Keegan Messing leads at Finlandia Trophy after short program

Canadian Keegan Messing was the third performer of the short program at the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland, the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, and maintained the lead throughout the evening. The 29-year-old Messing began his routine with a quad toe loop-double toe loop, and later landed a triple axel and a tripleContinue reading “Keegan Messing leads at Finlandia Trophy after short program”

Ilia Malinin leads after the short program at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria

At the final stage of the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix series, Ilia Malinin kicked-off the men’s competition by winning the short program event on day one. The 16-year-old Malinin began his performance with a triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination, and later landed a triple flip and a triple axel. Winner of theContinue reading “Ilia Malinin leads after the short program at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Austria”

Tarasova and Morozov lead at Finlandia Trophy after short program

At the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series competition in Finland, the 2021 Finlandia Trophy, three-time Russian national champions Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov took the lead after the short program over reigning World champions, compatriots Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov. Tarasova and Morozov began their performance with a side-by-side triple toe loop and receivedContinue reading “Tarasova and Morozov lead at Finlandia Trophy after short program”

2022 ISU Four Continents Championships to be held in Tallinn, Estonia

Following the withdrawal by the Chinese Skating Association to host the 2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, the organization announced today that the competition will be moved to Europe and hosted by the Estonian Skating Union in Tallinn from January 18 to 23, a week after the 2022 ISU European FigureContinue reading “2022 ISU Four Continents Championships to be held in Tallinn, Estonia”

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”