SKATE CANADA NAMES TEAMS FOR 2017 ISU CHAMPIONSHIPS
Skate Canada – OTTAWA, ON: At the conclusion of the senior events at the 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Skate Canada named the teams for three upcoming ISU Championships. The championships took place in Ottawa, Ont., from January 16-22 at TD Place.
2017 ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Helsinki, Finland – March 29-April 2, 2017
2017 ISU FOUR CONTINENTS FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Gangneung, South Korea – February 14-19, 2017
2017 ISU JUNIOR WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Taipei City, Chinese Taipei – March 15-19, 2017
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