All posts tagged "Kaori Sakamoto"
Features/ 7 months ago
[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...
Features/ 8 months ago
[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...
Features/ 9 months ago
[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/ 10 months ago
[ICE TIME] World Champions Shoma Uno, Kaori Sakamoto Headline Grand Prix Series
Without Yuzuru Hanyu, Nathan Chen and suspended Russian skaters, the 2022-23 Grand Prix season will have a different vibe.
Features/ 11 months ago
[ICE TIME] Announcer Ted Barton Sees Sakamoto, Uno Inspiring Whole New Generation
“Japan did so well at [senior] worlds. Sort of a revival in a way. Maybe they dipped a little bit, but...
Features/ 12 months ago
[ICE TIME] Kaori Sakamoto Ends Partnership with Choreographer Benoit Richaud
The move is somewhat puzzling, considering the innovative and iconic programs Richaud created for her since they began working together in...
[ICE TIME] Junior Skater Taira Shinohara Poised for Success On and Off the Ice
Inspired by standouts Yuzuru Hanyu, Shoma Uno and others, the teenager strives for greatness in the sport while pursuing ambitious educational...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Damian McKenzie Racking Up a Plethora of Points for Title-Chasing Sungoliath
The 2021 Super Rugby points leader has amassed 20 or more points in five matches this season.
[ICE TIME] Shoma Uno Leads Top 10 List for Japanese Skaters in 2021-22
In his sublime performance to “Bolero,” Uno finally broke out on the world stage with his first victory in a major...
[ICE TIME] A World Championships to Remember for Kaori Sakamoto and Shoma Uno
The transformation of Sakamoto and Uno from talented, successful performers on the global stage into world champions has been a thrill...
Figure Skating/ 1 year ago
Kaori Sakamoto Wins World Title with Sublime Performance in France
The Olympic bronze medalist's victory gave Japan its first world title by a woman since Mao Asada won the last of...
Figure Skating/ 1 year ago
Kaori Sakamoto Halfway to First World Title; Wakaba Higuchi in Seventh Place
The Olympic bronze medalist earned level fours on all of her spins and step sequence.