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Asada wins gold at Four Continents

Asada wins gold at Four Continents

The 2008 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships concluded with the Ladies Long Program.

Japan’s Mao Asada maintained her lead to win the gold at her first appearance at this event, while teammate Miki Ando slipped to third to settle from…

Virtue and Moir win third consecutive 4CC title

Virtue and Moir win third consecutive 4CC title

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir maintained first place throughout the event to win their third consecutive Four Continents medal. However, this time it was a gold compared to the bronze they took in 2006 and…

Takahashi takes Four Continents title

Takahashi takes Four Continents title

Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi maintained his overnight lead to win his first Four Continents title with a safe margin of over 30 points. Jeffrey Buttle of Canada edged out USA’s Evan Lysacek…

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

The 2008 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued with the Original Dance, the Pairs Long Program, and the Ladies Short Program.

The Folk/Country dance is the Original Dance (OD) for the 2007-08 season. While there are…

Pang and Tong win third Four Continent title

Pang and Tong win third Four Continent title

Qing Pang and Jian Tong of China overcame teammates Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang to win their third title at this event, while USA’s Brooke Castile and Benjamin Okolski edged…

Asada takes lead at Four Continents

Asada takes lead at Four Continents

Japan’s Mao Asada and Miki Ando are currently first and second, respectively, after the short program, while Joannie Rochette of Canada is in third. All three ladies are separated from each other by less than a point.

Asada earned a seasonal best of 60.94 (31.89/29.05)…

Virtue and Moir polka to the lead

Virtue and Moir polka to the lead

The 2008 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships are being held Feb. 13-17 in Goyang City, Republic of Korea at the Seongsa Ice Rink. It is the third time since 2002 that the Republic…

Chinese pairs dominate at Four Continents

Chinese pairs dominate at Four Continents

The Chinese lead the pairs with Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang in the front, followed by teammates Qing Pang and Jian Tong. USA’s Rena Inoue and John Baldwin are currently in third place.

Dan Zhang (22) and Hao…

Takahashi hip-hops to the lead in Goyang City

Takahashi hip-hops to the lead in Goyang City

 

Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi is currently the leader after the Men’s Short Program, with USA’s Evan Lysacek and Canada’s Jeffery Buttle trailing close behind.

Takahashi delivered an upbeat routine in which all of his jump elements were superior in quality. His triple flip-triple…