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AKIKO SUZUKI

Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 20, 2019
Nana Araki looks for leap in crucial season
Now is the time for accomplished junior Nana Araki to shine.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 3, 2018
Could Hanyu headline a new pro tour in the future?
A thought crossed my mind recently.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
May 23, 2017
Iwano confirms quad salchow for free skate next season
It is rare for an athlete to make history the first time they embark on a new level in their career. Usually they settle in, bide their time, and work their way up.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 14, 2017
Miyahara's injury should be cause for real concern
Bad news arrived last Tuesday when it was announced that three-time defending national champion Satoko Miyahara has suffered a slight fracture to her left hip and would be forced to withdraw from both this week's Four Continents Championships and next week's Asian Winter Games in Sapporo.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 10, 2017
Orser's 'Rink of Champions' has a new one in Cha
This season has seen the emergence of several young stars on the skating scene. Perhaps no one has made as big of an impact as South Korea's Cha Jun-hwan, who became the men's national champion on Sunday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 24, 2015
Hongo's shot at Grand Prix Final in doubt
Rika Hongo jeopardized her chance to make the Grand Prix Final for the second straight year after struggling through a poor free skate at the Cup of Russia in Moscow on Saturday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 10, 2015
Mao begins long road to Pyeongchang with victory
"It's just the same as Patrick Chan last week. It's as if she has never been away. In fact, it looked fresher than ever."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 24, 2015
Success after skating: Nakano's determination rewarded
This marks the 100th installment of Ice Time. To commemorate the milestone we have a special interview with retired star Yukari Nakano, who is currently a director in the Sports Division at Fuji TV.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 9, 2015
Will Murakami ever realize full potential?
It remains one of the great mysteries of Japanese skating.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 18, 2014
Hongo's rise illustrates depth of Japan's talent pool
Japan's strong showing in the Grand Prix season continued with Rika Hongo's victory at the Cup of Russia on Saturday. Hongo's triumph marked the third time in four weeks that Japan has taken the gold at one of the GP events.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 29, 2014
Mao struggles, still claims third world title
Mao Asada captured her third world title with a satisfactory free skate on Saturday night at Saitama Super Arena.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 27, 2014
Flawless Mao sets new world record after short program
Mao Asada set a new world record of 78.66 points with a superb short program at the world championships on Thursday night.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / ICE TIME
Feb 16, 2014
Canada's Chan dignified in defeat
Canada's Patrick Chan held a press conference on Saturday, the day after settling for the silver medal behind Yuzuru Hanyu.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / ICE TIME
Feb 10, 2014
Team event good concept, but could be even better
The inaugural Olympic team skating event, which Russia won on Sunday night, appears to have been a great success. The new concept was well received by both fans and media.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 10, 2014
Plushenko, Lipnitskaia lead Russia to team gold; Japan finishes disappointing fifth
Host Russia won the inaugural gold medal in the team figure skating event before a partisan crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Sunday night.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 7, 2014
Mao maintains confidence ahead of second Olympic appearance
Mao Asada went through her paces Friday afternoon in her second practice session since arriving for the Sochi Games.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 7, 2014
Suzuki happy to skate for Japan once again
Akiko Suzuki completed her first workout here on Friday morning since arriving for the Sochi Games and took time afterward to reflect on a career that is nearing its end.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 28, 2014
Murakami surging toward Sochi with style, confidence
When you work in this business, there is nothing more rewarding than watching an athlete truly come into their own.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 3, 2014
Suzuki, Murakami exemplify power, passion that make skating magnetic
It has been almost two weeks now, but the emotions aroused by the recent Japan national championships in Saitama remain vivid.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 23, 2013
Suzuki outperforms Mao, grabs first national title
In a night filled with great drama, the script did not go quite according to plan.

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