Coach Orser says teamwork can pay off for Hanyu

Sep 27, 2017

Coach Orser says teamwork can pay off for Hanyu

Brian Orser, who has been coaching men's figure skating icon Yuzuru Hanyu since he was 17, hopes teamwork will reap the rewards of higher productivity and Olympic success in Pyeongchang come February. In an exclusive interview with Kyodo News, Orser said he had a heart-to-heart ...

Mihara 2nd at Autumn Classic in Canada after short program

Sep 22, 2017

Mihara 2nd at Autumn Classic in Canada after short program

Mai Mihara safely landed three jumps and placed second after the women's short program on the first day of action at the Autumn Classic International on Thursday. Reigning Four Continents champion Mihara earned 66.18 points to finish behind local favorite and world silver medalist Kaetlyn ...

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 ...