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Takagi wins overall crown

/ 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 ...

Nao Kodaira to skip last World Cup event of season

/ Mar 8, 2018

Nao Kodaira to skip last World Cup event of season

Nao Kodaira will miss the final speedskating World Cup of the season due to poor physical health, the Japan Skating Federation announced Thursday. The Pyeongchang Olympic 500-meter gold medalist, who has been battling a cold since last Saturday, decided to skip the March 17-18 event ...