Oct 2, 2016

Japanese team retains Japan Open crown

Behind the stellar performances of Satoko Miyahara and Shoma Uno and a surprising contribution from retired star Nobunari Oda, Japan claimed its second straight Japan Open championship on Saturday. The victory at Saitama Super Arena was Japan’s eighth in the invitational event that includes ...

Chan wins in Canada; silver for Hanyu, Suzuki

Oct 27, 2013

Chan wins in Canada; silver for Hanyu, Suzuki

Russian teenager Julia Lipnitskaia claimed her first Grand Prix gold medal at Skate Canada on Saturday while Canada’s three-time reigning world champion Patrick Chan pocketed his fourth. Lipnitskaia topped the women’s field with a magnificent, seemingly flawless and technically superlative performance that earned a ...

Chan leads Oda, Hanyu; Suzuki third after short

Oct 26, 2013

Chan leads Oda, Hanyu; Suzuki third after short

American Gracie Gold delivered the short program performance of the day on Friday to finish atop the standings in what was a superbly skated women’s opener at Skate Canada. On the men’s side, it was more a case of hands down on the ice ...