Alena Kostornaia will undergo surgery for a hip injury

Posted on 2022-08-08 • 1 comment

European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia will undergo surgery due to an injury. View this post on [...]

“If you do what you love, it doesn’t matter where it happens.” Alena Kostornaia about absence of international competitions

Posted on 2022-08-04 • No comments yet

European Champion 2020 Alena Kostornaia said what she thinks about the absence of international competitions. [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “If you compete in seniors, you are already an adult. Maybe in life – no, but in sports – yes. If you have adult privileges, then you are responsible as an adult.”

Posted on 2022-06-12 • 3 comments

Interview with Alena Kostornaia. About leaving Eteri Tutberidze and working with Elena Buyanova, about new programs [...]

Evgeni Plushenko got a grant from Putin for his show “Union of Champions”

Posted on 2022-06-11 • 3 comments

Evgeni Plushenko got a grant from Putin for his show "Union of Champions". View this post on Instagram [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “The decision to raise the minimum age is right. Kids should compete with kids, adults with adults.”

Posted on 2022-06-07 • 1 comment

European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia supported the decision of the International Skating Union (ISU) to [...]

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. [...]

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”

Posted on 2022-05-27 • No comments yet

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

“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 [...]

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 [...]

“Coaches can’t control an athlete 24 hours a day, so it’s wrong to say that it’s their fault.” Gurgen Vardanjan head of Hungarian Figure skating federation about Valieva’s doping case

Posted on 2022-05-03 • No comments yet

Interview with Gurgen Vardanjan, coach and sports director of Hungarian Figure skating federation. About Trusova, [...]

Evgenia Medvedeva: “I’ve never ran back and forth from coaches. Everything Kostornaia does is for herself. If she feels happy, then she doesn’t need to change anything.”

Posted on 2022-04-23 • 1 comment
Evgenia Medvedeva

Interview with Evgenia Medvedeva. About photo shoot for a men's magazine, shows, Alexandra Trusova and Alena [...]

“There was a big scandal. I said that I’m tired, I want a normal attitude towards myself. At least not a humiliation in front of the whole group.” Kostornaia about training and leaving Tutberidze’s group

Posted on 2022-04-19 • No comments yet

Interview with Alena Kostornaia. About training and leaving Tutberidze's group, leaving Angels of Plushenko and Anna [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “I try to understand whether I want to continue skating, training. Uncertainty in our business is meaningless. And ISU decision on Russia’s membership isn’t in the last place in this decision.”

Posted on 2022-04-18 • No comments yet

Interview with Alena Kostornaia. About changing a coach, Olympics and her position regarding the change of sports [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “The situation remains between me and Eteri Tutberidze and the coaching staff. We analyzed and decided that we squeezed out everything we could from our cooperation.”

Posted on 2022-04-11 • 2 comments

Interview with Alena Kostornaia. About plans to compete in the next Olympics, new programs and parting with Eteri [...]

Evgeni Plushenko: “There’re situations like at the Olympics for our girls – they compete also off the ice. I’m against it, I always followed the principle – when you took off your skates – be friends.”

Posted on 2022-04-10 • 4 comments

Evgeni Plushenko about a chances that Alexandra Trusova and Alena Kostornaia will return to his academy and his [...]

“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 [...]

Alena Leonova: “Trusova will grow up and will understand everything. Maybe even regret saying what she said then.”

Posted on 2022-04-06 • No comments yet

Alena Leonova about the results of the Olympic season. View this post on Instagram A post shared [...]

“Kostornaia hasn’t appeared in training for a long time, she only does PR. Once she was a European champion, but now she is nobody.” choreographer of Tutberidze’s group Alexei Zheleznyakov

Posted on 2022-03-02 • 3 comments

Choreographer of Tutberidze's group Alexei Zheleznyakov commented on Alena Kostornaia's transfer to Elena [...]

Kostornaia moved from Tutberidze to Buyanova

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source: MatchTV Kostornaia moved from Eteri Tutberidze to Elena Buyanova View this post on Instagram [...]

“I started to restore my jumps, but fell again. I broke my left arm, but I continue to train.” Alena Kostornaia told that she prematurely ended this season

Posted on 2022-02-16 • 2 comments

Alena Kostornaia told that she prematurely ended this season. She also spoke about the timing of the recovery from a [...]

Alena Kostornaia doesn’t follow the Olympics so no to upset herself and is injured again

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European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia spoke about a new injury and Olympics. View this post on [...]

Alena Kostornaia: “Not everything is as good with the hand, as I would like. It wasn’t an ordinary fracture.”

Posted on 2022-01-18 • 1 comment

Alena Kostornaia about her injury and possibility to return to the ice soon. View this post on Instagram [...]

Alena Kostornaia about her injury “There are complications, I don’t want to remain one-handed at the age of 18.”

Posted on 2022-01-11 • 2 comments

European champion Alena Kostornaia on Instagram answered the question of whether she had the cast taken off. [...]

“I believe that with such an injury it was possible to skate.” Eteri Tutberidze about Alena Kostornaia

Posted on 2021-12-27 • 4 comments

Part of a big interview with Eteri Tutberidze. This one is about Alena Kostornaia. Eteri Tutberidze believes that [...]