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Photo Journal: Double hopes

Japanese Olympic figure skaters Kaori Sakamoto, left, and Satoko Miyahara practice ahead of the women's free skate competition at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, South Korea, on Feb. 23, 2018. The free skate kicked off at 10 a.m. local time. Russian skater Alina Zagitova came into the free skate in the lead, after posting a score of 82.92 points in the Feb. 21 short program, followed by compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva with 81.61 points, and Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond with 78.87 points. Miyahara was in fourth with 75.94 points, and Sakamoto in fifth with 73.18 points. (Mainichi)

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