Tag Archives: Kiira Korpi

The time of mittens has come

With Europe literally under the snow, it might be the best time to turn to those wonderful mittens the medalists of Finlandia Trophy in Espoo receive every year – and relive their joy while being…

Kings on Ice. The Champions Return to Romania

Bucharest: November 16. Cluj-Napoca: December 9. You’d better save those dates and book your flights, since these are the days some of the biggest stars of figure skating return to Romania, under the generous hat…

2016 Europeans: the comeback of the stars in the pairs event

An air of the Olympics might have crept into Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava on January 29, when Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, gold medalists in Sochi, took the ice for their short program. Add…

The stars of 2010 Europeans returned to Tallinn for „Kings on Ice”

On the evening of October 18th, one could notice a long line in front of the freshly built Tondiraba Ice Hall in Tallinn, Estonia; that impressive was the line that the event had to be…

Japan’s Rika Hongo is aiming high this season. First stop: gold at Fin Trophy

You might call her lucky – and she did have her share of luck last season, receiving her second Grand Prix assignment, Rostelecom Cup, after Valentina Marchei withdrew from the event; and, later in the…