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KANAKO MURAKAMI

Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 25, 2017
Hanyu looks at raising bar going into Olympic season
Yuzuru Hanyu's greatness is unquestioned.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Apr 23, 2017
Skater Murakami retires from competition
Figure skater Kanako Murakami appeared in a competitive event on Sunday for the final time, when she skated as a guest in Sunday's exhibition at the World Team Trophy in Tokyo.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 8, 2016
Uno locks up GP Final spot; Murakami in free fall
Shoma Uno continued his assault on the giants of the skating world by clinching his second straight trip to the senior Grand Prix Final with a solid second-place finish at the Cup of Russia on Saturday in Moscow.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 18, 2016
Uno favored to take title at Skate America
Shoma Uno, the bronze medalist at last year's Grand Prix Final, will make his GP season debut at Skate America in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, this week where he will take on a field headed by rising Chinese star Jin Boyang.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 26, 2016
Hiwatashi continues to build on outstanding record
One of those who may be competing with Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu when he goes for his second consecutive gold medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games in South Korea is American junior champion Tomoki Hiwatashi.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jan 15, 2016
Mao to skip Four Continents
Three-time world champion Mao Asada has pulled out of February's Four Continents Championships, the Japan Skating Federation announced Friday.
Figure Skating
Nov 14, 2015
ISU postpones Trophee Bompard after Paris terror attack
The International Skating Union has postponed the Trophee Eric Bompard, the fourth event of the Grand Prix Series, on Saturday in reaction to the deadly terror attack in Paris overnight.
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
Oct 27, 2015
Lack of strength only thing holding Miyahara back
"Exquisite performance, beautiful skating skills, lovely likeness. When she lands the jumps it's as though the blades are kissing the ice. It's so soft. Hardly any sound."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 22, 2015
Hanyu strives for second straight world title
Yuzuru Hanyu will attempt to become the first Japanese to win consecutive world titles this week after a most unusual past few months. The Olympic champion has been training without coach Brian Orser since the Japan nationals in December.
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
Dec 28, 2014
Hanyu claims third national title by impressive margin
Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu overcame a fall on the opening jump of his free skate to capture his third straight national title at the All-Japan Championships at Big Hat on Saturday night.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 25, 2014
Dedicated star Hanyu targets third consecutive title at nationals
Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu expressed confidence in his preparations as he attempts to win a third straight national title at the All-Japan Championships beginning here at Big Hat on Friday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 29, 2014
Determined Hanyu books spot in Grand Prix Final by razor-thin margin
Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu qualified for the Grand Prix Final by the slimmest of margins with a fourth-place finish in the NHK Trophy on Saturday night.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 28, 2014
Hanyu struggles in short program at NHK Trophy
Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu returned to competition for the first time since his collision with China's Yan Han three weeks ago and fell twice in his short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday night to end up in fifth place.
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 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
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
Jan 25, 2014
Murakami, Mura earn Four Continents titles
Kanako Murakami completed a winning double for Japan at the Four Continents Championships on Saturday.

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