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Win a free autographed copy of 'Mao Asada: My Skating Life'

Figure Skating Mar 11, 2018

Win a free autographed copy of 'Mao Asada: My Skating Life'

The Japan Times is offering several readers the chance to win an autographed copy of the recently released Japanese book "Mao Asada: My Skating Life." Mao, a three-time world champion and the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, talks about her trademark triple axel, participating in two ...

Uno eager to escape Hanyu's shadow

Figure Skating Jan 14, 2018

Uno eager to escape Hanyu's shadow

by Elaine Lies

Shoma Uno first stepped on the ice at five, but it was the rough-and-tumble of hockey he had his eyes on — until a chance meeting with a figure skater changed everything. The skater was Mao Asada, now a household name and two-time Olympian who ...