Los Angeles Times

Hanyu pauses his skating career


Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu said he was stepping away from competitiv­e figure skating and left it unclear whether he would return to the sport.

Hanyu won gold medals at the 2014 Sochi Games and the 2018 Pyeongchan­g Olympics. But he finished fourth in Beijing and had been noncommitt­al about his future.

Charlotte Hornets leading scorer Miles Bridges is facing three felony domestic violence charges after being accused of assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two children last month, the Los Angeles County district attorney said. See B4

Newbury Park’s Colin Sahlman and UCLA women’s basketball recruit Kiki Rice were named Gatorade boys’ and girls’ athletes of the year.

— Eric Sondheimer

Alison Dos Santos of Brazil won the 400-meter hurdles at the track and field world championsh­ips in Eugene, Ore., in a championsh­ip-record time of 46.29 seconds to hold off Americans Rai Benjamin and Trevor Bassitt . ... Ukrainian high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh won a silver medal.

The Kings named Jim Hiller an assistant to coach Todd McLellan . ... New Jersey avoided arbitratio­n with Vitek Vanecek, giving the goaltender a $10.2-million, three-year deal.

Top-seeded Martina Trevisan withdrew from the Palermo Ladies Open because of a back injury while No. 2 seed Yulia Putintseva advanced . ... Top-seeded players Carlos Alcaraz and Anett Kontaveit won their first-round matches at the Hamburg European Open.

American right back Shaq Moore was acquired by Nashville of Major League Soccer and agreed to a contract through the 2025 season . ... American goalkeeper Zack Steffen was lent from Manchester City to secondtier Middlesbro­ugh for the 2022-23 season.

Serge Ibaka is re-signing with the Milwaukee Bucks, who acquired the 32-yearold center from the Clippers last season . ... Outfielder Steven Souza Jr., who played for the Dodgers last season, is retiring . ... A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging the University of Wisconsin reinstated former Badgers receiver Quintez Cephus without input from a woman who accused him of sexual assault . ... Canadian Hugo Houle claimed his first grand tour stage win as Jonas Vingegaard stayed in the overall lead of the Tour de France.

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