26 November 2015

2015 NHK Trophy - Entries and where to watch

The 2015 NHK Trophy, organized by the Japan Skating Federation, is the last of six events in the 2015–16 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a series of senior-level invitational competitions.

The 2015 NHK Trophy will be held in Nagano, Japan from November 27-29, 2015. Medals will be awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters will earn points toward qualifying for the Grand Prix Final.

Entries are as follows:

CountryMenLadiesPairsIce dancing
 AustraliaBrendan Kerry
 CanadaElladj BaldéKaetlyn OsmondMeagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Lubov Iliushechkina / Dylan Moscovitch
 ChinaJin BoyangLi ZijunYu Xiaoyu / Jin Yang
 Czech RepublicMichal Březina
 FranceChafik BesseghierVanessa James / Morgan Ciprès
 United KingdomAmani Fancy / Christopher BoyadjiPenny Coomes / Nicholas Buckland
 JapanYuzuru Hanyu
Takahito Mura
Keiji Tanaka
Mao Asada
Mariko Kihara
Satoko Miyahara
Emi Hirai / Marien dela Asuncion
Kana Muramoto / Chris Reed
 RussiaMaxim Kovtun
Konstantin Menshov
Maria Artemieva
Alena Leonova
Anna Pogorilaya
Vera Bazarova / Andrei DeputatEkaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev
Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin
 United StatesRichard Dornbush
Grant Hochstein
Courtney Hicks
Mirai Nagasu
Ashley Wagner
Jessica Calalang / Zack Sidhu
Alexa Scimeca / Chris Knierim
Anastasia Cannuscio / Colin McManus
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani

The schedule SHOULD be as follow. Remember that times are CET (UTC/GMT+1) and in this time zone now it is 

If you want to watch the competition on the ISU Skating Channel, then try installing hola! and select a country that's not in the following list: USA, Canada, China, Europe, Japan, Republic of Korea, Central & South America.
If you want to watch the competition on sportbox.ru, then try installing hola! and select Russia.

NOTE: Eurosport doesn't offer a good coverage this week, moreover its schedule changes significantly according to country. Below, you can find British Eurosport's schedule.

Friday 27th November 2015

sportbox 06:20 Pairs Short LIVE
EUROSPORT 2 & sportbox 08:15 – 09:45 Men’s Short LIVE
EUROSPORT 2 09:45 – 11:00 Pairs Short
EUROSPORT 2 & sportbox 11:00 – 12:45 Ladies Short LIVE

Saturday 28th November 2015

sportbox 04:30 Short Dance LIVE
sportbox 06:20 Pairs Free LIVE
sportbox 08:40 Men Free LIVE
EUROSPORT 2 09:45 – 10:30 Short Dance
sportbox 11:30 Ladies Free LIVE
EUROSPORT 2 17:45 – 18:15 Pairs Free

Sunday 29th November 2015

sportbox 04:00 Free Dance LIVE
EUROSPORT 2 06:00 – 07:00 Free Dance
EUROSPORT 2 & sportbox 07:00 – 09:00 Gala Exhibitions LIVE
EUROSPORT 2 09:00 – 10:00 Ladies Free
EUROSPORT 2 10:00 – 11:00 Men’s Free

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