All posts tagged "Mana Kawabe"
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...
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.
Kaori Sakamoto Gets Ready for World Championships in France
Sakamoto worked on her short program to “Now We Are Free” under the watchful eye of coach Sonoko Nakano.
[ICE TIME] Yuma Kagiyama, Kaori Sakamoto Favored to Win World Titles in France
Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada were the first two skaters to sweep both singles titles for Japan, doing so at the...
Anna Shcherbakova Wins Gold in Stunning Upset After Kamila Valieva Collapse; Kaori Sakamoto Collects Bronze
Valieva wilted under the Olympic heat in titanic fashion, thereby allowing the 17-year-old Shcherbakova to win the gold.
Kamila Valieva Takes Lead After Short Program; Kaori Sakamoto in Third with Strong Performance
Valieva, the world junior champion in 2020, earned level fours for her spins and step sequence. She wept as she finished...
Kamila Valieva Continues to Train as Hearing to Determine Her Fate Looms
Should Valieva be disqualified, Russian world champion Anna Shcherbakova would become the favorite for the gold medal.
Japan's Singles Skaters Absent Again From Training at Olympic Facility
It appears that the Japan Skating Federation’s strategy was to try and keep the skaters in Japan for as long as...
[ICE TIME] Yuzuru Hanyu Bidding for Immortality with Quad Axel, Third Olympic Gold Medal
“The Olympics are not a recital,” Hanyu said. “It's a place you must win. For that reason, I'll be strongly determined.”
Kaori Sakamoto Powers to Second Japan Crown, Locks up Spot on Olympic Team
SAITAMA ー Kaori Sakamoto captured her second national title with a resounding victory at the Japan Figure Skating Championships on Saturday...
Kaori Sakamoto Takes Big Lead After Short Program at Japan Championships
The 2018 Olympian skated to “Now We Are Free” and showed her veteran poise as she calmly and smoothly moved through...
[ICE TIME] Japan Championships Filled with Intriguing Storylines as Skaters Vie for Olympic Berths
The top-tier skaters are well known, but exciting quests are right behind as young athletes aim to earn their own spots...