Dmitri Mikhailov: “I don’t judge Trusova’s strong reaction. She used to say “I’ll do five quads and I’ll be the first.” Imagine what a disappointment comes when it turns out that this is not so.”

Posted on 2022-03-20 • 1 comment
Dmitri Mikhailov

Interview with Dmitri Mikhailov, one of the leading coaches of the Plushenko's Academy. Mikhailov told what was the [...]

Veronika Zhilina “In Plushenko’s group If something hurts we reduce the load. In “Khrustalny”, if something hurts, you still have to jump.”

Posted on 2022-03-19 • 1 comment

Interview with Veronika Zhilina. Coached by Evgeni Plushenko 13-year-old figure skater Veronika Zhilina told about [...]

Mikhail Kolyada: “In Pyeongchang there was a feeling that the fate of mankind depends on me. And I could not cope with such a burden of responsibility. Now I think differently.”

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Interview with Mikhail Kolyada. About missing the Beijing Olympics after testing positive for coronavirus, how he [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “We have been doing sports all our lives and in fact we can’t do anything else, and they deprive us of the right to compete.”

Posted on 2022-03-18 • 5 comments

Alexander Zhulin about the decision of the ISU to ban the Russian team from international competitions. The sanctions [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “I feel at my best when a good skate of the free program ends at competitions. This is the greatest joy, pride and relief at the same time.”

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Anna Shcherbakova

Interview with Anna Shcherbakova for Elle. About dreams, fears, overcoming and secrets of her confidence. [...]

Valentin Piseev: “Everyone is against us now: raising the age minimum, ban from competitions. But no matter how much they pressure us, we won’t give up our positions on the world stage.”

Posted on 2022-03-17 • 3 comments

Honorary President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation Valentin Piseev spoke about the prospects for Russian [...]

Mark Kondratiuk: “Short program in the team event – it was incredibly scary. I understood that the kind of medal it would be, in fact, depended on me.”

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Mark Kondratiuk about Olympic team event, Olympics, new programs and plans for the future. View this post [...]

“Tutberidze helped me understand what I worth.” Anastasia Tarakanova about ending her career due to injury

Posted on 2022-03-16 • 1 comment

Interview with Anastasia Tarakanova. About training with different coaches, her career injuries and decision to end [...]

Deniss Vasiljevs: “In interviews, skaters often say they’ll fight, and I think: “Why does everyone always want to fight, why do you think of competitions as a war?” I see myself as an artist, not a gladiator.”

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Interview with Deniss Vasiljevs. Bronze medalist of the European Championships 2022 on his vision of figure skating, [...]

Mikhail Kolyada: “I feel that I haven’t reached my maximum. I don’t want to end my career. I really enjoy skating.”

Posted on 2022-03-15 • No comments yet
Mikhail Kolyada

Mikhail Kolyada isn't going to end his professional career and will continue to work with Alexei Mishin. photo by [...]

Alexandra Trusova: “Probably, I can’t perform after the Olympics yet. It’s very difficult for me to move away and start performing again. So I want to wait a little.”

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Alexandra Trusova about not participation in the Channel One Cup, training new jumps and plans for the future. [...]

“ISU thinks we’ll stop skating, right? They don’t know us, as we used to beat them, so we will continue beating them.” Tarasova about decision not to nominate Russian athletes and coaches for ISU awards

Posted on 2022-03-14 • 10 comments

Russian coaches and specialists commented on the decision not to nominate Russian athletes and coaches for ISU [...]

Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov: “Classical compositions almost always win. It used to be super popular, now we’re trying to make it more modern.”

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Interview with Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov. View this post on Instagram A post [...]

Maxim Trankov: “We are the best in figure skating. The ban of Russian skaters from competitions harms the development of world figure skating.”

Posted on 2022-03-13 • 7 comments

The ban of Russian figure skaters from international competitions harms, first of all, the development of world figure [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “I don’t support when children have a goal to win the Olympics. Goals must be realistic. But often it comes from adults and children don’t understand what needs to be done to achieve it.”

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Anna Shcherbakova

Interview with Anna Shcherbakova. Anna told that “steel girl” is a compliment, about the right to feel emptiness [...]

Alexei Mishin: “The isolation of our skaters from the rest of the world is certainly negative, but not fatal.”

Posted on 2022-03-11 • 6 comments

Alexei Mishin told what his group is doing in isolation. View this post on Instagram A post [...]

“I came from training and saw Kamila running around the stadium. Red like a tomato! The 8-year-old run 12 km, which for her age seemed unrealistic.” Interview with Valieva’s first coach Igor Lyutikov

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Interview with Igor Lyutikov, the first coach of Kamila Valieva. In an interview with Match TV, Lyutikov spoke about [...]

Alexander Gorshkov: “The Channel One Cup will be held in Saransk, the same dates as World Championships. Is it a coincidence or not? I’ll leave for you to guess.”

Posted on 2022-03-10 • 8 comments

The Channel One Figure Skating Cup in Saransk will take place on a timeframe similar to the World Championships in [...]

Russian figure skaters representing Georgia prepare for the World Championships in Italy

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Russian figure skaters representing Georgia arrived in Bergamo, Italy to prepare for the World Championships. [...]

Aleksandra Boikova: “We’ll pass the doping test with tears” the story of a figure skater who failed to realize her Olympic dream

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Article in Russian media about Alexandra Boikova, her path in sports and Olympics. View this post on [...]

Irina Slutskaya: “Fair or not, such is the technique now. While the judges pretend that everyone doesn’t see prerotations and this is not a mistake, why not?”

Posted on 2022-03-08 • 1 comment

Interview with Irina Slutskaya. About the performance of the Russian team at the Beijing Olympics, the judging scandal [...]

“The West will do everything to ruin Russia and our sport.” Alexander Zhulin about possible massive change of sport citizenship in Russian team

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Coach Alexander Zhulin about possible massive change of citizenship in figure skating due to the sanctions against [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “It may sound strange, but winning the Olympics was not my childhood dream.”

Posted on 2022-03-07 • 2 comments
Anna Shcherbakova

Interview with Olympic champion Anna Shcherbakova. Anya told what happened at the Games, what feelings and emotions [...]

Ilia Averbukh: “Kamila Valieva has everything to show in four years that she is worthy of the Olympic champion title.”

Posted on 2022-03-06 • 6 comments

Interview with Ilia Averbukh about Kamila Valieva and Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov. photo by [...]