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Javier Fernández’s farewell – and the other big moments of the Europeans

Years and years from now, when thinking about 2019 Europeans, what will come to your mind first? You know the answer to this one: King of Europe saying goodbye to his people, loyal friends and…

Russian skaters, good as gold in Finlandia Trophy

If this were poker, that would be a “four of a kind” situation – with Russian skaters taking all gold on the table at this year’s edition of CS Finlandia Trophy. And one of the…

2018 Olympics in PyeongChang: here’s to the ones who dream

Embed from Getty Images These Olympics have been a dream. Metaphorically – and even more so literally. In Europe you had to get up in the depth of night so you could watch live the…

Javier VI, King of Europe

Long after the medal ceremony has ended, when the lights are almost off in Megasport arena, and the medalists have left backstage, you can still hear a girl shouting with enthusiasm: “Jaaaaavi! Graciaaaas, Jaaaavi!”. No…

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…