Canada's up-and-coming figure skating stars head to Japan for the 2014 ISU World Figure Skating Championships and CBC provides Canadians with multiplatform coverage every day throughout the competition from March 25-30, 2014.
Scott Russell hosts CBC's coverage from Saitama, Japan, while commentator Brenda Irving and analysts Kurt Browning and Carol Lane call the action.
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CBC's coverage of the World Championships begins Tuesday, March 25 and continues throughout the week with shows at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
You can also live-stream coverage from Japan throughout the event at cbcsports.ca. Live online coverage continues each night throughout the event through to the gala overnight on Saturday, March 29th.
Canada's team will be led by Kevin Reynolds in the men's competition, Katelyn Osmond on the women's side, and pairs teams Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, and Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch, as well as ice dance duo Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje. In all, Canada will have 17 skaters for a total of 11 entries. Top international skaters include 2014 Olympic gold medallist Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan, American Jeremy Abbott, and Javier Fernandez of Spain in the men's competition. The women's field will include 2014 Olympic silver medallist Carolina Kostner of Italy and 15-year-old Russian phenom Julia Lipnitskaia.
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