figure skating

Japanese figure skater Shoma Uno crushes pro gamer in Super Smash Bros. tournament【Video】

22-year-old athlete demonstrates prowess not just on the ice but in gaming as well.

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Figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performs nine-year medley of his routines, but not on the ice【Videos】

“This is the journey I took with my programs since March 11 2011” says gold medalist in unique substitute for suspended sporting events.

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Sailor Moon on ice! Skater Evgenia Medvedeva appears in costume for first official ice show【Pics】

Adaptation of magical girl anime/manga has a VERY international cast.

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Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva receives hate mail in Japan, fans respond with viral hashtag

Japanese fans come out in force to show their love for the anime-loving skating star.

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Hit figure skating anime Yuri!!! on Ice jumping to theaters in 2019! First teaser image released

This should be welcome news if you’ve been waiting for more animated skating action from Yuri and the gang! 

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Champion figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu gets … his own line of Xylitol chewing gum!

If you’ve ever wondered what flavor gum the two-time Olympic gold medalist favors, you now have the answer! 

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Russia’s gold medal-winning skater gets a dog from Japan, picks an unusual Japanese name for it

Alina Zagitova wants to give her new Akita Inu a name that means “victory,” but there’s one thing she might be overlooking.

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Japan’s silver medalist figure skater has no time for love because he’s busy playing video games

With an Olympic medal on his resume, Shoma Uno says he’d like to enter a video game tournament.

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Figure skating, shogi prove real life can beat anime feats

In a long-standing debate, some people posit life imitates art more often than art imitates life.

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Controversy as journalist asks Olympic broadcasters to stop saying “Japanese people are amazing”

Call for more balanced language following gold and silver medals for Japanese figure skaters runs into strong backlash.

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Taiwanese ice skating fans come to the rescue when power blacks out during skaters’ performance

What do you do when the power goes out during your favorite sport? Bust out your cellphone, of course!

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Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva swaps her Sailor Moon outfit for a traditional kimono in Kyoto

The anime-loving skater thrills everyone off the ice as she walks the streets of Kyoto in traditional attire.

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Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir skates to music from anime Yuri!!! on Ice【Video】

Hit anime series continues winning over figures from the world of professional skating.

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Figure skating anime hit Yuri!!! on Ice set to heat up theaters with all-new movie

Producers seem committed to keeping the story going, not just making an easy cash grab.

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Figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva skates to anime theme dressed as Sailor Moon

Professional skater recreates Sailor Moon’s transformation sequence on the ice in Tokyo.

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Life imitates (anime) art as Evgenia Medvedeva gets a Yuri!!! on Ice present from fan【Video】

Who needs a bouquet of roses when you can get a nod to this season’s biggest sports anime hit?

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A figure skating anime is suddenly boosting Chanel sales, and not everyone is happy

The luxury fashion brand owes a few thanks to a popular new anime which focuses on competitive men’s figure skating.

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Hot guys on ice! Original figure skating anime Yuri On Ice premieres this October!

Handsome 2-D young men twirling and jumping in body-tight sparkly suits? Of course we’re looking forward to it.

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Russian figure skating champion who loves Sailor Moon wows Japanese fans, then meets author

Move over Mao Asada, this 16-year-old figure skating superstar is stealing the hearts of Japanese fans.

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Champion figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu to make on-screen acting debut as samurai lord!

He’s handsome, talented and an Olympic gold medalist. And now, Yuzuru Hanyu will be making his screen debut as a samurai lord in the Edo period!

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