Nov 13, 2013

Ando, Kim to compete at Golden Spin

Miki Ando is set to compete against Olympic champion Kim Yu-na of South Korea at the Golden Spin of Zagreb next month after they were among entries announced by the Croatian skating federation on Wednesday. The Dec. 5 to 7 event is expected to ...

Oct 16, 2013

Ando to compete in Ice Challenge in Austria

Former two-time world champion Miki Ando has accepted an invitation to skate in next month’s Ice Challenge in Graz, Austria, the Japan Skating Federation announced Wednesday. Ando, who gave birth to a baby girl in April, is coming off victory at the Kanto Championships ...

Ando tops field in domestic return

Oct 13, 2013

Ando tops field in domestic return

Former two-time world champion Miki Ando, who is aiming to appear at next year’s Sochi Olympics after giving birth to a baby girl in April, got off to a shining start by leading in the women’s short program at a regional competition on Sunday. ...

Ando warns media to back off

Aug 5, 2013

Ando warns media to back off

Two-time former world figure skating champion Miki Ando, who gave birth to a baby girl in April, has asked the media to respect her privacy as she continues her preparations to return to competition for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Appearing at her first ...

Ando's joy brings up an old taboo

| Jul 20, 2013

Ando's joy brings up an old taboo

by Philip Brasor

The morning after TV Asahi’s evening news show “Hodo Station” ran an interview with figure skater Miki Ando on July 1, the media was buzzing over the revelation that Ando had given birth in April. The baby was not the ostensible reason for the ...