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Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 10, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu must find formula to defeat ascending Nathan Chen
Yuzuru Hanyu incurred his largest defeat in more than 10 years at the Grand Prix Final on Saturday to American Nathan Chen.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 12, 2019
Satoko Miyahara still formidable, but can she win in future?
Satoko Miyahara earned the silver medal in her Grand Prix season debut at the Cup of China on Saturday, finishing behind Russian teen Anna Shcherbakova.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 28, 2018
Kaori Sakamoto's ascension no surprise to gifted choreographer Benoit Richaud
Kaori Sakamoto was impressive in victory at the Japan nationals on Sunday, rising to the occasion on the biggest domestic stage of the year.
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 / ICE TIME
Oct 30, 2018
Shoma Uno, Mako Yamashita stake claims for GP Final spots
Shoma Uno looked in midseason form as he rallied to victory at Skate Canada on Saturday in Laval, Quebec.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 23, 2018
Satoko Miyahara, Kaori Sakamoto off to great starts in GP series
Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto started the senior Grand Prix season off with a bang on Sunday, finishing 1-2 at Skate America in Everett, Washington. The two stars illustrated why they were the two women selected to represent Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Aug 31, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu previews new free skate 'Origin'
Yuzuru Hanyu said Thursday he wants to return to his skating roots as the two-time Olympic champion previewed "Origin," his free skate for the upcoming season.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 5, 2017
Yuna Shiraiwa impresses in first season as a senior
She is the longest of long shots to make Japan's team for the Pyeonchang Olympics, but in the long view her prospects are very bright.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 28, 2017
Satoko Miyahara's win thickens Olympic team plot
What a difference a couple of weeks makes.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 24, 2017
Hanyu on track in preparations for Pyeongchang
Yuzuru Hanyu is continuing to build momentum in his run toward a second straight Olympic gold medal.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 11, 2017
Hanyu's legend continues to grow with latest masterpiece
It has been 12 days now since Yuzuru Hanyu's epic free skate at the world championships in Helsinki won him a second title, and rather than receding into the memory banks of our minds, it continues to resonate.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 24, 2017
Chen seen as challenger to Hanyu, Fernandez
Nathan Chen put on quite a show at the U.S. national championships in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 15, 2016
Higuchi shines in GP debut; Mao in crisis
Wakaba Higuchi made a successful senior Grand Prix debut by taking the bronze medal at the Trophee de France in Paris on Saturday. The 15-year-old moved up from fifth after the short program to make the podium behind reigning world champion Evgenia Medvedeva and Maria Sotskova of Russia with a solid...
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 8, 2015
Hanyu, Mao look to make history at Grand Prix Final
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu and three-time world champ Mao Asada will be looking to add to their already illustrious resumes at the Grand Prix Final this week in Barcelona, Spain.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 1, 2015
Hanyu's greatness confirmed at NHK Trophy
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