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ALINA ZAGITOVA

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 16, 2019
Alina Zagitova not planning to retire
Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova on Sunday responded to media speculation that she is leaving the sport for good, posting on Instagram that she doesn't intend to "stop or retire."
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 14, 2019
Alina Zagitova decides to take a break from competition
Olympic and world champion Alina Zagitova is taking a break from figure skating this winter, the Russian announced abruptly on Friday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 23, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu dazzles en route to fourth NHK Trophy title; Alena Kostornaia wins women's event
Yuzuru Hanyu won the NHK Trophy in decisive fashion on Saturday night, claiming the title by a whopping 55 points before a packed house at Makomanai Ice Arena.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 19, 2019
Masakazu Kagiyama helping his son pursue an Olympic dream
A new star was born on Sunday night and his name is Yuma Kagiyama.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 7, 2019
Tomoki Hiwatashi shines in senior Grand Prix debut in France
Tomoki Hiwatashi had a very respectable showing in his senior Grand Prix debut last weekend with a fifth-place finish at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 25, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu tops best efforts by Japan skaters this season
With the long season now over, Ice Time has collated a top 10 list of the best performances by Japanese skaters during the 2018-19 campaign.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 23, 2019
Flower girls always ready to spring into action at figure skating world championships
During the competition at the World Figure Skating Championships, skaters like Yuzuru Hanyu, Nathan Chen and Alina Zagitova are the stars of the show.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 22, 2019
Alina Zagitova captures world title; Japan's skaters finish without a medal
Olympic champion Alina Zagitova won her first senior world title in impressive fashion on Friday night. The 16-year-old topped the field at the world championships by more than 12 points with a total score of 237.50 points.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 20, 2019
Alina Zagitova takes big lead over Kaori Sakamoto at world championships
Olympic champion Alina Zagitova took a commanding lead after the short program at the world championships on Wednesday night.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 4, 2019
Skating star Alina Zagitova helps Japan showcase its regional specialties in Moscow
A Japanese festival in Moscow showcased regional specialties from across the country such as food, artisanal goods and tourism spots, with the participation of Russian figure skating star Alina Zagitova.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 11, 2018
Rika Kihira now the favorite for world title
Rika Kihira's super season continued over the weekend with a decisive victory at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, British Columbia. The young star dethroned Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia to take the crown.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 7, 2018
Rika Kihira in lead at Grand Prix Final; Shoma Uno in second place
Sixteen-year-old starlet Rika Kihira blew away the competition with a stellar short program Thursday at the Grand Prix Final, posting the highest women's score in the world since the judging system was revised ahead of the season.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 27, 2018
Rika Kihira will require full arsenal to win Grand Prix Final
Rika Kihira staked her claim as Japan's biggest female skating star with a victory at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday night. The triumph clinched a spot in next month's Grand Prix Final for the 16-year-old.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 6, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu amazes again in Helsinki win
Just when you didn't think he could go one better, he did.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 4, 2018
Kaori Sakamoto takes bronze, while Yuzuru Hanyu shines in Grand Prix return
Kaori Sakamoto bounced back from a disappointing short program to secure a podium finish in the women's event at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Helsinki on Saturday, while Pyeongchang Olympic champion Alina Zagitova led a 1-2 finish for Russia.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
May 26, 2018
Akita group gives puppy to Olympic champion skater Alina Zagitova
Russian Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova received an Akita puppy Saturday from a group preserving the Japanese dog breed at a presentation ceremony in Moscow attended by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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JAPAN
May 3, 2018
Akita puppy offered to Russian Olympic champion figure skater Alina Zagitova shown to the public
The Akita pup that will be gifted to Russian Olympic champion figure skater Alina Zagitova was shown to the public Thursday at a dog show in the breed's namesake prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 5, 2018
Akita banks on namesake dog to fetch overseas tourists
After winning gold in women's ice skating at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, 15-year old Alina Zagitova has her eyes set on another prize — a Japanese puppy named after Akita, the prefecture from which it originates.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 27, 2018
Wakaba Higuchi seizes on defining moment at worlds
"Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 1, 2018
Can Japan's women skaters catch up with Russians?
In the wake of Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva winning the gold and silver medals in such dominating fashion at the Pyeongchang Games, many are wondering how the Japanese women can close the gap on the powerful Russians going forward.

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