Yuzuru Hanyu captures Four Continents title for first time

Figure Skating Feb 9, 2020

Yuzuru Hanyu captures Four Continents title for first time

Yuzuru Hanyu took gold at the Four Continents on Sunday, following his record-breaking men's short program performance by topping the field in the free skate. Despite touching the ice on his opening quadruple Lutz and falling on a quad toe loop, Japan's two-time Olympic champion ...

Reverting to past program was Hanyu's choice

Figure Skating Feb 4, 2020

Reverting to past program was Hanyu's choice

Yuzuru Hanyu's bid to recapture the world title he last won in 2017 meant turning back the clock and being himself, one of his coaches, Ghislain Briand, said Monday ahead of this week's Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. After runner-up finishes at the Grand Prix ...

Hanyu's rally falls short as Chen wins Four Continents

Figure Skating Feb 19, 2017

Hanyu's rally falls short as Chen wins Four Continents

Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu topped the free skate on Sunday but had to settle for his third runner-up finish as U.S. national champion Nathan Chen held on to win the Four Continents championships in South Korea. Hanyu trailed in third place after the short program ...

Uno planning to attempt quad loop at Four Continents

Figure Skating Feb 13, 2017

Uno planning to attempt quad loop at Four Continents

Shoma Uno said Monday before taking off for the Four Continents championships in South Korea that he is planning on opening his free program with a quadruple loop. At Chubu airport in Nagoya, the 19-year-old Uno revealed that his free program at the Feb. 14-19 ...

Murakami, Mura earn Four Continents titles

Figure Skating Jan 25, 2014

Murakami, Mura earn Four Continents titles

Kanako Murakami completed a winning double for Japan at the Four Continents Championships on Saturday. Murakami scored 132.18 in the free skate for a total of 196.91 points, over 10 points clear of 15-year-old Satoko Miyahara. The bronze went to Zijun Li of China. "I did ...

Murakami leads after Four Continents short program

Figure Skating Jan 23, 2014

Murakami leads after Four Continents short program

Kanako Murakami shrugged off ankle pain on Thursday to finish first in the women's short program at the Four Continents Championships. Murakami, who had been dealing with pain in her ankle from ill-fitting skates she's been trying since December, will go into Saturday's free skate ...