China’s Sui and Han recapture pairs figure skating world title

Chinese figure skating pair Wenjing Sui and Cong Han recaptured the world title on Thursday in Saitama, Japan. The 2017 winners climbed one spot with a season’s best 155.60 score in the free program to reclaim gold with a total score of 234.84. Evgenia Tarasova and … Continue reading China’s Sui and Han recapture pairs figure skating world title

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 Wednesday.  The two skated to a score of 81.21 ahead of Chinese pair Wenjing Sui and Cong Han (79.24). … Continue reading Russian pair Tarasova, Morozov take lead at figure skating worlds

Is age restriction for young figure skaters a good thing?

Told they’re too young, several key skaters will be absent at this week’s figure skating world championships. All three women on the Russian national podium, American women’s champion Alyssa Liu and Canadian national silver medallist Stephen Gogolev won’t compete in … Continue reading Is age restriction for young figure skaters a good thing?

Canadian ice dancers Lajoie, Lagha capture world junior gold

Canada has its second-ever ice dancing gold medal at the world junior figure skating championships, courtesy Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha. In their fourth trip to junior worlds, they scored an international personal-best 176.10 points on Saturday after receiving the … Continue reading Canadian ice dancers Lajoie, Lagha capture world junior gold