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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.
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Mar 9, 2020
Speedskaters Tatsuya Shinhama, Nao Kodaira secure overall titles
Tatsuya Shinhama won the men's 500-meter race at the ISU speedskating World Cup final on Sunday to clinch his maiden overall title, while compatriot Nao Kodaira claimed her third overall crown and first in three seasons in the women's 500.
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Mar 1, 2020
Miho Takagi, Tatsuya Shinhama capture first sprint world titles
Miho Takagi and compatriot Tatsuya Shinhama both won their maiden world sprint championships on Saturday.
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Feb 29, 2020
Miho Takagi, Tatsuya Shinhama lead chase for world sprint titles
Miho Takagi won two races to lead the women's sprint standings at the ISU World Sprint and Allround Speed Skating Championships on Friday, while countryman Tatsuya Shinhama also positioned himself atop the men's standings.
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Feb 15, 2020
Japan sets record in team pursuit
The Japan women's trio, sisters Miho and Nana Takagi and Ayano Sato, won the team pursuit in a world-record time on the opening day of the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships on Friday.
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Feb 9, 2020
Nao Kodaira zooms to victory in women's 500 in Calgary
Nao Kodaira won the women's 500 meters in a speedskating World Cup meet on Saturday, a day after prevailing in the 1,000 for the first time since November 2018.
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Feb 8, 2020
Nao Kodaira claims first 1,000-meter victory since November 2018
Nao Kodaira won the women's 1,000 meters at a speedskating World Cup meet on Friday, claiming her first win in the event since November 2018.
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Dec 15, 2019
Japan wins women's team pursuit at speedskating World Cup in Nagano
Japan's women claimed their first team pursuit victory of the season in front of a home crowd on Sunday, the final day of the ISU World Cup in Nagano.
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Dec 13, 2019
Nao Kodaira wins in Nagano to capture 30th World Cup gold
Nao Kodaira won the women's 500 meters on home soil Friday for her 30th speedskating World Cup gold medal.
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Mar 11, 2019
Miho Takagi achieves world record in 1,500 meters
Miho Takagi ended the 2018-2019 World Cup in style on Sunday, setting a world record on her way to winning the competition's final 1,500-meter race of the season.
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Mar 10, 2019
Japanese speedskaters set national marks in long track competition
Nao Kodaira, Miho Takagi and Tatsuya Shinhama all set national records on the first day of the ISU long track World Cup speed skating finals on Saturday.
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Mar 4, 2019
Martina Sablikova overtakes Miho Takagi to win allround speedskating world title
Miho Takagi fell short in her bid for back-to-back titles at the World Allround Speed Skating Championships on Sunday, finishing second behind the Czech Republic's Martina Sablikova.
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Mar 3, 2019
Miho Takagi races to top of leaderboard after first day first day of allround world championships
Defending champion Miho Takagi won the 500-meter race by a wide margin to claim the lead in the women's competition on Saturday, the first day of the World Allround Speed Skating Championships.
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Feb 25, 2019
Nao Kodaira defends lead to capture world title
Nao Kodaira claimed the women's overall title for the first time in two years at the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in Heereveen on Sunday.
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Feb 24, 2019
Nao Kodaira sprints to top of standings at worlds
Nao Kodaira won the first 500-meter race and finished fourth in the 1,000 to position herself at the top of the women's standings at the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships on Saturday.
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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.
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Dec 10, 2018
Miho Takagi races to third gold medal in Poland
Miho Takagi earned her third gold medal of the week Sunday when she led Japan to victory in the women's team sprint at the ISU World Cup in Poland.
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Dec 9, 2018
Miho Takagi claims first 1,500-meter gold of season
Miho Takagi clinched her first gold of the season when she cruised to victory in the 1,500 meters on the third stop of the ISU World Cup circuit on Saturday in Poland.
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Nov 18, 2018
Miho Takagi earns silver ahead of Nao Kodaira in 1,000-meter race
Miho Takagi and Nao Kodaira claimed silver and bronze, respectively, on Sunday in the women's 1,000-meter race won by Austria's Vanessa Herzog at the season-opening event of the ISU speedskating World Cup.
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