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  • Team USA wins fourth World Team Trophy gold
    The 2019 ISU World Team Trophy concluded on Saturday with the Pairs’ and Ladies’ Free Skate in Fukuoka, Japan. Team USA placed first with a total of 117 points, followed by Team Japan (104) and Team Russia (102). It was the fourth time Team USA has taken gold in the six times the event has […]
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  • Team USA gains momentum on day two at World Team Trophy
    The 2019 ISU World Team Trophy continued on Friday with the Pairs’ Short Program, Free Dance, and the Men’s Free Skate in Fukuoka, Japan. Team USA currently leads with 91 points, followed by Team Japan (79) and Team Russia (70). The ISU World Team Trophy format is based on a competition consisting of the six […]
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  • Team USA grabs lead in World Team Trophy
    The 2019 ISU World Team Trophy kicked off a three-day competition with the Rhythm Dance, followed by the Ladies’ and Men’s Short Program in Fukuoka, Japan, on Thursday. Team USA currently leads with 50 points, followed by Team Japan (48) and Team Russia (38). The ISU World Team Trophy format is based on a competition […]
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  • Chen defends World title with record scores
    USA’s Nathan Chen defended his title in the Men’s event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on in Saitama, Japan on Saturday night. Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan moved up from fourth place to take the silver—his sixth world medal, while USA’s Vincent Zhou earned the bronze in his second appearance at […]
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  • Papadakis and Cizeron defend World title
    Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron from France won their fourth World title in Ice Dance at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Saturday. Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia maintained second to earn the silver—their first world medal, while USA’s Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue moved up won spot to claim […]
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  • Zagitova pounces on World gold in Saitama
    Alina Zagitova of Russia pounced on the gold medal in the Ladies’ event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Friday night in Saitama, Japan with nearly 13 points to spare. Elizabet Tursynbaeva of Kazakhstan took the silver, becoming the first lady from Kazakhstan to win a world medal, while Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva pocketed […]
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  • Papadakis and Cizeron earn another record score for lead at Worlds
    Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took the lead after the Rhythm Dance at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships with a record-breaking score. Russia’s Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov are currently in second, followed by teammates Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin. It was a stellar competition in which all teams performed […]
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  • Chen takes comfortable lead at Worlds
    USA’s Nathan Chen took a comfortable lead in the Men’s event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday. Teammate Jason Brown is currently in second, followed by Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu. Chen hung onto the landing of quad Lutz in his troutine to “Caravan” which also featured a triple Axel and quad toe-triple toe. The defending […]
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  • Sui and Han take second World gold after record-breaking free skate
    The Pairs event concluded at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships with the Free Skate on Thursday. China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han moved up from second to win their second gold medal at this event after a record-breaking free skate. Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia earned their second consecutive silver, while teammates Natalia Zabiiako and […]
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  • Zagitova after Worlds short program: ‘It was a good performance’
    Russia’s Alina Zagitova took a comfortable lead in the Ladies’ event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday. Kaori Sakamoto is currently in second, followed closely by Elizabet Tursynbaeva of Kazakhstan. Zagitova racked up huge grades of execution (GOE) on all elements in her elegant routine to The Phantom of the Opera. The 2018 Olympic […]
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