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TOKYO - Japanese figure skater Mao Asada says there is a fifty-fifty chance she will continue her career after an impressive performance in the free skate at the Sochi Olympics, and has no regrets about including the triple axel in her routine.
In Sweden, commentators have fun with Norway's misfortunes. The Dutch can't get enough of their speedskaters. Japan is so crazy about figure skating they show warmups. Canada is hockey crazy, Russia struggles to stay positive even when things look down and the U.S. salutes its stars with the national anthem as it's time to go to bed.
SOCHI, Russia - Unlike when Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang made a major Olympic breakthrough for Asian men, Yuzuru Hanyu's historic gold medal for Japan in figure skating looks less a flash in the pan and more of a significant shift in his sport's center of gravity.
TOKYO - Japan celebrated Yuzuru Hanyu's historic win in men's figure skating at the break of dawn Saturday, rejoicing in the country's first-ever gold medal in the Olympic event.
OSAKA, Japan - Uruguay forward Diego Forlan says he had no hesitation about taking his career to Japan where he will become the most high-profile player in the J-League in years.