Nathan Chen on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10

By winning a gold medal at the third consecutive World Figure Skating Championships, five-time U.S. national champion Nathan Chen – who has been undefeated in all singles competitions since the 2018 Worlds – received praise from America’s largest sports channel, ESPN. Chen was included in the SportsCenter Top 10, which highlights the best moments inContinue reading “Nathan Chen on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10”

Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov win ice dance gold at Worlds

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia enjoyed another successful day at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships on Saturday – after Mikhail Kolyada and Evgeni Semenenko managed to claim a possibility of a third spot for Russians at the men’s event for the 2022 Winter Olympics, ice dancers Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov claimed theirContinue reading “Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov win ice dance gold at Worlds”

Nathan Chen three-peats as World champion

Five-time U.S. national champion Nathan Chen made a surprising error on Thursday in the short program and had to fight his way from third place on Saturday; however, a near world record score due to an impeccable free skate performance won the American his third consecutive World title. The 21-year-old began his free skate routineContinue reading “Nathan Chen three-peats as World champion”

Anna Shcherbakova becomes World champion as Russian ladies sweep podium

Just two days before her seventeenth birthday, three-time Russian national champion Anna Shcherbakova ended the tough 2020-2021 figure skating season with the ultimate victory – a World title. Leader after a clean short program performance on Wednesday, Shcherbakova was the final lady to step onto the ice on Friday for the free skate and aContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova becomes World champion as Russian ladies sweep podium”

Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead at Worlds after rhythm dance

Russian figure skaters continue to have a great time at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships on Friday as Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov took the lead in the ice dance event against two tough American couples. With the absence of Olympic silver medalists and four-time World champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, the 2019Continue reading “Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead at Worlds after rhythm dance”

Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov win pairs event at Worlds

On Thursday evening, the first medals of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships were awarded. In their debut Worlds on the senior level, 2019 World Junior champions Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov stood above the rest and earned the gold medals. 19-year-old Mishina and 21-year-old Galliamov performed their free skate program to music by QueenContinue reading “Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov win pairs event at Worlds”

Yuzuru Hanyu takes command of the highly anticipated men’s event at Worlds

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World champion Yuzuru Hanyu was just about five points off from his world record short program score today but what he delivered was enough to take the lead in the men’s event at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships. The 26-year-old Japanese figure skater landed a quad Salchow toContinue reading “Yuzuru Hanyu takes command of the highly anticipated men’s event at Worlds”

Russian pair takes the lead at Worlds after short program

A successful first day of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships continued in the pairs’ event for the top title contenders representing the Figure Skating Federation of Russia. After Anna Shcherbakova took the lead in the ladies’ event earlier in the day, Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii did the same in the later hours. LastContinue reading “Russian pair takes the lead at Worlds after short program”

Anna Shcherbakova leads at Worlds after short program

The 2021 World Figure Skating Championships began in Stockholm this week and the first competitions got underway today. A highly anticipated ladies’ short program event opened the competition with a very strong and competitive field of athletes. Leader heading into the free skate is Anna Shcherbakova. Three-time Russian national champion Shcherbakova is among the favoritesContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova leads at Worlds after short program”

Russian figure skaters fly to World Championships

The athletes who will be representing the Figure Skating Federation of Russia at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships finished their training camp in Novogorsk and boarded a charter flight to Stockholm today. Only the figure skaters, their coaches, doctors, as well as federation officials and Channel One journalists are onboard the Boeing 737 –Continue reading “Russian figure skaters fly to World Championships”