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James & Radford Finish 3rd In Finlandia Trophy

James & Radford Finish 3rd In Finlandia Trophy

Vanessa James and her partner Eric Radford began competing in the 2021 Finlandia Trophy in Finland. The Finlandia Trophy is the third in a series of nine events of the 2021-22 Figure Skating Challenger Series. The pair representing Canada finished 3rd in the Short Program with a score of 67.55. Related StoriesJames & Aliu... Read more of this article

James Named To Canada Skating National Team

James Named To Canada Skating National Team

Skate Canada announced the 2021-22 National Team, which consists of 24 members — including three men, three women, four pair teams, and five ice dance teams — with Vanessa James and Eric Radford named as members of the Pairs Team To be named to the National Team, a skater must finish in the top three in senior men, women, pair, and ice dance... Read more of this article

IOC Approve James’ Change Of Nationality

IOC Approve James’ Change Of Nationality

The International Olympic Committee has approved the change of nationality for figure skater Vanessa James, with James now be able to compete for Canada at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The report on the Inside The Games website said, “James will be eligible to represent Canada at the Games with her new skating partner, former world champion... Read more of this article

Vanessa James To Represent Team Canada

Vanessa James To Represent Team Canada

Figure skater Vanessa James  — who has Bermudian heritage and lived in Bermuda as a child — will partner with Canadian 2-time world champion and 3-time Olympic medalist pairs skater Eric Radford as they represent Team Canada at the upcoming 2022 Olympic Games. Ms James has previously represented France on the world stage. A CBC story said,... Read more of this article

Photos: Vanessa James, Aliu In Battle Of Blades

Photos: Vanessa James, Aliu In Battle Of Blades

Bermudian/French figure skater Vanessa James and her partner Akim Aliu joined Season Six of the Battle of the Blades, an event in Canada hosted by CBC.The duo finished fourth earning $25,000 for The Time To Dream Foundation, which aims to make youth sports, including the game of hockey, more diverse, inclusive, affordable, and accessible to all. Photos... Read more of this article

James & Aliu Finish 4th In Battle Of The Blades

James & Aliu Finish 4th In Battle Of The Blades

Vanessa James and her partner Akim Aliu finished fourth in the ‘Battle of the Blades’ event in Canada, earning $25,000 for The Time To Dream Foundation, which aims to make youth sports, including the game of hockey, more diverse, inclusive, affordable and accessible to all.A statement from CBC said, “In the nail-biting Season 6 finale... Read more of this article

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

During the fourth week of the Battle Of The Blades event — being held in Canada by the CBC — Vanessa James and Akim Aliu “scored highest in the Skate Off with a 17.4, keeping them safe for another week.” A CBC story said, “After an intense competition on Week 4 of Battle of the Blades, two pairs were sent home.“A historic... Read more of this article

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

Video: Vanessa James & Akim Aliu Perform

During the third week of the Battle of the Blades event — being held in Canada by the CBC  — Vanessa James and Akim Aliu were among those saved from elimination. This is according to a story in the CBC, which said, “In a surprise twist on Week 3 of Battle of the Blades, Vanessa James, Akim Aliu, Eric Radford and Jennifer Botterill were... Read more of this article

James & Aliu Compete In Battle Of The Blades

James & Aliu Compete In Battle Of The Blades

Vanessa James returned to the ice along with Akim Aliu to compete in the Battle Of The Blades. The Battle Of The Blades combines athletes from two of Canada’s favorite sports, figure skating and hockey, and James and Aliu paired up in a high-stakes figure skating competition for the charity of their choice. James and Aliu — who were competing... Read more of this article

James To Compete In The Battle Of The Blades

James To Compete In The Battle Of The Blades

Vanessa James will return to the ice to compete in the Battle Of The Blades, as Canadian broadcaster CBC announced that the new season will launch on October 22nd, with eight new pairs — including James and her partner Akim Aliu –ready to hit the ice in support of charities across Canada.The Battle Of The Blades combines athletes from... Read more of this article

Video: James & Cipres In ‘All That Skate 2019′

Video: James & Cipres In ‘All That Skate 2019′

Vanessa James and her partner James Cipres took to the ice to wow the fans in South Korea, as the duo skated to the sounds of Michael Jackson during the ‘All That Skate 2019′ event. All That Skate is a figure skating show produced by All That Sports, a sports agency based on Seoul, South Korea set up by 2010 Winter Olympic champion Kim Yuna... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Win Pairs Event In Japan

James & Cipres Win Pairs Event In Japan

The ISU World Team Trophy took place in Fukuoka, Japan, with Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres taking to the ice to compete in the Pairs Event.James and Cipres, who represent France, were second in the Pairs Short Program with a solid skate which resulted in 76.39 points, and the pair then recorded a score of 76.13 after the Free Programme to finish... Read more of this article

James & Cipres In 7th At World Championships

James & Cipres In 7th At World Championships

Russian pair Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took a commanding lead after the short program at the World Figure Skating Championships after a fall left French favorites Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres in seventh,” according to a story by Reuters. The story said, “Russian pair Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took a commanding lead after... Read more of this article