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WAKABA HIGUCHI

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Sep 16, 2017
Honda leads in senior debut
Honda leads in senior debut
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Sep 15, 2017
Uno, Higuchi take leads with personal-best scores
World silver medalist Shoma Uno began his Olympic season by scoring a personal best of 104.87 points at the Lombardia Trophy in Bergamo, Italy, on Thursday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 25, 2017
Hanyu looks at raising bar going into Olympic season
Yuzuru Hanyu's greatness is unquestioned.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Apr 22, 2017
Japan completes wire-to-wire lead to capture second World Team Trophy title
Inspired free skates from Mai Mihara and Wakaba Higuchi in women's singles powered Japan to the World Team Trophy title on Saturday night at Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Apr 20, 2017
Uno, Medvedeva triumph in short programs at World Team Trophy
Despite a poor performance by world champion Yuzuru Hanyu, Japan is in first place after the first day of the World Team Trophy on Thursday at Yoyogi National Gymnasium.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 4, 2017
Majestic Hanyu rises to occasion with a command performance
"Awesome."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 28, 2017
Pressure on Hanyu to reclaim title, display dominance
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu enters this week's world championships in Helsinki needing to get a big monkey off his back.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 21, 2017
Flawed system cost Honda second world junior title
Marin Honda saved her best for last.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 14, 2017
Honda primed for defense of world junior crown
Marin Honda's recent trip to the Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Canton, Michigan, to prepare for defense of her world junior title with legendary coach/choreographer Marina Zoueva represented the continuation of a relationship that began two summers ago.
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
Feb 18, 2017
Mihara shocks field, captures Four Continents title
Mai Mihara came from fourth place in the women's short program to win the Four Continents Championships on Saturday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 14, 2017
Miyahara's injury should be cause for real concern
Bad news arrived last Tuesday when it was announced that three-time defending national champion Satoko Miyahara has suffered a slight fracture to her left hip and would be forced to withdraw from both this week's Four Continents Championships and next week's Asian Winter Games in Sapporo.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 27, 2016
Time for Mao to change direction or give it up
There is nothing worse than seeing a great athlete that has hung on too long.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 25, 2016
Miyahara claims third straight national title
Satoko Miyahara wrapped up her third straight women's title at Japan's figure skating national championships on Sunday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 24, 2016
Uno claims first title at national championships
Shoma Uno won his first men's national championship on Saturday, overcoming a 2.29-point deficit and a weak start in his free skate to capture the gold medal.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 29, 2016
Hanyu’s strength, style continue to amaze
Yuzuru Hanyu will head to the Grand Prix Final next week in Marseille, France, at the top of his game. His performance at the NHK Trophy here over the weekend reaffirmed his place at the pinnacle of his sport.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 26, 2016
Hanyu claims victory with spectacular showing at NHK Trophy; Pogorilaya wins women's title
Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu topped the 300-point mark in a dominating victory at the NHK Trophy on Saturday night at Makomanai Arena.
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 free skate.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 13, 2016
Higuchi places third at Trophee de France; Mao finishes ninth
Senior Grand Prix debutant Wakaba Higuchi clinched bronze while Mao Asada finished in a career-worst ninth place on Saturday, the final day of action at the Trophee de France.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 8, 2016
Uno locks up GP Final spot; Murakami in free fall
Shoma Uno continued his assault on the giants of the skating world by clinching his second straight trip to the senior Grand Prix Final with a solid second-place finish at the Cup of Russia on Saturday in Moscow.

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