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Takagi wins overall crown

More Sports / Winter Sports Mar 19, 2018

Takagi wins overall crown

Miho Takagi became the first Japanese to win an overall speedskating World Cup championship on Sunday. On the final day of the season at the World Cup Final, Takagi remained perfect in the World Cup women's 1,500 meters, winning her fifth race of the season ...

Miho Takagi captures allround world title

More Sports / Winter Sports Mar 11, 2018

Miho Takagi captures allround world title

Miho Takagi became the first Japanese woman to win the speedskating allround world championships after beating defending champion Ireen Wust in a thrilling 1,500-meter race on Saturday. The 1,500 win was partial revenge for Takagi, who had to settle for silver behind Wust over the ...

Miho Takagi surges ahead at world championships

More Sports / Winter Sports Mar 10, 2018

Miho Takagi surges ahead at world championships

Miho Takagi took a big lead over six-time champion Ireen Wust of the Netherlands after the first races of the three-day World Allround Speed Skating Championships on Friday. Takagi clocked 39.01 seconds in the women's 500 meters on the outdoor track in the Amsterdam Olympic ...