Salvatore Zanca

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More Sports Mar 20, 2007

Americans, Japanese pose double threat

Kimmie Meissner holds the title. Now Evan Lysacek has a quad. The two Americans could pull off a double win at the World Figure Skating Championships that begin Tuesday in Tokyo. But there also could be a Japanese duo winning. Mao Asada and Daisuke Takahashi ...

More Sports Dec 18, 2005

Asada cruises to win at Grand Prix Final

Japanese teenager Mao Asada played it safe and attempted only one triple axel Saturday, but still easily beat world champion Irina Slutskaya to win the women's title at the Grand Prix Final. Fifteen-year-old Mao Asada of Japan performs on her way to winning the women's ...