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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.
Yuma Kagiyama competes in the men's free skate at the Four Continents figure skating championships in Shanghai on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Feb 4, 2024
Japan's Kagiyama smashes competition to take Four Continents title
Kagiyama made an error early in the free skating but his expressive, lightning-quick performance still earned him 200.76 points for a total of 307.58.
Yuma Kagiyama performs his short program at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Feb 2, 2024
Yuma Kagiyama and Mone Chiba lead way at Four Continents
Yuma Kagiyama and Mone Chiba are in first place after the short programs.
Gold medalist Yuma Kagiyama celebrates after winning the NHK Trophy competition.
MORE SPORTS / Figure skating
Nov 25, 2023
Yuma Kagiyama beats Shoma Uno for NHK Trophy title
Leading after the short program, the 20-year-old earned a free skate score of 182.88 points.
Yuma Kagiyama made a convincing return to the Grand Prix circuit over the weekend after missing the entire 2022-2023 season with an ankle injury, taking men's bronze at the Grand Prix de France.
MORE SPORTS
Nov 8, 2023
Japan's Kagiyama aiming high under new coach Kostner
The 36-year-old Kostner said Kagiyama's Grand Prix comeback highlighted the skater's strengths along with areas where improvement was needed.
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
OLYMPICS
Feb 22, 2022
Japanese Olympians focus on ending 2022 season on post-Beijing high
For some athletes, the Olympic experience was a dream come true, while for others it was a nightmare on one or more levels, even if there were some valuable lessons to take for safekeeping.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 20, 2022
Controversial Beijing Olympics reach finish line
Japan had its best-ever showing at a Winter Games with 18 medals in an event that will be remembered for its complicated circumstances as much as its thrilling athletic displays.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 11, 2022
Yuma Kagiyama and Shoma Uno hoping to reach even greater heights after Beijing success
After finishing on the Beijing 2022 men’s figure skating podium, silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama and bronze-winning Shoma Uno are looking forward to spending much more time with each other.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 8, 2022
Rivals and new faces shine as Yuzuru Hanyu misses mark
Hanyu's potential third straight Olympic gold may be in doubt after Nathan Chen walked out of the Capital Indoor Arena as the clear leader in a talented pack.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 27, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu hopes to use quad axel to capture third straight Olympic gold
The 27-year-old returned to the ice after an eight-month absence from competition and won his second straight national title.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 6, 2021
Yuma Kagiyama finishes seventh, Satoko Miyahara fourth at Gran Premio d'Italia SP
Japan's Yuma Kagiyama stumbled to a seventh-place start after the short skate at the ISU Grand Prix Gran Premio d'Italia on Friday in the men's program, while Satoko Miyahara was fourth in the women's event.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Oct 15, 2021
Yuma Kagiyama and Kaori Sakamoto in lead at Asian Open Trophy
Japan's 18-year-old world silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama landed two quad jumps as he took the lead after the men's short program at the Asian Open Trophy on Thursday as compatriot Kaori Sakamoto led the women's event.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 26, 2021
Hanyu tops men's short program, Kagiyama second at worlds in Stockholm
Yuzuru Hanyu is competing in his first international event this season after opting to train alone in Japan during the pandemic, after the 2020 competition in Montreal was canceled.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 29, 2020
Kaori Sakamoto wins first NHK Trophy; Daisuke Takahashi places third
Sakamoto improved on her short program and free skate bests to capture her first Grand Prix victory, while Takahashi finished on the podium in his competitive ice dance debut.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Feb 9, 2020
Yuzuru Hanyu captures Four Continents title for first time
Yuzuru Hanyu took gold at the Four Continents on Sunday, following his record-breaking men's short program performance by topping the field in the free skate.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 14, 2020
Yuma Kagiyama's rocket to stardom continues at Youth Olympics
In the biggest competition of his career, Yuma Kagiyama rose to the occasion and gave the performance of his life on Sunday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 26, 2019
Shoma Uno, juniors steal show at Japan Championships
Last week's Japan Championships provided a mixed bag for skating fans. There was some very good skating and some not so good.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 23, 2019
Shoma Uno wins fourth straight national title as Yuzuru Hanyu falters in free skate
Even living legends can have an off night, and that is what happened at the Japan Championships on Sunday, as Yuzuru Hanyu struggled through an error-filled free skate that helped hand Shoma Uno his fourth straight national title.

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