Sep 15, 2015

Sotnikova set for return to competition in November

Olympic women’s figure skating champion Adelina Sotnikova is to make her comeback to major competition in November after skipping almost all of last season. Sotnikova has competed in only one minor competition since beating South Korea’s Yuna Kim to the Olympic gold medal last ...

Nov 8, 2014

Sotnikova to skip Cup of Russia

Sochi Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova was due to skate for her home crowd at next week’s Cup of Russia Grand Prix in Moscow, but has been replaced on the entry list by little-known 17-year-old Maria Stavitskaya. Russian figure skating federation president Alexander Gorshkov said ...

Russian Olympic champions to skip worlds

Mar 17, 2014

Russian Olympic champions to skip worlds

The Russian figure skating federation says Olympic gold medalists Adelina Sotnikova, and Maxim Trankov and Tatiana Volosozhar won’t be going to this month’s world championships in Saitama. In a statement on the federation’s website, president Alexander Gorshkov says the federation decided not to send ...

Feb 22, 2014

Sotnikova inspired by watching Mao

Newly crowned Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova has revealed that she had been inspired by Mao Asada in her journey toward Winter Games’ gold. Mao’s bid to give Japan a second figure skating gold in Sochi fell foul of her trademark triple Axel jump on ...