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 struggles in return to ice

Nov 8, 2014

Hanyu struggles in return to ice

Cup of China World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu got his season off to a disappointing start on Friday, when he was second in the men’s short program at the Cup of China, the third stop on this year’s ISU Grand Prix series. “In ...

Figure skater Hanyu among 684 spring decoration recipients

Apr 28, 2014

Figure skater Hanyu among 684 spring decoration recipients

Nineteen-year-old figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu, who won a gold medal in the Sochi Olympics, is among the 684 people and 23 groups receiving this year’s spring decorations, including a record 206 women, the government said Monday. Joining Hanyu to receive the Medal with Purple ...

Hanyu gets hero's welcome in parade

Apr 26, 2014

Hanyu gets hero's welcome in parade

Sochi Olympic figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu on Saturday was honored in a parade in his hometown, with some 92,000 people gathering to see the event. Hanyu, the first Japanese to win a gold medal in the men’s singles Olympic competition, waved to ...