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  • Elvis Stojko suffers head injury during Stars On Ice event

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

  • Canadian pairs skater Eric Radford diagnosed with herniated disc

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    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

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    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.

  • Weaver and Poje push Canada to 4th at World Team Trophy

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    textCanada benefited from a first-place performance from ice dance duo Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje at the ISU World Team Trophy competition in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday. The Wateloo, Ont. team won the ice dance competition to push Canada from fifth to fourth in the country standings with two disciplines yet to wrap up.

  • Canadian figure skaters sit 5th at World Team Trophy

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    Canadians ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje performed the second best short program of the World Team Trophy event, but their efforts only have Canada in fifth place after the opening day of competition in Tokyo.

  • Patrick Chan fears for skaters' health in quads era

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    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.

  • ISU Figure Skating World Team Trophy

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    Watch action from the ISU World Team Championships in Tokyo, Japan, continuing on Friday at 3 a.m. ET with with action from the pairs, ice dance, and men's disciplines.

  • World Team Trophy offers a victory lap for top figure skaters

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    Freshly crowned world champions Evgenia Medvedeva and Yuzuru Hanyu, and former world champ Patrick Chan are among the skaters looking to cap their seasons in style at this week's World Team Trophy event in Tokyo.

  • World champion figure skater Mao Asada retires from competition

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    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.

  • Canada's Nexxice wins bronze at World Synchronized Figure Skating Championships

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    Canada's Nexxice won the bronze medal at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships on Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo.


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