Mao set for Cup of China, NHK Trophy

| Jun 23, 2015

Mao set for Cup of China, NHK Trophy

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Three-time world champion Mao Asada’s inclusion in the recently released assignments for the Grand Prix season might have come as a surprise to some, especially after it seemed she would take a more deliberate pace with her comeback, but not Ice Time. Why? Because ...

U.S. edges Russia for World Team Trophy title

Apr 18, 2015

U.S. edges Russia for World Team Trophy title

World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva produced a majestic display to win the women’s free skate at the World Team Trophy on Saturday but the United States pipped Russia to the title. Tuktamysheva’s poise and elegance swept her to a top score of 134.21 points after ...

Hanyu triumphs in men's short program at World Team Trophy

Apr 16, 2015

Hanyu triumphs in men's short program at World Team Trophy

Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu topped the men’s short program at the ISU World Team Trophy on Thursday, but was steaming mad at himself for taking a tumble. “I’m not happy,” the 20-year-old told reporters after crash-landing a triple toeloop at Yoyogi National Gymnasium. “It’s ...

Edmunds wins at Four Continents

Feb 15, 2015

Edmunds wins at Four Continents

American Polina Edmunds staged a remarkable comeback Sunday to win the Four Continents Championships, finishing ahead of Satoko Miyahara and Rika Hongo. Edmunds, who came into the free skate in fourth place, hit the wrong edge on an early combination, a triple flip/single loop/triple ...

Miyahara wins short program at Four Continents

Feb 13, 2015

Miyahara wins short program at Four Continents

Satoko Miyahara took the lead in the ladies’ singles at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships with a bouncy short program on Friday. The diminutive 16-year-old scored 64.84 points, with Gracie Gold of the United States in second on 62.67 points. Rika Hongo, who ...

Hongo set for GP Final

Dec 5, 2014

Hongo set for GP Final

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Rika Hongo will replace Gracie Gold at next week’s Grand Prix Final after the American withdrew from the event Thursday after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in her left foot. Gold won her first senior Grand Prix last weekend at the NHK Trophy ...

Radionova takes Skate America title

Oct 27, 2014

Radionova takes Skate America title

Gracie Gold is convinced the day will come when she wins a major international competition. For now, the U.S. champion is looking up at the Russians. Gold finished third in the Skate America women’s competition on Sunday behind two-time world junior champion Elena Radionova ...