darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are among the veteran all-star athletes hitting the road for a thank you tour. The veteran Olympic champions will be joined by fellow pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, as well as skaters Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond and Elvis Stojko.

    Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond to skip Grand Prix circuit after year 'beyond expectations'

    Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond to skip Grand Prix circuit after year 'beyond expectations'


    After a stellar season that included two Olympic medals and a world championship title, Canadian figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond is taking a break. The 22-year-old from Marystown, N.L., announced Monday that she will skip the ISU Grand Prix circuit this...

    After a stellar season that included two Olympic medals and a world championship title, Canadian figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond is taking a break. The 22-year-old from Marystown, N.L., announced Monday that she will skip the ISU Grand Prix circuit this year to pursue other opportunities.

    Tessa Virtue strikes a pose with Vogue Japan

    Tessa Virtue strikes a pose with Vogue Japan


    2018 just keeps getting better for Tessa Virtue, and she set the bar pretty high with two gold medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February. But a dream came true for the athletic fashionista when she had the opportunity to shoot with world renowned...

    2018 just keeps getting better for Tessa Virtue, and she set the bar pretty high with two gold medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February. But a dream came true for the athletic fashionista when she had the opportunity to shoot with world renowned fashion magazine Vogue Japan.

    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.