Ilia Averbukh: “Adelina Sotnikova has forever opened the page of Olympic victories for us. After that, our girls do not give away Olympic gold to anyone.”

Posted on 2024-02-20 • 4 comments

Translation of Ilia Averbukh's comments about Adelina Sotnikova's victory at the Sochi Olympics. original source: [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “If I were a coach of a team that, like the US team, won gold medals in this way, I wouldn’t need such a victory. All of this smells bad.”

Posted on 2024-02-04 • No comments yet

Translation of Alexander Zhulin's comments on the disqualification of Kamila Valieva for doping. original source: [...]

“A deliberately planned attack to ensure that the Olympic team medal went to the American team”; “Burn in hell, bitches.” Russian coaches and functionaries about the decision on Valieva’s case

Posted on 2024-01-30 • 15 comments

Translation of the comments made by Russian figure skating leadership and coaches regarding the CAS decision to [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “If I were Sylvester Stallone, I would sue Lewis Gibson for discrediting the image of Rocky as a boxer.”

Posted on 2024-01-14 • 1 comment

Translation of Alexander Zhulin's comments about ice dance competition at the European Championships 2024. original [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “Sending the strongest Russian figure skater to compete for another country would result in a sharp drop in her scores by 20-30 points because of the current attitude towards Russians.”

Posted on 2024-01-13 • No comments yet

Translation of Alexander Zhulin's comments about the results in women's single skating at the European Championships [...]

“Everything happens at a very slow pace. So I can’t say it had a “wow” effect.” Zhulin about Chock/Bates’ FD

Posted on 2023-10-31 • No comments yet

Translation of Alexander Zhulin's comment about Madison Chock and Evan Bates' free dance for 2023/24 season. [...]

“She deserves a monument for her many years of high-achievement sports career.” Coaches and former athletes about Elizaveta Tuktamysheva’s decision to take a pause in her career

Posted on 2023-10-18 • No comments yet

Translation of the comments made by Russian coaches, former athletes about the news that Elizaveta Tuktamysheva [...]

“Until we win in Ukraine, nothing will change.” Alexander Zhulin about the news that ISU didn’t discuss the return of Russian skaters to international competitions

Posted on 2023-10-14 • 2 comments

Translation of Alexander Zhulin's comments about the ISU hasn't discussed the issue of allowing Russian skaters to [...]

“I don’t understand why we are not competing. When they will allow us to compete again? We need specific dates.” Tarasova and Zhulin on upcoming ISU council

Posted on 2023-10-06 • 3 comments
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Alexander Zhulin and Tatiana Tarasova commented on the talks that ISU may allow Belarusian athletes to participate in [...]

“Bastard.” “He should be sued. How can one say such things to the whole world?” Russians on the the words of Vincent Zhou regarding doping system in Russia

Posted on 2023-09-25 • 2 comments

Russian coaches commented on the words of Vincent Zhou regarding doping system in Russia. View this post on [...]

“With all these LGBT communities and things like that, I’m not surprised at all.” Zhulin about the situation with Petr Gumennik being not allowed to skate to Rammstein

Posted on 2023-09-18 • 5 comments

Alexander Zhulin, following the situation with Petr Gumennik SP to Rammstein, stated that he "no longer understands [...]

“To call yourself a choreographer, you need to have an education!” Alena Kostornaia has become a choreographer at the Plushenko’s Academy, comments from Zhulin and Zheleznyakov

Posted on 2023-09-03 • 1 comment

Alena Kostornaia has become a choreographer at the Evgeni Plushenko's Academy. Zhulin and Zheleznyakov commented. [...]

“Americans have become shameless a long time ago. I don’t know why they’re doing this, but they are crossing all boundaries.” Alexander Zhulin on the request of the US Olympic team to admit its representative to the hearings on Valieva’s case

Posted on 2023-08-26 • 1 comment

Alexander Zhulin commented on the request of the US Olympic team to CAS to admit its representative to the closed [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “There are methods of encouraging judges in figure skating worldwide, of course. Again, it’s unproven, but it exists.”

Posted on 2023-07-25 • No comments yet

Alexander Zhulin about bribes in figure skating, same-gender pairs and Ukranian team not clapping to Valieva at the [...]

“No flag, no anthem, can’t support special operations, you’re from CSKA like Trusova so you’re not allowed? Go to hell then.” Big interview with Alexandr Zhulin

Posted on 2023-05-27 • No comments yet

Big Interview with Alexander Zhulin. About Stepanova/Bukin, Davis/Smolkin, current situation in world ice dance and [...]

Alexander Zhulin: “When I skated Vivaldi program, it pleased me a lot that when gay people found out that I was straight they would say: ‘Really? But you… Your lines are so beautiful. They were genuinely disappointed.”

Posted on 2023-05-25 • 1 comment

Alexander Zhulin commented on the level of the reigning world champions Madison Chock and Evan Bates and shared his [...]

“Everything should be performed in the style of the 80s: ABBA, Boney M. — something like that with a slight touch of LGBT to make it more fun for everyone.” Zhulin and Averbukh about the theme for 2023/24 rhythm dance

Posted on 2023-05-18 • 1 comment

Ilia Averbukh and Alexander Zhulin shared their opinions about the new theme for the rhythm dance in the 2023/24 [...]

“Boikova/Kozlovskii couldn’t handle the competition. It’s probably tough when two good pairs are training together.” Russian coaches on the news about pair switching to Tutberidze

Posted on 2023-05-06 • No comments yet
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Russian coaches commented on Boikova/Kozlovskii's decision to switch to the group of Eteri Tutberidze. View [...]

Zhulin and Tarasova: “Let Cizeron team up with Scott Moir. I think they will be a good match. And let Cizeron and Moir compete against Papadakis and Hubbell.”

Posted on 2023-04-26 • 1 comment

Alexander Zhulin and Tatiana Tarasova commented on the news that Gabriella Papadakis and Madison Hubbell is preparing [...]

“Kostornaia should have a conscience. She should be ashamed of her words. Everyone knows her because she was with Eteri.” Zhulin and Tarasova about Kostornaia’s comment

Posted on 2023-04-25 • 1 comment
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Alexander Zhulin and Tatiana Tarasova commented on the words of Alena Kostornaia about coaching methods of Eteri [...]

“Who needs Ukraine, no one is going there in the next ten years. I hope it will be sooner. I hope that it will already be called another country” Zhulin about imposed sanctions against a number of Russian athletes by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Posted on 2023-04-15 • 7 comments

Alexander Zhulin commented on including Nikita Katsalapov into the sanction list signed by Ukrainian president [...]

“We decided that we need to get a new round in the development of our career.” Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Egor Bazin moved to Alexander Zhulin’s group

Posted on 2023-04-10 • 1 comment

Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Egor Bazin changed coaches and switched to Alexander Zhulin's group. View this [...]

“We’re so fed up that they mock us like some kind of lab animals. And who is mocking? They better look at themselves – batshit transgenders.” Russian coaches about the IOC conditions for the admission of Russians athletes

Posted on 2023-03-29 • 2 comments

Russian coaches about the IOC conditions for the admission of Russians athletes to international [...]

Alexander Zulin: “Quads alone are not enough for Malinin to win? Well Sasha Trusova at the Olympics is your answer. After all, you need not just to run between the elements, but also to own your body.”

Posted on 2023-03-28 • No comments yet

Alexander Zhulin told what Ilia Malinin lacked to win the World Championships. View this post on Instagram [...]