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YUHANA YOKOI

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Figure Skating
Dec 21, 2019
Rika Kihira displays confidence, elegance en route to first senior national title
Rika Kihira captured her first senior national title at the Japan Championships on Saturday night with an enthralling performance in her free skate.
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Figure Skating
Nov 23, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu dazzles en route to fourth NHK Trophy title; Alena Kostornaia wins women's event
Yuzuru Hanyu won the NHK Trophy in decisive fashion on Saturday night, claiming the title by a whopping 55 points before a packed house at Makomanai Ice Arena.
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Figure Skating
Nov 21, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu looks sharp in NHK Trophy practice
Yuzuru Hanyu came through his first NHK Trophy practice session in two years with flying colors on Thursday.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 17, 2019
Skate America kicks off GP season
The senior Grand Prix season gets underway on Friday with Skate America in the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, which is hosting its first-ever GP event.
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Figure Skating
Oct 14, 2019
Yuhana Yokoi wins women's bronze at Finlandia Trophy
Teenage figure skater Yuhana Yokoi won bronze at the Finlandia Trophy on Sunday, a day after Japanese compatriot Shoma Uno won the men's title in the ISU Challenger Series event in Espoo, Finland.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 12, 2019
Mai Mihara mesmerizing in victory at Winter Universiade
It was a mixed bag of results for Japanese skating over the weekend.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 5, 2019
Rising choreographer Benoit Richaud says Kaori Sakamoto in good form ahead of worlds
Following a disappointing fourth-place finish at last month's Four Continents Championships in California, Japan champion Kaori Sakamoto didn't dwell on her result, but rather went right back to work to prepare for this month's world championships in Saitama.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 26, 2019
Japan shows skating power with 5 golds at Challenge Cup
The Japanese skating juggernaut rolled into The Hague last week for the Challenge Cup and left town on Monday with a total of five golds medals in an impressive show of dominance.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 27, 2018
Rika Kihira will require full arsenal to win Grand Prix Final
Rika Kihira staked her claim as Japan's biggest female skating star with a victory at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday night. The triumph clinched a spot in next month's Grand Prix Final for the 16-year-old.
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Figure Skating
Nov 25, 2018
Yuhana Yokoi, Tatsuya Tsuboi take golds at Japan Junior Championships
Yuhana Yokoi retained her lead after the short program to win the Japan Junior Championships on Sunday night with an impressive free skate.
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Figure Skating
Nov 24, 2018
Koshiro Shimada, Yuhana Yokoi lead after short programs at Japan Junior Championships
Koshiro Shimada grabbed the lead in the men's competition after the short program at the Japan Junior Championships on Saturday with a fine performance.
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Figure Skating
Nov 23, 2018
Yuhana Yokoi, Nana Araki favorites entering Japan Junior Championships
With Rika Kihira and Mako Yamashita having moved up to the senior ranks, there will be a new titlist crowned at the Japan Junior Championships this weekend at Accion Fukuoka.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 16, 2018
Cheerful personality helps Kaori Sakamoto shine on ice
Kaori Sakamoto took the skating world by storm last season in her first year as a senior competitor.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 9, 2018
Daisuke Takahashi shows heart of champion in return to competitive skating
The jumps need to be a little higher and the spins a bit faster, but the return to competition after a four-year absence of 2010 world champion Daisuke Takahashi over the holiday weekend has to be labeled a success.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 28, 2018
Mitsuki Sumoto looks strong with silver medal at Slovakia JGP
Junior Grand Prix Final bronze medalist Mitsuki Sumoto started the JGP season in fine fashion by taking home the silver medal at the season opener in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Saturday.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 13, 2018
Mako Yamashita's bronze at world juniors impressive
Lost in the glare of Alexandra Trusova's phenomenal performance in landing two quadruple jumps on the way to victory at the world junior championships in Sofia on Saturday was the fact that Mako Yamashita picked up another medal for her growing collection.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 26, 2017
Sending Kaori Sakamoto to Olympics the right call
This time the Japan Skating Federation got it right.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Sep 12, 2017
Sumoto wins Riga JGP as coach gets emotional
This was more like it.
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Figure Skating
Sep 13, 2014
Nagai earns second-place finish in Junior Grand Prix
Yuka Nagai notched her second podium finish of the season with a fine free skate in the Aichi Junior Grand Prix at Morikoro Park Skating Rink on Saturday night.

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