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WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Japanese Gold medalist Kaori Sakamoto waves to fans during the women's victory ceremony during the World Figure Skating Championships in Montreal on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Mar 25, 2024
With third straight title, Sakamoto leaves her mark on skating history
Japan's other skaters didn't fare so well in Montreal, with Shoma Uno missing out on achieving the same feat.
American Ilia Malinin skates in the men's free program during the World Figure Skating Championships in Montreal on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Mar 24, 2024
Malinin nails six quads to win men's figure skating title ahead of Kagiyama
Shoma Uno, who led after the short program, endured a disastrous free skate to finish fourth.
Japan's Kaori Sakamoto celebrates her win during the World Figure Skating Championships at Bell Centre in Montreal on Friday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Mar 23, 2024
Japan's Kaori Sakamoto first woman in 56 years to claim three-peat
Japan's Kaori Sakamoto retained the figure skating world title with a stellar performance in Montreal on Friday and became the first woman to win three straight crowns since American Peggy Fleming in 1968.
Canadians Deanna Stellato-Dudek and Maxime Deschamps celebrate their gold-medal performance in the pairs competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Montreal on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Mar 22, 2024
Canadians win pairs figure skating world title as Uno leads men's short program
The defending champions Miura and Kihara, who missed much of the season due to injury, took silver.
Ryuichi Kihara and Riku Miura compete during the World Figure Skating Championships in Montreal on Wednesday.
MORE SPORTS
Mar 21, 2024
Canadian pair lead Japan's Miura and Kihara after short program at worlds
In the women's singles competition, Kaori Sakamoto's bid for a third straight title got off to an unsteady start in the short program.
Shoma Uno warms up before his practice session ahead of the World Figure Skating Championships in Montreal on Monday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Mar 19, 2024
Sakamoto and Uno seek world figure skating three-peats
The 2024 World Figure Skating Championships features 200 top skaters.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 26, 2023
Historic world title haul offers glimpse of Japan's 'post-Hanyu' era
Four days of thrilling and uplifting figure skating at last week's world championships in Saitama saw host Japan assert its position as the sport's dominant nation.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 25, 2023
Shoma Uno retains men's world title as Ilia Malinin lands quad axel
The Nagoya native held off a spirited challenge from an exciting final group at Saitama Super Arena, giving Japan world titles in three disciplines for the first time in history.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 25, 2023
Beijing 2022 team skaters remain frustrated at lack of medals
The official results of the event remain in limbo due to the ongoing legal case involving Russian skater Kamina Valieva's infamous December 2021 doping test.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 24, 2023
Kaori Sakamoto defends world title to end Saitama jinx
Four years after stumbling to disappointment at the same venue in her worlds debut, the Kobe native outlasted South Korea's Lee Hae-in to retain the crown she won in Montpellier.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 24, 2023
Figure skating fans' passion remains strong at Saitama-hosted worlds
Officials expressed satisfaction toward ticket sales over the first two days of competition, while skaters and media representatives reveled in the atmosphere.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 24, 2023
'Rikuryu' coach Bruno Marcotte has Olympic hopes after Grand Slam
As they aim for Olympic success, Marcotte hopes that Miura and Kihara’s success will encourage more Japanese skaters and coaches to get involved in the discipline.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 23, 2023
Shoma Uno leads after short program with Ilia Malinin in hot pursuit
The reigning world champion delighted on the first night of the men's singles competition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 23, 2023
Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara take historic pairs gold at figure skating worlds
Skating nearly without error to “Atlas: Two,” the pair earned a score of 141.44 for a combined score of 221.16.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 22, 2023
One year older and wiser, 'QuadGod' Malinin descends on Saitama
After an impressive 2022 that saw him set records and land the fabled quad axel, anticipation is building as the American prepares to contest the world championships for a second time.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 22, 2023
Kaori Sakamoto in driver's seat at world championships
The 22-year-old Olympic medalist finished the women's short program in the lead, while Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara positioned themselves well for pairs gold.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 21, 2023
Pressure on for skaters as championships return to Japan
All eyes will be on current No. 1s Shoma Uno and Kaori Sakamoto, who are aiming to defend their respective world titles in front of home fans at Saitama Super Arena.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 27, 2022
Shoma Uno and Yuma Kagiyama top world championship podium
A five-quad long program ended the 24-year-old Beijing bronze medalist's long wait for a championship at a major international competition.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 22, 2022
Absences loom large at figure skating worlds
With Russian athletes banned from participating and a number of high-profile stars recovering from injuries, the event in Montpellier will be be missing many of the sport's stars.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 27, 2021
Error-prone Rika Kihira falls to seventh place as Russians sweep podium at worlds
Sixteen-year-old Anna Shcherbakova, who led Kihira after the short program, secured the win in her worlds debut after scoring 152.17 points in the free skate to tally 233.17 points overall.

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