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Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 10, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu must find formula to defeat ascending Nathan Chen
Yuzuru Hanyu incurred his largest defeat in more than 10 years at the Grand Prix Final on Saturday to American Nathan Chen.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 12, 2019
Satoko Miyahara still formidable, but can she win in future?
Satoko Miyahara earned the silver medal in her Grand Prix season debut at the Cup of China on Saturday, finishing behind Russian teen Anna Shcherbakova.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 28, 2018
Kaori Sakamoto's ascension no surprise to gifted choreographer Benoit Richaud
Kaori Sakamoto was impressive in victory at the Japan nationals on Sunday, rising to the occasion on the biggest domestic stage of the year.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 11, 2018
Rika Kihira now the favorite for world title
Rika Kihira's super season continued over the weekend with a decisive victory at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, British Columbia. The young star dethroned Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia to take the crown.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 6, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu amazes again in Helsinki win
Just when you didn't think he could go one better, he did.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 30, 2018
Shoma Uno, Mako Yamashita stake claims for GP Final spots
Shoma Uno looked in midseason form as he rallied to victory at Skate Canada on Saturday in Laval, Quebec.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 23, 2018
Satoko Miyahara, Kaori Sakamoto off to great starts in GP series
Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto started the senior Grand Prix season off with a bang on Sunday, finishing 1-2 at Skate America in Everett, Washington. The two stars illustrated why they were the two women selected to represent Japan at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / SPORTS SCOPE
Feb 20, 2018
Ten interesting notes from Pyeongchang's first 10 days
As the Pyeongchang Games moved into the second week, here are some observations on the first 10 days:
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 28, 2017
Satoko Miyahara's win thickens Olympic team plot
What a difference a couple of weeks makes.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 11, 2017
Hanyu's legend continues to grow with latest masterpiece
It has been 12 days now since Yuzuru Hanyu's epic free skate at the world championships in Helsinki won him a second title, and rather than receding into the memory banks of our minds, it continues to resonate.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 21, 2017
Hanyu still looks good for gold at worlds despite defeat
It was another successful week for Japan on the international circuit.
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
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 15, 2016
Higuchi shines in GP debut; Mao in crisis
Wakaba Higuchi made a successful senior Grand Prix debut by taking the bronze medal at the Trophee de France in Paris on Saturday. The 15-year-old moved up from fifth after the short program to make the podium behind reigning world champion Evgenia Medvedeva and Maria Sotskova of Russia with a solid...
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 1, 2016
Slow start to season nothing new for Hanyu
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu has made a habit of starting slowly during the Grand Prix season in recent years.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 23, 2016
Miyahara primed for a run at first world title
Before the recent Four Continents Championships in Taipei, Satoko Miyahara said she was "tired of finishing second at international events."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 8, 2015
Hanyu, Mao look to make history at Grand Prix Final
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu and three-time world champ Mao Asada will be looking to add to their already illustrious resumes at the Grand Prix Final this week in Barcelona, Spain.

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