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…

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"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…

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The best Russian skaters of the last four years (and what happened to them)
the 2013/14 season she won both the qualifying stages of the Grand Prix, became the second in the final, and then impressed everyone with a magnificent victory at the European…

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Injuries and stress are the flip side to the success of Russian skaters

Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has already twice been a world champion and, by all accounts, was the main contender for the 2018 Winter Olympics gold. This was considered a few weeks before her eighteenth birthday last fall.

At the competitions held in October in Moscow, she laughed at ease. A few months earlier, she embodied on the ice the image of the anime character Sailor Moon in the costume of a Japanese schoolgirl, turning into a superheroine. Then she was the tragic heroine of Tolstoy Anna Karenina and joked: “In this program, I show that I will not be an old maid.”

She wore a toy cat like an amulet and became a prominent representative of the Russian Olympians. She Continue reading

The vicissitudes of fate

May in Beijing is almost the beginning of summer, the temperature exceeded 35 ℃, but one pair still worked hard on various movements on the ice rink. This year she is 20 years old, he is 23 years old, in her eyes he is stubborn, a little “stupid”, but, of course, always showing concern, like an older brother; in his eyes she is able to endure difficulties, she has a wide soul, and at the same time she is very smart.

They are partners in pair skating in the Chinese figure skating team, the girl’s name is Sui Wenjing, and the young man is Han Tsun. Shortly before that, they won a silver medal at the 2015 World Figure Skating Championships. After the performance, their tears of tenderness touched the audience to the core. After all, this is their first medal at the World Cup in all those 8 years that they are professionally engaged in ice skating.

Tears after the race

Let’s go back two months ago. On March 26, in Shanghai, the second day of the 2015 World Figure Skating Continue reading

“You killed her.” Why did the Petersburgers have to go to the World Cup, and Medvedev is going

The crime is committed. One “little girl” was killed. But the Russian Figure Skating Federation believes that everything is fair. The Fontanka Sports Department talks about a high-profile scandal in Russian sports that hit Petersburgers – Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Stanislav Konstantinova.

“You killed her.” Why did the Petersburgers have to go to the World Cup, and Medvedev is going

In its cruelty in world sport, little can be compared with Russian women’s figure skating. Here they put glass in their skates, fans wish the experts who criticize their idols death. But the murder came for the first time. They killed a little girl. The crime was reported by St. Petersburg skater Elizabeth Tuktamysheva, commenting on the choice of composition for the World Cup in Japan, which will be held Continue reading

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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Caitlin Osmond
The biography of Caitlin Osmond seems to be plotted off from the biography of one Russian figure skater. Although, of course, this could not be, because Caitlin is three years…

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"You killed her." Why did the Petersburgers have to go to the World Cup, and Medvedev is going
The crime is committed. One “little girl” was killed. But the Russian Figure Skating Federation believes that everything is fair. The Fontanka Sports Department talks about a high-profile scandal in…

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The vicissitudes of fate
May in Beijing is almost the beginning of summer, the temperature exceeded 35 ℃, but one pair still worked hard on various movements on the ice rink. This year she…

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