Tracy Wilson: “Evgenia Medvedeva is inspiring. She finished sports only because of COVID and we lost where she could have brought our sport to”

Posted on 2022-01-31 • 1 comment

Tracy Wilson for Russian media about the Olympics, team event, Jason Brown and Evgenia Medvedeva. Evgenia Medvedeva [...]

“I feel incredibly offended that our team will perform without a flag again. I hope to tip the scales towards justice” Alexei Yagudin about raising a petition

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Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin created a petition calling to return the opportunity for the Russian national team to [...]

Ekaterina Ryabova: “In large federations, judges give feedback to coaches. I have no such contact at any level. I would also like to hear a qualified opinion, but I’m not sure it’s right to ask the judges directly.”

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Interview with Ekaterina Ryabova who will represent Azerbaijan at the Olympics. In an interview Ryabova spoke about [...]

Evgenia Medvedeva: “I’m honest with myself, I did everything, I squeezed the maximum out of myself, I tried even more, but I couldn’t squeeze out more.”

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View this post on Instagram A post shared by Evgenia Medvedevа (@jmedvedevaj) source: Ozon.ru [...]

Ekaterina Kurakova: “Olympics are once in 4 years, in women’s skating you don’t know what will happen to you after such a period. So the next three days after qualifying for the Games, I got up in panic that everything was a dream and hadn’t earned my lucky ticket yet .”

Posted on 2022-01-30 • 1 comment

Interview with Ekaterina Kurakova. About preparation for the Olympics, new program and her experience in learning [...]

Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov: “First thing people say when they see ice dance is: “Why don’t they jump?” And to be honest, this is a very offensive question”

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Interview with Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov for Vogue Russia. About Olympic team event, costumes and plans [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “I heard that even before the withdrawal of Kolyada, they wanted to put Kondratiuk in the team.”

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Coach Alexander Zhulin told who, in his opinion, should perform in men's skating in the Olympic team event. photo [...]

Choreographer Daniil Gleikhengauz and Alexander Kogan have tested positive for coronavirus. But still will fly to the Olympics.

Posted on 2022-01-29 • No comments yet

Choreographer Daniil Gleikhengauz and General Director of Russian Figure skating Federation Alexander Kogan have [...]

Anjelika Krylova: “I try not to put too much pressure, but it’s impossible to be gentle with our skaters”

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Interview with Anjelika Krylova about upcoming Olympics, her pair Vasilisa Kaganovskaia and Valeriy Angelopol and [...]

“Yuzuru Hanyu will not become an Olympic champion for the third time in a row, but Nathan Chen may also be left without a gold medal.” Alexei Urmanov about upcoming Olympics

Posted on 2022-01-28 • 7 comments

Interview with Alexei Urmanov, Olympic Champion and coach about upcoming Olympics, raising the age minimum and [...]

“How many people, so many opinions. I won my first Grand Prix at the age of 15. This is my answer.” Evgenia Medvedeva about raising the age minimum

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Evgenia Medvedeva about silver medal at the Olympics, Tutberidze's group and raising the age minimum. View [...]

“Moskvina hypnotizes her skaters.” Tamara Moskvina about upcoming Olympics and headlines in media

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Interview with Tamara Moskvina. About preparation for the upcoming Olympics. photo [...]

Ekaterina Kurakova: “Russian girls at competitions think “If not me, then the other will do it.” That’s why they’re so afraid of it. And when I go to competitions, I understand that I’m just happy to be there.”

Posted on 2022-01-27 • No comments yet

Interview with Ekaterina Kurakova about break-through at the European Championships, living in Italy, studying in [...]

Alexei Urmanov: “Athlete musn’t find motivation. If athlete doesn’t have motivation, he should take a rope and hang himself on a chandelier. If you lose motivation, finish your career.”

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Interview with Alexei Urmanov. The Olympic champion assess the prospects of our single skaters and explained why [...]

Alexander Smirnov: “Daily PCR tests are a tool for manipulation. With their help, our team can be framed at the Olympics.”

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Interview with two-time European Champion and two-time World bronze medalist in pair skating Alexander Smirnov. About [...]

“They sent a box to my father, my grandfather opened it – his arm was torn off.” American figure skater Misha Mitrofanov about his family departure from Russia and life in the USA

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Interview with American pair skater Misha Mitrofanov. About leaving Russian, life in the USA. View this [...]

Evgenia Medvedeva: “I remember myself before the 2018 Olympics, when they made medal predictions, and this is not the most pleasant feeling when they decide for you which place you’ll take.

Posted on 2022-01-25 • No comments yet

Evgenia Medvedeva shared her expectations from the performance of Russian figure skaters at the 2022 Olympic Games in [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “This is not a replacement, but a necessary measure. It’s good that we have someone to replace Kolyada with. Nobody has lost anything. This year Misha does not shine.”

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Alexei Mishin, Tatiana Tarasova, Natalia Bestemianova and other specialists commented on the news that Mikhail Kolyada [...]

Evgeni Semenenko has replaced Mikhail Kolyada in the Russian Olympic team

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Evgeni Semenenko has replaced Mikhail Kolyada in the Russian national team for the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. [...]

Gabrielle Daleman: “Why do so many people think I’m such a bitch?”

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Interview with Gabrielle Daleman for Russian media. About difficulties she faced during her career, motivation to [...]

Svetlana Sokolovskaya: “I’ve never been to the Olympics in my life, just like Mark. So why to worry about this ahead of time?”

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Interview with Svetlana Sokolovskaya, coach of European Champion Mark Kondratiuk. View this post on [...]

Oleg Vasiliev: “The current system becomes obsolete. Judges have learned to manipulate the results within this system.”

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Oleg Vasiliev about judging system, manipulations with the second mark, development of pair skating and possible [...]

“In India my skates are taken for weapons sometimes” Amazing story of Indian skater Tara Prasad who admires Tuktamysheva and wants to go on training camp with Tutberidze

Posted on 2022-01-23 • No comments yet

Interview with Indian figure skater Tara Prasad who competed at the Four Continents Championships 2022. [...]

Anastasiia Gubanova: “I don’t know how much raising the age minimum will help figure skating, but it will definitely lengthen careers.”

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Interview with Anastasiia Gubanova about her first European Championships where she took 7th place, representing [...]