The 22-year-old Yamamoto landed three clean quadruple jumps and five triples en route to victory in Japan’s biggest summer competition.
The move is somewhat puzzling, considering the innovative and iconic programs Richaud created for her since they began working together in 2017.
Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada were the first two skaters to sweep both singles titles for Japan, doing so at the 2010 world championships.
Team Japan finished the 2022 Winter Games with 18 medals, collecting top-three finishes in seven different sports.
Sakamoto is a wonderful example of the Japanese values of duty, honor and respect.
Valieva wilted under the Olympic heat in titanic fashion, thereby allowing the 17-year-old Shcherbakova to win the gold.
Valieva, the world junior champion in 2020, earned level fours for her spins and step sequence. She wept as she finished her program and again when...
Should Valieva be disqualified, Russian world champion Anna Shcherbakova would become the favorite for the gold medal.
The three-time world champion says he’ll do five quadruple jumps in his free skate next week.
With the Beijing Olympics just over two months away, it is all coming together for Kagiyama at the right time.
Uno delivers a bold reminder that he remains one of the world’s premier skating stars.
Kagiyama was nothing short of spectacular in his Grand Prix of Italy free skate to music from “Gladiator” en route to victory.