NBC, the home to the American broadcast of the Olympic Games, promoted national skating veterans Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir to its Number One broadcast team for the Olympic figure skating, the Chicago Tribune reported last week.
By Vladislav Luchianov
It seems that Brazil, a well-known soccer country, begins to pay serious attention to figure skating. Last month, the country’s Ice Sports Federation organized an event in New Jersey with an aim to support promising Brazilian skaters.
Olympic ice figure skating champions together with international show business professionals and with the Italian lingerie company will be the stars of the first edition of a new show, which will set a new standard for ice skating and Opera, in the unique setting of Verona’s Arena.