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JAVIER FERNANDEZ

Figure Skating
Nov 29, 2018
Two-time world champion Javier Fernandez to retire after European championships: reports
Javier Fernandez, a two-time world champion, will retire after the European championships in January, Spanish media reported Wednesday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 21, 2018
Choreography legend David Wilson a man in demand
Sometimes in life we encounter a person who is a veritable force of nature.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jul 13, 2018
Exclusive: Jin's move to train with Hanyu, Orser in Toronto not happening
Two-time world bronze medalist Jin Boyang of China will not be permanently relocating to Toronto to train with Yuzuru Hanyu under renowned coach Brian Orser, The Japan Times has learned.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 17, 2018
Orser says Hanyu is greatest ever
"I have to say, he is the greatest of all time. That's for sure."
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 3, 2018
Could Hanyu headline a new pro tour in the future?
A thought crossed my mind recently.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 27, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu reflects on Olympic glory
Yuzuru Hanyu achieved his fairy-tale ending at the Pyeongchang Olympics, winning another gold medal while enduring the pain of the serious ankle injury he suffered in November.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 22, 2018
Hamilton, Cousins reflect on Hanyu's brilliance, drawing power
It's not often that you get to chat with a legend in skating.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Feb 18, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu's second Olympic title reaffirms greatness
Yuzuru Hanyu's epic performance in the free skate at Gangneung Ice Arena on Saturday was one for the ages.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 17, 2018
Majestic Yuzuru Hanyu defends Olympic figure skating title
Yuzuru Hanyu etched his name into the pantheon of skating legends with a second straight Olympic gold medal in the free skate at the Pyeongchang Games on Saturday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 16, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu enters Pyeongchang free skate mindful of mistakes made in Sochi
Mindful of his error-riddled free skate at the Sochi Olympics, defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu refuses to get carried away after winning the men's figure skating short program at the Pyeongchang Games on Friday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 16, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu takes lead after short program at Pyeongchang Games
In incredibly dramatic fashion, Yuzuru Hanyu rose to the occasion in the short program at Gangneung Ice Arena on Friday afternoon.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 15, 2018
Upbeat Yuzuru Hanyu gears up for short program
Yuzuru Hanyu went through his next-to-last training session on Thursday afternoon at the practice rink beneath Gangneung Ice Arena and pronounced himself ready for the men's short program on Friday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 13, 2018
Spanish star Javier Fernandez says he's ready for Olympic competition
After Spanish figure skater Javier Fernandez won his sixth consecutive European title last month, he knew he still had work to do for a chance at the podium in Pyeongchang.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jan 31, 2018
Japan projected to win only two gold medals at Pyeongchang Olympics after downgrade from analysts
Analysts downgraded Japan's Pyeongchang Olympics medal projection from 15 to 14 on Tuesday, while lowering the nation's gold medal haul from four to two.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 21, 2017
Shoma Uno gets job done at Internationaux de France
Shoma Uno qualified for the Grand Prix Final for the third straight season with an uneven performance at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday. Uno uncharacteristically fell in both the short program and free skate on the way to finishing second behind Javier Fernandez.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 18, 2017
Shoma Uno in second place after short program at Internationaux de France
World silver medalist Shoma Uno finished runner-up in the short program on Friday night at the Internationaux de France.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 4, 2017
Wakaba Higuchi earns women's runner-up spot at Cup of China; Alina Zagitova claims title
Wakaba Higuchi claimed second place after the women's free program on Saturday at the Cup of China.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 3, 2017
Wakaba Higuchi finishes second in women's short program at Cup of China
Wakaba Higuchi placed second in the women's short program on Friday at the Cup of China, the third event of the Grand Prix series.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 17, 2017
Olympic legend Button's advice for Hanyu: Don't overtrain
One of the great aspects of being a sportswriter is the people the job puts you in contact with.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Oct 7, 2017
Team Europe ends Japan's reign as Japan Open champion
Japan missed out on its third consecutive title at the Japan Open team figure skating competition on Saturday, settling for a runner-up finish.

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