Mihara sits second as Wagner takes lead

Oct 22, 2016

Mihara sits second as Wagner takes lead

American Ashley Wagner won the Skate America short program Friday night with a score of 69.50, building on her second-place finish in the world championships. Mai Mihara, making her Grand Prix Series debut at 17, was second at 65.75, and U.S. champion Gracie Gold ...

North America triumphs; Asia third

Apr 24, 2016

North America triumphs; Asia third

Gracie Gold bounced back from a bitter disappointment at the world championships last month to help Team North America win the inaugural Team Challenge Cup on Saturday night. After dropping from first to fourth following her free skate in Boston last month, Gold scored ...

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

Apr 1, 2016

Gold shines in short program; Mao flops

A long program yet to come, Gracie Gold feels confident enough to declare that perhaps it’s time for the first world title by an American woman in a decade. “We’re only halfway through, but I can kind of see the light at the end ...

Nagasu added to U.S. team for worlds

Mar 25, 2016

Nagasu added to U.S. team for worlds

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Mirai Nagasu will represent the United States in the upcoming world championships in Boston, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Wednesday. Nagasu, the 2008 U.S. champion, will replace the injured Polina Edmunds. Nagasu, who finished fourth at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, was an alternate for ...

Miyahara triumphs in short program at Four Continents

Feb 18, 2016

Miyahara triumphs in short program at Four Continents

Satoko Miyahara scored a personal-high 72.48 points in the short program on Thursday in the opening day of the Four Continents Championships. The 17-year-old Miyahara, runner-up the last two years and also at December’s Grand Prix Final, skated lightly at Taipei Arena to “Firedance” ...

Mao third after short program at Grand Prix Final

Dec 12, 2015

Mao third after short program at Grand Prix Final

Three-time world champion Mao Asada trailed in third place as Russian teen Evgenia Medvedeva surged to the lead after the women’s short program at the Grand Prix Final on Friday. Mao is sitting 5.45 points behind 16-year-old Medvedeva as she bids for a record ...

Uno takes lead at Trophee Bompard

Nov 14, 2015

Uno takes lead at Trophee Bompard

Teenager Shoma Uno and American Gracie Gold grabbed the leads at the Trophee Bompard on Friday night, while Russian world champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Canadian star Patrick Chan both struggled. Uno, the reigning world junior champion, also scored a personal best 89.56 points with ...

Miyahara third after short program

Oct 24, 2015

Miyahara third after short program

Evgenia Medvedeva made an impressive entrance to the senior Grand Prix circuit on Friday, seizing the lead after the women’s short program at Skate America. The 15-year-old Russian, last season’s world junior champion, earned 70.92 points with a demanding program designed to maximize scoring. ...