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 ...

Shoma Uno collects silver medal at Four Continents

Figure Skating Jan 27, 2018

Shoma Uno collects silver medal at Four Continents

Less than two weeks before the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Shoma Uno captured the men's silver medal at the Four Continents Championships on Saturday. Uno, a silver medalist at last season's worlds and at this season's Grand Prix Final, entered Saturday with a ...

Uno, Higuchi take leads with personal-best scores

Figure Skating Sep 15, 2017

Uno, Higuchi take leads with personal-best scores

World silver medalist Shoma Uno began his Olympic season by scoring a personal best of 104.87 points at the Lombardia Trophy in Bergamo, Italy, on Thursday. Uno will take a massive lead of more than 20 points over second-place American Jason Brown (83.01) into Saturday's ...

Editorials Dec 17, 2011

Cruel treatment of the elderly

The health and welfare ministry announced Dec. 6 that fiscal 2010 saw a record 16,668 cases of cruel treatment of elderly people by family members or other relatives, a rise of 6.7 percent from the previous year. The cruelty by nursing home workers resulted ...

Editorials Dec 6, 2011

Put the onus on prosecutors

The Kanazawa branch of the Nagoya High Court on Nov. 30 decided in favor of a retrial of a 46-year-old man who served out a seven-year prison term for murdering a 15-year-old junior high school girl in Fukui City in March 1986. No new, ...