Win a free copy of 'Team Brian 300-Point Legend'

Feb 17, 2017

Win a free copy of 'Team Brian 300-Point Legend'

The Japan Times is offering several readers the chance to win a copy of the recently released Japanese book “Team Brian 300-Point Legend” about coach Brian Orser’s experiences teaching Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu and two-time world titlist Javier Fernandez.Orser, a two-time Olympic silver medalist ...

Fernandez rallies past Hanyu for world title

Apr 2, 2016

Fernandez rallies past Hanyu for world title

Javier Fernandez couldn’t practice, couldn’t squeeze his foot into his skate, and all he needed was “the best program of my life.”With some padding in his boot, ultrasound treatment for his inflamed heel and a lot of nerve, Fernandez swung a daunting deficit into ...

Hanyu thrills again, seizes commanding lead at worlds

Mar 31, 2016

Hanyu thrills again, seizes commanding lead at worlds

Yuzuru Hanyu, the star who trains in Toronto, started to answer a question in English about the pressure he faces and then had to stop himself.“I can’t explain — I’m speaking Japanese, sorry,” he said with a sheepish laugh. That was about the only ...