“It’s mean and petty. Do they want to say that Shcherbakova is not an Olympic champion, or what?” Russians about not inclusion of Scherbakova into ISU photo selection of Beijing 2022 champions

Posted on 2022-06-25 • 3 comments
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Anna Scherbakova, coaches and choreograpehrs commenten on the selection of photos of the International Skating Union [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “I try not to say too much. It would be better if they didn’t talk about me, rather than my words caused some kind of negative resonance. I don’t speak on any controversial topics.”

Posted on 2022-06-18 • 2 comments
Anna Shcherbakova

Interview with Olympic Champion Anna Shcherbakova. Anna talked about the end of the season, about what she considers [...]

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 [...]

“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

Posted on 2022-05-13 • 2 comments

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

Yana Rudkovskaya: “I think that Trusova is the only capable of breaking the established system that girls from Tutberidze’s group finish with sports at a maximum of 20 years old.”

Posted on 2022-04-30 • 2 comments

Producer Yana Rudkovskaya spoke about the absence of Russian female figure skaters among the nominees for the Forbes [...]

Anna Scherbakova: “I’m preparing for the next season, but I’m not working on new quads. When there were plans for the World Championships, there was more enthusiasm to work on them.”

Posted on 2022-04-16 • No comments yet
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Olympic champion Anna Shcherbakova told that she intends to prepare for the next season. View this post on [...]

“Everyone returned exhausted, Eteri looked awful. To my question: “How are you?” she replied: “It feels like I’ve returned from prison.” choreographer of Tutberidze’s group about Olympics

Posted on 2022-04-01 • 1 comment

Interview with choreographer of Tutberidze's group - Alexei Zheleznyakov. About Anna Shcherbakova's victory, [...]

Ilia Averbukh: “Who is to blame for Valieva’s doping? I won’t comment on it. I’m absolutely sure of her innocence, as well as the innocence of Eteri Tutberidze.”

Posted on 2022-03-26 • 1 comment

Ilia Averbukh about Olympics and doping case of Kamila Valieva. View this post on Instagram A [...]

Evgeni Plushenko: “In Salt Lake City, I lost fair. I’m not ashamed of that defeat. I had a strong opponent. Vancouver – it was definitely a state like Trusova had in Beijing.”

Posted on 2022-03-25 • No comments yet

Interview with Evgeni Plushenko. Plushenko explained why he believed in the victory of Anna Shcherbakova more than in [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “I feel at my best when a good skate of the free program ends at competitions. This is the greatest joy, pride and relief at the same time.”

Posted on 2022-03-18 • 1 comment
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Interview with Anna Shcherbakova for Elle. About dreams, fears, overcoming and secrets of her confidence. [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “I don’t support when children have a goal to win the Olympics. Goals must be realistic. But often it comes from adults and children don’t understand what needs to be done to achieve it.”

Posted on 2022-03-12 • No comments yet
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Interview with Anna Shcherbakova. Anna told that “steel girl” is a compliment, about the right to feel emptiness [...]

Irina Slutskaya: “Fair or not, such is the technique now. While the judges pretend that everyone doesn’t see prerotations and this is not a mistake, why not?”

Posted on 2022-03-08 • 1 comment

Interview with Irina Slutskaya. About the performance of the Russian team at the Beijing Olympics, the judging scandal [...]

“Kamila Valieva is Olympic champion in team event, our star. The test that fell on her, our entire team needs to go through together.” Eteri Tutberidze summed up the results of the 2022 Olympics

Posted on 2022-02-20 • 3 comments

Eteri Tutberidze summed up the results of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. View this post on Instagram [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “It’s hard to say how would I feel if there was no drama. I wasn’t ready to rejoice. I wasn’t upset, didn’t hesitate to rejoice, emotions just ended.”

Posted on 2022-02-18 • 4 comments
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Beijing 2022 Olympic champion Anna Shcherbakova shared her emotions after the awards ceremony following the results of [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “I have never set an Olympic gold medal as my goal in my sports career, but I did the maximum in the right place at the right time.”

Posted on 2022-02-17 • 1 comment
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Anna Shcherbakova on her victory at the Olympic Games in Beijing 2022. View this post on Instagram [...]

Evgeni Plushenko: “Judges were incredibly generous to Valieva. She made a serious mistake, but got fabulous scores. Honestly, I’m surprised.”

Posted on 2022-02-16 • No comments yet
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Two-time Olympic champion Evgeni Plushenko summed up the results of women's short program at the Olympics. [...]

ITA also tested Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova following the Kamila Valieva doping scandal

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The International Doping Testing Agency (ITA) has tested Russian figure skaters Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra [...]

“Imagine what a safety margin Valieva has, even with a mistake on the triple axel, she became the first – it’s amazing.” Russian specialist about women’s short program at the Olympics

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Russian coaches and specialists about performance of Russian girls in the short program at the Olympic Games in [...]

Anna Shcherbakova: “Perhaps there will be no medal at the end of the competition? There are no medals yet, free program is ahead, It’s too early to talk about it.”

Posted on 2022-02-15 • No comments yet
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Anna Shcherbakova about her performance in the short program at the Beijing Olympics. Shcherbakova showed the [...]

Evgeni Plushenko: “Trusova is incredibly talented girl. But instead of chasing records, she needs to focus on what she can do best.”

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Evgeni Plushenko in his author's column speaks about Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova. [...]

Anna Shcherbakova had to change her boots a few days before the start of the individual competitions at the Olympic Games

Posted on 2022-02-14 • No comments yet
Anna Shcherbakova

According to Match TV, the three-time Russian and world champion Anna Shcherbakova had to change boots during the 2022 [...]

“Eteri Georgievna teaches us to do all the work properly. Only perfection she considers an acceptable quality – nothing else” interview with Anna Shcherbakova and Kamila Valieva

Posted on 2022-02-11 • 3 comments
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Anna Shcherbakova and Kamila Valieva in an interview for Vogue Russia. photo Alexei Dunyaev vogue.ru source: [...]

Adelina Sotnikova: “I sincerely believe that athlete should skate not just 10 years of his life, but at least 20-25 and show the best possible results.”

Posted on 2022-02-04 • 1 comment

Interview with Adelina Sotnikova the first Russian Olympic champion in women's skating and now a figure skating coach [...]

Alexander Smirnov: “Daily PCR tests are a tool for manipulation. With their help, our team can be framed at the Olympics.”

Posted on 2022-01-26 • No comments yet

Interview with two-time European Champion and two-time World bronze medalist in pair skating Alexander Smirnov. About [...]