Miyahara claims third straight national title

Dec 25, 2016

Miyahara claims third straight national title

Satoko Miyahara wrapped up her third straight women’s title at Japan’s figure skating national championships on Sunday. The 18-year-old, who compiled a huge lead in Saturday’s short program, became the first woman to win three straight national crowns since Mao Asada won four from ...

Uno claims first title at national championships

Dec 24, 2016

Uno claims first title at national championships

Shoma Uno won his first men’s national championship on Saturday, overcoming a 2.29-point deficit and a weak start in his free skate to capture the gold medal. Uno, a former world junior champion and a two-time bronze medalist at the senior Grand Prix Final, ...