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    Virtue and Moir skate to gold at Autumn Classic

    Virtue and Moir skate to gold at Autumn Classic


    It was a Canadian sweep in the ice dancing competition at the Autumn Classic International in Montreal on Saturday. World champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won gold with a score of 195.76, Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Waterloo, Ont., were second...

    It was a Canadian sweep in the ice dancing competition at the Autumn Classic International in Montreal on Saturday. World champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won gold with a score of 195.76, Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Waterloo, Ont., were second at 173.56, and Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier of Toronto rounded out the podium at 172.26.

    Virtue and Moir dazzle in debut at Autumn Classic International

    Virtue and Moir dazzle in debut at Autumn Classic International


    Canadians Tessa Virtue and partner Scott Moir started their season on a high note, earning top marks in the short program in ice dancing at the Autumn Classic International in Montreal on...

    Canadians Tessa Virtue and partner Scott Moir started their season on a high note, earning top marks in the short program in ice dancing at the Autumn Classic International in Montreal on Friday.

    Montreal chosen as host for 2020 figure skating world championships

    Montreal chosen as host for 2020 figure skating world championships


    Montreal has been selected to host the 2020 figure skating world championships. Skate Canada made the announcement on Thursday, saying the event will be held March 16-22, 2020, at the Bell...

    Montreal has been selected to host the 2020 figure skating world championships. Skate Canada made the announcement on Thursday, saying the event will be held March 16-22, 2020, at the Bell Centre.

    Figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya opens up about anorexia

    Figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya opens up about anorexia


    Olympic figure skating champion Yulia Lipnitskaya has spoken about her battle with anorexia. The 19-year-old Russian said she struggled to maintain that success and her mother revealed last month she had retired from the...

    Olympic figure skating champion Yulia Lipnitskaya has spoken about her battle with anorexia. The 19-year-old Russian said she struggled to maintain that success and her mother revealed last month she had retired from the sport.

    U.S. skating star Gracie Gold taking time off, seeking 'professional help'

    U.S. skating star Gracie Gold taking time off, seeking 'professional help'


    U.S. figure skating star Gracie Gold is stepping away from the sport to seek professional help with the Olympics a little more than five months...

    U.S. figure skating star Gracie Gold is stepping away from the sport to seek professional help with the Olympics a little more than five months away.

    Spinning performances into gold starts at camp for Canada's Olympic figure skaters

    Spinning performances into gold starts at camp for Canada's Olympic figure skaters


    At an open house to sell a property, it's best foot forward. At the annual Skate Canada High Performance Camp this week in Mississauga, Ont., it's the same story. Canada's elite skaters — and this season's Olympic hopefuls — were on hand to offer a...

    At an open house to sell a property, it's best foot forward. At the annual Skate Canada High Performance Camp this week in Mississauga, Ont., it's the same story. Canada's elite skaters — and this season's Olympic hopefuls — were on hand to offer a sneak peek of their material for this most important season.

    Figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya retires at 19 after battling anorexia

    Figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya retires at 19 after battling anorexia


    Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya has retired at the age of 19 following a battle with anorexia. Lipnitskaya won gold in the team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi when she was 15, becoming the youngest Olympic skating champion since...

    Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya has retired at the age of 19 following a battle with anorexia. Lipnitskaya won gold in the team event at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi when she was 15, becoming the youngest Olympic skating champion since 1936.

    Joannie Rochette to enter Skate Canada Hall of Fame

    Joannie Rochette to enter Skate Canada Hall of Fame


    Joannie Rochette, who captured the hearts of Canadians when she competed at the Vancouver Olympics just days after her mother's death, is headed to Skate Canada's Hall of...

    Joannie Rochette, who captured the hearts of Canadians when she competed at the Vancouver Olympics just days after her mother's death, is headed to Skate Canada's Hall of Fame.

    Figure skaters Duhamel, Radford turf coach in bold shakeup

    Figure skaters Duhamel, Radford turf coach in bold shakeup


    Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel and pairs partner Eric Radford, world champions in both 2015 and 2016, have fired their coach just eight months before the 2018 Olympics. "We needed to make some changes," said...

    Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel and pairs partner Eric Radford, world champions in both 2015 and 2016, have fired their coach just eight months before the 2018 Olympics. "We needed to make some changes," said Duhamel.

    Virtue, Moir and Chan headline Skate Canada International in Regina

    Virtue, Moir and Chan headline Skate Canada International in Regina


    Canada's world ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and three-time world champion Patrick Chan will open the 2017 Grand Prix season at Skate Canada...

    Canada's world ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and three-time world champion Patrick Chan will open the 2017 Grand Prix season at Skate Canada International.

    Gabrielle Daleman has surgery to remove cyst

    Gabrielle Daleman has surgery to remove cyst


    World figure skating bronze medallist Gabrielle Daleman will be sidelined for two weeks after surgery to remove an abdominal...

    World figure skating bronze medallist Gabrielle Daleman will be sidelined for two weeks after surgery to remove an abdominal cyst.

    Elvis Stojko suffers head injury during Stars On Ice event

    Elvis Stojko suffers head injury during Stars On Ice event


    Canadian Olympian and three-time figure skating world champion Elvis Stojko suffered an head injury during a performance on Saturday in...

    Canadian Olympian and three-time figure skating world champion Elvis Stojko suffered an head injury during a performance on Saturday in Hamilton.

    Canadian pairs skater Eric Radford diagnosed with herniated disc

    Canadian pairs skater Eric Radford diagnosed with herniated disc


    A week and a half after a baffling injury cost Eric Radford a legitimate shot at a third consecutive world title, an MRI revealed the culprit: a herniated disc. Radford and pairs partner Meagan Duhamel wound up seventh at the world figure skating...

    A week and a half after a baffling injury cost Eric Radford a legitimate shot at a third consecutive world title, an MRI revealed the culprit: a herniated disc. Radford and pairs partner Meagan Duhamel wound up seventh at the world figure skating championships earlier this month in Helsinki.

    Canada finishes just off the podium at World Team Trophy

    Canada finishes just off the podium at World Team Trophy


    A pair of fourth-place performances by Canadian figure skaters on Saturday at the ISU World Team Team Trophy in Tokyo resulted in a fourth-overall showing for the...

    A pair of fourth-place performances by Canadian figure skaters on Saturday at the ISU World Team Team Trophy in Tokyo resulted in a fourth-overall showing for the team.

    Patrick Chan fears for skaters' health in quads era

    Patrick Chan fears for skaters' health in quads era


    Men's figure skating has been caught up in change lately, as the number of quadruple jumps being landed is rapidly mounting with each competition. In an attempt to keep pace, Patrick Chan has been forced to retrain his body. But he fears the injury...

    Men's figure skating has been caught up in change lately, as the number of quadruple jumps being landed is rapidly mounting with each competition. In an attempt to keep pace, Patrick Chan has been forced to retrain his body. But he fears the injury consequences associated with more quads.

    World champion figure skater Mao Asada retires from competition

    World champion figure skater Mao Asada retires from competition


    One of Japan's most popular athletes should have known she couldn't leave quietly: Mao Asada's press conference Wednesday to officially announce her retirement from figure skating attracted some 350 media and was telecast live across...

    One of Japan's most popular athletes should have known she couldn't leave quietly: Mao Asada's press conference Wednesday to officially announce her retirement from figure skating attracted some 350 media and was telecast live across Japan.

    Virtue & Moir's comeback season built on a special relationship

    Virtue & Moir's comeback season built on a special relationship


    When they announced their return to competitive skating just over a year ago, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir had a lot to lose. But it's clear now, after winning their third world title, that the Canadian ice dance icons still bring out the best in each...

    When they announced their return to competitive skating just over a year ago, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir had a lot to lose. But it's clear now, after winning their third world title, that the Canadian ice dance icons still bring out the best in each other.

    Emergence of Osmond, Daleman a highlight for Canada at figure skating worlds

    Emergence of Osmond, Daleman a highlight for Canada at figure skating worlds


    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir danced to their third world title in Helsinki, but it was Canada's two young women, who had flirted with international success all season, who stole the...

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir danced to their third world title in Helsinki, but it was Canada's two young women, who had flirted with international success all season, who stole the spotlight.

    Duhamel and Radford needed 'rock bottom' to see their future

    Duhamel and Radford needed 'rock bottom' to see their future


    Pushing through a performance that is not going to yield you what you want is tough. Doing it when you know it will be painful has to be worse. However, the decision by Canadian pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford to compete through injury at...

    Pushing through a performance that is not going to yield you what you want is tough. Doing it when you know it will be painful has to be worse. However, the decision by Canadian pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford to compete through injury at worlds has resulted in the maximum three spots for Canada at the 2018 Olympics.