Figure Skating Articles Friday, November 15, 2019

Montreal Is Getting A Giant New Skating Rink & It Will Feel Like NYC’s Rockefeller Center: It will transform into a public square in the summer! – Source, MTLBlog.com

Grand Prix Series Continues This Week in Russia: Athletes will also compete in Poland this weekend – Source, USFS Fan Zone

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating season to continue with Rostelecom Cup – by Dan Palmer, Inside The Games

Local (UW-Eau Claire) figure skater on path for U.S. competition: Timothy Zupanc has been passionate about skating since childhood and is now headed to sectionals – by Julia Lopez, SpectatorNews.com

SHOMA UNO READY TO REBOUND FROM TEARFUL GRAND PRIX SEASON DEBUT: Olympic silver medallist has been working informally with Stephane Lambiel and says Grenoble disappointment made him realise how much he loves skating – by Rory Jiwani, Olympic Channel

Good Luck Team Canada: 2019 Rostelecom Cup – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Zoe Jones and Christopher Boyadji: Taking the Path Less Traveled – by Claire Cloutier, Figure Skaters Online

Tuktamshevwa: The status of the oldest female single player adds personality (front) Judge and free change, 4T – by Vladislav Zhukov, Russian Figure Skating Forever

Battle for ISU Grand Prix Final tickets continues at Rostelecom Cup in Moscow: Video – Road To Torino – Source, ISU.org

Figure skating Rika Kihira is the first ever CM appearance! The first release is a commercial that conveys the importance of “ preparation ” to high school first and second graders who begin studying for entrance examinations – Source, PRTimes.jp

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, November 14, 2019

Satoko Miyahara still formidable, but can she win in future? – by Jack Gallagher, The Japan Times

Battle for ISU Grand Prix Final tickets continues at Rostelecom Cup in Moscow – Source, ISU.org

Look out world. Alysa Liu is on this years TIME 100 Next List. Read what Michelle W. Kwan had to say. – by Michelle Kwan, Time.com

WE CAN WIN ALL THE GOLD. RUSSIAN SKATERS BEGIN THE FIGHT AT THE MOSCOW GRAND PRIX – by Anastasia Panina, MatchTV.ru

Trento Cup 2019 Opens the Italian Synchronized Skating Season – by Elisa Parini, Jurasynchro.com

ICE STYLE…..2019 Cup Of China FIGURE SKATING COSTUMES RECAP: LADIES & MEN! – by Nick Verreos, BlogSpot.com

Synchro Teams Enjoyed Their Time in California – Source, JuraSynchro.com

8 Ice Skating Rinks To Glide On This Winter – by Selam Berhea, Dcist.com

Plushenko and Rudkovskaya contacted the police because of threats to their son – Source, RIA.ru

Police checks information about threats to Plushenko’s son – Source, Sports.ru


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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Grand Prix Series Continues This Week In Russia – Source, USFSA.org

Kolyada may perform at the championship of Russia – Source, Sports.ru

Seven Canadian skaters headed to Russia for Rostelecom Cup – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Tarasova supported the proposal to allow quadruple jumps in the short program for women – Source, Sport24.ru

Alexei Yagudin: “Plushenko and I loved to compete. The conflict that was in people’s minds was artificially created by the media.” – Source, Sports.ru

Watch All Performances From 2020 U.S. Qualifying Season – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Tuktamysheva, Samodurova, Aliyev, Ignatov, Evdokimova and Bazin will perform at the Golden Spin in Zagreb – Source, Sports.ru

Gorshkov asked ISU to analyze judges’s inconsistent decisions to Rus figure skaters in GP series – Source, RSport.ria.ru

The Empire City Skating Rink – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

ISU Grand Prix 2019 Rostelecom Cup, Moscow, Russia Practice Groups and Music Rotation List – Source, ISUResults.com

New information: Four former figure skaters tell of coach harassment in Koove, Tampere – persuasion, submissive speeches, getting along, I love you. For the first time ever, Aamulehti gives a detailed account of the harassment of a skate coach. The former coach of the Tampere club Koove used strong power over the skater girls and created a special favorite system for her coaches. Aamulehti has interviewed many people who have skated in Koove and been involved in the club’s activities for this story. (Posted by Elina Paasonen, @eelinpaas on Twitter) – Source, Aamulehti.fi

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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Butyrskaya – about refereeing at the stages of the Grand Prix: “There are a lot of Russian girls and they are an eyesore, so I want to complain about them” – Source, Sports.ru

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

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Shiseido Cup of China (Video Highlights by Discipline) – Source, ISU.org

In Focus: The best pictures of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Shiseido Cup of China – Source, ISU.org

Warsaw Cup 2019, Warsaw, Poland Starting Order and Results Page (Complete Entries included) – Source, PFSA.com.pl

Can you decorate Daisuke Takahashi’s “Beautiful Beauty”? Astonishing jinx of the venue “Yoyogi Daiichi Gymnasium” – Source, Taishu.jp

IN PHOTOS: 2019 Figure Skating Cup of China – Source, Kyodo News

Canadian skaters headed to Poland for Warsaw Cup – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Challenger Series in Figure Skating 2019/20 Warsaw Cup, Warsaw, Poland Official Announcement – Source, ISU.org

ISU CHALLENGER SERIES 2019/2020 WARSAW CUP 2019, WARSAW / POL Coloured Time and Practice Schedule – Source, ISU.org

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Figure Skating Articles Monday, November 11, 2019

The judges declared war on Tutberidze, the Mishin team is doomed without reform. Grand Prix of China – by Dmitry Kuznetsov, Sport-Express.ru

Anna Shcherbakova: “Maybe I’ll try a quadruple flip in the program. Still working on a triple axel” – Source, Sports.ru

Team USA Kicks off Synchronized Skating Season with Two Silver Medals at California Cup 2019 – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Blugold figure skater to compete in U.S. Figure Skating Sectionals – Source, WEAU.com https://www.weau.com/content/news/Blugold-figure-skater-to-compete-in-US-Figure-Ska-564682701.html

History Makers From Hungary: The Olga Orgonista and Sándor Szalay Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Two bronze medals for Canada at ISU Grand Prix – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Nexxice wins bronze with comeback, Suprêmes also third at California Cup – Source, SkateCanada.ca

Road to the 2019 Grand Prix Final: Standings (after Cup of China) – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019 Rostelecom Cup Coloured Time and Practice Schedule – Source ISUResults.com

2019 Skate France International Ladies Free Skate – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

2019 Skate France International Men’s Free Skate – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

2019 Skate France International Pairs Free Skate – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

2019 Skate France International Dance Free Dance – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International: Online

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

Nikita Katsalapov: “In China, an arbitrary dance turned out to be technically not very clean. But we were not upset, but angry in sports” – Source, Sports.ru

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday, November 10, 2019

Firebird Shcherbakova (RUS) flies high to win second Grand Prix gold of 2019 – Source, ISU.org

Sinitsina/Katsalapov (RUS) clinch first Grand Prix gold in Chongqing – Source, ISU.org

Jin Boyang Storms to Cup of China Victory – by Rory Jiwani, OlympicChannel.com

Ilya Averbukh: “Women’s Grand Prix finals will be an excellent preview for the Russian championship” – Source, Sports.ru

Gleichenhaus – whether Shcherbakova will speak at tournaments before the Grand Prix finals: “It will depend on whether we change anything in the programs” – Source, Sports.ru

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: “I want to prove to myself that I can ride well for several seasons in a row” – Source, Sports.ru

Canada wins bronze in ice dance and pairs at Cup of China – Source, CBC.ca

Mishin – on the third place of Tuktamysheva: “The general atmosphere is such as to prevent the overwhelming number of Russian women in the Grand Prix finals” – Source, Sports.ru

Chock and Bates Capture Silver Medal at Cup of China – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Yuko Kawaguchi – about changing Zagitova’s citizenship, robots on ice, and why Russian skaters are so fond of Japan. – Interview by Sergey Bury, SportsDaily.ru

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, November 9, 2019

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

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

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

Alina Zagitova: “I can’t imagine my way without Tutberidze – she is my mentor in sports and in life” – Source, Sports.ru

2019 Cup of China play-by-play/results: Men’s short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Yan (CHN) returns to lead home 1-2 in Men’s Short Program – Source, ISU.org

Han Yan Make A Comeback At Cup of China – Source, International Figure Skating

2019 Cup of China play-by-play/results: Ladies short program – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

2019 Cup of China results: Rhythm dance – by Jackie Wong, Rocker Skating

Japan’s Satoko Miyahara 2nd in Cup of China short program – Source, Kyodo News

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

Ice skating returns to Acacia Park Friday; grand opening next week – by Jackson Livingood, The Gazette

Local figure skaters make it to the top, will compete at nationals – by Ashley Eddy, KRCG TV

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