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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 ...

Guts and glory define the Sakamoto story

Figure Skating | ICE TIME Jan 30, 2018

Guts and glory define the Sakamoto story

by Jack Gallagher

Kaori Sakamoto's ascendancy continues unabated. The 17-year-old from Kobe has quickly become one of skating's rising stars. Her resounding victory at the Four Continents Championships on Friday in Taipei the latest example of her exceptional ability and fortitude. Trailing compatriot Satoko Miyahara by 0.40 of a point ...