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Mihara aims for comeback season

Figure Skating | ICE TIME Nov 7, 2018

Mihara aims for comeback season

by Jack Gallagher

Two seasons ago Mai Mihara burst onto the scene with victories at the Four Continents Championships and Nebelhorn Trophy, plus solid showings on the Grand Prix circuit, and a fifth-place finish at the world championships. It appeared as if Japan had a new star on ...

Shiraiwa 2nd after short program at Helsinki Grand Prix

Figure Skating Nov 3, 2018

Shiraiwa 2nd after short program at Helsinki Grand Prix

Yuna Shiraiwa is in second place at the Helsinki Grand Prix following the short program on Friday night. Shiraiwa, 16, earned a score of 63.77 points at Helsinki Arena. Reigning Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia leads Shiraiwa by 5.13, while Belgian Loena Hendrickx is ...

Nathan Chen easily wins men's title at Skate America

Figure Skating Oct 21, 2018

Nathan Chen easily wins men's title at Skate America

Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto finished first and second, respectively, on Saturday in the women's short program at Skate America, the first event of the 2018 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. Miyahara, last year's champion, skated into a commanding lead with 73.86 points, ...

Yuzuru Hanyu to return to competition in September

Figure Skating Jul 23, 2018

Yuzuru Hanyu to return to competition in September

Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu is set to perform at the Sept. 20-22 Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Canada, as the Japan Skating Federation on Monday announced the first international appearances of the 2018-19 season for figure skaters. Hanyu will compete for the ...