Medvedeva wins world title

Apr 3, 2016

Medvedeva wins world title

Sixteen-year-old Evgenia Medvedeva started giggling when she learned her free skate score at the world championships had set a record. Then she summed it up in English: “Wow.” The Russian teen capped a dominant debut season Saturday with a world title, earning 150.10 points ...

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

Apr 1, 2016

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

A long program yet to come, Gracie Gold feels confident enough to declare that perhaps it’s time for the first world title by an American woman in a decade. “We’re only halfway through, but I can kind of see the light at the end ...

Mao to skip Four Continents

Jan 15, 2016

Mao to skip Four Continents

Three-time world champion Mao Asada has pulled out of February’s Four Continents Championships, the Japan Skating Federation announced Friday. Mao, who is completing her first season since sitting out the 2014-2015 season, will skip the event in Taipei in order to focus on the ...

Miyahara captures second straight national title; Mao third

Dec 27, 2015

Miyahara captures second straight national title; Mao third

Satoko Miyahara wrapped up her second straight women’s national title on Sunday, with three-time world champion Mao Asada finishing third in her first national championships since returning to competition this year. The seventeen-year-old Miyahara, who won Saturday’s short program, finished with a total of ...