Results at Master’s de Patinage

At the Master’s de Patinage – an annual figure skating test competition in France – Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron received a score that is higher than the world record, Adam Siao Him Fa took the victory in the men’s event, and Mad’a Mazzara won the women’s event. Papadakis and Cizeron received a score ofContinue reading “Results at Master’s de Patinage”

Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Poland

At the sixth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Russian figure skaters walked away with another gold medal sweep. After Sofya Akatyeva’s victory in the junior women’s event and Ekaterina Chikmareva’s and Matvei Ianchenkov’s win in the junior pairs discipline on Friday, Gleb Lutfullin won his second stage andContinue reading “Gleb Lutfullin wins ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Poland”

Shoma Uno and Wakaba Higuchi lead Team Blue to victory at 2021 Japan Open

For the second time, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Saitama held an all-Japanese version of the Japan Open team figure skating competition on Saturday. Team Blue’s Shoma Uno and Wakaba Higuchi won the men’s and the women’s events, respectively, and helped their team defeat Team Red by the score of 896.86Continue reading “Shoma Uno and Wakaba Higuchi lead Team Blue to victory at 2021 Japan Open”

Sofya Akatyeva wins second ISU Junior Grand Prix event

At the sixth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand prix series, Sofya Akatyeva continued the Russian dominance by winning her second gold medal and Russia’s fourth consecutive. The 14-year-old reigning Russian junior national champion began her free skate with a triple axel and later landed three quad jumps, including two inContinue reading “Sofya Akatyeva wins second ISU Junior Grand Prix event”

Gleb Lutfullin leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program

At the sixth stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Russian figure skater Gleb Lutfullin posted the top short program score and leads the junior men’s event in Gdansk, Poland. The 17-year-old, who is trained by Alexei Mishin, began his performance with a triple axel and a triple Lutz-triple toe loopContinue reading “Gleb Lutfullin leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program”

Sofya Akatyeva leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program

At the sixth stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, reigning Russian junior national champion Sofya Akatyeva began her second appearance of the season with another top-notch performance and took the lead of the junior women’s competition after the short program. Winner of the fourth stage of the series, Akatyeva beganContinue reading “Sofya Akatyeva leads Junior Grand Prix event in Poland after short program”

UPDATED: Veronika Zhilina suffered injury and withdrew from next ISU Junior Grand Prix event

13-year-old Russian figure skater Veronika Zhilina – who won the opening stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series in Slovakia – suffered an injury and has withdrawn from this upcoming week’s Junior Grand Prix event in Poland. According to two-time Olympic gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko – who coached Zhilina atContinue reading “UPDATED: Veronika Zhilina suffered injury and withdrew from next ISU Junior Grand Prix event”

Adelia Petrosian wins Junior Grand Prix event in Russia

At the fifth stage of this season’s International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Adelia Petrosian celebrated Russia’s third consecutive victory and her second medal, having previously won bronze at the third stage. Leader after the short program, Petrosian began her free skate performance with a quad toe loop and then completed a tripleContinue reading “Adelia Petrosian wins Junior Grand Prix event in Russia”

Alysa Liu wins Nebelhorn Trophy and earns third spot for the U.S. at Olympics

Two-time United States national champion Alysa Liu celebrated a third victory, at the 2021 Nebelhorn Trophy, in her debut international senior level season and completed her task of securing a third spot for her country, in the women’s discipline, at the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 16-year-old Californian popped her opening axel attempt but completed theContinue reading “Alysa Liu wins Nebelhorn Trophy and earns third spot for the U.S. at Olympics”

Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov win Cup of Russia first stage

At the first stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series, two-time Russian national champions Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took their second victory of the season, having won the Cranberry Cup International last month. Final results Evgenia TARASOVA / Vladimir MOROZOV – 222.61 Yulia ARTEMIEVA / Mikhail NAZARYCHEV – 195.46 Karina AKOPOVA / NikitaContinue reading “Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov win Cup of Russia first stage”