Guts and glory define the Sakamoto story

| Jan 30, 2018

Guts and glory define the Sakamoto story

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Kaori Sakamoto's ascendancy continues unabated. The 17-year-old from Kobe has quickly become one of skating's rising stars. Her resounding victory at the Four Continents Championships on Friday in Taipei the latest example of her exceptional ability and fortitude. Trailing compatriot Satoko Miyahara by 0.40 of a point ...

Miyahara leads 1-2-3 Japan finish in short program

Jan 24, 2018

Miyahara leads 1-2-3 Japan finish in short program

Satoko Miyahara, Kaori Sakamoto and Mai Mihara placed first, second and third, respectively, after the short program Wednesday at the Four Continents Championships. Miyahara, who won the event in 2016 but was unable to defend her title last year due to a hip injury, scored ...