“You have to look for shit in yourself, not in others” Tarasova and others on Trusova’s words about the Olympics

Posted on 2022-06-18 • 1 comment

Recent interview with Alexandra Trusova caused a strong reaction among Russian coaches and people related to figure [...]

“They kill figure skating. All this is directed against our amazingly successful team and especially against the girls.” Russian coaches about ISU decisions

Posted on 2022-06-08 • No comments yet

The International Skating Union (ISU) has extended the suspension of Russian athletes from international competitions [...]

“Rukavitsin’s team is very good. What insults is Nugumanova talking about? He just said she needed to lose weight. And this is really true” coaches about Nugumanova’s recent interview

Posted on 2022-05-30 • 6 comments

Russian coaches and sports functionaries about the scandal involving Elizaveta Nugumanova who accused Evgeni [...]

“And did Zhou won gold medals to say that? The Americans are simply insolent!” Tarasova about Vincent Zhou words that team US should get Olympic team

Posted on 2022-05-12 • 5 comments

Russians commented on the words of the American figure skater Vincent Zhou that the US team should receive a team gold [...]

“Tutberidze is enemy number one for the entire American figure skating community.” Tarasova, Zhulin, Laishev on criticism against Eteri Tutberidze for visiting Boston

Posted on 2022-05-10 • 10 comments

Tatiana Tarasova, Alexander Zhulin and Renat Laishev commented on criticism from the United States against Eteri [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “At the moment we can compete only with ourselves. We can hold only such competitions as Russian Nationals and Russian Cup. But these competitions are quite bright!”

Posted on 2022-05-03 • 1 comment

Tatiana Tarasova about proposition of Ilia Averbukh to hold the so-called match between Russian and Chinese figure [...]

“The situation is extremely dire. There’s only one alternative left – the Armenian Nationals. But compared to the Worlds this is ridiculous.” Russian coaches about sanctions and cancelation of Rostelecom Cup

Posted on 2022-04-25 • 9 comments

Russian coaches about ISU sanctions and cancelation of Grand Prix stage in Russia. photo by REUTERS Ilia [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “ISU offenders are taking the lives of our athletes. We are not to blame for this, but the ISU. They are the traitors. In this case, the change of sports citizenship won’t be considered a betrayal.”

Posted on 2022-04-05 • 9 comments

Tatiana Tarasova expressed her opinion about whether Russian skaters could start changing sports citizenship due to [...]

“Among those who skated, the Japanese was the best, but this is a performance of twenty years ago.” Tatiana Tarasova about women’s short program at Worlds

Posted on 2022-03-24 • 6 comments

Tatiana Tarasova commented on the results of the women's short program at the World Championships in Montpellier. [...]

“ISU thinks we’ll stop skating, right? They don’t know us, as we used to beat them, so we will continue beating them.” Tarasova about decision not to nominate Russian athletes and coaches for ISU awards

Posted on 2022-03-14 • 10 comments

Russian coaches and specialists commented on the decision not to nominate Russian athletes and coaches for ISU [...]

“Sasha wanted five quadruple jumps, she did them. She should be satisfied.” Tarasova and other coaches about Alexandra Trusova

Posted on 2022-02-18 • No comments yet

Russian coaches about Alexandra Trusova's five guads and second place at the Olympics 2022. View this post [...]

“Well, let them raise the age. If other countries are so eager to get their medals back, it won’t help. We will still win.” Tarasova and other coaches about raising the age minimum

Posted on 2022-02-17 • 3 comments

Russian coaches about a possible increase of age minimum in figure skating. View this post on Instagram [...]

“Finally justice has prevailed! You can feed tons of this drug to competitors from other countries, but they will not jump quads.” Russian specialists on the decision of CAS to allow Kamila Valieva to compete at the Olympics

Posted on 2022-02-14 • 1 comment

Russian coaches and specialists commented on the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to allow the [...]

“Evgeni Semenenko performed clean short program, but lost to skaters with weaker technique.” Russian media outraged with the judging and low placement of Russian men

Posted on 2022-02-08 • 3 comments
Evgeni Semenenko

Russian media outraged with the judging and low placement of Evgeni Semeneko who performed clean in the short program [...]

“Sinitsina and Katsalapov were given rather low marks. It’s clear that they tried to take off points from our team a little.” Russian specialists about victory in the team event and judging

Posted on 2022-02-07 • No comments yet

Russian specialists and former skaters about the victory of the Russian team, Mishina/Galliamov's mistake and judging [...]

“I think everything is right. We came to win, and not for someone to get into the team.” Tatiana Tarasova about no substitutions in the Russian team

Posted on 2022-02-06 • No comments yet

Honored coach of the USSR in figure skating Tatiana Tarasova shared her opinion about no substitutions in the Russian [...]

“It could be a little better, but it could be a little worse. The judging was fair.” Tatiana Tarasova about the day one of the Olympic team event

Posted on 2022-02-05 • No comments yet

Honored coach of the USSR in figure skating Tatiana Tarasova appreciated the performance of the Russians in the team [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “I don’t think that the story with the Israeli gymnast will repeat itself in figure skating, but if we make mistakes, they will take advantage of it.

Posted on 2022-02-01 • No comments yet

Tatiana Tarasova spoke about judging in figure skating at the upcoming Beijing Olympics. photo [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “This is not a replacement, but a necessary measure. It’s good that we have someone to replace Kolyada with. Nobody has lost anything. This year Misha does not shine.”

Posted on 2022-01-25 • 1 comment

Alexei Mishin, Tatiana Tarasova, Natalia Bestemianova and other specialists commented on the news that Mikhail Kolyada [...]

Tatiana Tarasova on Timothy LeDuc being the first non-binar athlete at the Winter Olympics: “People are different. Such people also have a right to be an Olympian.”

Posted on 2022-01-16 • No comments yet

Tatiana Tarasova commented on the news that the American Timothy LeDuc will become the first non-binary athlete at the [...]

Tatiana Tarasova: “All three of our girls are great. But best of all are the coaches who prepared them.”

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Tatiana Tarasova about the results of European Championships 2022. View this post on Instagram A [...]

Ilia Averbukh about Papadakis and Cizeron: “I believe that it’s necessary to skate and compete, not to run away from each other. This shows that they’re afraid of our guys.”

Posted on 2022-01-07 • 1 comment
Papadakis Cizeron

Russian coaches about the withdrawal of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron from the European Championships [...]

“It’s a pity! Will the Russian Nationals lose a lot because of her absence? No, I won’t say that. Just a pity.” Tarasova and other specialists about Kostornaia’s withdrawal from the Nationals

Posted on 2021-12-14 • 1 comment

Russian officials and coaches about Alena Kostornaia's injury and withdrawal from the Russian Nationals. Recently [...]

“I understand, before it was possible to humiliate children in Soviet sports schools, but now is a different time!” Yana Rudkovskaya about Tatiana Tarasova’s comment

Posted on 2021-12-10 • 1 comment

Another comment from Yana Rudkovskaya about Tatiana Tarasova's words regarding her and Evgeni Plushenko's son Sasha [...]