Japan, Czech Republic turn to replacements in Davis Cup tie

Apr 3, 2014

Japan, Czech Republic turn to replacements in Davis Cup tie

The Czech Republic will continue its bid for a third straight Davis Cup title against an undermanned Japan this weekend in their World Group quarterfinal tie at Ariake Colosseum. The draw for the event was held on court at the venue on Thursday morning. ...

Mao struggles, still claims third world title

Mar 29, 2014

Mao struggles, still claims third world title

Mao Asada captured her third world title with a satisfactory free skate on Saturday night at Saitama Super Arena. Just one month after struggling to a sixth-place finish at the Sochi Olympics, Mao earned a measure of redemption with the victory. In achieving it, ...

Machida off to strong start at worlds; Hanyu third

Mar 26, 2014

Machida off to strong start at worlds; Hanyu third

Tatsuki Machida seized the lead in the men’s short program with a sublime performance at the world championships on Wednesday night at Saitama Super Arena. Machida achieved a personal best of 98.21 points and has a lead of close to two points over Spain’s ...

Mao's inflexibility hurt medal chances

| Feb 23, 2014

Mao's inflexibility hurt medal chances

“If things continue as they are, it could all end in tears without a silver medal this time. Maybe without any medal.” Ice Time — Dec. 27, 2013 Sometimes in life people can be their own worst enemy. Refusing to take advice, tuning out ...