Honda leads in senior debut

Figure Skating Sep 16, 2017

Honda leads in senior debut

Honda leads in senior debut Figure skating Staff Report — Marin Honda is in first place after the short program on Friday at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City in her senior debut. With a total of 66.90 points, the 2016 world junior ...

Uno, Higuchi take leads with personal-best scores

Figure Skating Sep 15, 2017

Uno, Higuchi take leads with personal-best scores

World silver medalist Shoma Uno began his Olympic season by scoring a personal best of 104.87 points at the Lombardia Trophy in Bergamo, Italy, on Thursday. Uno will take a massive lead of more than 20 points over second-place American Jason Brown (83.01) into Saturday's ...

Honda falls short of world junior title despite personal bests

Figure Skating Mar 19, 2017

Honda falls short of world junior title despite personal bests

Fifteen-year-old Marin Honda could not defend her title at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Saturday, losing out to Russia's 14-year-old Alina Zagitova despite posting her highest scores. Honda, who became the seventh Japanese to win the tournament last year, logged personal-best scores in ...

Honda second after short program at world juniors

Figure Skating Mar 18, 2017

Honda second after short program at world juniors

Russia's Alina Zagitova took the lead after the short program at the world junior championships on Friday night in Taipei. Reigning world junior champion Marin Honda is a close second, while Japan junior champion Kaori Sakamoto is in third. Skating to "Samson and Dalilah," Zagitova ...