Shoma Uno Wins Second Straight World Title Despite Free Skate Struggles
Although he wasn't at his best, Shoma Uno showed the heart of a champion, finding a way to win. His strong program component scores helped lead...
Figure Skating/ 1 day ago
Kaori Sakamoto Makes History by Winning Second Consecutive World Title
Although Kaori Sakamoto didn't have her best outing, it was still good enough to win the gold and become the first...
Figure Skating/ 2 days ago
Shoma Uno Opens World Title Defense with Outstanding Short Program
A three-time Olympic medalist, Shoma Uno displayed technical aptitude and fantastic expression as he seeks to win consecutive world titles.
Figure Skating/ 3 days 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/ 4 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/ 4 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/ 4 days ago
#22 Sports Talk – Jack Gallagher Previews the World Figure Skating Championships
Reigning gold medalists Shoma Uno and Kaori Sakamoto are the favorites to defend their titles at the World Figure Skating Championships...
Figure Skating/ 5 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/ 5 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/ 3 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.
Figure Skating/ 3 weeks ago
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...