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Machida, Wagner look to clinch spots for GP Final

Silver medalist Russia's Anna Pogorilaya performs during Exhibition Program at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

BORDEAUX, France (AP) — World championships runner-up Tatsuki Machida of Japan and Ashley Wagner of the United States hope to clinch spots for the Grand Prix Final when they compete at the Trophee Bompard, which starts Friday.

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Japan’s Hongo takes Rostelecom gold

Japan's Rika Hongo performs during the Free Skating at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

MOSCOW (AP) — The wait was a little hard for Javier Fernandez as the last man to get on the ice at the Rostelecom Cup, but he overcame it to win his second Grand Prix gold medal on Saturday.

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Rostelecom Cup results

MOSCOW (AP) — Results Saturday from the Rostelecom Cup Grand Prix figure skating competition:

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Canada’s Chartrand leads Rostelecom Cup

Canada's Alaine Chartrand performs during the short program at the Cup of Russia ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

MOSCOW (AP) — The raunchy edged out the refined in Friday’s men’s short program at the Rostelecom Cup, as Spain’s Javier Fernandez took the lead to the raucous strains of “Black Betty.”

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