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Virtue, Moir take ice dance crown

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir successfully defended their ice dance title at the Canadian figure skating championships Saturday in Saskatoon.

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir successfully defended their ice dance title at the Canadian figure skating championships Saturday in Saskatoon.

Virtue, from London, Ont., and Moir, from Ilderton, Ont., captured the dance crown with a score of 94.68 points in their free dance.

With their innovative program to songs from Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, the duo finished with 197.77 overall total.

Vanessa Crone of Aurora, Ont., and Paul Poirier, from Unionville, Ont., scored 84.40 in the free program and 175.58 total to take the silver.

Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Waterloo, Ont., earned the bronze, scoring 85.42 in the long program for a 170.23 overall score.

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