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 ...

Win a copy of 'Team Brian'

Dec 7, 2014

Win a copy of 'Team Brian'

The Japan Times is offering several readers the chance to win a copy of the recently released Japanese book “Team Brian” about figure skating coach Brian Orser’s experiences teaching Olympic and world champions Yuzuru Hanyu and Yuna Kim. Orser, a two-time Olympic silver medalist ...

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 ...