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Hanyu overcomes injury to win Cup of Russia

Figure Skating Nov 17, 2018

Hanyu overcomes injury to win Cup of Russia

Yuzuru Hanyu won the men's title at the Cup of Russia despite an ankle injury that left him on crutches, while fellow Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova won the women's title on Saturday. Hanyu, the two-time defending Olympic gold medalist, started strongly with two ...

Hanyu takes huge lead in Russia

Figure Skating Nov 17, 2018

Hanyu takes huge lead in Russia

Yuzuru Hanyu built a 20-point lead in the short program at the Cup of Russia on Friday. The two-time defending Olympic champion landed a clean quadruple salchow and quad toe loop/triple toe loop combination en route to earning 110.53 points. As usual, his fans hurled ...

Yuzuru Hanyu takes commanding lead at Helsinki Grand Prix

Figure Skating Nov 3, 2018

Yuzuru Hanyu takes commanding lead at Helsinki Grand Prix

Yuzuru Hanyu leads comfortably after the men's short program at the Helsinki Grand Prix after landing two clean quads. The two-time defending Olympic champion was nearly flawless in the Saturday skate, aside from a wobble coming out of his quad toe-triple toe combination. He earned ...

Shiraiwa 2nd after short program at Helsinki Grand Prix

Figure Skating Nov 3, 2018

Shiraiwa 2nd after short program at Helsinki Grand Prix

Yuna Shiraiwa is in second place at the Helsinki Grand Prix following the short program on Friday night. Shiraiwa, 16, earned a score of 63.77 points at Helsinki Arena. Reigning Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia leads Shiraiwa by 5.13, while Belgian Loena Hendrickx is ...