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. ...