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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 / ICE TIME
Nov 13, 2018
Kihira's star soaring after great debut
Rika Kihira made a great first impression on a great many people with her performance at the NHK Trophy last weekend.
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
Feb 22, 2018
Hamilton, Cousins reflect on Hanyu's brilliance, drawing power
It's not often that you get to chat with a legend in skating.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / SPORTS SCOPE
Feb 20, 2018
Ten interesting notes from Pyeongchang's first 10 days
As the Pyeongchang Games moved into the second week, here are some observations on the first 10 days:
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
Nov 21, 2017
Shoma Uno gets job done at Internationaux de France
Shoma Uno qualified for the Grand Prix Final for the third straight season with an uneven performance at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday. Uno uncharacteristically fell in both the short program and free skate on the way to finishing second behind Javier Fernandez.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 7, 2017
Wakaba Higuchi robbed of victory at Cup of China
Enough of this nonsense.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 29, 2016
Hanyu’s strength, style continue to amaze
Yuzuru Hanyu will head to the Grand Prix Final next week in Marseille, France, at the top of his game. His performance at the NHK Trophy here over the weekend reaffirmed his place at the pinnacle of his sport.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 22, 2015
Mao’s outlook at midseason: What the experts think
Three-time world champion Mao Asada has been inconsistent through the first half of the 2015-16 season. Two victories, a third-place finish, and a sixth-place showing.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals