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Suguri leads ladies at Cup of Russia

Suguri leads ladies at Cup of Russia

Fumie Suguri of Japan won the Ladies Short Program event by virtue of being one the few skaters to avoid major mistakes. The 2008 Skate Canada silver medalists opened her program to…

2006 Skate Canada: Ladies Highlights

Canada’s Joannie Rochette was the winner in the ladies event, taking home her first Skate Canada gold, while Fumie Suguri of Japan won the silver. Less than half a point away, was South Korea’s Yu-Na Kim, who captured the bronze at her first Grand Prix event.

Short Program

In the short, Kim opened her program to El Tango De Roxanne with a solid triple flip-triple toeloop combination, followed by a good…

2003-04 Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating: Highlights

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final was held at the World Arena in Colorado Springs, Col., December 12-14, 2003. The event featured the top six qualifiers (in each discipline) from the six Grand Prix of Figure Skating series which began in October.


Japan’s Fumie Suguri seized the gold medal in the ladies event with a total of 182.08 points. USA’s Sasha Cohen had to settle for silver with…

2003 NHK Trophy: Highlights

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continued with the the sixth and final event (before the Grand Prix Final) November 27-30, 2003. The event took place at the Asahikawa Taisetsu Arena in Asahikawa, Hokkaido – Japan.


Fumie Suguri of Japan won her first Grand Prix event of the season with a total score of 165.52 points. Ukraine’s Elena Liashenko placed second with 163.14 points, while Japan’s Yoshie Onda…

2003 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships: Highlights

The ISU created the Four Continents Championships to give non-European skaters an additional opportunity to compete and to earn prize money. The event is also supposed to promote skating in countries where the sport is not as developed yet. The inaugural event was held in 1999, and the championships have continued to grow year by year. Of course the event has not yet reached the level of the European…