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KOSHIRO SHIMADA

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 20, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu seizes control with brilliant short program at nationals
Yuzuru Hanyu returned to the Japan Championships in stirring fashion on Friday night after a four-year absence, seizing the lead after the short program with another sublime performance.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 21, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu looks sharp in NHK Trophy practice
Yuzuru Hanyu came through his first NHK Trophy practice session in two years with flying colors on Thursday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 24, 2019
Japan skaters struggle at Skate America
The senior Grand Prix season began in disappointing fashion last weekend with Japan being shut out of the medals.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 17, 2019
Skate America kicks off GP season
The senior Grand Prix season gets underway on Friday with Skate America in the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, which is hosting its first-ever GP event.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 1, 2019
Daisuke Takahashi a good fit for ice dance
Just 15 months after shocking the skating world with his return after a four-year retirement, Daisuke Takahashi has done it again.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jul 2, 2019
Art of the deal: How Kinoshita Group came to sponsor Vincent Zhou
History was made last week when a Japanese company chose to sponsor a foreign skater and their training expenses for the first time as the Kinoshita Group agreed to back American Vincent Zhou.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jun 25, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu draws Skate Canada, NHK Trophy for Grand Prix season
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will start his Grand Prix campaign at Skate Canada, the ISU announced recently when the GP assignments for the 2019-20 season were released.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 12, 2019
Mai Mihara mesmerizing in victory at Winter Universiade
It was a mixed bag of results for Japanese skating over the weekend.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 9, 2019
Tomoki Hiwatashi wins world junior title
Tomoki Hiwatashi, an American teen born to Japanese parents in the United States, won the world junior championships in Croatia on Friday night.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 5, 2019
Rising choreographer Benoit Richaud says Kaori Sakamoto in good form ahead of worlds
Following a disappointing fourth-place finish at last month's Four Continents Championships in California, Japan champion Kaori Sakamoto didn't dwell on her result, but rather went right back to work to prepare for this month's world championships in Saitama.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 12, 2019
Rika Kihira, Shoma Uno lead gold haul for Japan
It was a banner weekend for Japan on the ice, with Rika Kihira and Shoma Uno taking the gold medals at the Four Continents Championships and Satoko Miyahara and Koshiro Shimada doing the same at the Bavarian Open.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 22, 2018
Shoma Uno builds sizable lead at nationals; Daisuke Takahashi second in short program
Shoma Uno took a commanding lead at the Japan championships on Saturday night with an effective short program.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 11, 2018
Rika Kihira now the favorite for world title
Rika Kihira's super season continued over the weekend with a decisive victory at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, British Columbia. The young star dethroned Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia to take the crown.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 7, 2018
Rika Kihira in lead at Grand Prix Final; Shoma Uno in second place
Sixteen-year-old starlet Rika Kihira blew away the competition with a stellar short program Thursday at the Grand Prix Final, posting the highest women's score in the world since the judging system was revised ahead of the season.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 4, 2018
Moved by Hanyu: A fan's story of love for the skating legend
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu's impact on the Japanese public during his career has been profound. This is irrefutable.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 25, 2018
Yuhana Yokoi, Tatsuya Tsuboi take golds at Japan Junior Championships
Yuhana Yokoi retained her lead after the short program to win the Japan Junior Championships on Sunday night with an impressive free skate.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 24, 2018
Koshiro Shimada, Yuhana Yokoi lead after short programs at Japan Junior Championships
Koshiro Shimada grabbed the lead in the men's competition after the short program at the Japan Junior Championships on Saturday with a fine performance.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 16, 2018
Cheerful personality helps Kaori Sakamoto shine on ice
Kaori Sakamoto took the skating world by storm last season in her first year as a senior competitor.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 9, 2018
Daisuke Takahashi shows heart of champion in return to competitive skating
The jumps need to be a little higher and the spins a bit faster, but the return to competition after a four-year absence of 2010 world champion Daisuke Takahashi over the holiday weekend has to be labeled a success.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 2, 2018
Mai Mihara impresses as runner-up while unveiling new short program at Nebelhorn Trophy
Mai Mihara earned the silver medal in her season debut at the Nebelhorn Trophy on Saturday with two solid performances.

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