Mao set for Cup of China, NHK Trophy

| Jun 23, 2015

Mao set for Cup of China, NHK Trophy

by Jack Gallagher

Three-time world champion Mao Asada’s inclusion in the recently released assignments for the Grand Prix season might have come as a surprise to some, especially after it seemed she would take a more deliberate pace with her comeback, but not Ice Time. Why? Because ...

Hanyu ends year in style

Apr 18, 2015

Hanyu ends year in style

Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu crushed his rivals to win the men’s free skate at figure skating’s World Team Trophy on Friday, ending a bruising season on a high note. The 20-year-old, who surrendered his world title to Spain’s Javier Fernandez in Shanghai three weeks ...

Hanyu triumphs in men's short program at World Team Trophy

Apr 16, 2015

Hanyu triumphs in men's short program at World Team Trophy

Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu topped the men’s short program at the ISU World Team Trophy on Thursday, but was steaming mad at himself for taking a tumble. “I’m not happy,” the 20-year-old told reporters after crash-landing a triple toeloop at Yoyogi National Gymnasium. “It’s ...

Fernandez dethrones Hanyu in Shanghai

Mar 28, 2015

Fernandez dethrones Hanyu in Shanghai

Javier Fernandez cleanly landed two quad jumps in his free skate to edge defending Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu and become the first Spanish men’s champion at the World Figure Skating Championships on Saturday. Both Fernandez and Hanyu fell on quad jumps in ...