Monthly Archives: March 2014

Welcome back, Mr. Verner

One of the best stories of this edition of the Worlds – those stories which will live forever in the hearts of the figure skating admirers – has already happened: Tomas Verner has finally come…

Following a bouquet of red roses – the perfect start for the Worlds in Saitama

I wish I were in Japan these days, for the 2014 World Figure Skating Championships – but instead, a tiny piece of Japan, a cherry blossom, came to Bucharest. And to me last night’ concert…

Florent Amodio: “I won’t be at the World Championships this year”

On March 22, just two days before the beginning of the 2014 Worlds in Saitama, Florent Amodio wrote on his facebook account: “I won’t be at the World Championships this year, I have to continue…

2014 Worlds in Saitama: no reason to disregard the event. On the contrary

The defending World champions won’t be in Saitama – and, except for Yuzuru Hanyu, the Olympic champions won’t be there either. Still, there’s a ton of reasons why you shouldn’t overlook this year’s edition of…

Letter to ISU office holders: “People deserve to know if a mistake was made”

A month after the ladies’ event at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, people are still questioning the result, with the Russian Adelina Sotnikova winning the gold medal ahead of Yuna Kim, the defending Olympic champion. And…