Alexandra Boikova: “I have a tendency to be overweight, and as soon as I add meat, fruits, cheese to the diet, I have to compensate with a daily run.”

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Pair skater Alexandra Boikova about her diet. View this post on Instagram A post shared by [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “Probation period? Since we have choreographed two programs, this says something.”

Posted on 2022-05-30 • 1 comment

Alena Kostornaia about motivation to continue her career, triple axel, new programs and Olympics in Beijing. [...]

“Rukavitsin’s team is very good. What insults is Nugumanova talking about? He just said she needed to lose weight. And this is really true” coaches about Nugumanova’s recent interview

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Russian coaches and sports functionaries about the scandal involving Elizaveta Nugumanova who accused Evgeni [...]

Elizaveta Nugumanova: “Coach Evgeni Rukavitsin personally threatened me, saying that he would remove me from the sport. Other coach threatened to trip me up and send to the other world if I skate my programs.”

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Elizaveta Nugumanova about insults and threats from the coaching staff of Evgeni Rukavitsin. View this post [...]

“Coaching team often told me that I was fat and nothing would work out for me. Told that even in social networks, soon no one will need me with my body.” open interview with Elizaveta Nugumanova

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Elizaveta Nugumanova

Frank Interview with Elizaveta Nugumanova. Skater told that coach refused to coach her, did not give ice and even [...]

Alexei Zheleznyakov: “If Tutberidze hadn’t been strict, there wouldn’t have been such results. Her athletes would have been spineless worms that can barely skate. And no one would have known about Tutberidze and her girls”

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Interview with the choreographer of Tutberidze's group Alexei Zheleznyakov. About Eteri Tutberidze coaching methods, [...]

“Judges come up after the competitions and said: “Your coaches asked to put you behind this and this pair.” frank interview with ice dancer Sofia Shevchenko

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Very frank and open interview with ice dancer Sofia Shevchenko whose duo with Igor Eremenko has ended partnership not [...]

Alisa Efimova: “For more than six months I was looking for options to continue skate for Russia, but I never found. My patience reached its limit and I decided: either I use the chance to skate with Blommaert, or that’s it.”

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Interview with former Russian pair skater Alisa Efimova who now represents Germany and skates with Ruben [...]

Alexei Yagudin: “Hanyu’s fans are impossible to understand and it’s useless to talk to them.”

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Interview with Alexei Yagudin. About shows, romance between Alexandra Trusova and Mark Kondratyuk and fans of Yuzuru [...]

Evgenia Medvedeva: “I’m not the person who will comment on domestic and foreign policy now. We now live in a precarious situation.”

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Evgenia Medvedeva

Interview with Evgenia Medvedeva. About a large number of shows, ban of Russian skaters and plans to perform in pairs [...]

“As Elena Buyanova said, so it is. I don’t decide this issues.” Alena Kostornaia about probation term in Buyanova’s group

Posted on 2022-05-21 • 1 comment

European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia about working with coach Elena Buyanova. View this post [...]

“After a fall I couldn’t focus, my ear was bleeding, but I was thinking about getting back to trainings in a couple of days” Dramatic story of pair skater Natalia Zabijako

Posted on 2022-05-20 • 1 comment

Interview with pair skater Natalia Zabijako. View this post on Instagram A post shared by [...]

Elena Buyanova: “Talented people are very difficult in the training process, so I, as a coach, need time to understand Alena. It would be very sad if she ends her career without trying to restart it.”

Posted on 2022-05-19 • 2 comments

Elena Buyanova about working with Alena Kostornaia. View this post on Instagram A post shared by [...]

“Knowing Aliona, I think over time she can lead the Netherlands to Olympic medals.” Maxim Trankov about Aliona Savchenko becoming the head coach of the Netherlands national team

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Maxim Trankov commented on the news that Aliona Savchenko became the head coach of the Netherlands national team. [...]

“It’s a huge challenge and I love them. I think that figure skating can be much stronger here.” Aliona Savchenko became the head coach of the Netherlands national team

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Olympic champion Aliona Savchenko became the head coach of the Netherlands national team. View this post on [...]

Olympic silver medalist in team event Natalia Zabijako resumes her career and will represent Canada

Posted on 2022-05-18 • 1 comment

Russian pair skater, Olympic silver medalist in team event Natalia Zabijako resumes her career and will compete for [...]

“Eteri doesn’t give a damn about Rodchenkov law and behaves in a boorish way. I heard from one of the leaders how Tutberidze threatened to destroy him.” Tikhonov on Tutberidze’s trip to USA

Posted on 2022-05-17 • 3 comments

Four-time Olympic champion in biathlon Alexander Tikhonov shared his opinion about the trip of figure skating coach [...]

“Alexei Mishin said that there would be no such complex elements in his lifetime, and I’m glad that this is not so.” Alexei Yagudin on Ilia Malinin’s quad axel

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Alexei Yagudin on Ilia Malinin performing a clean quad axel at training. photo kp.ru source: [...]

Alexandra Trusova: Before the Olympics, for sure I would have said that you need to forget about your personal life. But now I think it’s possible to combine and perform well.”

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Alexandra Trusova about quintuple jump, personal life and career, pair skating and favorite program. View [...]

“For me it would have been more beautiful if it had been Hanyu who jumped the quad axel first.” Ilia Averbukh on Ilia Malinin’s quad

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Ilia Averbukh on Ilia Malinin performing a clean quad axel at training. source: sport24.ru Ilia Averbukh: I [...]

Daria Usacheva: “During the recovery, I rethought a lot of things, which gave me a lot of motivation, so we continue to work.”

Posted on 2022-05-15 • 1 comment

Daria Usacheva summed up the results of the 2021/22 season and talked about recovering from an injury. View [...]

Ilia Averbukh: “Music for Elizaveta Tuktemysheva’s new free program is specially composed by a close friend of her. This is an experiment in some way.”

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Choreographer Ilia Averbukh about working on a free program for Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. View this post on [...]

Evgeni Plushenko: “I decided to develop pair skating, I’ll say more – we’ll also develop ice dance. Angels of Plushenko should have all kinds of figure skating.”

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Evgeni Plushenko said that not only single skaters, but also pairs now train at his Angels of Plushenko [...]

“We were upset that there would be no Russian girls. We expected that with a strengthened short program we would try to compete with them.” Yulia Kuznetsova, coach of World Junior Champion Isabeau Levito

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Interview with Yulia Kuznetsova, coach of World Junior Champion Isabeau Levito. About about Isabeau's path to gold, [...]