Shoma Uno of Japan repeats as world figure skating championMarch 25, 2023 GMT
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Shoma Uno prevailed in a quad showdown in the free skate on Saturday to become the first Japanese man to defend his title at the figure skating world championships.
Uno, skating to selection of music that included Bach, attempted five quadruple jumps at Saitama Super Arena.
Uno leads Malinin after men’s short program in figure skateMarch 23, 2023 GMT
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending titleholder Shoma Uno of Japan edged American teen Ilia Malinin to lead the men's short program at the world figure skating championships on Thursday.
Uno opened with a triple flip at Saitama Super Arena and followed with a quadruple toeloop, double toeloop combination.
Uno wins Grand Prix Final gold, Americans rally for medalsDecember 10, 2022 GMT
Shoma Uno finally has the medal the Japanese figure skater has long coveted from the Grand Prix Final.
The reigning world champion, who had twice finished second and third at the finale of the Grand Prix season, held off countryman Sota Yamamoto on Saturday to capture gold.
American team Knierim and Frazier eye Grand Prix Final goldDecember 8, 2022 GMT
World champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier did nothing to harm their chances of becoming the first American pairs team to win the prestigious Grand Prix Final, turning in a brilliant short program Thursday in Turin, Italy.
Uno wins figure skating worlds as American Zhou takes bronzeMarch 26, 2022 GMT
Olympic bronze medalist Shoma Uno concluded a dominant figure skating world championships by winning the gold medal Saturday, while Vincent Zhou of the U.S. catapulted from sixth after his short program to earn the bronze.
Hanyu nearly lands quad axel while winning Japanese titleDecember 26, 2021 GMT
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu nearly became the first skater to land a quadruple axel while easily outpacing Shoma Uno and Yumi Kagayami to win the Japanese national championship on Sunday.
Vincent Zhou’s rise coming at the right time in Olympic yearNovember 11, 2021 GMT
Vincent Zhou couldn't have had better timing.
Not specifically on his jumps and spins and footwork, all of which must be precise when you are an elite figure skater. More so on just when he put everything together for perhaps the best performance of his career.