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

CBC Figure Skating - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 07:30

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

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Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

CBC Figure Skating - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:25

Kazakh media say a suspect has been detained in relation to the killing of Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten, and that another has been identified.

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Denis Ten's death leaves figure skating community devastated

CBC Figure Skating - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:26

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.

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Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death

CBC Figure Skating - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 08:08

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.

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

CBC Figure Skating - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:30

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.

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Canadian Olympian Eric Radford in Toronto for Pride festivities

CBC Figure Skating - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:09

Chats with CBC's Heather Hiscox about new initiative by Canadian Olympic Committee called Be You

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

CBC Figure Skating - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 03:00

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.

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Chinese figure skating judges banned for bias at Pyeongchang Olympics

CBC Figure Skating - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:44

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.

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Canadian ice dancers Weaver, Poje to skip Grand Prix season

CBC Figure Skating - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:04

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.

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

CBC Figure Skating - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 08:52

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.

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

CBC Figure Skating - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:28

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.

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Tessa Virtue strikes a pose with Vogue Japan

CBC Figure Skating - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:54

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.

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ISU to discuss limiting quads in figure skating free programs

CBC Figure Skating - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:02

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.

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Russian star Evgenia Medvedeva to train with Brian Orser

CBC Figure Skating - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 06:39

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.

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Canadian pairs skaters Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford officially retire

CBC Figure Skating - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:42

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.

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

CBC Figure Skating - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 07:10

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.

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Patrick Chan went from champion to legend during his career

CBC Figure Skating - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 21:46

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.

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Hometown arena jam-packed for Kaetlyn Osmond performance

CBC Figure Skating - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 02:06

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.

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Patrick Chan on his retirement from competitive figure skating

CBC Figure Skating - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 16:39

'It feels right, it feels good,' the 27-year-old three-time world champion tells CBC's Ian Hanomansing.

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Canadian figure skating great Patrick Chan ends accomplished career at 27

CBC Figure Skating - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:15

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.

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