Posts Tagged ‘2013 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships’

USA’s Davis and White edge out Canadians for gold at 4CCs

USA’s Davis and White edge out Canadians for gold at 4CCs

USA’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White came out on top again in the second face-off this season with Canadian rivals Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Championships in Osaka, Japan. USA’s Madison Chock and Evan Bates captured the bronze medal.

Davis and White…

Asada spearheads Japanese Ladies podium sweep at Four Continents

Asada spearheads Japanese Ladies podium sweep at Four Continents

Japan’s Mao Asada is truly back. The two-time World Champion spearheaded a Japanese podium sweep in the Ladies event at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Championships Sunday in Osaka, Japan, and set herself up as one of the top contenders for Worlds.

Teammates Akiko Suzuki and Kanako Murakami, who placed second and…

Duhamel and Radford seize gold at 2013 Four Continents

Duhamel and Radford seize gold at 2013 Four Continents

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford led the Canadian pairs to a one-two finish as the competition at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships wrapped up Sunday. Teammates Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch took the silver, while USA’s Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir won the bronze medal.

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Canada’s Reynolds upsets favorites to strike gold at Four Continents

Canada’s Reynolds upsets favorites to strike gold at Four Continents

It was an exciting night of Men’s skating at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Saturday in Osaka, Japan. Kevin Reynolds of Canada upset the favorites to strike gold, while overnight leader Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan settled for the silver medal. China’s Han Yan clinched the bronze.

World silver medalist…

Asada leads Japanese Ladies to short program sweep at Four Continents

Asada leads Japanese Ladies to short program sweep at Four Continents

Mao Asada led the Japanese ladies to a sweep in the Short Program at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Championships in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday. Teammates Akiko Suzuki and Kanako Murakami, placed second and third respectively and all three skaters delivered excellent performances.

For the first time in two years, Asada landed…

Hanyu captures turbulent Men’s short at 2013 Four Continents

Hanyu captures turbulent Men’s short at 2013 Four Continents

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan captured the Men’s short program at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Osaka, Japan, Friday. However, spectators were in for a few surprises in the event when World Junior Champion Han Yan of China finished second ahead of late replacement Richard Dornbush (USA). World…

Duhamel and Radford poised for Pairs gold at 2013 Four Continents

Duhamel and Radford poised for Pairs gold at 2013 Four Continents

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada are poised for gold in the Pairs event at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships after a strong short program on Friday in Osaka, Japan. Teammates Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch came in second, followed by…

Virtue and Moir take narrow lead at 2013 4CCs

Virtue and Moir take narrow lead at 2013 4CCs

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada edged out arch rivals Meryl Davis and Charlie White (USA) by a mere 0.44 points for the lead in the short dance as the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships kicked off in Osaka, Japan, on Friday. USA’s Madison…