Yuzuru Hanyu pulled off a remarkable comeback to win the world figure skating title on Saturday, a boost to his bid to retain his Olympic title next year. Hanyu was fifth after the short program but produced a world-record free skate score …
TOKYO — Japan celebrated Yuzuru Hanyu’s historic win in men’s figure skating at the break of dawn Saturday, rejoicing in the country’s first-ever gold medal in the Olympic event. It was 4 a.m. in Japan when the 19-year-old native of …
Japanese figure skater and gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu awed audiences across the world with his amazing performance at the Olympics in Sochi last week, but that didn't stop netizens on Weibo from photoshopping the historic moment to …
SOCHI, Russia -- Asked what his gold medal means for his devastated hometown of Sendai, Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu paused and said it was a ... Canadian curse of never quite getting gold in Olympic men's figure skating. …
(Reuters) – Yuzuru Hanyu will defend his figure skating title at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after being named in the Japan team but will not compete until then, the Kyodo news agency reported on Monday. The 23-year-old has been …
SOCHI, Russia — At first, the way Yuzuru Hanyu skated was just wild abandon. Hanyu was a gangly teen, a seeming octopus of loose limbs whose goal was to be 10 feet off the ice, no matter how he got there, no matter that getting …
Olympic men's figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu is to undergo medical tests after returning to Japan in a wheelchair following an on-ice collision with another skater at the Cup of China. Hanyu, who became the first Asian man to win …
SOCHI, Russia - Yuzuru Hanyu became the first Japanese man to win an Olympic figure skating gold in Sochi on Friday, as the teenager also claimed Japan's first title of the 2014 Winter Games. The 19-year-old from Sendai fell twice …
FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2017, file photo, Japan's Hanyu Yuzuru performs in his free program at the Rostelekom Cup ISU Grand Prix figure skating event in Moscow, Russia. Olympic champion Hanyu will be aiming for the top of the podium …
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OSAKA, Japan – Yuzuru Hanyu has pulled out of the NHK Trophy after injuring his ankle in practice, a setback that could have a serious impact on his preparations for an Olympic title defense. The 22-year-old Hanyu withdrew before the …