Evgeni Plushenko on Russian talk show with his family

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Evgeni Plushenko appeared on the popular Russian late night talk show Evening Urgant with his wife Yana Rudkovskaya and his son Alexander this past Friday. The popular couple sat down with Ivan Urgant to talk about their newborn Arseniy, joke about social media posts, and discuss the brand new Angels ofContinue reading “Evgeni Plushenko on Russian talk show with his family”

Kostornaia leads in Kazan after short program

2020 European champion Alena Kostornaia finally made her highly anticipated season’s debut at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan. Skating her short program to music from Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old figure skater did not attempt a triple axel but rather landed a clean opening double axel. She then landed aContinue reading “Kostornaia leads in Kazan after short program”

Plushenko and Rozanov listed as Kostornaia’s coaches

The Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation officially approved Alena Kostornaia’s coaching change to Evgeny Plushenko and Sergei Rozanov. Previously, Kostornaia was listed as a student of Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov, and Daniil Gleikhengauz; in the new document, the skater’s list of coaches still contains Tutberidze but now also includes Plushenko and Rozanov. AsContinue reading “Plushenko and Rozanov listed as Kostornaia’s coaches”

Alena Kostornaia’s free skate program in practice

Good morning. With the beginning of a new work week! Productive training and good mood. In the video – Alena Kostornaia, a fragment of the practice skate. 2020 European figure skating champion Alena Kostornaia is scheduled to make her season’s debut Sunday in Kazan at the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series. KostornaiaContinue reading “Alena Kostornaia’s free skate program in practice”

Russian fans created petition to removed Plushenko from Cup of Russia

Five days ago, a petition to remove Evgeny Plushenko from the Cup of Russia series was created on Change.org. This was reported by multiple large Russian news sources, including RT, Sport24, and NevaSport. The petition says, “We ask you to suspend E. Plushenko from participating as a coach at the 4th and 5th stages ofContinue reading “Russian fans created petition to removed Plushenko from Cup of Russia”