Miyahara claims third straight national title

Dec 25, 2016

Miyahara claims third straight national title

Satoko Miyahara wrapped up her third straight women’s title at Japan’s figure skating national championships on Sunday. The 18-year-old, who compiled a huge lead in Saturday’s short program, became the first woman to win three straight national crowns since Mao Asada won four from ...

Uno claims first title at national championships

Dec 24, 2016

Uno claims first title at national championships

Shoma Uno won his first men’s national championship on Saturday, overcoming a 2.29-point deficit and a weak start in his free skate to capture the gold medal. Uno, a former world junior champion and a two-time bronze medalist at the senior Grand Prix Final, ...

Higuchi fifth after short program

Nov 12, 2016

Higuchi fifth after short program

World champions Evgenia Medvedeva and Javier Fernandez moved closer to a spot in next month’s Grand Prix Final as they led the women’s and men’s competitions at the Trophee de France on Friday. Medvedeva landed all of her jumps cleanly as she bettered her ...