Tarasova and Morozov to miss Cup of Russia 5th stage

Maxim Trankov announced that his skaters Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov will miss the fifth stage of the Cup of Russia series this upcoming weekend due to an illness. 25-year-old Tarasova got sick with pneumonia after the fourth stage of the Cup of Russia series in Kazan, where the couple won the silver medals inContinue reading “Tarasova and Morozov to miss Cup of Russia 5th stage”

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”

Ksenia Sinitsyna is questionable for remainder of the season

According to a source in the Russian media, silver medalist at this year’s Youth Olympics, 16-year-old Ksenia Sinitsyna, is sick and questionable for the remainder of this season’s competitions. The Russian figure skater from Moscow missed the first stages of this season’s Cup of Russia series due to a leg injury. After recovering and resumingContinue reading “Ksenia Sinitsyna is questionable for remainder of the season”

Translated interview from Russian media with Elizaveta Nugumanova

Russian sports news outlet Sport24 published an interview with Elizaveta Nugumanova after her performance at the Russian stage of the ISU Grand Prix series. A late addition to the competition following the withdrawal of Evgenia Medvedeva, the 18-year-old from St. Petersburg made her senior level Grand Prix series debut with a top five result. NugumanovaContinue reading “Translated interview from Russian media with Elizaveta Nugumanova”

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”

Alina Pepeleva and Roman Pleshkov to withdraw from the Rostelecom Cup

Russian media outlet RIA Novosti reports that the pair of Alina Pepeleva and Roman Pleshkov will not take part in the Russian stage of the ISU Grand Prix series this weekend. According to their coach Vladislav Zhovnirski, another one of the couple’s coaches – Filip Tarasov – tested positive for the coronavirus after returning fromContinue reading “Alina Pepeleva and Roman Pleshkov to withdraw from the Rostelecom Cup”

Elizaveta Nugumanova added to Rostelecom Cup

18-year-old Russian figure skater Elizaveta Nugumanova has been added to the Russian stage of this season’s ISU Grand Prix series. Upon the announcement of Evgenia Medvedeva’s status in the Russian media, Nugumanova’s name appeared on the list of entries on the official website of the International Skating Union (ISU). Nugumanova has great programs this seasonContinue reading “Elizaveta Nugumanova added to Rostelecom Cup”

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”