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“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 [...]

“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

Posted on 2022-05-19 • No comments yet

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 [...]

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.”

Posted on 2022-05-13 • No comments yet
Evgeni Plushenko

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

“It can only be held among suspended athletes. If competitions are not agreed with the ISU, then foreigners will not be able to participate, they will get banned.” Trankov and Bobrova on possibility for Russians to hold their own Grand Prix

Posted on 2022-04-28 • No comments yet

Maxim Trankov and Ekaterina Bobrova about the possibility for Russians to hold their own Grand Prix. View [...]

“The situation is extremely dire. There’s only one alternative left – the Armenian Nationals. But compared to the Worlds this is ridiculous.” Russian coaches about sanctions and cancelation of Rostelecom Cup

Posted on 2022-04-25 • 9 comments
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Russian coaches about ISU sanctions and cancelation of Grand Prix stage in Russia. photo by REUTERS Ilia [...]

Makar Ignatov: “Alexei Yagudin announced me as a sex symbol of Russian men’s figure skating? I feel awkward. I’m an athlete first of all.”

Posted on 2022-04-24 • No comments yet

Interview with Russian Nationals silver medalist Makar Ignatov. About most difficylt combinations that her tries to [...]

“And here we get a confirmation that our girls are not the reason for female skaters from other countries to end their careers.” Russian coaches on the decision Alysa Liu to retire

Posted on 2022-04-12 • 1 comment

Russian coaches comment on the decision of American skater Alysa Liu to end her career. View this post on [...]

Finnish lawyer appealed to WADA with a proposal to suspend the coaches of underage athletes caught using illegal drugs from international competitions

Posted on 2022-04-09 • 2 comments

Finnish lawyer Lauri Tarasti has approached the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) with a proposal to suspend the coaches [...]

“While the work is going on. For now I monitor. It doesn’t mean that I took her.” Buyanova about working with Alena Kostornaia

Posted on 2022-04-08 • 1 comment

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

Valentin Piseev: “Changing of sport citizenship by leaders? I don’t rule out that some of the leaders will leave, but not massively.”

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Honorary President of the Russian Figure Skating Federation (FFKR) Valentin Piseev spoke about the possible change of [...]

Elena Radionova: “If world figure skating loses its Russian audience, then sponsors and advertising will leave. So they created such a difficult situation themselves.”

Posted on 2022-04-07 • 10 comments

Bronze medalist of the World Championships Elena Radionova believes that world figure skating creates a difficult [...]

Irina Rodnina: “In a situation when the security and interests of the country and the entire nation are at stake, changing the sports citizenship isn’t the right thing to do.”

Posted on 2022-04-05 • 2 comments

Three-time Olympic champion, State Duma deputy Irina Rodnina also spoke about the possible change of citizenship by [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “ISU offenders are taking the lives of our athletes. We are not to blame for this, but the ISU. They are the traitors. In this case, the change of sports citizenship won’t be considered a betrayal.”

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Tatiana Tarasova expressed her opinion about whether Russian skaters could start changing sports citizenship due to [...]

“I had a boyfriend from the age of 17 until almost 19. Neither coaches nor friends knew about it.” Evgenia Medvedeva about personal life and hot photoshoot

Posted on 2022-04-01 • 5 comments
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Evgenia Medvedeva interview and hot photoshoot for Maxim magazine. View this post on Instagram A [...]

“No one knows what awaits us, so I will look at the situation” Anna Shcherbakova about possible retirement

Posted on 2022-03-28 • No comments yet
Anna Shcherbakova

Anna Shcherbakova answered a question about a possible retirement. The figure skater admitted that ban of Russians [...]

Zoe Jones: “At my 42, I would still skate, to be honest. But we’re a pair, and I don’t have the right to hold a person if he is tired of the sport.”

Posted on 2022-03-25 • No comments yet

Zoe Jones, representing the UK in pair with the Christopher Boyadji, intends to retire. The World Championships now [...]

Annabelle Morozov teamed up with David Narizhny

Posted on 2022-03-23 • No comments yet

New ice dance team appeared in Russian ice dance. Annabelle Morozov and David Narizhny. Nikilai Morozov told about [...]

“It was very interesting to work with Kostornaia, she’s a high-level athlete and able to show any artistic image.” Elena Radionova choreographed a gala program for Alena Kostornaia

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Bronze medalist of the 2015 World Championships Elena Radionova choreographed a gala program for European champion [...]

WADA expects RUSADA to complete investigation into Valieva case by August 8

Posted on 2022-03-22 • 3 comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) expects the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) to complete its investigation into [...]

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: “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 [...]