Figure Skating Articles Friday, July 31, 2020

The Weight of Gold: The Details on Gracie Gold’s Emotional Return to Figure Skating  – by Amanda Prahl,

ISU Figure Skating Archives 2013 Four Continents Championships Men’s Singles #7 Broadcast Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Airtime: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm on JSports4 in Japan – Source,

JSports Figure Skating Program Page – Source,

(Flashback July 25, 2019): Gracie Gold’s Battle for Olympic Glory ended in a Fighto Save Herself – by Karen Crouse,

Figure skater Gracie Gold’s three-year road back from the abyss – by Loretta Hunt, The

International Day of Friendship 2020 – (Figure Skating) Friendships growing stronger during tough times – Source,

Alexandra Trusova about the reason for switching to Plushenko – Source,

New Mom, Yulia Lipnikskaya takes her newborn on a stroll (Photo) – Source,

Emiliya Kalehanova has confirmed that she has retired from skating – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, July 30, 2020

Alena Kanysheva and Andrey Pylin have teamed up to compete in Ice Dance for Russia. Alena has previously competed as a singles skater – Source,

U.S. Figure Skating Announces Inaugural Collegiate Ambassador Program – Source, U.S. Figure Skating

Have a look back at the best pictures of the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2020. Nothing like capturing a moment. – Source,

Cedar Rapids Named Host City for 2022 U.S. Figure Skating NW Sectional Championships – by Jacob Strom,

Olympic gold medallist Fleming calls for “artistry” to return to figure skating – by Dan Palmer, Inside the Games

Getting in the swing: Russian Olympic champ Alina Zagitova plays golf after suspending figure skating career – Source,

‘Looks like I passed!’ Olympic figure skating champ Alina Zagitova takes Unified State Exam to enter university – Source,

‘Real life hits hard too’: Evgenia Medvedeva says her exhibition program was dedicated to ‘painful’ first love – Source,

How Quarantine Helped Me Rediscover My Passion for Skating – Source,

Quad generation: 12yo Russian figure skating prodigy nails INSANE jump at training session (VIDEO) – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Japan’s Shimada feels stronger after tough senior debut season – by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

Lipnitskaya reports birth to mom, releases photos with daughter Sochi Olympic team gold medalist – Source,

The determination of 13 people such as Yuma Keyyama and Shun Sato seen in the figure All Japan training camp. – Source, Sports Graphic NumberWe

We have Emma Hajiyeva on our house – Source,

Communication No. 2336: Entries for ISU Figure Skating and Synchronized Skating Championships 2021 – Source,

Welcome to ISU eLearning! A wealth of online training and development modules dedicated to sharpening your skills as an Official, Coach, and/or Skater! – Source,

Wit Before Witt: The Hans Witte Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Save the Date: Skate Canada Return to Skating Town Hall Tonight at 7:00 p.m. EDT – Source,

Watch Skate Canada Return to Skating Town Hall by selecting  ‘Join Anonymously’ or sign in with your Microsoft Account. – Source, Microsoft’s Teams

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva: I tried the quadruple salchow in Kislovodsk. – Source, Sports Daily


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Figure Skating Articles Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Russian-born figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya buried in Moscow region after death age 20 in suspected suicide – Source,

Figure skater Julian back in the rink, but to teach – Source, The Star

Skaters Relish In the Ability to Work Toward A Goal Again With The Sport’s First Virtual Competition – by Brandon Penny, USFS Fan Zone

Story on PSA Coach(es) of The Year to Appear in Skating Magazine – Source,   

Congratulations to Yulia Lipnitskaya and Vladislav Tarasenko on the birth of their daughter! Today Catalina is 1 month old – Source,

Peggy Fleming, 1968 Olympic  Champ, Wants More Artistry in Figure Skating – by Nick McCarvel, Olympic Channel

Current ISU World standings for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance / ISU Season’s World Ranking – Source,

ISU Skater Biographies (All Disciplines) – Source,

Polina Edmunds has retired. She announced it on an interview she was doing for a podcast: Polina Edmunds – The Best of Both Worlds as an Olympian, Team USA Athlete, and College Student  – Source,

Chinese Taipei National Figure Skating Championships August 2, and 3 broadcast on ELTA channel 1 live. – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Monday, July 27, 2020

Trusseau “I became an ambassador of the amino nutrition brand of sports nutrition food manufactured by Ajinomoto, a Japanese company that is one of the official partners of the Tokyo Olympics. – Source,

“The first tours of the world”: Sergey Polunin and Elena Ilyinov showed their son’s face for the first time. Secular debut of the six-month old son of a dancer and Olympic champion – Source, 

Former Russian figure skater Alexandra Ievleva has been developing figure skating in the colorful eastern countries for almost ten years. She likes to train children for whom ice is inherently exotic. – Source,  

“Ice, Cold, Asthma” from Genetyka. Yuzuru Hanyu appeared in the article about asthma published in the Polish scientific journal “Genetics” – by Ewa Krawczyk,

SportsSG says it will support former national figure skater who described training ‘abuse’ in China – by Matthew Mohan,

Skaters earn awards – by Karlee Blowers, Wisconsin Daily Citizen

Quad generation: 12yo Russian figure skating prodigy nails INSANE jump at training session (VIDEO) – Source,

Save the Date: Skate Canada Return to Skating Town Hall – Source,

Sergey Davydov’s group. Filming for Channel 1 – Source,

Pair Skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya Dies by Apparent Suicide at Age 20 – by Klaus-Reinhold Kany, Ice Skating International

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Figure Skating Articles Sunday, July 26, 2020

Yuri Gulitsky: I Closed This Door Behind Me – He is now the chief specialist of the legal department of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Replubic of Belarus. – Source,

Instagram review: Best photos of the week – Source,

Gum for the Game – Commercial featuring Yuzuru Hanyu.  – Source,

Member Lends Expertise in Crowded Covid Ward – Source,

Sergey Davydov’s group. Filming for Channel 1 – Source,

Rika Kihira Instragram site – Source,

SportSG, Singapore Ice Skating Association, ‘dismayed’ by Yu Shuran’s allegations of abuse – Source, The Straits Times

Here’s the Possible Cause of Death of Olympic Figure Skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya – by Junie Sihlangu,

Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson savor “dream season” and look to the future – by Claire Cloutier, Figure Skaters Online

Maxim Naumov: Parental Inspiration – by Tatjana Flade, International Figure Skating

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Figure Skating Articles Saturday, July 25, 2020

ISU Communication No. 2336 Entries for ISU Figure Skating and Synchonized Skating Championships 2021 – Source,

A New International Synchro Competition is born. The first edition of Stars Cup will take place on 13 and 14 February 2021 in Torun, Poland. This will be the first time this historical city will host an international synchro skating event. – Source,

‘Small respite before hard work’: Russian figure skating star Boikova sunbathes in bikini after passing state exam – Source,

The 1963 U.S. Figure Skating Championships – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Save the Date: Skate Canada Return to Skating Town Hall – Source,

Olympic Movement #StrongerTogether To Mark One Year Until Tokyo 2020 Games – Source,

Anastasia Shpilevaya has opened up on her Instagram about suffering from coronavirus and the lengthy recovery she’s currently going through. – Source,

Second part of our album from spellbinding “Music on Ice” is ready! Enjoy! – Source,

Figure skating: Singapore’s 2017 SEA Games champion Yu Shuran opens up about systemic abuse in China – Source, The Straits Times

Belarus to compete in 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships – Source,

 ‘Tonya Harding scandal was a one-off’: Evgenia Medvedeva says figure skaters don’t put glass in rivals’ skates – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Friday, July 24, 2020

Tarasova: Medvedeva is in good shape, has restored all the elements – Source, 

2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championship Slots Announced – Source,

The FFSG announced in a press release today that it was not taking sanctions against Gilles Beyer or Morgan Cipres for accusations of sexual misconduct. – Source,

Orser: Tarasova helps make Medvedeva’s short program even better – Source,

Costume designer Natalia Bolshakova: “A figure skater can be the idol of millions, but still think that she is fat and ugly” – Source,

How Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Juri Smekalov built her new Free Skating – Source,

Interview Channel One: Aliyev, Samarin, Ignatov: Friendship, new season. –  Source,

ISU Communication  No. 2334 – Singles and Pairs, Levels of Difficulty and Guidelines for Marking Grade of Execution, season 2020/21 – Source,

Tarasova said Medvedeva has both programs ready. Athlete trains in Moscow at CSKA Rink – Source,

“I am grateful to everyone. An unforgettable time and emotions.” Tuktamysheva received a red diploma – Source,

‘It was dehumanising’: Jessica Shuran Yu condemns training abuse in China. World championship skater describes culture of abuse. Urges IOC to better protect skaters before Beijing 2022 – Source, The

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Figure Skating Articles Thursday, July 23, 2020

Junior Russian Test Skates will be held in Novogorsk from August 10th-19th behind closed doors – Source,

Kaitlin Hawayek – An Artist On and Off the Ice “Figure skating is such an artistic, creative sport. It kind of facilitated that passion for art outside of my sport.” – Source, USFS Fan Zone

Mai Mihara, two-season representative training camp “I have to work hard” – Source,

Russian media reports on Medvedeva’s feelings for the deceased Alexandrovskaya – Source,

Yura Matsuda Celebrates Her 22nd Birthday – Source, Figure 365,

Alexander Kogan: “We will not cancel the control rolls of juniors. Athletes need practice” – Source,

The coach of the deceased figure skater Aleksandrovskaya: “She suffered from sleepwalking”. – Source,

Farewell to figure skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya will take place today at the Nikolo-Arhangel Cemetary in Moscow – Source,

Yuma Kagiyama at senior training camp today! – Source,

Hayato Sato This season’s free 3 jumps of 4 jumps with 4 rotations – Source,

‘’Nittaya Kaoru, who fractured and decided to continue her career, talks with her heart/ One question and one answer – Source,

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Figure Skating Articles Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Skater Samsonov believes that it will be hard without the Junior Grand Prix in the new season – Source,

U.S. figure skating coach Callaghan startedabusing in Buffalo, lawsuit alleges – by Charlie Specht,

Mariah Bell: “I have so much more I want to do beyond this season – by Gina Capellazzi, Figure Skaters Online

20 year old Pair skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya (AUS) dies – Source,

Figure Skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya Died After Fall from Sixth Floor Window, Coach Says – by Ally Mauch,

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya: A tribute to a history-making Pair Skater – Source,

Youth Of Yesteryear: The Yvonne Sugden Story – by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

Figure Skating All Japan Training Camp [Photo Feature 15/22]-Mainichi Newspaper  – Source,

A omnibus series from last season. Enjoying the competition is a top notch in any sport. Look forward to drawing the next chapter – Source,

Tarasova: There used to be no GP series itself. The players will prepare for the Russian Championship by going to the Russian Cup. The important thing is not to panic, as my father said. – Source,  

Link to watch P.J. Kwong’s @skatingpj chat with Brian Orser and Tracy Wilson earlier Tuesday (July 21, 2020) – Source,

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