Russia to host domestic team competition

A source informed Russian news outlet RIA Novosti that the Figure Skating Federation of Russia plans to hold a domestic team competition in February. Following the cancellation of the European Championships, which were supposed to take place in late January in Zagreb, the Russian figure skating executives expressed their desire to hold additional tournaments inContinue reading “Russia to host domestic team competition”

Cup of Russia Final will be held in Moscow

Originally scheduled to take place in Veliky Novgorod – about 300 miles west of Moscow – from February 23 to 27, the Cup of Russia Final will be moved to the country’s capital. Alexander Kogan, the General Director of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, told Russian media publication RIA Novosti: “The final of theContinue reading “Cup of Russia Final will be held in Moscow”

This week’s Figure Skating Championship of Moscow

This week, the Megasport Sport Palace will host the Figure Skating Championship of Moscow. You can watch the competition on YouTube. Schedule Wednesday, December 9 12:00 – Ladies, short program4:00AM New York | 3:00AM Chicago | 1:00AM Los Angeles 13:15 – Men, short program5:15AM New York | 4:15AM Chicago | 2:15AM Los Angeles 14:15 –Continue reading “This week’s Figure Skating Championship of Moscow”

Valieva among winners at Cup of Russia 5th stage

14-year-old Kamila Valieva debuted a new dress and landed two quadruple jumps in her free skate performance to win the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Moscow. The reigning World Junior champion landed her opening quad toe loop-double toe loop combination and then a quad toe loop. Valieva received a total ofContinue reading “Valieva among winners at Cup of Russia 5th stage”

Valieva dominates the first day of the Cup of Russia 5th stage

14-year-old Kamila Valieva landed a triple axel and received three bonus points for spins to earn a total short program score of 86.20 points and took a commanding lead in the fifth and final stage of this season’s Cup of Russia series. The reigning World Junior champion opened her performance with a triple flip, fullyContinue reading “Valieva dominates the first day of the Cup of Russia 5th stage”

Schedule and participants for 5th stage of the Cup of Russia

On the first weekend of December, Moscow will host the last – fifth – stage of the Cup of Russia series. The event will take place from December 5 to 8 at the Megasport Sport Palace. Earlier, the Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that there will be no spectators in attendance. LAST UPDATED: DECEMBERContinue reading “Schedule and participants for 5th stage of the Cup of Russia”

No fans at 5th stage of the Cup of Russia

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia announced that the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series will be held without spectators in attendance. Of the first four events of the series – only the third stage, in Sochi, took place without fans in the stands. The final fifth stage will take place without anContinue reading “No fans at 5th stage of the Cup of Russia”

Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1

According to the released planned program content, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva will be the only lady attempting a triple axel and Alexandra Trusova is planning three quadruple jumps at the 2020 Rostelecom Cup. Tuktamysheva is widely known for her good jumping technique and ability to land the triple axel. She is planning a triple axel in theContinue reading “Tuktamysheva is only lady planning triple axel; Trusova – 3 quads, Shcherbakova – 1”

Schedule and participants at Rostelecom Cup

This weekend, Moscow will host the third stage of this season’s ISU Grand Prix series – the 2020 Rostelecom Cup. The performances will take place on November 20 and 21, and the gala exhibition will be on November 22. The event will have fans in attendance. Spectators’ seats will be equipped with special spacers forContinue reading “Schedule and participants at Rostelecom Cup”

Rostelecom Cup adds Semenenko and Kovalev

The updated list of assignments for the Russian stage of this season’s ISU Grand Prix series shows the addition of Evgeni Semenenko and Artem Kovalev, as well as an ice dance couple from Hungary. Moscow will host the third stage of this season’s series from November 20 to 22 at the Megasport Sport Palace. WithContinue reading “Rostelecom Cup adds Semenenko and Kovalev”