As the season progresses, the gaps are narrowing, and the fields are closing in on the leaders. A week ago there was not an obvious challenger in the men's or pair's event, in fact, heading into the Grand Prix Final in Japan, it was difficult to imagine that the defending champions could be beaten. And yet, there were. TSN figure skating analyst Tracy Wilson has more. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Tessa Virtue of London, Ont., and Scott Moir of Ilderton, Ont., were edged out by Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White for top spot in record performances Saturday in ice dancing at the ISU Grand Prix Final. Nathalie Pechalat and Fabian Bourzat of France were third. Full Story.
Clean Didn't Cut It
Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan brushed off a fall and merely increased his lead in beating three-time world champion Patrick Chan of Canada at the Grand Prix Final on Friday. Hanyu, who had a 12-point lead after Thursday's short program, fell on his opening quad salchow but completed all of his other jumps, including seven triple jumps plus a quad toe loop in the free skate to eclipse Chan by 13 points. Full Story.
As the season progresses and the Sochi Games near, the gaps are narrowing and the fields are closing in on the leaders in figure skating. The Grand Prix Final in Japan just saw a pair of upsets and rivalries are heating up. More...