April 16, 2013
Long under the glare of the spotlight and adored by an entire nation, two-time world figure skating champion Mao Asada is looking forward to living an ordinary life.
March 17, 2013
LONDON, Ontario--The Queen has reclaimed her crown. Back at the World Figure Skating Championships for the first time in two years, Olympic champion Kim Yu-na looked as if...
February 10, 2013
OSAKA--Two-time world champion Mao Asada won the figure skating Four Continents on Feb. 10, leading a Japanese sweep of the podium.
January 06, 2013
Japan's former world champion Daisuke Takahashi plans to hang up his skates after the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
December 09, 2012
SOCHI, Russia--Mao Asada of Japan won the Grand Prix Final with a clean free program that ranged from sprightly to quietly refined on Dec. 8.
November 24, 2012
SENDAI, Japan--Japanese teenager Yuzuru Hanyu, who broke his own world record with a mark of 95.32 in Nov. 23's short program, won Nov. 24's free skate at the NHK Trophy to...
September 24, 2012
Japan's figure skaters will pull out of next month's Cup of China in Shanghai unless given cast-iron safety guarantees, the Japan Skating Federation (JSF) said on Sept. 23.
August 29, 2012
The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, are more than a year and a half away.
August 17, 2012
Last season was a complete bust for figure skater Nobunari Oda.
July 02, 2012
SEOUL -- South Korean Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yu-na says she will retire after she competes at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
May 18, 2012
Miki Ando, the women's gold medalist at last year's World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, has signed a pledge to return to competition in the International Skating...
April 27, 2012
Canadian figure skater Mervin Tran is considering changing his nationality in order to compete for Japan at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
April 21, 2012
Akiko Suzuki finished second in the free skate and first overall in the women's program on April 21 as host Japan won the International Skating Union's World Team Trophy.
April 20, 2012
Daisuke Takahashi beat two-time world champion Patrick Chan of Canada in the free skate as Japan maintained its lead in World Team Trophy figure skating on Friday.
April 19, 2012
Daisuke Takahashi earned a world-record score of 94.00 points in the short program and Akiko Suzuki was second in the women's event on April 19 as Japan took the lead after the ...
April 02, 2012
NICE, France -- Carolina Kostner finally produced the magical performance she had long promised at the world championships to become the first Italian woman to win the title on ...
April 01, 2012
NICE, France--Deafening boos, jeers and whistles could not wipe the smile off Patrick Chan's face on March 31 as he became the first male skater in six years to win...
March 30, 2012
NICE, France -- Kitted out as a pirate complete with knee-high, brown boots, Russian Alena Leonova slayed the favorites to grab the surprise lead in the women's short programme ...
February 13, 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS--Two-time world champion Mao Asada finished second at the Four Continents Championships on Feb. 11.
February 11, 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS -- Canadian world champion Patrick Chan won the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships on Feb. 10.