Figure Skating

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SOCHI-BOUND

OTTAWA - Loaded with rookies, but brimming with promise — Canada's young figure skating team for the Sochi Olympics might turn out to be its best ever.Three-time world champion Patrick Chan and Olympi...
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Sexism Skating on Thin Ice

The World Championships of figure skating start on Wednesday, but figure skating's gender roles are running far behind the times. Women skaters were forced to wear skirts in competition until recently, and the women's long program is thirty seconds shorter than the men's, which has real implications in terms of the scoring.