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YUNA KIM

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jul 25, 2022
Figure skating star Yuna Kim to marry vocalist
South Korean Olympic figure skating champion Yuna Kim will marry a vocalist in October, her agency said Monday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 8, 2019
Top junior Tomoe Kawabata poised for a breakout season
With Japan junior champion Yuhana Yokoi having moved on to the senior ranks, 17-year-old Tomoe Kawabata may represent the Hinomaru's best chance for a medal at the world junior championships this coming season.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / Heisei Icons,HEISEI ICONS
Apr 28, 2019
Mao Asada: Magnetism and artistry on ice defined an era
Three-time figure skating world champion Mao Asada became one of Japan's most prominent individuals on the international scene during her storied career, while also taking the sport to new heights.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 21, 2018
Choreography legend David Wilson a man in demand
Sometimes in life we encounter a person who is a veritable force of nature.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jul 13, 2018
Exclusive: Jin's move to train with Hanyu, Orser in Toronto not happening
Two-time world bronze medalist Jin Boyang of China will not be permanently relocating to Toronto to train with Yuzuru Hanyu under renowned coach Brian Orser, The Japan Times has learned.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 10, 2018
Yuna Kim describes lighting Olympic flame as emotional, surreal
South Korea's figure skating queen Yuna Kim said Saturday that the experience of lighting the Pyeongchang Olympic cauldron was "emotional" and admitted she had been scared of dropping the torch.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 9, 2018
Spirited opening ceremony marks official start of Pyeongchang Olympics
A ray of light shone and a bell rang out to pronounce the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 17, 2017
Olympic legend Button's advice for Hanyu: Don't overtrain
One of the great aspects of being a sportswriter is the people the job puts you in contact with.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 29, 2017
Takino takes bronze in Junior Grand Prix debut
Riko Takino, a 15-year-old from Osaka, gave Japan its first medal of the Junior Grand Prix campaign with a bronze at the season-opener in Brisbane, Australia, over the weekend.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 18, 2017
Angelic Mao's legacy will be part of skating forever
The news hit Japan and the skating world like a thunderbolt last Monday night when Mao Asada announced she was retiring from the sport.
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
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 7, 2017
Honda prepping for world juniors with legend Zoueva
Reigning world junior champion Marin Honda traveled to Canton, Michigan, recently to spend time working with coach and choreographer Marina Zoueva at the Arctic Edge Ice Arena. Honda is tuning up for defense of her title at the world junior championships in Taipei this month.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 31, 2017
Medvedeva looks invincible a year from Pyeongchang
Collecting her second straight European title with a world-record score last Friday, Evgenia Medvedeva emphatically reinforced that she is a prohibitive favorite for the gold medal in Pyeongchang next year.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 3, 2017
Release and renewal: Ando's life full of joy, challenges
Freed from the constraints of competition, retired athletes often change directions. Some go into business, a few into TV, others into coaching or various endeavors.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Dec 20, 2016
Face of the future: Iwano setting big goals
There is nothing in life like a moment of serendipity.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jul 22, 2016
Sochi scandal could see Kim end up with gold
Could Yuna Kim be awarded the Olympic gold medal from the Sochi Games after all?
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 5, 2016
'Bogus in Boston' robs Miyahara of medal
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 15, 2016
Choreographer Wilson regrets 'transformative' Kim's early retirement
When Yuna Kim retired after her controversial second-place finish at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, many felt it was too abrupt an end to a brilliant career for the 23-year-old.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jan 12, 2016
Kim impressed after 11-year-old You wins national title
History was made in Seoul on Sunday at the South Korean national championships when 11-year-old You Young won the senior women's singles competition.

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