Figure Skating Articles for Wednesday June 20, 2018

No. 12 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Aljona Savchenko wins the Olympic gold medal on her fifth try – Source, IceNetwork News

Maddison Bullock talks about ICE, her movie “by skaters for skaters” – by Gina Capellazzi, Figure Skaters Online

Chinese figure skating judges banned for biased Olympic scoring – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

Two Olympic Judges suspended by ISU:
Mr. Feng Huang (judge in the Pair event) is suspended as ISU Judge for Ice Dance and Single & Pair Skating and International Referee for Single and Pair Skating for 1 year – Full Decision @ ISU.org
Ms Weiguang Cheng (judge in the Men Event) is suspended as ISU Judge for Single & Pair Skating and International Judge for Ice Dance for 2 years – Full Decision @ ISU.org

Singles Figure Skating Training Camp for Juniors and Novices – Source, ISU.org

Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials Ice Dance – Source, ISU.org

ISU Congress Rule Change Master List – Source, In The Loop on Tumblr

Ibrahimovic, Rippon, Bird featured in ESPN Body Issue – Source, Ledger-Enquirer.com

Inspired: Promising Athletes Receive Exciting Instruction at Jump On It! Camp – Source, USFigureSkatingFanZone.com

Writers look back on favorite icenetwork articles: Reporters reflect on most meaningful pieces they wrote for this website – Source, IceNetwork News

Javier Fernandez to skip Grand Prix, still compete next season – by Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

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Figure Skating Articles for Tuesday June 19, 2018

Rika Kihira making right call by moving up to senior ranks – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

A Minoru Blog? I Just Couldn’t Sano! – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

INTERVIEW with Evgenia #MEDVEDEVA just few hours before her flight to Canada – Posted by Ksenia Babochka, Admin of International Figure Skating Club (Public Group) on Facebook.com

Barbara Ann Scott: Queen of the ice: Canada’s first Olympic figure skating champion was winter sports royalty – by Malcolm Kelly, CBC.ca Sports

‘Embracing Differences:’ Organizations Team Up to Create Adaptive Skating Manual – by Mimi McKinnis, U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone

No. 13 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Quad-less Lysacek defeats Plushenko to win Olympic gold – Source, IceNetwork News

Evgenia Medvedeva: I opened my eyes. I like it – by Elena Vaytsehovskaya, RSport.ru

Ten Ice-Skating Movies From Fails to Gold (Including a New Colorado Film) – by Amy Antonation, Westword.com

Pensacola ice skaters in middle of annual dry season without ice -by Eric J. Wallace, Pensacola News Journal

How Adam Rippon Stays Creative, Brave and Focused—Even on a Playground: The Olympic medalist talks us through his process – by Sami Main, AdWeek.com

NBC Sports Gold; Your home for Figure Skating to replace IceNetwork starting July 1 – Source, NBCSports.com/Gold/FigureSkating

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Figure Skating Articles for Monday June 18, 2018

No. 14 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: The redemption of Mirai Nagasu – Source, IceNetwork News

Off-season news 2018: Retirements, coaching changes, music selections, and more! – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Pensacola ice skaters in middle of annual dry season without ice – by Eric J. Wallace, Pensacola News Journal

Greater Pensacola Figure Skating Club end of season showcase (100 Photos) – Source, PNJ.com

Today is the Day of the Medical Worker: We congratulate our doctors and masseurs – all who help our athletes and coaches. Be healthy! – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru Page One  LTK-CSKA.ru Page Two

Thread of 29 skating video performances from Fantasy on Ice in Kobe, Japan – Source, Twitter.com/liliorum

ShibSibs VLog: WE WENT TO JAPAN!!! – Heroes and Future 2018 Pt. 1 – Source, Youtube.com

Moa Iwano’s programs for the coming season are announced – Source, Jack Gallagher @sportsjapan on Twitter

SunValley Summer Ice Shows Line up Set – Source, SunValley.com

‘Better Than Before:’ Congenital Brain Malformation Couldn’t Stop Young Skater – by Joanne Vassallo Jamrosz, U.S. Figure Skating Fan Zone

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Figure Skating Articles for Sunday June 17, 2018

No. 15 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Nathan Chen goes where no man has gone before – Source, IceNetwork News

The Remarkable Story of the Unified Team of Korea: We Are One (Video) Source, Olympic Channel

WADA Compliance Review Committee to deliver report next week after assessing Russian letter – by Nick Butler, Inside the Games

Lai recipient of B.C. Special Olympics’ Spirit of Sport Award: Richmond athlete not only thrives in several sports but is a strong role model within the Richmond chapter – Source, Richmond News

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon to headline Mercury’s Pride Night – by Katherine Fitzgerald, Arizona Repubic

Team Cebu bags overall title in Skate Championships – Source, Sun Star

Collection of the group E.G. Buyanova in Italy – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru Page One LTK-CSKA.ru Page Two

Costumes accentuate the beauty of figure skating – Source, ISU.org

Savchenko intent on taking Knierims to next level: Olympic champion aims to improve U.S. pair’s mental strength, jumps – by Jean-Christophe Berlot, IceNetwork News

Evgenia Medvedeva has arrived in Toronto! Cute photo with Jason Brown – Source, Twitter.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Saturday June 16, 2018

Rule changes seek to restore balance to programs: Delegates at ISU congress vote to reduce quads, restrict backloading – by Philip Hersh, IceNetwork News

No. 16 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Yuna Kim and Brian Orser’s bitter breakup – Source, IceNetwork News

Daisuke Murakami Retires (An interview) – by Susan D. Russell, IFSMagazine.com

Daisuke Murakami’s Retirement Announcement on his Youtube Channel – Source, Youtube.com

The 1925 European Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Ticket Info: 2018 Autumn Classic International – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Supporting our NextGen Through Toller Cranston’s Legacy – Source, SkateCanada.ca

2018 Sun Valley On Ice Show Lineup – Source, Sunvally.com

Rika Kihara moving up to senior level this coming season; practicing Triple Axel and Quad Salchow – Source, Sports.yahoo.co.jp

Rika Kihara to challege Senior Ladies in 2018-19 skating season – Source, NikkanSports.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Friday June 15, 2018

Tuktamysheva bringing back triple Axel and more artistry – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

Singapore’s first South East Asia Games figure skating champion Yu Shuran retires at 17 due to neurological disorder – Source, The Straits Times

Cebu Figure Skating Team shines in Skate Philippines tilt – by Glendale G. Rosal, CEBU Daily News

Shout Out: John Rohskothen, figure skating shop owner – by Alexandra Kukulka, Chicago Tribune

Russian Figure Skaters who are at the camp in Novogorsk, cheer on Team Russia at today’s opening of the FIFA World Cup in Russia – Source, LTK-CSKA.ru Page One LTK-CSKA.ru Page Two

Focus on the Ice Rink – Interview with Vedres Noemi – by Zana Anita, Mindenamisport.com

No. 17 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Rochette wins Olympic bronze following the death of her mother – Source, IceNetwork News

Committee For Home Ice Leads Quest To Construct UVA Ice Park On Grounds – Source, Bristol Herald Courier

Guidelines for International Novice Competitions – Source, ISU.org

Daisuke Murakami’s Retirement Announcement on his Youtube Channel – Source, Youtube.com

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Figure Skating Articles for Thursday June 14, 2018

2018 ISU Grand Prix Schedule – Source, International Figure Skating

China will not host any ISU event during 2018-19 season, CSA says – Source, xinhuanet.com

Costumes accentuate the beauty of figure skating – Source, ISU.org

A life on ice: The story of Chinese figure skating pioneer Bao Zhenhua – by Liu Yang, XinhuaNet.com

Canada’s Keegan Messing has his eye on the quad Axel – by Florentina Tone, Inside Skating.net

Skaters Chill Out This Summer at H2O Skating Camp – Source, Chicago Tribune

Sewing and Salchows: The Lev Mikhailov Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

No. 18 on our list of the “30 Biggest Stories of the Icenetwork Era”: Jason Brown’s Riverdance free skate becomes an internet sensation – Source, IceNetwork.com

Figurist Medvedev in a week will go to Canada to prepare for the season – Source, TASS.ru

Moa Iwano’s programs for the coming season – Source, Jack Gallagher on Twitter

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