Canada's Virtue-Moir win Four Continents ice dance


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- For the first time in nearly two years, Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir beat the American team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White in ice dancing.

The reigning Olympic champions won gold at the Four Continents Championships on Sunday after outdueling Davis and White in the free skate.

Virtue and Moir overcame a .55-point deficit to Davis and White with a score of 111.24 in the free dance, for a total of 182.84. Davis and White, the reigning world champions who had not lost since the 2010 worlds, scored 107.25 in the free dance to earn the silver medal with 179.40.

Davis and White were the last pair to skate and needed 110.70 points to win.

Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje were third at 163.26.