Russian figure skaters have long prevailed in pairs, ice-dancing and single events at world championships and Olympics. At PyeongChang 2018, Olympic athletes from Russia won three medals in ladies’ single skating.
The Russian figure skating squad has taken the lead after the first competitive day at the World Team Trophy in Japan, with the women’s event dominated by Russian stars who pulled off a stunning performance on Thursday.
Russian figure skating prodigy Alexandra Trusova has commented on suggestions by Western journalists that famed coach Eteri Tutberidze offers her skaters hormone blockers to keep their growing bodies from changing.
Russian figure skating queen Elizaveta Tuktamysheva has spoken up for women again after winning her second honor inside a week, donning a glitzy dress to collect an award with ice dancing pal Betina Popova at a ceremony in Moscow.
Revered Russian figure skating coach Eteri Tutberidze has given a guarded reaction to reports that world championships sensation Alexandra Trusova could return to her ranks, refusing to confirm rumors about the bronze medalist.