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Japanese skater Daisuke Takahashi won't be able to defend his title at next week's Grand Prix Final because of a leg injury. The Japan Skating Federation said Thursday that Takahashi hurt his right leg during a practice on Tuesday and will require at
Local favorite Daisuke Takahashi produced a solid free skate on Saturday to win his fifth NHK Trophy. Takahashi, who had a 10-point lead after the short program, received 268.31 points after the free skate to finish 15 points ahead of second-place
Two-time world champion Mao Asada continues her quest for the Olympic gold medal at the Sochi Olympics at the NHK Trophy starting on Friday in Tokyo. Mao, who won Skate America last month in her first Grand Prix assignment of the season, will be
Japan's Tatsuki Machida won the Skate America short program Friday night, outpacing Americans Jason Brown and Adam Rippon at Joe Louis Arena. Machida scored 91.18 points to open the men's competition in the first ISU Grand Prix event of the season...
The Olympic season officially began with the release of the 2013-2014 Grand Prix assignments on Monday by the International Skating Union. With the Sochi Games just nine months away, fans hoping to see an early showdown between 2010 Olympic gold
Japan 's Daisuke Takahashi topped the free skate with 168.65 points while Canada 's Kevin Reynolds was second with 164.13...Takahashi hit his opening quad and was good enough to lead despite mistakes on three combo jumps.
Reigning Grand Prix Final men's figure skating champion Daisuke Takahashi said Saturday he plans on retiring after the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. "I think my amateur career will end with Sochi," said the 26-year-old Takahashi, who took part in an
Takahashi, who along with Hanyu all but booked a spot in the world championships in March in London, Ontario, was second with 280.40 while Takahiko Mura captured the bronze with 242.70. Earlier, defending champion Mao Asada took a backseat to rival
Yuzuru Hanyu propelled himself into the lead with an electrifying performance in the men's short program, stunning defending champion Daisuke Takahashi at the Japan Figure Skating National Championships on Friday. The 18-year-old boy wonder riveted
Japan's strong showing at the recent Grand Prix Final in Sochi, Russia, set the table for what promises to be a fascinating 14 months leading up to the 2014 Olympic Games in the same city. With six of the 12 skaters in singles being Japanese, the