Monthly Archives: January 2018

2018 Europeans: Carolina Kostner at her finest

Waited since the beginning of the season, the duel between Eteri Tutberidze’s prodigies finally happened at Europeans – and it’s the 15-year-old Alina Zagitova who leads, by 1.7 points, over the two-time World champion Evgenia…

Vanessa James, Morgan Ciprès: “the best possible start for the Europeans”

The French said that themselves, at the end of their short program, not really knowing they’ll be the overnight leaders in Moscow – Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov were still to skate at the time.…

Javier Fernández leads the way at Europeans, young talents on the rise

As you would expect from a five-time European champion, Javier Fernández is in the lead after the men’s short program in Moscow, with 103.82 points for his embodiment of Charlie Chaplin – but it’s the…

Ode to skating, ode to Carolina Kostner

This week in Moscow, Carolina Kostner enters the 14th Europeans of her career – she made her senior debut in Malmö, Sweden, in 2003, skating to “Variations on the Canon in D” by George Winston.…

This is how it all started: Muscovite stories. A photo recap

2017 Rostelecom Cup happened three months ago already – but we’re still taking you in a journey into the finest moments of the first Grand Prix event of the season. Because apart from being important…