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 ...