Hanyu earns second-place finish at Cup of Russia

Figure Skating Oct 21, 2017

Hanyu earns second-place finish at Cup of Russia

Yuzuru Hanyu settled for second place on Saturday at the Cup of Russia. American Nathan Chen, the silver medalist at last year's Grand Prix Final behind Hanyu, started the day with a 5.69-point lead over the Japanese superstar and scored 193.25 in the free skate ...

Hanyu 2nd after short program

Figure Skating Oct 21, 2017

Hanyu 2nd after short program

Defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu made two mistakes in his jumps Friday to finish second behind rival Nathan Chen in the men's short program at the Cup of Russia, the first event of the Grand Prix series. Hanyu, last up in the 12-man field, under-rotated ...

Murakami places seventh at Cup of Russia

Figure Skating Nov 23, 2013

Murakami places seventh at Cup of Russia

Former junior world champion Kanako Murakami delivered a much-improved performance Saturday after a poor short program, finishing seventh at the Cup of Russia, the sixth and final event of the Grand Prix Series. Murakami, fourth at the 2012-13 senior worlds, was bottom of the rankings ...

Murakami struggles in women's SP at Cup of Russia

Figure Skating Nov 22, 2013

Murakami struggles in women's SP at Cup of Russia

Kanako Murakami got off to a nightmare start and languished in last place after the women's short program Friday at the Cup of Russia, the sixth and final event of the Grand Prix series. Murakami, the biggest name of the three Japanese competing in the ...