Daisuke Murakami pulls out of NHK Trophy with pneumonia

Figure Skating Nov 6, 2017

Daisuke Murakami pulls out of NHK Trophy with pneumonia

Figure skater Daisuke Murakami has withdrawn from the upcoming NHK Trophy due to pneumonia, the Japan Skating Federation said Monday. Murakami, who was scheduled to compete in the men's field alongside Sochi Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion Yuzuru Hanyu, as well as Hiroaki ...

Hanyu wastes record-breaking score with runner-up finish

Figure Skating Sep 24, 2017

Hanyu wastes record-breaking score with runner-up finish

Yuzuru Hanyu proved he was human after all, settling for second place in the Autumn Classic International figure skating competition after an error-filled routine in the men's free skate Saturday. The 22-year-old Olympic and two-time world champion, who led after Friday's short program with the ...

Hanyu breaks own world record in short program

Figure Skating Sep 23, 2017

Hanyu breaks own world record in short program

Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu opened his season by breaking his own world record in the short program at the Autumn Classic International on Friday night. The 22-year-old Hanyu pulled off an error-free routine to score 112.72 points, topping the 14-man field and adding ...

Murakami aiming for spot on Olympic team

Figure Skating | ICE TIME Aug 15, 2017

Murakami aiming for spot on Olympic team

by Jack Gallagher

Earlier this month veteran skater Daisuke Murakami competed in and won the club competition at the Philadelphia Summer International in Aston, Pennsylvania. That was good news for the 26-year-old Murakami, who missed nearly all of last season with a broken right foot. Murakami, who is ...

Figure Skating Nov 14, 2015

ISU postpones Trophee Bompard after Paris terror attack

The International Skating Union has postponed the Trophee Eric Bompard, the fourth event of the Grand Prix Series, on Saturday in reaction to the deadly terror attack in Paris overnight. Japan's reigning junior world champion Shoma Uno, 17, topped the men's short program on Friday ...