All posts tagged "Junior Grand Prix"
[ICE TIME] World Champion Kaori Sakamoto Cruises to Victory at Skate America
Sakamoto outscored Isabeau Levito and Amber Glenn for a successful start to her season. Japanese compatriot Kao Miura earned the silver...
[ICE TIME] Yoshida, Nakamura and Kataise Claim Medals in Italy to Earn JGP Final Berths
Japanese skaters secured half of the combined 12 total spots for the men's and women's singles competitions for December's JGP Final...
[ICE TIME] Nakai, Kataise Sweep Junior Grand Prix Titles in Poland with Strong Performances
With her dazzling win, Nakai clinched a spot in the JGP Final, and Kataise, making his long-awaited circuit debut, impressed with...
[ICE TIME] Mao Shimada and Mone Chiba Shine at Junior Grand Prix Event in Poland
The Japanese teenagers finished first and second, respectively, in the women's event in Gdansk. Shimada also secured a spot in December's...
[ICE TIME] Rika Kihira Begins Comeback with Respectable Showing in Nagoya
Kihira has now qualified for December's Japan Championships. Elsewhere, the ISU is juggling venues and Russia's Valieva is back on the...
[ICE TIME] Japan Continues Medal Run with Two More at Junior Grand Prix in Latvia
Men’s runner-up Rio Nakata and women’s bronze medalist Ami Nakai were emotional when their free skate scores were shown during their...
Features/ 7 months ago
[ICE TIME] Japan Continues Junior Grand Prix Success with Four More Medals in Czech Republic
Mao Shimada and Nozomu Yoshioka won the women’s and men’s titles, respectively, to headline Japan’s stellar showing in Ostrava.
Features/ 7 months ago
[ICE TIME] Japan Dominates Season-Opening Junior Grand Prix with Four-medal haul
The achievements by the Japanese skaters, all of whom are coached by Mie Hamada, were especially noteworthy, as all four medalists...
Features/ 8 months ago
[ICE TIME] Japan’s Top Juniors Tuning Up for Return to JGP circuit
The nation’s skaters will be participating in the Junior Grand Prix this season after missing it the past two years.
Features/ 12 months ago
[ICE TIME] A Look Back at the Special Beauty of Satoko Miyahara’s Figure Skating
In an exclusive interview, legendary choreographer Lori Nichol fondly recalls her long collaboration with Miyahara.
Features/ 1 year ago
[ICE TIME] Yuma Kagiyama Starts His Olympic Campaign With Victory at Asian Open Trophy
With all of the variables that skaters have had to deal with during the pandemic, it was a respectable start for...
Features/ 2 years ago
[ICE TIME] Rika Kihira’s Move to Train with Brian Orser Improves Chances for Olympic Medal
Orser and Tracy Wilson will try to refine Kihira’s jump arsenal, which includes a quadruple salchow, so she can compete with...