“The most hypocritical national championships I’ve ever seen. There is a Tutberidze cult of personality in figure skating.” frank interview with choreographer Elena Matveeva

Posted on 2021-12-31 • 10 comments

Interview with Elena Matveeva, choreographer who worked with Moiseeva / Minenkov, Klimova / Ponomarenko, Anissina / [...]

Marina Zueva: “Decision not to send Muramoto-Takahashi to the Olympic Games is unfair and doesn’t correspond to the new reality”

Posted on 2021-12-30 • No comments yet

Marina Zueva, coach of Daisuke Takahashi and Kana Muramoto, told how the absence of foreign coaches and athletes at [...]

Eteri Tutberidze: “On the eve of Worlds 2019 I had to call the staff of “Sambo-70″ and asked to pack Zagitova’s bags and just bring her to the airport by car.”

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Part of the interview with Eteri Tutberidze. About Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova. photo [...]

“Everything is played on the field of one group” Natalia Bestemianova about unfair judging at the Russian Nationals

Posted on 2021-12-29 • 3 comments

Olympic champion in ice dance Natalia Bestemianova on the air of "Match TV" expressed doubts about the objectivity of [...]

Evgeni Plushenko: “Everyone understands everything, everyone sees. The whole world cannot understand where such points for Shcherbakova come from.”

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Evgeni Plushenko about the competition between Anna Shcherbakova and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva for a place in the team [...]

Eteri Tutberidze: “I don’t control their diet. I weigh them. Not even me personally, I just ask to send me the numbers.”

Posted on 2021-12-28 • No comments yet

Eteri Tutberidze about the importance of the diet and skaters' parents. photo GLOBAL LOOK PRESS / kp.ru source: [...]

Alexei Mishin: “There are athletes who, despite all their talents, fail to reach the top in the medal standings. It’s often said that sport gave them the audience, the love of the audience.”

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Alexei Mishin about Elizaveta Tuktamysheva's non-inclusion in the Russian national team for the European Championships [...]

“I believe that with such an injury it was possible to skate.” Eteri Tutberidze about Alena Kostornaia

Posted on 2021-12-27 • 4 comments

Part of a big interview with Eteri Tutberidze. This one is about Alena Kostornaia. Eteri Tutberidze believes that [...]

Alexei Zheleznyakov: “Let’s be objective, Anya Shcherbakova was head and shoulders ahead Muravieva in skating, in emotions, in everything.”

Posted on 2021-12-25 • 1 comment

Choreographer of Tutberidze's group Alexei Zheleznyakov also took a word commenting the situation with the change in [...]

“They took away her second place, apparently, they really needed this one point!” Yana Rudkovskaya about changes in the protocols of Sofia Muravieva

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Sofia Muravieva who represents Angels of Plushenko Academy and was second after the short program at the Russian [...]

Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Egor Bazin: “We want at least to have a chance to fight, but this chance is being taken away from us, from all of us.”

Posted on 2021-12-24 • 2 comments

Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Egor Bazin shared their impressions of their free dance performance at the Russian [...]

Anastasiia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov: “If it goes in the choreography direction, pair skating and ice dance won’t differ much over time. Pair skating shouldn’t become ice dance.”

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Interview with Anastasiia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov. About changes in the programs, readiness to complicate [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin: “Yes, we have a pull. We have famous parents, we have a pull.”

Posted on 2021-12-23 • 1 comment

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin commented on their performance in rhythm dance at the Russian Nationals 2022. The duo [...]

Eteri Tutberidze: “It’s like in a war, give it all and take it all”

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Big interview with Eteri Tutberidze. source: Channel One, text version sport24.ru dd. 22d December 2021 photo by [...]

Eteri Tutberidze: “I’ll be honest, I have only one favorite – this is my daughter”

Posted on 2021-12-22 • 1 comment
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Parts of the big interview with Eteri Tutberidze which will be on air on Russian TV 25th December. photo by Dmitrii [...]

Evgeni Semenenko: “As for the Olympics I focus only on the fact that I have to train hard”

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Interview with young and promising Russian skater Evgeni Semenenko. About his career, free program to Master and [...]

Alexei Mishin: “No one will perform a quadruple axel during my lifetime”

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Alexei Mishin said that during his lifetime no one will perform a quadruple axel. Mishin also told that Russian men's [...]

“For a long time queue in ice dance and unspoken nuances have been preventing Gabriella and Guillaume from getting fair scores.” Interview with Catherine Papadakis

Posted on 2021-12-21 • No comments yet
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Interview for Russian media with Catherine Papadakis, mother of Gabriella Papadakis and a skating coach. About her [...]

Tamara Moskvina: “At the Olympics our skaters will have to show the highest level, because the Chinese pair is strong and will have the support of the fans and judges on their side”

Posted on 2021-12-20 • 1 comment

Tamara Moskvina told about what she expects from her pairs' performances at the Russian Nationals, which will become a [...]

Adeliia Petrosian: “I need triple axel for my life in figure skating.”

Posted on 2021-12-19 • 1 comment

Adeliia Petrosian about quad loop, Russian Nationals and Eteri Tutberidze. View this post on Instagram [...]

Mikhail Kolyada: “There will be something interesting, most likely will show it at the Russian Nationals”

Posted on 2021-12-17 • 1 comment

Interview with Mikhail Kolyada. About programs and preparation to Russian Nationals. source: fsrussia.ru 12th [...]

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “Russian Nationals is the most psychologically difficult competition for me. Even the World Championships is easier.”

Posted on 2021-12-16 • 1 comment

Interview with Elizaveta Tuktamysheva about the upcoming Russian Nationals. View this post on Instagram [...]

Morisi Kvitelashvili: “I jump toe loop and salchow in a way I learned in childhood. Well on replays it’s noticeable that I lift my foot a little. Take a closer look, please.”

Posted on 2021-12-15 • 1 comment

Interview with Morisi Kvitelashvili. The most successful Georgian single skater tells how he came to the gold medal of [...]

“I fell during training. Such things happen, for all athletes in all countries.” Alena Kostornaia about her injury

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Alena Kostornaia about her injury. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alena Kostornaia [...]