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Canada’s Reynolds upsets favorites to strike gold at Four Continents

Canada’s Reynolds upsets favorites to strike gold at Four Continents

It was an exciting night of Men’s skating at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Saturday in Osaka, Japan. Kevin Reynolds of Canada upset the favorites to strike gold, while overnight leader Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan settled for the silver medal. China’s Han Yan clinched the bronze.

World silver medalist…

Hanyu captures turbulent Men’s short at 2013 Four Continents

Hanyu captures turbulent Men’s short at 2013 Four Continents

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan captured the Men’s short program at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Osaka, Japan, Friday. However, spectators were in for a few surprises in the event when World Junior Champion Han Yan of China finished second ahead of late replacement Richard Dornbush (USA). World…

Takahashi scores a victory on his seventh try at Grand Prix Final

Takahashi scores a victory on his seventh try at Grand Prix Final

Overnight leader Daisuke Takahashi of Japan won his first ISU Grand Prix Final title of his career at the 2012-13 ISU Grand Prix Final…

Hanyu celebrates victory on home ice

Hanyu celebrates victory on home ice

Yuzuru Hanyu celebrated victory on his home ice in Miyagi/Sendai, leading the Japanese men to a one-two finish Saturday at the 2012 NHK Trophy. The silver went to teammate Daisuke Takahashi, while USA’s Ross…

Hanyu sets new record at 2012 NHK Trophy

Hanyu sets new record at 2012 NHK Trophy

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu grabbed the Men’s figure skating Short Program, setting a new record score, while teammate Daisuke Takahashi edged out Javier Fernández…

Japanese men sweep 2012 Skate America podium

Japanese men sweep 2012 Skate America podium

The men’s podium at the 2012 Skate America figure skating competition was swept by team Japan, marking the first time in the event’s history that a country other than the United States snatched all three…

Hanyu dominates at Skate America with world record performance

Hanyu dominates at Skate America with world record performance

It was one of the strongest men’s short program competitions in recent memory in Kent, Wash., Friday night at 2012 Skate America. Yuzuru Hanyu, the phenom from Sendai, Japan, stole the show…

2012 Finlandia Trophy

2012 Finlandia Trophy

The 17th Finlandia Trophy took place at the Barona Arena in Espoo, Finland, from October 5 to 7, 2012. Skaters and teams representing 15 countries competed in the Men, Ladies, Ice Dance, and Synchronized Skating disciplines in this annual international senior event.

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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan skated to a clear victory, leading…

Chan wins second consecutive World title

Chan wins second consecutive World title

Patrick Chan of Canada defended his title at the 2012 World Figure Skating Championships, while Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi moved up one place up to capture the silver. Teammate Yuzuru Hanyu, who is making his first appearance at this event, catapulted…

Hanyu takes Cup of Russia gold; Fernandez wins silver

Hanyu takes Cup of Russia gold; Fernandez wins silver

The Men’s event was the most intriguing one at the final stage of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series in Moscow, Russia. Depending on the relative placement of the top competitors, several skaters had a chance to join…

Abbott wins short program at Cup of Russia

Abbott wins short program at Cup of Russia

For the event with only nine participants and the overall running time of an hour and a half, the Men’s Short Program at the Rostelecom Cup was full of drama and the performances ranged from nearly…

Gachinski clinches lead at Cup of China

Gachinski clinches lead at Cup of China

Russia’s Artur Gachinski clinched a narrow lead of 0.27 points over Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan to win the Men’s short program at Cup of China in Shanghai on Friday. USA’s Jeremy Abbott is not far behind in third place…

Yuzuru Hanyu skates off with Nebelhorn gold

Yuzuru Hanyu skates off with Nebelhorn gold

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu skated off with the gold at Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf on Friday. Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic moved up from fourth to take the silver,  and USA’s  Stephen Carriere held on…

Hanyu wins Men’s short at Nebelhorn Trophy

Hanyu wins Men’s short at Nebelhorn Trophy

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan won the Men’s short program at Nebelhorn Trophy on Thursday, while USA’s Stephen Carriere came back with a good short to place a very close second. Russia’s Zhan Bush is…

Hanyu Shoots for the top

Hanyu Shoots for the top

The Japanese men have become a strong force in figure skating with 2010 World Champion Daisuke Takahashi, Takahiko Kozuka and Nobunari Oda, who will represent their country at the ISU World Figure Skating…

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Hanyu nabs Junior World title

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan catapulted to first place after the Long Program to win the title by nearly 11 points. China’s Nan Song also rose from fifth to second place overall to win silver, while Artur Gachinski of Russia rose from sixth to third overall for the bronze.

Hanyu delivered a strong routine to Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini which featured two triple Axels, a triple Salchow-triple toeloop combination…

Haynu captures gold in Tokyo

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan won the Junior men’s event after placing first in the freeskate with his routine to Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. The 14-year-old, who stood in third after the short program, gave a solid performance with the exception of a fall on a triple Axel.

The Japanese Junior Champion otherwise landed seven triple jumps, produced good footwork and spins, and earned a new personal best of…