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British ice championship underway

The week-long British Figure Skating Championship 2017 is being held at Ice Sheffield and will see top performers compete for UK titles and to stake their claim for a place at the Winter Olympics 2018 in PyeongChang. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to technical controller Ann Findley.

Olympic ice figure skaters comeback performance

Olympic figure skaters and former British national champions Nick Buckland and Penny Coomes made a successful comeback performance at Ice Sheffield. The professional skating pair were last in competition together at the World Championships in March 2016. Shortly after Coomes shattered her right knee cap in training and the injury has required intensive surgery and rehabilitation. Buckland and Coomes spoke to Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed at the English Institute for Sport.

Steelers back home

The Sheffield Steelers are back on their home ice.  The Steelers had to start off their season  at ICE Sheffield because the ice at the Motorpoint Arena had melted due to a leak. Today was the  first day the team have been able to  train at their home venue. Sheffield Live! was there to see them and spoke to team owner Tony Smith.

David Richards reports for Sheffield Live!