Monthly Archives: April 2014

Chafik Besseghier: From cat to tiger

Chafik Besseghier

By Alexandra Ilina

Chafik Besseghier is something like a “terra incognita” for international figure skating fans. A month ago in Japan he skated at the World Championships for the first time in his career and made some furor.

Ekaterina Riazanova to compete for Italy

Ekaterina Riazanova at press conference

Russian ice dancer Ekaterina Riazanova, who previously competed with Ilia Tkachenko, most likely will continue her career for Italy with a new partner Simone Vaturi.

Imagine on ice: Last gala for eminent German pair

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy at the gala

By Olga Fluegge

Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, a five-time World Champions, finished their spectacular eleven-year career in their hometown Chemnitz.

American top skating official reacts on Cinquanta’s “proposals”

Patricia St. Peter

It seems that the U.S. Figure Skating is currently the only skating federation, which has decided to respond to public outrage in connection with recent news about ISU proposals, albeit with a delay.

2014 Skate America to be held in Chicago

Sears Centre Arena

By U.S. Figure Skating

U.S. Figure Skating announced yesterday the selection of Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. (suburban Chicago), as the host venue for 2014 Hilton HHonors Skate America.

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