Stories By Jack Gallagher
Figure Skating/ 1 day ago
Kaori Sakamoto Halfway to Making History with Sublime Short Program at World Championships
Aiming to become the first Japanese to win world titles in back-to-back years, Kaori Sakamoto was superb technically and her energy...
Features/ 2 days ago
[ICE TIME] Coach Tracy Wilson Confident in Rika Kihira's Success Moving Forward
In an exclusive interview, Wilson discussed Rika Kihira's recovery from an ankle injury, saying she's made solid progress with competition and...
Figure Skating/ 2 days ago
Jump Issues Have Shoma Uno Concerned Ahead of Title Defense
Defending men's titlist Shoma Uno isn't pleased with the consistency of his jumps, saying he's in a 'really terrible condition' before...
Figure Skating/ 3 days ago
Sakamoto, Mihara Aim High in First Workouts at World Championships
Japanese women take to the ice in practice sessions ahead of the 2023 world championships at Saitama Super Arena. Will one...
Features/ 4 days ago
[ICE TIME] Can Japan Make History at the World Championships?
Led by reigning titlists Shoma Uno and Kaori Sakamoto, the host nation is expected to enjoy a stellar overall showing at...
Features/ 1 week ago
[ICE TIME] Japan Favored to Collect More Medals at Coupe du Printemps
Ami Nakai, Mone Chiba, Koshiro Shimada, Sena Miyake and Takeru Kataise are scheduled to skate in the senior competitions at the...
Features/ 2 weeks ago
[ICE TIME] Japan's Results at World Junior Championships Bode Well For the Future
Women's champion Mao Shimada and men's gold medalist Kao Miura headlined Japan's four-medal haul at the World Junior Championships in Calgary.
Kao Miura Wins World Junior Title By a Staggering Margin
In becoming the sixth Japanese man to claim the world junior title, Kao Miura beats runner-up Naoki Rossi of Switzerland by...
Mao Shimada Sensational on Way to Winning World Junior Title
Seizing the moment, Mao Shimada had a stunning performance highlighted by a triple axel, a quadruple toe loop and a total...
Kao Miura Sits in First Place After Short Program at World Junior Championships
Title favorite Kao Miura delivers a strong performance highlighted by incredible speed in a fine show skating to 'Michelangelo 70' and...
Mao Shimada Holds Slim Lead After Short Program at the World Junior Championships
The rising star earns a season-best 71.78 points and sits ahead of Jia Shin by less than a point at the...
Kao Miura Going for Gold at World Junior Championships, 2026 Olympics
Miura made it clear that he hopes to follow in the footsteps of Yuzuru Hanyu, the superstar he looked up to...