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    New records, new faces make for exciting times in figure skating

    New records, new faces make for exciting times in figure skating


    At the beginning of each skating season, the prospect of what might happen seems so clear. However, once the competitions start, the reality sets in and skater projections can sometimes go out the...

    At the beginning of each skating season, the prospect of what might happen seems so clear. However, once the competitions start, the reality sets in and skater projections can sometimes go out the window.

    Canada's Moore-Towers, Marinaro skate to 3rd at World Team Trophy

    Canada's Moore-Towers, Marinaro skate to 3rd at World Team Trophy


    European champions Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France won the pairs free skate at figure skating’s World Team Trophy on Saturday, finishing more than 20 points clear of Canadian bronze medallists Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael...

    European champions Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres of France won the pairs free skate at figure skating’s World Team Trophy on Saturday, finishing more than 20 points clear of Canadian bronze medallists Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro.

    Canada glides into 4th place at ISU World Team Trophy

    Canada glides into 4th place at ISU World Team Trophy


    Three 4th place finishes in Friday's events has moved Canada from 5th to 4th overall at the ISU World Team Trophy figure skating...

    Three 4th place finishes in Friday's events has moved Canada from 5th to 4th overall at the ISU World Team Trophy figure skating competition.

    U.S. takes lead at figure skating's World Team Trophy

    U.S. takes lead at figure skating's World Team Trophy


    Two-time world champion Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou combined for a 1-2 finish in the men's short program Thursday to give the United States the lead on the opening day of figure skating's World Team...

    Two-time world champion Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou combined for a 1-2 finish in the men's short program Thursday to give the United States the lead on the opening day of figure skating's World Team Trophy.

    Watch the 2019 World Team Trophy in Figure Skating

    Watch the 2019 World Team Trophy in Figure Skating


    Watch the best figure skaters in the world compete at the 2019 World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Fukuoka,...

    Watch the best figure skaters in the world compete at the 2019 World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Fukuoka, Japan.

    Watch the 2019 World Synchronized Figure Skating Championship

    Watch the 2019 World Synchronized Figure Skating Championship


    Watch the best figure skaters in the world compete at the 2019 World Synchronized Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki,...

    Watch the best figure skaters in the world compete at the 2019 World Synchronized Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki, Finland.

    Nathan Chen reflects on his spectacular free skate

    Nathan Chen reflects on his spectacular free skate


    American Nathan Chen discusses his gold medal performance at the figure skating world...

    American Nathan Chen discusses his gold medal performance at the figure skating world championships.

    Held off podium at worlds, should Canada figure skating begin to panic?

    Held off podium at worlds, should Canada figure skating begin to panic?


    The 2019 world figure skating championships were the first in 15 years in which Canada went home empty-handed. Does that mean it's time to panic, or should Canadian figure skating fans just trust the...

    The 2019 world figure skating championships were the first in 15 years in which Canada went home empty-handed. Does that mean it's time to panic, or should Canadian figure skating fans just trust the process?

    Canadian rivals Messing, Nguyen inseparable off ice — and on it, too

    Canadian rivals Messing, Nguyen inseparable off ice — and on it, too


    When the music starts, it's all business for Canadian figure skaters Keegan Messing and Nam Nguyen at the world championships in Saitama, Japan. But the international trip also means lots of downtime spent playing Nintendo Switch and forging a lasting...

    When the music starts, it's all business for Canadian figure skaters Keegan Messing and Nam Nguyen at the world championships in Saitama, Japan. But the international trip also means lots of downtime spent playing Nintendo Switch and forging a lasting friendship together.

    On-ice collision being called Tonya Harding 2.0

    On-ice collision being called Tonya Harding 2.0


    A small collision on the World Championship practice rink has turned into a social media tornado. CBC Sports' Jacqueline Doorey has the...

    A small collision on the World Championship practice rink has turned into a social media tornado. CBC Sports' Jacqueline Doorey has the details.

    Invisible wounds: Gabrielle Daleman's real victory was stepping on the ice

    Invisible wounds: Gabrielle Daleman's real victory was stepping on the ice


    Success has followed Gabrielle Daleman for a long time, including an Olympic team gold medal, two national titles and a world bronze medal. But mental illness has gripped her for two years. That's why her real victory this week was simply competing at...

    Success has followed Gabrielle Daleman for a long time, including an Olympic team gold medal, two national titles and a world bronze medal. But mental illness has gripped her for two years. That's why her real victory this week was simply competing at the world figure skating championships in Japan.

    ISU finds 'no evidence' that American skater deliberately injured Korean rival

    ISU finds 'no evidence' that American skater deliberately injured Korean rival


    The International Skating Union says its investigation has found "no evidence" that American skater Mariah Bell tried to deliberately injure Korea's Eunsoo Lim during warmups at the world figure skating championships on...

    The International Skating Union says its investigation has found "no evidence" that American skater Mariah Bell tried to deliberately injure Korea's Eunsoo Lim during warmups at the world figure skating championships on Wednesday.

    Yuzuru Hanyu is figure skating's rock star

    Yuzuru Hanyu is figure skating's rock star


    The whirr of the photographers’ shutters can be heard over the music — there are so many of them. Once Yuzuru Hanyu leaves the ice, the majority of the photographers do too. Even if you aren’t a figure skating fan, the intensity of the practice is...

    The whirr of the photographers’ shutters can be heard over the music — there are so many of them. Once Yuzuru Hanyu leaves the ice, the majority of the photographers do too. Even if you aren’t a figure skating fan, the intensity of the practice is an event.

    Great performances, a near-disastrous collision highlight opening of skating worlds

    Great performances, a near-disastrous collision highlight opening of skating worlds


    In my line of work, I get the chance to see skaters up close and personal. There is optimism and hope on the faces of each skater as they hit the ice. It’s as if they are all thinking, “today will be the day for triumph.” The thing is, anything can...

    In my line of work, I get the chance to see skaters up close and personal. There is optimism and hope on the faces of each skater as they hit the ice. It’s as if they are all thinking, “today will be the day for triumph.” The thing is, anything can happen, and it often does.

    Russian pair Tarasova, Morozov take lead at figure skating worlds

    Russian pair Tarasova, Morozov take lead at figure skating worlds


    Russia's Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took a narrow lead after the pairs short program at the world figure skating championships in Saitama, Japan on...

    Russia's Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took a narrow lead after the pairs short program at the world figure skating championships in Saitama, Japan on Wednesday. 

    Canadian figure skater Aurora Cotop has all the makings of a future star

    Canadian figure skater Aurora Cotop has all the makings of a future star


    In just two short years, Canada's Aurora Cotop has gone from being the national junior women’s champion to the national senior silver medallist. And now she’s at her first world figure skating championships. It is pretty...

    In just two short years, Canada's Aurora Cotop has gone from being the national junior women’s champion to the national senior silver medallist. And now she’s at her first world figure skating championships. It is pretty impressive.

    Figure skating worlds could produce wild, chaotic finishes

    Figure skating worlds could produce wild, chaotic finishes


    The 2019 figure skating world championships could be called the "wild card worlds." Between injuries, unexpected performances, and the emergence of new skating superstars, things have not gone according to plan this...

    The 2019 figure skating world championships could be called the "wild card worlds." Between injuries, unexpected performances, and the emergence of new skating superstars, things have not gone according to plan this season.