Miyahara earns silver at worlds

Mar 28, 2015

Miyahara earns silver at worlds

Satoko Miyahara skated the free program of her life on Saturday to win the women’s silver medal at the World Figure Skating Championships. Miyahara, who turned 17 on Thursday, earned a career-high 126.58 points to finish fourth in the free program, but her total ...

Duhamel, Radford claim pairs gold at worlds

Mar 27, 2015

Duhamel, Radford claim pairs gold at worlds

Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford completed their perfect season. The pair held off two Chinese teams in the free skate to capture gold in the pairs event on Thursday at the world championships. After a seventh-place finish at the Sochi Games last year, ...

Tuktamysheva takes lead at worlds; Miyahara in third

Mar 26, 2015

Tuktamysheva takes lead at worlds; Miyahara in third

European title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva recorded the third highest ladies short program score in history Thursday as the 18-year-old took a commanding lead at the World Figure Skating Championships. The Russian dazzled the crowd to the rousing music of Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero,” opening with ...

Reeds fail to advance to free dance at worlds

Mar 25, 2015

Reeds fail to advance to free dance at worlds

Japan’s Cathy and Chris Reed failed to advance to the free dance in the ice dance competition at the World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday. Cathy fell on a step and the siblings could only manage 48.32 points in the short dance, more than ...

Uno captures world junior title; Yamamoto gets bronze

Mar 8, 2015

Uno captures world junior title; Yamamoto gets bronze

Shoma Uno retained his lead after the short program to win the gold medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, on Saturday night. Uno, a 17-year-old from Nagoya, became Japan’s first male world junior champion since Yuzuru Hanyu in 2010. ...

Higuchi earns bronze medal at world juniors

Mar 7, 2015

Higuchi earns bronze medal at world juniors

Wakaba Higuchi earned the bronze medal at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Friday night in Tallinn, Estonia. Higuchi’s total score of 185.57 points after the free skate put her on the podium along with gold medalist Evgenia Medvedeva (192.97) and silver medalist ...

Higuchi third after short program at world juniors

Mar 5, 2015

Higuchi third after short program at world juniors

Wakaba Higuchi is in third place following the short program at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday in Tallinn, Estonia. Higuchi received a score of 61.27 points and trails Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva (68.48) and Serafima Sakhanovich (63.09) heading into Friday’s free skate. ...

Edmunds wins at Four Continents

Feb 15, 2015

Edmunds wins at Four Continents

American Polina Edmunds staged a remarkable comeback Sunday to win the Four Continents Championships, finishing ahead of Satoko Miyahara and Rika Hongo. Edmunds, who came into the free skate in fourth place, hit the wrong edge on an early combination, a triple flip/single loop/triple ...