Russia's Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov won their first major title on Friday when they clinched the pairs crown at the Grand Prix figure skating final, sounding out a warning for the 2018 Olympics.
Canadian star Patrick Chan overcame a fall to win Skate Canada International on Saturday night.
Ashley Wagner won the Progressive Skate America women's title Saturday, edging California training partner Mariah Bell.
The crowd was screaming -- and so was Meagan Duhamel. With dozens of Canadian flags waving in the stands, Duhamel soared high above the ice, held aloft by partner Eric Radford in the final risky element of their free skate. As she would say later, "I knew we had done enough" to win a second straight world title.
Javier Fernandez couldn't practice, couldn't squeeze his foot into his skate, and all he needed was "the best program of my life."
France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron created magic on Thursday with a mesmerizing free skate to seal their second ice dance world title at the 2016 ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
Yuzuru Hanyu, the Japanese skating star who often trains in Toronto, started to answer a question in English about the pressure he faces and then had to stop himself.
Continuing a trend of strong American ice dance finishes, Maia and Alex Shibutani of the United States won the Four Continents championship Friday.
Defending champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron rebounded from second place after the short dance to retain their ice dance title at the European figure skating championships on Saturday.
Bill Johnson, the brash American who became the first U.S. skier to win an Olympic downhill title, died after a long illness, the U.S. ski team said Friday. He was 55.