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Photo Journal: 'Axel-lent' smiles

Figure skating stars Yuzuru Hanyu, left, and Shoma Uno smile at a press conference held at a Tokyo hotel on April 19, 2017, for Japanese athletes participating in the International Skating Union World Team Trophy in Figure Skating competition, which kicks off on April 20 at Tokyo's Yoyogi National Stadium. Fresh off his record-breaking win at the World Championships, Hanyu stated, "I just want to concentrate on performing to the best of my ability." Uno, who placed second at the worlds, commented on the final competition of the season, "I want to skate to the end without having any regrets and not to let the team down." (Mainichi)

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