Alarm as Japan’s ‘Ice Prince’ Hanyu skips worlds practice
JAPAN’S “Ice Prince” Yuzuru Hanyu skipped training today ahead of this week’s world figure skating championships, triggering fresh fitness fears over the Olympic champion.
The 24-year-old, who retained his Olympic title last year after an injury-hit build-up, opted against an early morning practice in Saitama as he continues to recover from strained ankle ligaments that sidelined him for December’s Japanese nationals.
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