Tag - yuzuru-hanyu

 
 

YUZURU HANYU

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 24, 2021
Kaori Sakamoto in first place after short program at nationals
Sakamoto was elated upon completing her routine and after her score was announced.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 23, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu plans to compete in Beijing
Yuzuru Hanyu practices at Saitama Super Arena on Thursday. | KYODO
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Dec 22, 2021
Linked by hometowns, Yuzuru Hanyu inspires next-generation talent Mone Chiba
The Tohoku High School student grew up idolizing Hanyu and has had several opportunities to interact with her childhood hero at their home rink in Sendai.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Dec 21, 2021
Japan's Rika Kihira set to miss Beijing Olympics with lingering ankle injury
Yuzuru Hanyu, Japan's two-time Olympic gold medalist in the men's event, is set to return from an injury layoff, sources have said.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 18, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu still has path to Beijing Olympics despite pulling out of Rostelecom Cup
The Japan Skating Federation said Hanyu's bid for a third straight gold medal in Beijing would not end were he to also miss December's national championships.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 17, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu's ankle injury to keep him out of Cup of Russia
With the Beijing Winter Games less than three months away, the 26-year-old was still recovering from ligament damage to the right ankle that he suffered earlier this month.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 4, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu to miss NHK Trophy due to injury
Hanyu has not declared his intent to defend his Olympic title in Beijing, and has instead spoken of his focus on perfecting the exceedingly difficult quad axel jump.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Oct 23, 2021
All eyes on Yuzuru Hanyu's progress with quad axel as Beijing Games approach
With the clock ticking down to the Beijing Olympics, Japan's 'Ice Prince' Yuzuru Hanyu is under the spotlight as he bids to become the first figure skater to land a quad axel in competition.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jun 30, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu to launch Beijing Games season on home ice
The Japanese superstar will look to hone his short and free skate programs ahead of the Winter Olympics when he opens the Grand Prix season at the Nov. 12-14 NHK Trophy in Tokyo.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Apr 17, 2021
Nathan Chen again upstages Yuzuru Hanyu at World Team Trophy event
By topping Hanyu in Friday's free skate with a score of 203.24 points to 193.76 at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Chen earned the United States 12 points, while Hanyu secured 11 for Japan.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Apr 16, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu finishes second in short program at World Team Trophy; Japan in third place
Russia finished the first night atop the standings with 49 points after finishing first in the rhythm dance and taking the top two spots in the women's short program.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 26, 2021
Hanyu tops men's short program, Kagiyama second at worlds in Stockholm
Yuzuru Hanyu is competing in his first international event this season after opting to train alone in Japan during the pandemic, after the 2020 competition in Montreal was canceled.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 11, 2021
Yuzuru Hanyu driven to greatness by 2011 disaster experience
A 16-year-old high school student when the earthquake and tsunami struck on 3/11, Hanyu found purpose on the ice — transforming into a skating icon and two-time Olympic champion.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 25, 2020
Yuzuru Hanyu set to compete at national championships
Two-time Olympic men's figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu plans to compete for the first time this season at next month's national championships, the Japan Skating Federation revealed Wednesday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Aug 29, 2020
Yuzuru Hanyu to skip Grand Prix series over coronavirus concerns
In a statement released through the Japan Skating Federation, Hanyu, who has asthma, said he was taking the precaution because of the higher risk he faces from the virus.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jul 12, 2020
Yuzuru Hanyu named Most Valuable Skater at first ISU Awards
The two-time Olympic champion was recognized for a successful 2019-20 season that included gold-medal finishes at the Four Continents as well as the NHK Trophy.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Jun 14, 2020
Rika Kihira to train under Brian Orser, joining Yuzuru Hanyu
Figure skater Rika Kihira said Saturday she will augment her coaching team with Canadian Brian Orser, who has coached her compatriot Yuzuru Hanyu to consecutive Olympic men's championships.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
May 6, 2020
Yuzuru Hanyu performs bits of past programs in online videos
The Japan Skating Federation tweeted videos of the two-time Olympic champion as part of its campaign to encourage skating fans during the COVID-19 crisis.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.

Longform

Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
Why is the most exciting art in Japan so hard to get to?