Ice dancing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31843/all en Figure skating: Davis, White win Four Continents dance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/figure-skating-davis-white-win-four-continents-dance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US duo of Meryl Davis and Charlie White came from behind to beat Olympic and world ice dance champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada at the Four Continents championships on Sunday.</p> <p>Davis and White, second in Friday's short dance behind the Canadians with a gap of 0.44 points, topped the free dance on 112.68 points and won the title with a two-day total of 187.36.</p> <p>Virtue and Moir marked the second best free-dance score of 109.20 to finish second overall on 184.32. Another US couple of Madison Chock and Evan Bates came in third on 160.42.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/figure-skating-davis-white-win-four-continents-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Meryl Davis Sports AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:30:30 +0000 5751768 at http://www.globalpost.com Davis and White reclaim ice dance crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130316/davis-and-white-reclaim-ice-dance-crown-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>LONDON, Ontario (Reuters) - Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White capped a perfect season by reclaiming the ice dance title from Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir at the figure skating world championships on Saturday.</p> <p>While the title will change hands, it will not go far with the good friends and training partners sharing a coach and practise rink in Detroit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130316/davis-and-white-reclaim-ice-dance-crown-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Meryl Davis Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Mar 2013 01:45:19 +0000 5785690 at http://www.globalpost.com Ice dance results at ISU GP Finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/131206/ice-dance-results-at-isu-gp-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Dec.6 (Xinhua) -- Following are the ice dance results from the International Skating Union Grand Prix Finals after Friday's short dance:</p> <p>1. Meryl Davis/Charlie White, the United States, 77.66 points</p> <p>2. Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir, Canada, 77.59</p> <p>3. Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev, Russia, 68.90</p> <p>4. Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje, Canada, 67.68</p> <p>5. Nathalie Pechalat/Fabian Bourzat, France, 66.63</p> <p>6. Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte, Italy, 61.57</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> Dance Figure skating Ice dancing Xinhua News Agency Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:04:25 +0000 6011761 at http://www.globalpost.com Davis and White revive U.S. fortunes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140208/davis-and-white-revive-us-fortunes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Pritha Sarkar</p> <p>SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - World champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White produced a stunning short dance to haul the United States into medal contention in the inaugural figure skating team event at the Sochi Olympics.</p> <p>Their expected toe-to-toe battle with 2010 Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir failed to materialise as the Canadians paid the price for going out of sync in their side-by-side twizzles.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140208/davis-and-white-revive-us-fortunes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Thomson Reuters Sat, 08 Feb 2014 17:20:04 +0000 6065082 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: US, Canadians dismiss talk of figure skating 'fix' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140208/olympics-us-canadians-dismiss-talk-figure-skating-fix <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>United States and Canadian figure skating officials on Saturday dismissed reports of a possible judging fix to ensure that Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White would win the Olympic ice dancing gold.</p> <p>French magazine L'Equipe, citing an unnamed Russian source, reported that a deal had been struck between the United States and Russia to ensure that the Americans would take the title ahead of Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140208/olympics-us-canadians-dismiss-talk-figure-skating-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Figure skating Ice dancing Sports AFP Sat, 08 Feb 2014 22:02:01 +0000 6065270 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: Davis, White bid for first US ice dance gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140214/olympics-davis-white-bid-first-us-ice-dance-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White will bid to claim a first Olympic gold medal for the United States in ice dancing at the Iceberg Skating Palace starting Sunday.</p> <p>Their biggest rivals will be reigning Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada and two Russian couples -- European champions Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev and Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov. </p> <p>Both Russian couples have already won gold in the new team event last Sunday in which the Canadians finished silver medallists and the Americans took bronze.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140214/olympics-davis-white-bid-first-us-ice-dance-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Meryl Davis Sports AFP Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:16:43 +0000 6071322 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: Davis, White bid for first US ice dance gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140214/olympics-davis-white-bid-first-us-ice-dance-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White will bid to claim a first Olympic gold medal for the United States in ice dancing at the Iceberg Skating Palace starting Sunday.</p> <p>Their biggest rivals will be reigning Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada and two Russian couples -- European champions Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev and Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov. </p> <p>Both Russian couples have already won gold in the new team event last Sunday in which the Canadians finished silver medallists and the Americans took bronze.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140214/olympics-davis-white-bid-first-us-ice-dance-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Meryl Davis Sports AFP Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:16:43 +0000 6071323 at http://www.globalpost.com Davis and White on target for U.S. gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/davis-and-white-target-us-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Meryl Davis and Charlie White once again raised the bar as their spectacular performance on Sunday to a medley of songs from 'My Fair Lady' put them within striking distance of becoming the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title.</p> <p>Davis and White have made a habit of breaking their world record scores and proved it again as they beat Canadian training partners and Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir with a score of 78.89.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/davis-and-white-target-us-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Human Interest Ice dancing Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:23:50 +0000 6072380 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: New world record as Davis, White poised for ice dance gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140216/olympics-new-world-record-davis-white-poised-ice-dance-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White set a new world record score in the short dance to move closer to giving the United States a first Olympic ice dancing gold on Sunday.</p> <p>Davis, 27, and White, 26, skated a foxtrot and quickstep to "My Fair Lady" to lead reigning Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada by 2.56 points at the Iceberg Skating Palace. </p> <p>The Americans, the Olympic silver medallists, scored 78.89 points with the Canadians achieving 76.33 for their skate to "Dream a Little Dream", "Muskrat Ramble" and "Heaven". </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140216/olympics-new-world-record-davis-white-poised-ice-dance-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Sports AFP Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:31:14 +0000 6072421 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: New world record as US dancers poised for historic gold http://www.globalpost.com/node/6072433 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White set a new world record score in the short dance to move closer to giving the United States a first Olympic ice dancing gold on Sunday.</p> <p>Davis, 27, and White, 26, skated a foxtrot and quickstep to "My Fair Lady" to lead reigning Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada by 2.56 points at the Iceberg Skating Palace. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/node/6072433" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Sports AFP Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:17:01 +0000 6072433 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: New world record as US dancers poised for historic gold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140216/olympics-new-world-record-us-dancers-poised-historic-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two-time world champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White set a new world record score in the short dance to move closer to giving the United States a first Olympic ice dancing gold on Sunday.</p> <p>Davis, 27, and White, 26, skated a foxtrot and quickstep to "My Fair Lady" to lead reigning Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada by 2.56 points at the Iceberg Skating Palace. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140216/olympics-new-world-record-us-dancers-poised-historic-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Sports AFP Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:17:01 +0000 6072434 at http://www.globalpost.com Davis and White end U.S. quest for ice dance glory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140217/davis-and-white-win-ice-dance-gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Pritha Sarkar</p> <p>SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - A sultry performance that lasted four spellbinding minutes, but was 17 years in the making, propelled Meryl Davis and Charlie White to become the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title at the Sochi Games on Monday.</p> <p>In a showdown with rivals and Canadian training partners Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the American couple proved a cut above the rest by winning with a world record total of 195.52.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140217/davis-and-white-win-ice-dance-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:01:38 +0000 6073142 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympics: Record-breaking Davis, White dance to gold for USA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/olympics-record-breaking-davis-white-dance-gold-usa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Meryl Davis and Charlie White finally claimed a first Olympic ice dancing gold for figure skating powers the United States as they surged to victory with new world record scores on Monday. </p> <p>The Vancouver silver medallists led all the way to seal the title by a comfortable 4.53 points following a routine filled with difficult lifts and rapid footwork ahead of reigning Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada. </p> <p>Russia's Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov won bronze after the free dance final at the Iceberg Skating Palace.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140217/olympics-record-breaking-davis-white-dance-gold-usa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Human Interest Ice dancing Sports AFP Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:34:53 +0000 6073288 at http://www.globalpost.com Figure Skating: Olympic ice dance champs to skip worlds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140303/figure-skating-olympic-ice-dance-champs-skip-worlds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sochi Olympic ice dancing gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White said Monday they will skip the World Figure Skating Championships later this month in Japan.</p> <p>Davis and White helped the United States to bronze in the new team event, then became the first American ice dance duo to capture Olympic gold.</p> <p>"Now that we've had some time at home to discuss our plan for the rest of the season, we've decided not to compete in the 2014 World Championships," Davis said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140303/figure-skating-olympic-ice-dance-champs-skip-worlds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Figure skating Ice dancing Zachary Donohue AFP Tue, 04 Mar 2014 02:03:54 +0000 6086053 at http://www.globalpost.com