“The Russian athletes certainly did not start the war. Those who have distanced themselves from the regime should be able to compete under a neutral flag.” Thomas Bach, IOC President

Posted on 2022-09-30 • 3 comments

The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, said that Russian athletes who distanced [...]

“The program makes Valieva relive hell all over again? It is inappropriate for fans to write this.” Tarasova and Averbukh about Valieva’s free program

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Ilia Averbukh and Tatiana Tarasova about Kamila Valieva's free program dedicated to the Beijing Olympics. [...]

Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin took a break in their careers

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Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin took a break in their careers. View this post on Instagram A [...]

Yuzuru Hanyu announced the creation of ice show “Prologue” that he’ll do himself.

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Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu announced the creation of his own ice show. source: [...]

“It is very sad that my career came on the time of war. I don’t see it’s possible to go in for sports in a state that pursues such a policy.” pair skater Mikhail Nazarychev

Posted on 2022-09-29 • 4 comments

Russian pair skater Mikhail Nazarychev about his decision not to continue skating career in a country that started a [...]

“I’m of the St. Petersburg intelligentsia, a good person, but with problems. Сan problems be fixed? It’s an open question” Mikhail Kolyada about his new free program

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Mikhail Kolyada answered journalists' questions after the free program at the test skates. photo Channel [...]

“Given the current situation, I assume that they will not come.” Russian experts about Davis/Smolkin being announced for Russian GP

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Russian coaches and everyone who couldn't keep silent commented on the news that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin [...]

Elena Vaitsekhovskaya: “It wasn’t easy to get rid of the feeling that Trusova enjoys everything that happens around her much more than what she does on the ice.”

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Sports journalist Elena Vaitsekhovskaya also commented on Alexandra Truova's performance at the test skates. [...]

“They said they would mobilize only conscripts. Skaters are people who do not have any military experience, it makes them a cannon fodder.” Tarasova, Zhulin, Averbukh about the mobilization of Russian athletes to the army

Posted on 2022-09-28 • 5 comments

Tatiana Tarasova, Alexander Zhulin and Ilia Averbukh commented on the information that figure skaters started to [...]

Dmitri Aliev, Makar Ignatov and other figure skaters received summons to the military registration

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According to Match TV, two active Russian figure skaters Dmitri Aliev and Makar Ignatov received summons to the [...]

The verdict on Valieva’s case will be announced in October. The investigation was carried out in relation to the personnel of the athlete, including the coaching staff.

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The verdict on the anti-doping investigation against Kamila Valieva will be announced in October. photo [...]

Rafael Arutyunyan: “Malinin is a product of Russian-Soviet school of figure skating, not American system, there’s no system in the USA.”

Posted on 2022-09-27 • 2 comments

Rafael Arutyunyan on the air of the program on Match TV called the American Ilia Malinin, who got into the Guinness [...]

“As for the very idea of ​​Valieva’s free program, I have rather mixed feelings about it.” Alena Kostornaia tries herself as a journalist and shares her impressions of the test skates

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Alena Kostornaia tries herself as a journalist and now has her own column for TASS, where she shared her impressions [...]

Daniil Gleikhengauz: “Trusova has a small back injury, we were ready to withdraw her from the test skates. But Sasha herself expressed a desire to skate at least a short for the sake of the fans.”

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Choreographer Daniil Gleikhengauz commented on the withdrawal of Alexandra Trusova from the free program at the test [...]

“Valieva’s free program is aimed at the domestic Russian audience, where doping is not a crime and, in general, hands off the child.” Vaitsekhovskaya and Konov about Valieva’s new free program

Posted on 2022-09-26 • 1 comment

Sports Journalist Elena Vaitsekhovskaya and Vasily Konov, Deputy General Producer of Match TV spoke about the new free [...]

“Shamelessness, rudeness! They better take care of their results.” Tatiana Tarasova about NOCs of the Nordic countries supporting the ban of the Russians athletes

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Tatiana Tarasova spoke about the fact that Norway, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark supported the non-admission of [...]

“This is a brilliant idea. Let all envious people be envious that they can’t break us!” Russian coaches and skaters about Valieva’s free program

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Russian coaches, functionaries and former skaters about Kamila Valieva's free program dedicated to her Olympic [...]

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “As long as everything is fine with my body, as long as I feel the desire and strength to continue skating, jumping, improving, I want to show it.”

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Interview with Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. About new season, new programs and motivation to continue her career. [...]

“When I came on the ice today, it was as if I had been plunged to the Olympics again, tears welled up, but I needed to skate” Kamila Valieva about her new free program

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Kamila Valieva about her new free program with references to her Olympic experience. photo kp.ru source: [...]

Tamara Moskvina: “Everyone now love the hype, scandals, showdowns. No, I won’t fall for it.”

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Interview with Tamara Moskvina. About preparation for the season and motivation of her skaters. photo [...]

Kamila Valieva: “My new free program is dedicated to the Olympic Games in Beijing. I would like to share this, because this story needs to be lived to fully accept it.”

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Kamila Valieva about quads, new programs and negative comments on Internet. View this post on Instagram [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “I go to the hospital for rehabilitation on September 27, I don’t know yet how long it will take.”

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Alena Kostornaia, during the recovery period after a hip injury, will take up new plans in an interesting for her [...]

Alexandra Trusova: “I continue my career, but I live for today, I don’t have a specific goal of definitely winning something.”

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Alexandra Trusova about the quad axel, willingness to take risks in programs and motivation to continue skating [...]

Alexei Mishin: “Sometimes I hear: ‘Everything is fine, we will win all the same!’ and so on. I can’t place myself in this group of people with rose-colored glasses.”

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Interview with Alexei Mishin. About preparation for the season, test skates in St.Petersburg. new programs of his [...]