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MAKO YAMASHITA

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 19, 2019
Kihira sets pace at Japan nationals
Rika Kihira took the lead after the women's short program at the Japan Championships on Thursday night at Yoyogi Gymnasium.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 23, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu dazzles en route to fourth NHK Trophy title; Alena Kostornaia wins women's event
Yuzuru Hanyu won the NHK Trophy in decisive fashion on Saturday night, claiming the title by a whopping 55 points before a packed house at Makomanai Ice Arena.
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
Nov 20, 2018
Hanyu's health a paramount concern
When a country takes the gold and bronze medals in the same discipline at a Grand Prix it would usually be considered a successful weekend.
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
Oct 30, 2018
Shoma Uno, Mako Yamashita stake claims for GP Final spots
Shoma Uno looked in midseason form as he rallied to victory at Skate Canada on Saturday in Laval, Quebec.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 23, 2018
Satoko Miyahara, Kaori Sakamoto off to great starts in GP series
Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto started the senior Grand Prix season off with a bang on Sunday, finishing 1-2 at Skate America in Everett, Washington. The two stars illustrated why they were the two women selected to represent Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Sep 18, 2018
Shoma Uno, Satoko Miyahara score big victories in season debuts
World and Olympic silver medalist Shoma Uno and world bronze medalist Satoko Miyahara began their seasons with victories in decisive fashion at the Lombardia Trophy and U.S. International Classic, respectively, on Saturday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Sep 11, 2018
Yuto Kishina battles hard to earn first JGP medal of career
Yuto Kishina kept Japan's medal streak alive in the Junior Grand Prix this season by bringing home the bronze at the Lithuania JGP in Kaunas on Saturday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 7, 2018
Shae-Lynn Bourne noted Yuzuru Hanyu's genius making 'Seimei'
One of the positive aspects of the internet is that every once in a while you stumble across some undiscovered gem that is enjoyable and revelatory.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jul 10, 2018
Hanyu set for Helsinki, Cup of Russia
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will begin his Grand Prix season in Helsinki at the GP that is replacing the Cup of China, according to the ISU's recent announcement of GP assignments.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 10, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu leads list for season's top efforts by Japan skaters
With the epic Olympic season now concluded, Ice Time has come up with a top 10 list of the best performances by Japanese skaters.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 13, 2018
Mako Yamashita's bronze at world juniors impressive
Lost in the glare of Alexandra Trusova's phenomenal performance in landing two quadruple jumps on the way to victory at the world junior championships in Sofia on Saturday was the fact that Mako Yamashita picked up another medal for her growing collection.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 28, 2017
Satoko Miyahara's win thickens Olympic team plot
What a difference a couple of weeks makes.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 26, 2017
Rika Kihira roars back to win Japan Junior Championship with two triple axels
Rika Kihira hit two booming triple axels in the opening minute of her free skate to rally to victory Sunday night at the Japan Junior Championships at Gunma Ice Arena.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 25, 2017
Mitsuki Sumoto, Mako Yamashita are atop leaderboard after first day at Japan Junior Championships
Mitsuki Sumoto grabbed the lead after the men's short program at the Japan Junior Championships on Saturday with a score of 67.34 points.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 24, 2017
Rika Kihira, Mako Yamashita, Riko Takino in running for coveted Japan women's junior crown
With Kaori Sakamoto, Marin Honda and Yuna Shiraiwa having moved on to the senior ranks, Japan will crown a new junior women's queen this weekend at the Japan Junior Championships at Gunma Ice Arena.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 18, 2017
Kihira clinches spot in Junior Grand Prix Final
Rika Kihira's bronze medal at the Junior Grand Prix in Egna and Bologna, Italy, on Saturday was good enough to qualify her for the JGP Final for the second straight season, but it didn't come easy.

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