Team Tutberidze maintains dominance with Sofya Akatyeva

Days after Anna Shcherbakova won the ladies’ event at the first stage of the Cup of Russia, another Sambo-70 star – Sofya Akatyeva – followed suit in the junior ladies’ event. Already holding a 16.11-point lead after the short program, the 12-year-old figure skater opened up her free skate program with a triple axel andContinue reading “Team Tutberidze maintains dominance with Sofya Akatyeva”

Russian skater Elena Radionova officially retires

Having last competed at the Russian National Championships in December 2017, former World Championship medalist Elena Radionova officially announced her retirement from competitive skating on Tuesday. Radionova came to prominence in the 2012-2013 season when she made her international junior debut. After winning the Junior Grand Prix Final the young Russian took the silver medalContinue reading “Russian skater Elena Radionova officially retires”