Figure skaters Miki Ando, Fumie Suguri and Yukina Ota will appear at the NHK Cup International meet in December, the Japan Skating Federation said Thursday.

Ando, Suguri and Ota will appear at the Dec. 1-4 meet at the Namihaya Dome in Osaka in the women’s competition, which will feature 2005 world championship bronze medalist Carolina Kostner of Italy among others in one of the key Grand Prix series meet building up to the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics.

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