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Yuzuru Hanyu, Figure Skating Legend, Retires From Competition

A figure-staking legend is calling it a career. Yuzuru Hanyu announced his retirement from competition on Tuesday at the age of 27. He made the announcement at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan but said he would continue his career as a professional athlete, per CNN. "I will be extremely...
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Yuzuru Hanyu: Japanese figure skater announces retirement

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu - considered to be one of the greatest male figure skaters of all time - has announced his retirement. Hanyu, 27, became the first man in 66 years to win back-to-back singles titles at the Olympics - at Sochi in 2014 and Pyeongchang in 2018. Struggling with...
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Japan’s ‘Ice Prince’ Yuzuru Hanyu Retires From Competition

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu, a two-time Olympic champion, announced his retirement from competitive figure skating — but said he plans to keep working on completing one of the sport’s most complex jumps. The 27-year-old skater, known as the “Ice Prince,” said at a news conference Tuesday in Tokyo...

Japan's ice prince Yuzuru Hanyu announces his retirement from competitive figure skating after a string of injuries

Japanese figure-skating great Yuzuru Hanyu is retiring from competing professionally. Hanyu's retirement comes after a string of close-to-career-ending leg injuries. Hanyu said he would continue to pursue his dream of completing a quadruple axel. Japan's "ice prince," Yuzuru Hanyu, has announced that he's retiring from competitive figure skating. Speaking at...
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Yuzuru Hanyu retiring from competitive skating

The two-time Olympic champion held a packed media conference on Tuesday announce his retirement from competition. Hanyu is followed by legions of diehard fans known for throwing Winnie the Pooh stuffed animals onto the ice after his performances. Japanese figure skating icon and two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu has announced...
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Skating royalty: Japan's 'Ice Prince' Yuzuru Hanyu

After winning his first men's individual Olympic gold medal aged 19 at the 2014 Sochi Games, Hanyu became the first man in 66 years to retain his crown when he again stood atop the podium at Pyeongchang 2018. He also claimed the world title twice but his impact on figure...