Hanyu wins first event of season

Oct 2, 2016

Hanyu wins first event of season

Yuzuru Hanyu won the Autumn Classic International on Saturday with a total score of 260.57 points in his first tournament of the season. The 21-year-old, who became the first skater to land a quadruple loop in Friday’s short program, again executed the technique en ...

Oct 2, 2016

Japanese team retains Japan Open crown

Behind the stellar performances of Satoko Miyahara and Shoma Uno and a surprising contribution from retired star Nobunari Oda, Japan claimed its second straight Japan Open championship on Saturday. The victory at Saitama Super Arena was Japan’s eighth in the invitational event that includes ...

Oct 1, 2016

Hanyu first to nail quadruple loop

Yuzuru Hanyu became the first figure skater to succeed in a quadruple loop and topped the Autumn Classic International after the short program on Friday, scoring 88.30 points in his first outing of the season. The 21-year-old, who has been working on harder elements, ...

Brown claims men's title at U.S. Figure Skating Classic

Sep 17, 2016

Brown claims men's title at U.S. Figure Skating Classic

American Jason Brown won the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic on Friday night. Brown had 254.04 points. Japan’s Takahito Mura was second at 252.20, and American Adam Rippon, the leader Thursday after the short program, was third at 248.24. Satoko Miyahara topped the women’s ...