Radionova, Chan post victories at Cup of China

Nov 19, 2016

Radionova, Chan post victories at Cup of China

Mai Mihara just missed the podium at the Cup of China on Saturday, finishing fourth with 190.92 points. After placing third in the short program, Mihara ended up fourth in the free skate (122.44) as the 17-year-old performed to “Lawrence of Arabia.” Elena Radionova ...

Nov 19, 2016

Osmond, Jin win short programs

Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada was the leader after the ladies short program at the Cup of China on Friday, while China’s Jin Boyang was tops for the men. Osmond, the Skate Canada runner-up, scored 72.20 points to take a narrow lead over Russia’s Elena ...

Mihara takes third in Cup of China short program

Nov 18, 2016

Mihara takes third in Cup of China short program

Mai Mihara stood third after the short skate at the Cup of China on Friday, less than four points behind the leader Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada in the fifth Grand Prix series event of the season. The 17-year-old Mihara, who in her first senior ...

Mao takes peek ahead to 2018 Winter Olympics

Nov 8, 2015

Mao takes peek ahead to 2018 Winter Olympics

Three-time world champion Mao Asada says she has the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on her mind, but for now is savoring a victory in her Grand Prix comeback at the Cup of China and looking forward to her next competition at the NHK Trophy ...

Mao claims Cup of China title; Hongo places second

Nov 7, 2015

Mao claims Cup of China title; Hongo places second

Three-time world champion Mao Asada won the Cup of China on Saturday, completing a successful return to the Grand Prix series after taking a year off. The Japanese skater led after the short program and was third in Saturday’s free skate to finish with ...

Hanyu struggles in return to ice

Nov 8, 2014

Hanyu struggles in return to ice

Cup of China World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu got his season off to a disappointing start on Friday, when he was second in the men’s short program at the Cup of China, the third stop on this year’s ISU Grand Prix series. “In ...

Murakami fourth after Cup of China short program

Nov 1, 2013

Murakami fourth after Cup of China short program

Japan’s Kanako Murakami placed fourth in the women’s short program on Friday at the Cup of China, the third of six events in the Grand Prix series. Murakami, the 2013 Four Continents bronze medalist, scored 57.33 points, 8.70 behind leader Adelina Sotnikova of Russia. ...