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Tuktamysheva is back! Russian figure skating ace strips off ahead of hockey game

By ethan / February 4, 2019

Russian figure skating ‘striptease’ star Elizaveta Tuktamysheva warmed up the crowd ahead of the youth hockey game in St. Petersburg showing her hot exhibition routine on the ice of the Yubileyny Sports Palace. The former world champion who missed several months of training due to pneumonia returned to the ice at the weekend to demonstrate […]


‘I hope it wasn’t indecent’: Stepanova reveals more about racy figure skating outfit

By ethan / January 30, 2019

Russian figure-skater Alexandra Stepanova says she hopes her recent exhibition performance at the European Championship wasn’t “indecent,” after her figure-hugging black suit caused a stir on social media. READ MORE: ‘I saw more of Stepanova than her mama!’ Fans react to Russian skater’s saucy outfit Stepanova, who is teamed up with Ivan Bukin, stole the show […]


Russia’s Samodurova stuns compatriot Zagitova to win European figure skating title

By ethan / January 26, 2019

Russia’s Sofia Samodurova outshone Olympic champion Alina Zagitova with a stunning performance to claim the European ladies’ figure skating title in Minsk, Belarus. Trailing in second behind her compatriot after the short program, Samodurova, 16, produced a superb free program routine to push reigning champion Zagitova into second.  READ MORE: Zagitova leads after short program at […]


Russian 'Empress' Tuktamysheva seals spot in figure skating Grand Prix Final (PHOTOS)

By ethan / November 10, 2018

Russian figure skating star Elizaveta Tuktamysheva continued her scintillating start to the season by clinching third spot at the Grand Prix in Japan, ensuring progress to the series final in December. Tuktamysheva, 21, has excited fans in the figure skating world and beyond with her racy performances so far this season – and continued her […]


Russian figure skater Zagitova breaks short program world record

By ethan / September 27, 2018

Russian figure skating star Alina Zagitova has broken the short program world record at the season-opening competition in Germany. The Russian skater won the short program at the Nebelhorn Trophy, finishing a full eight points ahead of her rivals. READ MORE: ‘I will always compete for Russia’ – figure skating star Medvedeva on Canada switch rumors […]


National Guard commander challenges opposition figure Navalny to hand-to-hand fight

By ethan / September 11, 2018

The head of the Russian internal security agency has dismissed charges of graft and corruption made by Aleksey Navalny, calling the activist a “cloned US puppet” and challenging him to a hand-to-hand fight. “You have allowed insulting and slandering theorizing about me and it is not a habit among officers to simply forgive such things. […]


Russian teen figure skating sensation Trusova sets new world record

By ethan / September 7, 2018

Russian figure skater Alexandra Trusova has continued her stunning ascent by setting a new junior world record in the short program at the 2018 ISU Junior Grand Prix in Lithuania. Trusova, 14, was awarded a score of 74.74 points in the short program – breaking the previous record of 73.18 points set by compatriot Anna […]


Russian 14yo figure skater includes men’s elements in routine (VIDEO)

By ethan / August 8, 2018

Russian junior figure skater Alexandra Trusova has impressed with her free program at a test training event, successfully landing three quads in her routine including a quad Lutz usually performed by men. The 2018 world junior champion Trusova flawlessly nailed a quadruple Lutz becoming the first female skater to perform this extremely difficult jumping element. […]

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