Davis and Smolkin: “We feel that we could have done better – it’s certainly disappointing. We went out for the performance without panic but nerves still got the better of us.”

Posted on 2024-01-14 • 2 comments

Translation of Diana Davis' and Gleb Smolkin's comments about thier performance at the European Championships [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin: “Nerves are more present than before. Despite our experience at major international competitions it feels like we are starting from scratch now.”

Posted on 2024-01-13 • No comments yet

Translation of Diana Davis' and Gleb Smolkin's comments about their performance in a rhythm dance at the European [...]

“They can achieve very high results. A medal at the European Championships? We always count on that.” Georgian Figure Skating Federation about Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin

Posted on 2024-01-10 • 1 comment

Translation of the President of the Georgian Figure Skating Federation comments about the chances of Diana Davis and [...]

Irina Rodnina: “I don’t consider Davis/Smolkin a promising pair. It would be interesting to hear her mother position – all her students are sitting at home, and her daughter is competing.”

Posted on 2024-01-08 • 3 comments

Translation of Irina Rodnina's comments about the prospects of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin at the European [...]

“They have improved in skating skills. However, it seems that they didn’t fully develop the choreography, both with Michael Jackson and ‘Swan Lake.'” Ekaterina Bobrova about Davis/Smolkin

Posted on 2023-10-13 • 1 comment

Translation of Ekaterina Bobrova's comments about Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin original source: Championat - [...]

“Is it a beauty contest or should we look for skating skills?” Betina Popova about Davis/Smolkin placing above the Taschlers at the Nepela Memorial

Posted on 2023-10-08 • 4 comments

Translation of Betina Popova's comment about performance and scores of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin at the Ondrej [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin: We mentioned that we didn’t rule out changing citizenship, but neither the USA nor Israel were mentioned. All this was blown up by “journalists”

Posted on 2023-08-07 • No comments yet

Interview with Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin. About switching to Georgian team, new programs and debut competition. [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin: “We are satisfied with our debut. We are glad that we managed to win and start the season successfully under the Georgian flag.”

Posted on 2023-08-03 • No comments yet

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin on their debut representing Georgia. Also some comments from the Russian coaches. [...]

Diana Davis/Gleb Smolkin have compensated the funds spent on their preparation

Posted on 2023-07-30 • 2 comments

Diana Davis/Gleb Smolkin have compensated the Center for Sports Preparation of National Teams of Russia for the funds [...]

“They haven’t participated in any competitions for a year and a half after the Olympics, no funds have been spent on them.” Davis/Smolkin got a release and will represent Georgia

Posted on 2023-06-05 • No comments yet

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin got a release from the Russian Figure Skating Federation and will represent Georgia. [...]

“I don’t see anything surprising about it. If you were in their situation, wouldn’t you consider trying it?” Russian specialists on the rumor that Davis/Smolkin got a release and will represent Georgia

Posted on 2023-06-04 • No comments yet

Russian specialists commented on the rumor that Davis/Smolkin got a release from the Russian Skating Federation and [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will skate to Michael Jackson next season

Posted on 2023-04-03 • No comments yet

Ice dancers Gleb Smolkin and Diana Davis told about music they chose for next season's rhythm dance. View [...]

“Nobody should criticize Tutberidze. A trip to the USA is her business, she lives her own life, resists what is happening around her.” Renat Laishev

Posted on 2023-01-03 • No comments yet

Sambo-70 President Renat Laishev spoke about the trip of Eteri Tutberidze to the USA. View this post on [...]

“I wish to everyone less hate in your soul. Hate is destructive.” New Years’ greetings from Eteri Tutberidze

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Eteri Tutberidze congratulated her followers on the New Year. View this post on Instagram A post [...]

Renat Laishev: “Davis and Smolkin can be intelligence officers for our federation in the capitalist states, KGB agents abroad.”

Posted on 2022-12-02 • 3 comments

Sambo-70 President Renat Laishev believes that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will still represent Russia at [...]

Gleb Smolkin: “When what happened in February happened, we immediately applied for my green card”

Posted on 2022-12-01 • 1 comment

Gleb Smolkin, who performs in ice dance in a pair with Diana Davis, explained why they do not come to Russian [...]

“To say that we won’t notice their absence is an insult. To say that we’ll notice … Why won’t they participate then?” Tarasova and Kogan about the participation of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin in the Russian Nationals

Posted on 2022-11-25 • 1 comment

Director General of the Russian Figure Skating Federation (FFKR) Alexander Kogan and Tatiana Tarasova spoke about the [...]

“There’s only one Homeland. They will understand it, but it will be too late.” Russian specialists about Davis/Smolkin not coming to Grand Prix

Posted on 2022-11-08 • 1 comment

Coaches and all our favorite experts on Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin missing the grand-prix stage in Moscow. photo [...]

Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will miss the fourth stage of the Russian Grand Prix in Moscow

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Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will miss the fourth stage of the Russian Grand Prix in Moscow. View this post [...]

“Girls, look at me with my problems and don’t ever do this. This’s your health. Sports will end, and you’ll live with this body and psyche.” Betina Popova about eating disorder and other topics

Posted on 2022-11-03 • No comments yet

Former ice dancer Betina Popova about new competitions, Natalia Zabiiako, Davis/Smolkin, training during periods and [...]

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

Posted on 2022-09-29 • 1 comment

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

“Why in the current situation do the members of the Russian national team, whom the country continues to finance, need to stay in the United States at all costs?” Elena Vaytsekhovskaya about Davis / Smolkin not coming to the test skates

Posted on 2022-09-20 • 5 comments

Russian sports journalist Elena Vaytsekhovskaya commented on the information that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will [...]

“This question is not for me, but for our great patriot – coach-mother Eteri Tutberidze” Irina Rodnina on the information about the transfer of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin to the US team.

Posted on 2022-09-19 • No comments yet

Irina Rodnina commented on the information about the transfer of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin to the US team. [...]

“This is bullshit! They cannot be American skaters, they are our skaters. There can be no requests about their transfer.” Russian experts about Davis / Smolkin becoming a members of US skating clubs

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Russian experts about information that Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin will switch to US national team. View [...]