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  • Dark horse Olga Mikutina thrives in Feldkirch
    by Tatjana Flade

    Austria’s Olga Mikutina became a dark horse at the 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden last March. In what was her World Championship debut, the 17-year-old jumped into the top ten with an eighth-place finish—the best result for Austrian figure skating in 24 years […]

  • “Russian joker” Evgeni Semenenko celebrates break-through season
    by Tatjana Flade

    When 17-year-old Evgeni Semenenko took to the ice for the Short Program at the 2021 ISU World Figure Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, the very first major championship of his life, a Russian official joked: “Here comes our joker.” The man was right. Semenenko proved he had nerves of steel […]

  • Tuktamysheva plans to step it up for the Olympic season
    by Tatjana Flade

    Elizaveta (Lisa) Tuktamysheva made a successful return to the world stage this season, proving that not only tiny teens can be at the top of the sport in figure skating. Last month in Stockholm, Sweden, the 24-year-old claimed the silver medal, behind teammate Anna Shcherbakova, who turned 17 […]

  • 2021 World Team Trophy: Day 3
    by Paula Slater

    The 2021 ISU World Team Trophy concluded with the Ladies’ and Pairs’ Free Skate in Osaka, Japan, on Friday. Team Russia won the event with 125 points, followed by Team USA (110) and Team Japan (107). The ISU World Team Trophy format is based on a competition consisting of the six best national […]

  • 2021 World Team Trophy: Day 2
    by Paula Slater

    The second day of the 2021 ISU World Team Trophy began with the Pairs’ Short Program, followed by the Free Dance and Men’s Free Skate in Osaka, Japan, on Friday. Team Russia holds on to first place with 91 points as Team USA (83) and Team Japan (78) maintain second and third. The ISU World The […]

  • 2021 World Team Trophy: Day 1
    by Paula Slater

    The 2021 ISU World Team Trophy kicked off a three-day competition with the Rhythm Dance, followed by the Ladies’ and Men’s Short Program in Osaka, Japan, on Thursday. Team Russia currently leads with 49 points, followed by Team USA (47) and Team Japan (42). The ISU World Team Trophy format is […]

  • Figure Skating: Ladies and the Quad Jump
    by Paula Slater

    It was three-time world silver medalist Surya Bonaly of France who began attempting a quadruple jump several times in figure skating competition between 1990 and 1996. The figure skater, who had a late start in competitive the competitive field, either fell or was unable to complete the rotations. […]

  • Sinitsina and Katsalapov strike gold in Stockholm
    by Paula Slater

    The Ice Dance event concluded on Saturday night with the Free Dance at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov (FSR) maintained their overnight lead to win the gold, while USA’s Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and Madison […]

  • Nathan Chen takes third consecutive world title
    by Paula Slater

    The Men’s event concluded with the Free Skate on Saturday afternoon at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. USA’s Nathan Chen rose from third place to defend his world title and pocketed his third consecutive gold medal. Yuma Kagiyama of Japan captured the silver in […]

  • Anna Shcherbakova takes world title in FSR sweep
    by Paula Slater

    The Ladies’ event concluded with the Free Skate at the 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships on Friday night in Stockholm, Sweden. All three ladies that represented the Figure Skaters of Russia (FSR) medaled with Anna Shcherbakova winning the gold, while teammates Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and […]

  • Mishina and Galliamov capture pairs’ title in World debut
    by Paula Slater

    The Pairs’ event concluded on Thursday evening with the Free Skate at the 2021 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, and it proved to be an exciting one. Anastasia Mishina and Alexandr Galliamov (FSR) rose to capture the gold in their debut at this event, while China’s […]

  • Sinitsina and Katsalapov dance to lead at Worlds
    by Paula Slater

    The Rhythm Dance took place this morning at the 2021 World Figure Skating Ice Dance Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov (FSR) currently sit in first place ahead of USA’s Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and Madison Chock and Evan Bates. The race for the […]