Mihara aims for comeback season

Figure Skating | ICE TIME Nov 7, 2018

Mihara aims for comeback season

by Jack Gallagher

Two seasons ago Mai Mihara burst onto the scene with victories at the Four Continents Championships and Nebelhorn Trophy, plus solid showings on the Grand Prix circuit, and a fifth-place finish at the world championships. It appeared as if Japan had a new star on ...

Injured Olympic champ Hanyu still unable to practice

Figure Skating Dec 10, 2017

Injured Olympic champ Hanyu still unable to practice

Defending world and Olympic men's figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu has yet to return to the ice after suffering an injury that forced him out of last month's NHK Trophy, Japan Skating Federation director Yoshiko Kobayashi revealed Sunday. According to Kobayashi, Hanyu is still feeling ...

Daisuke Murakami pulls out of NHK Trophy with pneumonia

Figure Skating Nov 6, 2017

Daisuke Murakami pulls out of NHK Trophy with pneumonia

Figure skater Daisuke Murakami has withdrawn from the upcoming NHK Trophy due to pneumonia, the Japan Skating Federation said Monday. Murakami, who was scheduled to compete in the men's field alongside Sochi Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion Yuzuru Hanyu, as well as Hiroaki ...