All posts tagged "Mao Asada"
Features/ 2 weeks ago
[ICE TIME] Comments by Muramoto, Takahashi Reveal Truth About Developing Ice Dance and Pairs in Japan
The retired athletes say Japan's skating officials should focus on improving the competitive environment and increase support for ice dance and...
Basketball/ 2 months ago
Jets Guard Yuki Togashi is Chosen as B.League's March MVP
Veteran point guard Yuki Togashi, who had a pair of 30-point games in March, is recognized for leading the Jets' high-octane...
Figure Skating/ 2 months 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...
Figure Skating/ 3 months ago
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...
Features/ 3 months ago
[ICE TIME] Mao Shimada, Kao Miura Favored for Golden Double at World Junior Championships
Led by the talented young skating stars, Japan has a chance to claim the men's and women's titles at the World...
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...
[ICE TIME] Designer Satomi Ito Making Her Mark with Innovative Costumes for Top Skaters
Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno both wore her costumes at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a reminder of Ito’s gravitas in her chosen...
[NOTES on a SCORECARD] Javelin Star Haruka Kitaguchi’s Summer to Remember
A pair of Diamond League victories and a bronze medal at the world championships serve notice of Kitaguchi’s rise to stardom.
[ICE TIME] Illustrator Mika Matsuda Brings Personalities of Skaters to Life with Her Work
“Yuzuru Hanyu is my favorite skater. He was a big training point for me, because his face can be the most...
Features/ 11 months ago
[NOTES on a SCORECARD] Jinichiro Kozuma Cashes In at Second LIV Golf Event
Kozuma’s earnings in Portland equaled nearly half of his previous career income. It’s a sign of opportunities the new golf circuit...
Features/ 12 months ago
[NOTES on a SCORECARD] New Column Debuts with Mix of News and Views on Japanese Sports
Insights on Sapporo, the favorite to host the 2030 Olympics, plus a smorgasbord of topics including Mao Asada’s new venture and...
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...