Struggling Takahashi running out of time

Feb 11, 2014

Struggling Takahashi running out of time

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One day after revealing that he was still having trouble with his injured right knee, Daisuke Takahashi went through an uneven practice on Tuesday at the training rink next to the Iceberg Skating Palace. Takahashi worked out for 30 minutes with compatriots Yuzuru Hanyu ...

Takahashi admits knee is not 100 percent

Feb 10, 2014

Takahashi admits knee is not 100 percent

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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 ...

Nov 28, 2013

Injured Takahashi won't compete in Grand Prix final

Daisuke Takahashi will miss the chance to defend his title at the upcoming Grand Prix Final in Fukuoka after sustaining a leg injury, the Japan Skating Federation announced Thursday. Takahashi, the 2010 world champion and Vancouver Olympic bronze medalist, hurt his right leg in ...

Mao wins fourth NHK Trophy title

Nov 9, 2013

Mao wins fourth NHK Trophy title

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Two-time world champion Mao Asada won the NHK Trophy for the fourth time with a strong free skate on Saturday night as her buildup to the Sochi Olympics continues. The victory gives Mao, who scored 207.59 points in the win, a berth in the ...

Hanyu looks to shine at world championships

Mar 13, 2013

Hanyu looks to shine at world championships

Burgeoning teenage talent Yuzuru Hanyu will be looking to sparkle with a gem of a performance for Sendai when the world championships start this week. Sendai-born Hanyu will be competing at the worlds just days after the second anniversary of the March 11, 2011, ...

Takahashi shines in GP Final

Dec 5, 2009

Takahashi shines in GP Final

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Only 13 months removed from reconstructive surgery on his right knee, Daisuke Takahashi took another major step in his comeback by seizing the lead after the short program at the Grand Prix Final on Friday night. Skating before a capacity crowd at Tokyo’s Yoyogi ...