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 ...

Mao third after short program at Grand Prix Final

Dec 12, 2015

Mao third after short program at Grand Prix Final

Three-time world champion Mao Asada trailed in third place as Russian teen Evgenia Medvedeva surged to the lead after the women’s short program at the Grand Prix Final on Friday. Mao is sitting 5.45 points behind 16-year-old Medvedeva as she bids for a record ...