After excelling at the Japan Junior Championships and two wins earlier this season, Shimada is the favorite to claim the Junior Grand Prix Final women's title.
Shimada holds a slim advantage over female rival Mone Chiba at the Japan Junior Championships, while Kataise is ahead by more than 11 points in the...
As a debutante, the 14-year-old skating starlet captured the women's title at the Japan Junior Championships in November 2021.
With exceptional performances in the Junior Grand Prix campaign and a stellar start to the senior events, Japanese figure skating is enjoying a banner season.
The Japanese teenagers placed first and second, respectively, in the women's competition in Gdansk. Shimada also secured a spot in December's JGP Final.
Mao Shimada and Nozomu Yoshioka won the women’s and men’s titles, respectively, to headline Japan’s stellar showing in Ostrava.
The nation’s skaters will be participating in the Junior Grand Prix this season after missing it the past two years.
Without Yuzuru Hanyu, Nathan Chen and suspended Russian skaters, the 2022-23 Grand Prix season will have a different vibe.
In his sublime performance to “Bolero,” Uno finally broke out on the world stage with his first victory in a major senior competition.
The Japanese skaters credit their recent success to a deep friendship that drives them both on and off the ice.
Twenty years after leaving the Salt Lake City Games without a single figure skating medal, Japan captured half of the singles medals in Beijing through Yuma...
With the Beijing Olympics just over two months away, it is all coming together for Kagiyama at the right time.