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Papadakis and Cizeron: Reaching Perfection

By Hiro Yoshida

As the Sochi Olympic season concluded in 2014, who could have predicted that Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron would turn the world of ice dance on its head and push the sport in a new direction toward PyeongChang? (more…)

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Skate America Wraps Up Race For Grand Prix Final

After five previous stops through Russia, Canada, China, Japan and France, the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating  reached its final stop in Lake Placid, United States where the remaining qualifiers for the Grand Prix Final in Nagoya, Japan were decided. (more…)

European Skaters Sweep Titles In Grenoble

Just under 50 years after the 1968 Winter Olympic Games, world class figure skating returned to the city of Grenoble as it hosted the Internationaux de France de Patinage 2017, the fifth stop on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. (more…)

Veterans Take Centre Stage At NHK Trophy

For the first time in 17 years, no Japanese skater stood on the podium at the NHK Trophy. Despite the lack of hardware for the home team, there were still many noteworthy moments at this year’s edition in Osaka. (more…)

Russia and United States Share Spoils At Rostelecom Cup

The 2017/2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating got under way this weekend in Moscow, Russia with the Rostelecom Cup and two skating powerhouse nations divided the titles between them. (more…)