Hanyu retains Grand Prix Final title

Dec 14, 2014

Hanyu retains Grand Prix Final title

Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu said he was happy with his “almost perfect” skate as he continued his recovery from serious head injuries by easily defending his title at the ISU Grand Prix Final on Saturday. The superstar, whose collision with a rival ...

Hanyu sets stage for grand finale

Dec 13, 2014

Hanyu sets stage for grand finale

Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu took the first step toward defending his title at the Grand Prix Final on Friday, earning the highest score in the short program despite a fall. Hanyu nailed his opening quadruple toeloop, but then fell on the second ...

Russians take GP Final lead

Dec 12, 2014

Russians take GP Final lead

Russia dominated the women’s event on the first day of the Grand Prix Final with Elizaveta Tuktamysheva leading the way ahead of three compatriot — Julia Lipnitskaia, Elena Radionova and Anna Pogorilaya — in the six-woman field. Tuktamysheva, gave a near-flawless performance to Ravel’s ...

Hongo set for GP Final

Dec 5, 2014

Hongo set for GP Final

by Jack Gallagher

Rika Hongo will replace Gracie Gold at next week’s Grand Prix Final after the American withdrew from the event Thursday after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in her left foot. Gold won her first senior Grand Prix last weekend at the NHK Trophy ...

Hanyu 'determined' to qualify for Grand Prix Final

Nov 27, 2014

Hanyu 'determined' to qualify for Grand Prix Final

World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu, who suffered injuries in a collision during a free-skate warm-up earlier this month, says he is determined to make the Grand Prix Final after deciding to compete at the NHK Trophy, which begins on Friday. Hanyu had a ...

Hanyu wins in grand fashion

Dec 7, 2013

Hanyu wins in grand fashion

by Jack Gallagher

Despite falling on the opening jump of his free skate, Yuzuru Hanyu held off three-time world champion Patrick Chan to win the Grand Prix Final on Friday night in dramatic fashion at Marine Messe. With the Sochi Olympics just two months away, Hanyu raised ...