Alina Zagitova not planning to retire

Figure Skating Dec 16, 2019

Alina Zagitova not planning to retire

Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova on Sunday responded to media speculation that she is leaving the sport for good, posting on Instagram that she doesn't intend to "stop or retire." The 17-year-old Olympic and world champion told a Russian TV station on Friday that she ...

Alina Zagitova decides to take a break from competition

Figure Skating Dec 14, 2019

Alina Zagitova decides to take a break from competition

Olympic and world champion Alina Zagitova is taking a break from figure skating this winter, the Russian announced abruptly on Friday. The 17-year-old told the Russian TV program "Vremya" that she would not take part in the national championships later this month, which will make ...