Jason Brown, Michal Brezina and Konstantin Menshov at Nebelhorn Trophy 2014

Nebelhorn Trophy opened season in senior skating

By Olga Fluegge The 46th Nebelhorn Trophy, one of the oldest international figure skating competitions, was held September 25-27, 2014 in Oberstdorf, Germany.  More »

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva with coaches Alexei Mishin and Svetlana Veretennikova

Mishin complains about absence of necessary conditions for his students

Alexei Mishin, a coach of Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamisheva, believes that St. Petersburg does not have sufficient conditions for the proper trainings of his students. More »

Hayleigh Abbott

Quebec’s juvenile champion punished for speaking out about bullying

12-year-old Hayleigh Abbott of Canada and her parents think the young talent was kicked out of an elite figure skating program after speaking out about being bullied by another skater, Global News More »

Nebelhorn Trophy opened season in senior skating

Jason Brown, Michal Brezina and Konstantin Menshov at Nebelhorn Trophy 2014

By Olga Fluegge

The 46th Nebelhorn Trophy, one of the oldest international figure skating competitions, was held September 25-27, 2014 in Oberstdorf, Germany. 

Mishin complains about absence of necessary conditions for his students

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva with coaches Alexei Mishin and Svetlana Veretennikova

Alexei Mishin, a coach of Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamisheva, believes that St. Petersburg does not have sufficient conditions for the proper trainings of his students.

Quebec’s juvenile champion punished for speaking out about bullying

Hayleigh Abbott

12-year-old Hayleigh Abbott of Canada and her parents think the young talent was kicked out of an elite figure skating program after speaking out about being bullied by another skater, Global News reported last week.

NBC doubles extravaganza with Weir and Lipinski

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir

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.

Williams shifts Brazil’s interest towards figure skating

Brazil's figure skating team

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.

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