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SOCHI OLYMPICS

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Apr 28, 2020
Russian speedskating great Viktor Ahn retires due to injuries
Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn on Monday announced his retirement from short-track speedskating, citing several lingering injuries.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 21, 2018
Choreography legend David Wilson a man in demand
Sometimes in life we encounter a person who is a veritable force of nature.
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
OLYMPICS
Feb 16, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu enters Pyeongchang free skate mindful of mistakes made in Sochi
Mindful of his error-riddled free skate at the Sochi Olympics, defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu refuses to get carried away after winning the men's figure skating short program at the Pyeongchang Games on Friday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 13, 2018
Japan Skating Federation doing an inadequate job of finding, developing pairs and ice dance prospects
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 24, 2017
Chen seen as challenger to Hanyu, Fernandez
Nathan Chen put on quite a show at the U.S. national championships in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday.
Japan Times
SPORTS / SPORTS SCOPE
Jul 30, 2016
IOC's decision on Russia a disgrace
The IOC has exposed itself as a toothless tiger. The Olympics' global governing body showed it lacked the moral fortitude and backbone to take a necessary stand against Russia.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jul 22, 2016
Sochi scandal could see Kim end up with gold
Could Yuna Kim be awarded the Olympic gold medal from the Sochi Games after all?
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 25, 2016
Nagasu added to U.S. team for worlds
Mirai Nagasu will represent the United States in the upcoming world championships in Boston, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Wednesday. Nagasu, the 2008 U.S. champion, will replace the injured Polina Edmunds.
Figure Skating
Apr 19, 2015
Ice dancer Cathy Reed announces retirement
Ice dancer Cathy Reed, who skated for Japan at both the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and the 2014 Sochi Games, said on Sunday she will retire from competition.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 24, 2015
Success after skating: Nakano's determination rewarded
This marks the 100th installment of Ice Time. To commemorate the milestone we have a special interview with retired star Yukari Nakano, who is currently a director in the Sports Division at Fuji TV.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 25, 2014
Time for ISU, Cinquanta to answer for sham in Sochi
Good news arrived on Friday with the announcement that the Korean Olympic Committee and Korean Skating Union will file a formal complaint about the judging in the women's free skate at the Sochi Games last month which saw defending Olympic champion Yuna Kim robbed of a second gold medal.
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 28, 2014
How long can Putin bask in the glow of Sochi?
Reading all the positive foreign reactions to the Olympics prompts one to try to imagine how a flunky of Russian President Vladimir Putin would put together a selection of quotes to please the boss.
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Feb 28, 2014
Japan's Kasai to miss World Cup event with knee injury
Sochi Olympic double medalist Noriaki Kasai will sit out Friday's ski jumping individual World Cup event due to an injury to his right knee, Japan coach Tomoharu Yokokawa said the same day.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / NOTES ON A SCORECARD
Feb 25, 2014
Sochi Olympics delivered wonderful drama, priceless memories
Final thoughts and parting shots on the Sochi Games:
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / JAPAN LITE
Feb 22, 2014
Tokyo 2020: only as old as the medalists you field
The motto of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is 'Discover Tomorrow,' which organizers hope will help distract sport fanatics from the reality of Japan being the fastest-aging country in the world.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 21, 2014
Golden opportunity to put the spotlight on Fukushima
Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu, whose hometown is Sendai, should demand that the government stop ignoring Tohoku.
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 21, 2014
The return of 1980s rhetoric in Russia
Today's Russia may be a wealthier, more open nation than the Soviet Union in the early 1980s, but President Vladimir Putin's propaganda machine is working hard on restoring the stifling moral climate of 30 years ago.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 14, 2014
Hanyu halfway to Olympic gold
Yuzuru Hanyu grabbed the lead after the short program in men's singles with an absolutely magnificent performance that resulted in a world-record score at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Thursday night.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 9, 2014
Tokyo 2020 Olympic chief Mori faces media scrutiny
Yoshiro Mori, the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Organizing Committee president and former Prime Minister, faced some tough questions from the international media at a news conference on Sunday morning at the Main Media Center for the Sochi Games.

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