Schedule and participants in figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics take place from February 4 to 20 in Beijing, China – the first Winter Olympics in the country and the first time a city has held both the Summer (Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics) and the Winter Games. Medals in figure skating will be contested in the men’s, women’s, pairs’,Continue reading “Schedule and participants in figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics”

Russian Olympic figure skating team announced

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced the composition of the Russian Olympic figure skating team that will take part at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. Women: Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Alexandra TrusovaAlternates: Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Maya Khromykh Men: Mark Kondratiuk, Andrei Mozalev, Mikhail KolyadaAlternates: Evgeni Semenenko (added January 25, 2022), Petr Gumennik Pairs:Continue reading “Russian Olympic figure skating team announced”

2022 Winter Olympics will not be affected by latest strain of COVID-19

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing will proceed as planned despite the worldwide concern regarding the new Omicron strain of COVID-19. The Ministry’s spokesman Zhao Lijian said in a briefing on Tuesday, “I believe it will definitely pose some challenge to ourContinue reading “2022 Winter Olympics will not be affected by latest strain of COVID-19”

Mai Mihara wins Asian Open Trophy

Taking place in Beijing, China – the 2021 Asian Open Trophy, the fifth International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition of the season, wrapped up today. At the event, Maia Mihara rose from second place after the short program to win the women’s event, while Yuma Kagiyama dominated the men’s event throughout. Mihara presented theContinue reading “Mai Mihara wins Asian Open Trophy”

2022 ISU Four Continents Championships will not take place in China

The International Skating Union (ISU) announced that the 2022 ISU Four Continents Championships will not take place as scheduled in Tianjin, China from January 17 to 22. Similarly to the previously cancelled Cup of China, the Chinese Skating Association informed the ISU about the decision to cancel the event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading “2022 ISU Four Continents Championships will not take place in China”

Cup of China cancelled

On Monday, the International Skating Union (ISU) announced the cancellation of the ISU Grand Prix series event in Chongqing, China which was scheduled to take place from November 5 to 7. The reasons for the decision were cited as there being a limited number of international flights to China and strict restrictions due to theContinue reading “Cup of China cancelled”