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MIKI ANDO

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Figure Skating
Mar 19, 2020
Alexandra Trusova leads quad revolution in debut senior season
Writers dub her the "Quad Queen."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 20, 2019
Nana Araki looks for leap in crucial season
Now is the time for accomplished junior Nana Araki to shine.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jul 24, 2018
Senseless tragedy robs skating of a bright light
"Life is like a can of Coca-Cola. It's dark, it's bubbling, it's sweet ... but in the end, it's short."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 3, 2018
Could Hanyu headline a new pro tour in the future?
A thought crossed my mind recently.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 17, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno's Olympic performances light up Tokyo
Pyeongchang is 1,000 km away from Tokyo.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 16, 2018
Time for a Japan Figure Skating Hall of Fame
I was hit by a thunderbolt last week.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 26, 2017
Sending Kaori Sakamoto to Olympics the right call
This time the Japan Skating Federation got it right.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
May 23, 2017
Iwano confirms quad salchow for free skate next season
It is rare for an athlete to make history the first time they embark on a new level in their career. Usually they settle in, bide their time, and work their way up.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 21, 2017
Flawed system cost Honda second world junior title
Marin Honda saved her best for last.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 3, 2017
Release and renewal: Ando's life full of joy, challenges
Freed from the constraints of competition, retired athletes often change directions. Some go into business, a few into TV, others into coaching or various endeavors.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Sep 9, 2016
Sakamoto dazzles during short program at Yokohama Junior Grand Prix
Kaori Sakamoto took the lead with an impressive short program at the Yokohama Junior Grand Prix on Friday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
May 10, 2016
Mao mystery finally solved eight years later
In January 2008 Mao Asada suddenly split from coach Rafael Arutunian after 16 months of working together. It was a move made without warning or explanation, and left a great many in the skating community scratching their heads over the reason behind the decision.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 22, 2016
Honda joins select group with win at world juniors
The depth of Japan's skating prowess was on full display at the world junior championships in Debrecen, Hungary, over the weekend, where Marin Honda, Wakaba Higuchi and Yuna Shiraiwa took three of top four places in the women's competition.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 15, 2016
Choreographer Wilson regrets 'transformative' Kim's early retirement
When Yuna Kim retired after her controversial second-place finish at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, many felt it was too abrupt an end to a brilliant career for the 23-year-old.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 20, 2015
Hanyu off to solid start with win at Autumn Classic
It was great to see Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu back on the ice last weekend for the Autumn Classic International in Barrie, Ontario. Hanyu won the event handily over a field of relatively unknown skaters.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 6, 2015
Shiraiwa joins Mao, Ando in record books with victory
"So sophisticated, so sensitive, so young, so incredible."
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 2, 2015
Machida's decision to quit both selfish and untimely
Tatsuki Machida's sudden retirement at the Japan nationals in Nagano last week came as a shock to just about everybody.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 18, 2014
Hongo's rise illustrates depth of Japan's talent pool
Japan's strong showing in the Grand Prix season continued with Rika Hongo's victory at the Cup of Russia on Saturday. Hongo's triumph marked the third time in four weeks that Japan has taken the gold at one of the GP events.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 4, 2014
Hanyu looks to continue strong start by Japan men
Often the campaign following an Olympic season can be a letdown.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 23, 2013
Suzuki outperforms Mao, grabs first national title
In a night filled with great drama, the script did not go quite according to plan.

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