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Uno takes figure skating gold at Asian Winter Games

Shoma Uno overcame several early mistakes Sunday to win the gold medal in men’s figure skating on the final day of the Asian Winter Games. Uno, who was second after the short program, fell on his opening quad loop of his free skate and stepped out of a triple lutz, ...

Hasegawa leads 1-2 finish in slalom

Feb 25, 2017

Hasegawa leads 1-2 finish in slalom

Japan’s Emi Hasegawa won the women’s slalom Saturday for her second gold medal at the Asian Winter Games, with Asa Ando claiming silver. Hasegawa, who won the giant slalom on Thursday, was tied for the lead with Ando after her first run at Sapporo ...

Feb 24, 2017

Watabe finishes fifth at Nordic combined worlds

Akito Watabe came up well short in his bid for a first individual medal at the Nordic World Ski Championships, placing fifth in a Nordic combined event on Friday. Watabe was sixth after the normal hill ski jumping portion of the competition, leaving the ...

China outshines Japan in men's curling final

Feb 24, 2017

China outshines Japan in men's curling final

China claimed an 11-4 victory over Japan to win the Asian Winter Games men’s curling gold medal on Friday. Neither team could seize the momentum in the first three ends with China the first to take the ascendency with the last stone in the ...

Japan claims cross-country ski relay gold

Feb 24, 2017

Japan claims cross-country ski relay gold

Yuki Kobayashi picked up her third Asian Winter Games gold medal when she helped Japan win the women’s 4×5-km relay in cross-country skiing on Friday. The team of Kobayashi, Hikari Miyazaki, Kozue Takizawa and Chisa Obayashi clocked a total time of 1 hour, 8 ...

Kobayashi captures second gold medal

Feb 23, 2017

Kobayashi captures second gold medal

Yuki Kobayashi earned her second cross-country skiing gold medal at the Asian Winter Games on Thursday, winning the women’s 5-km classical before Akira Lenting triumphed in the men’s 10-km classical. Kobayashi added to the 10-km free title she won on Tuesday, clocking a time ...

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Feb 22, 2017

Sato, Iwasa soar to 1-2 finish

Yukiya Sato and Yuken Iwasa won the gold and silver medals, respectively, to give Japan a 1-2 finish in the individual competition in men’s normal hill ski jumping at the Asian Winter Games on Wednesday. A day after the event was delayed due to ...

Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Feb 21, 2017

Semifinalists decided for men's curling tournament

Taiwan advanced to the semifinals of the men’s curling tournament at the Asian Winter Games with a 13-2 victory over Kazakhstan on Tuesday evening. China improved to 5-0 with a 14-5 win over already eliminated Qatar, while Japan lost 8-4 to South Korea. Wednesday’s ...

Takagi grabs third medal in two days

Feb 21, 2017

Takagi grabs third medal in two days

Miho Takagi claimed her third speedskating medal at the Asian Winter Games on Tuesday with a victory in the women’s 1,500 meters, while Nao Kodaira earned her second gold after beating two-time defending Olympic champ Lee Sang-hwa of South Korea in the 500-meter competition. ...