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Yuzuru Hanyu previews new free skate 'Origin'

Figure Skating Aug 31, 2018

Yuzuru Hanyu previews new free skate 'Origin'

Yuzuru Hanyu said Thursday he wants to return to his skating roots as the two-time Olympic champion previewed "Origin," his free skate for the upcoming season. "The beginning of my skating life, the origin — I want to skate while feeling like I did when ...

Evgeni Plushenko backs Yuzuru Hanyu for Olympic title

Figure Skating Nov 1, 2017

Evgeni Plushenko backs Yuzuru Hanyu for Olympic title

Four-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko said that Sochi Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will defend his men's figure skating title at February's Pyeongchang Games, NBC Sports has reported. "He (Hanyu) needs three quadruples. Maybe two (salchows) and one toe loop. And that's it," Russia's three-time world ...

Figure Skating May 23, 2014

Plushenko resumes training after back surgery

Two-time Olympic figure skating gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko has returned to training after announcing his retirement earlier this year due to injury. The 31-year-old Russian withdrew from the men's figure skating short program at the Sochi Olympics in February due to a long-running back injury, ...