Figure Skating Articles Friday, November 21, 2019

Grand Prix Final: Who’s in, who’s on the bubble, and how NHK Trophy impacts the standings – by Rachel Lutz, NBC Sports

Yuzuru Hanyu takes dominant lead in NHK Trophy short program – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Yuzuru Hanyu leads men at NHK Trophy – Source, Kyodo News

2019 NHK Trophy play-by-play/results: Men’s short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 NHK Trophy play-by-play/results: Ladies short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 NHK Trophy play-by-play/results: Pairs short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 NHK Trophy results: Rhythm dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Karen Chen in Medal Position after Day One at NHK Trophy – Source, USFS Fan Zone

ISU launches an inspiring digital campaign #UpAgain – Source, ISU.org

ISU Skating Awards online voting platform – Source, ISU.org

2019 NHK Trophy preview (ladies): Three-person race for gold – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 NHK Trophy preview (men): The Final qualification intrigue – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Cup of Russia and Reports on Ladies, Men, Pairs and Ice Dance Events – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

2019 NHK Preview and Reports on Ladies, Men, Pairs and Ice Dance Events – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

2019 NHK Trophy | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Yuzuru Hanyu aiming higher still at NHK Trophy – Source, Kyodo News

Olympic Champ Zagitova Reveals Technical and Artistic Battle: After being left trailing behind her younger training partners, Alina Zagitova aims to improve her artistry on the ice but says quads are “too dangerous” for the Russian right now – by Rory Jiwani, Olympic Channel

Holiday Ice Skating 2019: Enjoy your holidays on ice at one of these 13 Bay Area rinks – by Lisa Herendeen, The Mercury News

Two Rivers ice rink plays host to British Olympians – by Kris Capps, Daily News-Miner

Sapporo’s Shining Star: The Ryusuke Arisaka Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “If you fly past the prize places, you live on 50-60 thousand a month and goof in sports” – Source, Sports.ru

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, November 20, 2019

ISU Skating Awards online voting platform – Source, ISU.org

Recap: ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Rostelecom Cup – Source, ISU.org

Last spots for ISU Grand Prix Final on the line at NHK Trophy in Japan – Source, ISU.org

Makar Ignatov: like falling out of this world – Source, RSport.ria.ru

2019 Shiseido Cup of China Beijing, China – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

2020 U.S. Dance Final Photos – Source, Ice-Dance.com

Meet Anastasia Shpilevaya – the Russian ice dancer aiming for a breakthrough season (PHOTOS) – Source, RT.com

Johnny Weir hopes people remember him for this — and it has nothing to do with ice skating – Source, NBC News.com

Good Luck Team Canada: NHK Trophy – Source, SkateCanada.ca

The 1982 World Junior Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, November 20, 2019

ISU Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019/2020 Torino Italy Official Announcement – Source, ISU.org

ISU Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix Final 2019/2020 Coloured Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

Masakazu Kagiyama helping his son pursue an Olympic dream – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

The background of Oda Nobunari’s lawsuit is the unprecedented leaders’ moral harassment – by Junji Ishiwatari, News.Yahoo.co.jp

Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson: Making every day count – by Claire Cloutier, Figure Skaters Online

Thirteen U.S. Athletes to Compete in Final Grand Prix Series Event in Japan – Source, USFS Fan Zone

2019 NHK Trophy | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Powergirl Karen chen’s Olympic Training Regime will blow your mind – Source, PopFlexactive.com

Road to the 2019 Grand Prix Final: Standings – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

‘I’m trying to save my health & legs’: Russian figure skating star Evgenia Medvedeva on attempts to land quad (VIDEO) – Source, RT.com

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Alexei Yagudin: “Samarin chooses the harder way. He who does not take risks does not win.” – Source, Sports.ru

Russian skaters for the first time since 1998 took the entire podium at the home stage of the Grand Prix – Source, Sports.ru

Olympic champion in figure skating Alina Zagitova, together with her dog Masaru, will star in the feature film “Palm” directed by Alexander Domogarov Jr. – Source, RG.ru

Evgenia Medvedev – on the transition to Orser: “After the Olympics, there were two ways: to finish everything or to leave for Canada” – Source, Sports.ru

“I communicate closest with Zagitova”: an amazing American story: “I Will Forever Remember the Speech After Medvedeva”: American Bell Interview – by Elvira Birth, Gazeta.ru

Tatyana Volosozhar will open a figure skating center in Moscow – Source, Sports.ru

Olympic Figure Skating Medalist Sasha Cohen Announces She’s Expecting First Child – by Chros McDougall, TeamUSA.org

SKATING Throwback – Mr. Debonair, ’40s Ice-Capets Stroll Down Memory Lane – by Troy Schwindt, USFS Fan Zone

‘It’s not a psychological issue, this is facing reality’: Brian Orser on Medvedeva’s losses to quad-jumping skaters (VIDEO) – Source, RT.com

Gracie Gold qualifies for nationals, Polina Edmunds shut out – by Rachel Lutz, NBC Sports

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Figure Skating Articles Monday, November 18, 2019

Daniil Gleichengauz: “Uno is a very talented skater, but does not know what a warm-up and general physical preparation are” – Source, Sports.ru

Irina Slutskaya: “There were a lot of people in the VIP stands of the Russian Grand Prix, and Olympic champions were looking for seats in plastic seats. I am ashamed of the state” – Source, Sports.ru

Warsaw Cup. Kurakova won, Tennell – 2nd, Nugumanova – 3rd, Sakhanovich – 4th – Source, Sports.ru

Team USA Grabs Three Medals at Warsaw Cup – by Colton Wood, USFS Fan Zone

Top young skaters back in the spotlight at Japan Junior Championships – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Yuma Kagiyama, Mana Kawabe leave rivals in dust to win at Japan Junior Championships – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Young figure skaters from the Triangle and Triad prepare for the limelight this winter: Skaters rehearse for opening ceremony at US Figure Skating Championships – by Dan Kane, The News & Observer

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019 NHK Trophy, Sapporo, Japan Official Announcement – Source, ISU.org

2019 NHK Trophy Coloured Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISUResults.com

Ice dance Shibutani brother and sister aim for Beijing, “the Olympics are special” – by Hiroshi Yamashita, Asahi.com

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday, November 17, 2019

ALEXANDRA TRUSOVA WINS AS EVGENIA MEDVEDEVA FINISHES SECOND AT ROSTELECOM CUP IN MOSCOW – by Michael Hincks, Olympic Channel

Russian Figure Skaters Clear All Gold at 2019–20 ISU Grand Prix in Moscow – Source, Sputnik News

Home stars Samarin, Trusova win Russian figure skating Grand Prix – Source, Sports.Yahoo.com

Tatyana Tarasova: “From such a bottom, from such a well Medvedev back. How not to respect such an athlete?” – Source, Sports.ru

“It is unbelievable that Trusova and Shcherbakova have the courage to make quadruples.” Lambiel – about Russian girls, Tutberidze and five jumps – by Dmitry Kuznetsov, Sport-Express.ru

Orser congratulated Dudakov on Trusova’s victory at the Russian Grand Prix. Tutberidze passed by – Source, Sports.ru

Mariah Bell Earns Second Grand Prix Medal at Rostelecom Cup – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Gilles and Poirier book ticket to Grand Prix Final with silver – Source, SkateCanada.ca

2019 Rostelecom Cup play-by-play/results: Pairs free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Rostelecom Cup play-by-play/results: Ladies free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Rostelecom Cup results: Free dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Rostelecom Cup play-by-play/results: Men’s free skate – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, November 16, 2019

Samarin leads Russian sweep in Men’s Short Program at Rostelecom Cup – Source, ISU.org

Medvedeva (RUS) leads over Trusova (RUS) in Ladies Short Program in Moscow – Source, ISU.org

Yevgenia Medvedeva leads as Russians dominate Rostelecom Cup – Source, NBC Sports

Mariah Bell Third After Short Program in Russia – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Sinitsina/Katsalapov (RUS) capture Rhythm Dance on home ice – Source, ISU.org

Boikovoa/Kozlovskii lead Russian sweep of Pairs Short Program in Moscow – Source, ISU.org

2019 Rostelecom Cup | Team USA Competition Central – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Kristi Yamaguchi Holiday Ice Skating Rink to open at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon. It’s the only outdoor ice rink in the Tri-Valley; kickoff begins Friday night. – by Jon Kawamoto, The Mercury News

Where to ice skate around Burlington – by April Barton, Burlington Free Press

Canada’s First Olympic Judge: The J. Cecil McDougall Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

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