Nao Kodaira wins 37th straight 500-meter race

More Sports / Winter Sports Feb 3, 2019

Nao Kodaira wins 37th straight 500-meter race

Olympic champion Nao Kodaira won the first of two women's 500-meter races at a World Cup round in Norway on Saturday to continue her two-year undefeated run over the distance. Kodaira, who won her 37th consecutive race in the 500, clocked 37.25 seconds at the ...

Takagi wins overall crown

More Sports / Winter Sports 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 ...