“Just because I want to go to the international stage, compete, meet the expectations of parents, that they didn’t spend 12 years of their and my life on this in vain.” Sofia Samodelkina on changing citizenship

Posted on 2024-04-14 • 6 comments

Translation of Sofia Samodelkina's comments about her transition to the Kazakhstan national team. original source: [...]

Sofia Samodelkina: “At first skipping the seemed like a catastrophe. I was preparing for the Kazakhstan Nationals but I couldn’t go there. Now I take it calmly.”

Posted on 2024-01-21 • No comments yet

Translation of Sofia Samodelkina comments about struggles with jumps and changing sports citizenship. original [...]

“The former leader of the Russian national team will help us secure a spot for our country in the 2026 Olympics.” Sofia Samodelkina may participate in the Kazakhstan nationals

Posted on 2023-10-25 • No comments yet

Sofia Samodelkina may participate in the Kazakhstan National Championship this season. original source: Sports.kz [...]

“Will there be a need to reimburse any amount for Samodelkina’s training in Russia? I don’t think we will be ready to do that.” Skating federation of Kazakhstan

Posted on 2023-08-07 • No comments yet

In Kazakhstan, they are most likely not ready to pay compensation for Samodelkina's transfer. View this [...]

Sofia Samodelkina wants to represent Kazakhstan and requests her release based on the case of Diana Davis and Gleb Smolkin

Posted on 2023-08-04 • No comments yet

Russian figure skater Sofia Samodelkina wants to switch to the Kazakhstani team. View this post on [...]

“As for the very idea of ​​Valieva’s free program, I have rather mixed feelings about it.” Alena Kostornaia tries herself as a journalist and shares her impressions of the test skates

Posted on 2022-09-27 • 1 comment

Alena Kostornaia tries herself as a journalist and now has her own column for TASS, where she shared her impressions [...]

Sergei Davydov: “Quads are the next step in women’s figure skating. There is no turning back. If you want to win, jump.”

Posted on 2022-01-08 • 1 comment

Big interview with Russian coach Sergei Davydov. About the results of Russian Nationals, advantages of raising the age [...]

Sofia Samodelkina: “Every night I’m praying that the Olympics are postponed to 2023. I think this will be my only chance.”

Posted on 2022-01-03 • 2 comments

Big and very open interview with 14 years old skater Sofia Samodelkina coached by Sergei Davydov. About quads, [...]