Legends of Russian figure skating
Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov. Two-time Olympic champions, four-time world and European champions, six-time USSR champions. It was Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov who became the founders of the wonderful…

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AGE NOT INTERFERENCE?
The Congress of the International Ice Skating Union (ISU), held in the summer of Spanish Seville, did not consider the issue submitted by the Netherlands Ice Skating Union to raise…

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The most terrible tragedies in the world of figure skating
The absurd death of the 25-year-old titled figure skater Denis Ten showed that youth and fame cannot protect even the darlings of the whole world from premature departure. There is…

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gradual increase

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In legendary costumes and in the final of the world Grand Prix

In these costumes Tatyana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won the silver of the World Cup in 2011. We hope that they bring luck to Alina and Roman in the Grand Prix finals. Photo: Screenshot of the broadcast of Channel One

The new season is gaining momentum in figure skating. And while adult athletes are still trying their hand at class “B” tournaments, the juniors have already figured out which of them will compete for awards in the World Grand Prix finals. The chance to speak at one of the key starts of the year was also received by the Sverdlovsk couple – Alina Pepelova and Roman Pleshkov. Continue reading

Mikhail Kolyada

About five years ago, only a narrow circle of specialists knew about Mikhail Kolyada, and there was a little more circle of fans. Now the young figure skater is the hope of domestic male figure skating and a worthy contender for world podiums.

Childhood and youth
The future skater was born February 18, 1995 in the suburbs of St. Petersburg – Kolpino. Mikhail is the eldest son in the family, he has two sisters and a brother, who had to be looked after, so he can do everything at home. One of the sisters was also interested in figure skating, but then her parents could not take her daughter to classes. Continue reading

“Exhausted to death”: how Tutberidze drives a Japanese

The Japanese skater Shoma Uno has been training for several weeks in a group with Russian specialist Eteri Tutberidze at a base in Novogorsk. Other athletes from Khrustalny are delighted with the arrival of the Japanese, but he himself suffers from food and is exhausting. “Gazeta.Ru” – about how the two-time vice world champion settled down in Russia.

The team of the Russian coach Eteri Tutberidze this summer was excited by the news of the arrival of the Japanese soloist Shoma Uno at the summer training camp in Novogorsk. Two-time vice world champion announced the termination of employment with Matiko Yamada and Mihoko Higuchi, who actually put him on skates, at the end of the season.

The Japanese decided to try his hand at Europe, where he had never traveled. And Russia became the first point – for several weeks the Japanese have been training with Tutberidze. While the work is given to him with difficulty.

In the “Crystal” skaters took Uno’s arrival with enthusiasm – after all, the star of Japan. Photographed with a famous Continue reading

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