An impassioned plea from Canadian physician Dr. Jane Moran may have played a part in figure skating's decision to raise the eligible age limit for competition.
Two-time Canadian champion Nam Nguyen is retiring from competitive figure skating. The 24-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., captured gold at the 2014 world junior championships and went on to claim silver at Skate Canada International in 2019 and bronze at Skate America in 2015.
After Skate Canada removed coach Kerry Leitch from its Hall of Fame in July 2021 following a complaint about his conduct, the organization refused a request to advise the public about the decision. Instead, Skate Canada simply deleted a page on its website celebrating Leitch’s career.
Sui Wenjing and Han Cong captured the Olympic gold medal that eluded them by a razor-thin margin four years ago, edging Russian rivals Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov by less than a point on Saturday to win the pairs figure skating competition at the Beijing Games.