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Dmitri Aliev: “Fate has gifted me with figure skating”

It was fate – he says, when talking about his skating journey. A phone call the family received from coach Evgeni Rukavicin in Saint Petersburg. Dmitri Aliev was 13 at the time, living with his…

Photo-stories from Graz (Part One): the men’s event

You know the outcome of the competition – Dmitri Aliev stood atop of the podium at this year’s edition of the Europeans, surrounded by teammate Artur Danielian (silver) and Georgia’s Morisi Kvitelashvili (bronze). And while…

2020 Europeans: golden competition for the Russian skaters

Towards the end of the championships a joke made its way into the press room of Steiermarkhalle, the arena hosting the 2020 Europeans – it was as if we’d been a part of the Russian…

Torino 2019: the culmination of the Grand Prix Series. A photo-story.

We’ll start with a warning: this story features more than 200 photos of the 24 individual skaters, pairs and ice dance teams that qualified for this edition of the (senior) Grand Prix Final – so…

A golden (s)quad at 2019 Rostelecom Cup. The photo-story of the 5th GP event

With 8 medals won out of the possible 12 (and 4 gold medals out of 4), Russia triumphed at this year’s edition of Rostelecom Cup – and, let us tell you, some of our highlights…