Takahashi admits knee is not 100 percent

Feb 10, 2014

Takahashi admits knee is not 100 percent

by Jack Gallagher

Daisuke Takahashi revealed at a news conference on Monday that he has still not completely recovered from the training injury he suffered in November. “My right knee is not 100 percent,” Takahashi said in a session at the Main Press Center here. “I have ...

Hanyu chosen for team competition

Feb 6, 2014

Hanyu chosen for team competition

by Jack Gallagher

Grand Prix Final champion Yuzuru Hanyu will represent Japan in the men’s singles portion of the inaugural Olympic Games figure skating team competition, it was revealed on Wednesday. Hanyu, who beat three-time defending world champion Patrick Chan of Canada in the GP Final in ...

Hanyu, Machida begin preparations in Sochi

Feb 4, 2014

Hanyu, Machida begin preparations in Sochi

National and Grand Prix Final men’s champion Yuzuru Hanyu and teammate Tatsuki Machida got in their first practice on Tuesday ahead of the Sochi Games. Hanyu, who traveled to Russia from Canada, where he trains, did not attempt any quadruple jumps at the practice ...

Feb 3, 2014

Chan declares self Sochi favorite

Patrick Chan believes he is still the man to beat for the Sochi Olympic gold medal despite losing the Grand Prix Final to Yuzuru Hanyu. Hanyu won the final for the first time in Fukuoka in December with a career-high 293.25 points, with three-time ...