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YUZURU HANYU

Japan Times
Figure Skating
Sep 14, 2019
Rika Kihira claims Autumn Classic International title; Yuzuru Hanyu leads after men's short program
Rika Kihira captured the women's title in her season opener at the Autumn Classic International on Friday, completing a good day for Japan after two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu seized the men's short program lead.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Sep 13, 2019
Rika Kihira leads after short program at Autumn Classic International
Rika Kihira led the field after the women's short program on Thursday at the Autumn Classic International, an ISU Challenger Series event held ahead of the Grand Prix season.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Sep 10, 2019
Hanyu set for season debut in Canada
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu is set to make his season debut at the Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Ontario, this week.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Aug 27, 2019
Yuma Kagiyama dazzles in France JGP win
Yuma Kagiyama opened the Junior Grand Prix season with a bang.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jun 25, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu draws Skate Canada, NHK Trophy for Grand Prix season
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will start his Grand Prix campaign at Skate Canada, the ISU announced recently when the GP assignments for the 2019-20 season were released.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Jun 4, 2019
Will Shoma Uno move to Eteri Tutberidze or Alexei Mishin after coach split?
Olympic and world silver medalist Shoma Uno announced on Monday that he was leaving longtime coaches Machiko Yamada and Mihoko Higuchi, who he has trained with since the age of 5.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
May 9, 2019
Salute to Hanyu: U.S. ballet troupe paying tribute to legend
Awards, medals, proclamations, trophies, monuments. Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu has them all.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 25, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu tops best efforts by Japan skaters this season
With the long season now over, Ice Time has collated a top 10 list of the best performances by Japanese skaters during the 2018-19 campaign.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Apr 20, 2019
'Yuzu-mania' hits Sendai as design for new Hanyu monument unveiled
Reigning Olympic and former world champion Yuzuru Hanyu delighted fans on Saturday by taking part in a ceremony in his hometown of Sendai to unveil the design of a new monument celebrating the superstar figure skater.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 16, 2019
Productive partnership: Hamada helps Zhou find success
Sometimes in life we meet a person we automatically connect with.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Apr 2, 2019
Rafael Arutunian says he never felt Yuzuru Hanyu was unbeatable
In the days following the world championships it is always interesting to hear the various takeaways that those in the skating community have. One of note came from Rafael Arutunian, the coach of world champion Nathan Chen.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 29, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu needs up to three months of treatment for ankle injury
Yuzuru Hanyu will need two to three months of treatment for the long-term ankle injury that will keep him out of April's World Team Trophy, the Japan Skating Federation said Friday.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 26, 2019
Japan's results at worlds not a cause for concern
The world championships turned out to be a disappointment for Japan. With a realistic chance at four medals in singles, the host nation had to settle for just one in Yuzuru Hanyu's silver.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 25, 2019
Ankle injury sidelines Yuzuru Hanyu from World Team Trophy
Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will miss next month's ISU World Team Trophy as he has yet to fully recover from an ankle injury, the Japan Skating Federation said Monday.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 24, 2019
Yuzuru Hanyu gushes about retiring baseball star Ichiro Suzuki
Fresh off securing the silver medal at this week's Figure Skating World Championships, two-time Olympic men's champion Yuzuru Hanyu spoke Sunday of how much retiring baseball star Ichiro Suzuki impacted him.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 24, 2019
Nathan Chen defends world title with spectacular free skate; Yuzuru Hanyu claims silver medal
Nathan Chen became the first American man to retain the world title in 35 years, winning in decisive fashion in the free skate on Saturday night before a sellout crowd at Saitama Super Arena.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 23, 2019
Flower girls always ready to spring into action at figure skating world championships
During the competition at the World Figure Skating Championships, skaters like Yuzuru Hanyu, Nathan Chen and Alina Zagitova are the stars of the show.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 22, 2019
Photo gallery: 2019 ISU World Championships — Men’s Short Program
The 2019 ISU World Championships continued at Saitama Super Arena on Thursday. Here's a selection of photos from the men's short program.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 21, 2019
Nathan Chen rises to occasion in short program, builds commanding lead at world championships
Defending world champion Nathan Chen secured a huge lead with a stellar short program on Thursday night at the world championships.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA
Mar 20, 2019
Photo gallery: ISU World Championships training day
Japan's skaters trained on Tuesday at Saitama Super Arena ahead of the ISU World Championships. Yuzuru Hanyu, Shoma Uno, and Keiji Tanaka will represent the host in the men's singles division, while Rika Kihira, Satoko Miyahara and Kaori Sakamoto will carry the flag in the women's category.

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