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EMI WATANABE

Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 15, 2019
Yuma Kagiyama looks to continue father's legacy
The sports landscape is filled with sons of famous fathers who could not live up to the family name. Many have tried to emulate success in the same sport, but were unable to approach their dad's greatness.
Japan Times
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Apr 28, 2019
Mao Asada: Magnetism and artistry on ice defined an era
Three-time figure skating world champion Mao Asada became one of Japan's most prominent individuals on the international scene during her storied career, while also taking the sport to new heights.
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
Mar 20, 2018
Uno aims for first senior world title in Milan
Olympic silver medalist Shoma Uno and four-time national champion Satoko Miyahara will lead Japan's team at the world championships this week in Milan. With two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu sitting out the competition, Uno has a chance to step out of his famous teammate's shadow by winning his...
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 6, 2018
Candeloro feels Hanyu will skate 2-4 more years
The big extravaganza in Pyeongchang is over now and what a show it was. In every category, the skating performances were simply amazing.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 18, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu's second Olympic title reaffirms greatness
Yuzuru Hanyu's epic performance in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena on Saturday was one for the ages.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 23, 2018
Japan women look for Four Continents sweep
The final tuneup for the Pyeongchang Games begins Wednesday when the Four Continents Championships kicks off in Taipei. Japan is sending its entire Olympic team — minus Yuzuru Hanyu — to get one more competitive run through on their programs ahead of the extravaganza next month in South Korea.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 16, 2018
Time for a Japan Figure Skating Hall of Fame
I was hit by a thunderbolt last week.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jun 27, 2017
Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi speaks on greatness of Hanyu, Mao, Takahashi
One of the benefits of covering skating for many years has been the high caliber of people I have continually come in contact with. Skaters, coaches, choreographers, executives and parents, they almost always seem to be open and approachable.
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Feb 16, 2017
Team Japan unites for Asian Winter Games with eye on building momentum for 2020 Olympics
Japan officially unveiled its team for the eighth Asian Winter Games on Thursday during a ceremony, with Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda imploring the athletes to boost their nation along its journey to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 6, 2015
Orser says Hanyu back in training, working on quads
Brian Orser, the coach of 2014 Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu continues to be the best quote in the business.

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