Women's champion Mao Shimada and men's gold medalist Kao Miura headlined Japan's four-medal haul at the World Junior Championships in Calgary.
In becoming the sixth Japanese man to claim the world junior title, Kao Miura beats runner-up Naoki Rossi of Switzerland by 44 points in Calgary.
Seizing the moment, Mao Shimada had a stunning performance highlighted by a triple axel, a quadruple toe loop and a total of eight clean triple jumps.
Title favorite Kao Miura delivers a strong performance highlighted by incredible speed in a fine show skating to "Michelangelo 70" and "La Muerte del Angel."
The rising star earns a season-best 71.78 points and sits ahead of Jia Shin by less than a point at the World Junior Championships. Ami Nakai...
Miura made it clear that he hopes to follow in the footsteps of Yuzuru Hanyu, the superstar he looked up to as a young boy, and...
Shimada, the women's title favorite at the World Junior Championships, looked especially fluid as she skated to her short program of "Lion King."
In the run-up to the World Junior Championships, Miura, Shimada and other Japanese skaters work on their routines in Calgary.
Led by the talented young skating stars, Japan has a chance to claim the men's and women's titles at the World Junior Championships for the third...
After numerous struggles in recent years, Tsuboi’s renaissance began this season with a second-place showing behind Kao Miura at the Japan juniors.
In Estonia, the Americans captured gold medals in men’s and women’s singles as well as ice dance.
The American siblings, who skated to “Muse Medley,” retained their lead after the rhythm dance and earned a comfortable victory.