Figure Skating

Virtue, Moir team to beat in ice dance at Helsinki worlds

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir returned from a two-year hiatus following their silver medal at the Sochi Olympics to post the two highest ice dance scores of all time, the Canadian power couple making it clear they're still among the best in the world.

They'll be chased at the World Figure Skating Championships by the most dominant nation.

The U.S. is sending a contingent to Helsinki this week led by reigning silver medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani that has every reason to believe it can knock Virtue and Moir from the top step of the podium. Madison Chock and Evan Bates are the reigning bronze medalists, while Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue are coming off silver medals at...