2020-2021 Japanese National Figure Skating Championships

Yuzuru Hanyu, Rika Kihira, Shoma Uno, and more have been confirmed to take part in the 2020-2021 Japanese National Figure Skating Championships in Nagano from December 25 to 28. In late November, the pairs event was canceled due to the only entry – Riku Miura and Ryuichi Kihara – facing difficulties traveling to Japan fromContinue reading “2020-2021 Japanese National Figure Skating Championships”

Rika Kihira joins Toyota

Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota announced that, starting November, figure skater Rika Kihira is the company’s sponsored athlete. Kihira was quoted by the company saying, “I am delighted to be given this opportunity to join Toyota starting from this season. Currently, I am training in Switzerland. As there are many figure skating competitions that also takeContinue reading “Rika Kihira joins Toyota”

Rika Kihira will not compete this weekend

Two-time Four Continents Championship winner Rika Kihira appeared to be included as an entry in the 2020 Romand Trophy (Trophee Romand) competition, which takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland from October 30 to November 1, but she announced on Twitter that this is not correct. The schedule and results table released for the Romand Trophy includesContinue reading “Rika Kihira will not compete this weekend”