Further to the IOC Executive Board decision of 5 December 2017 with regards to the Russian participation at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
The Canadian men made amends on Friday for their crash in the Team Pursuit in front of a home crowd in Calgary last week. Ted-Jan Bloemen, Denny Morrison and Benjamin Donnelly (CAN) won the Team Pursuit in Salt Lake City in a national record of 3 minutes and 36.44 seconds.
It does not seem to matter who skates for Japan alongside Miho and Nana Takagi in the Ladies Team Pursuit. As long as the sisters take the ice, it’s world record time.
After winning his first individual World Cup gold in the 500m in Calgary last week, Alex Boisvert-Lacroix (CAN) immediately added another on the opening day in Salt Lake City on Friday as he set a season best time of 34.15 seconds.
Nao Kodaira (JPN) added another World Cup 500m gold to her tally on the first day of the Salt Lake City World Cup.
Nathan Chen (USA) prevailed over home town hero Shoma Uno of Japan in close a finish at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya (JPN) on Friday to take the title. Mikhail Kolyada of Russia earned the bronze medal in what was his debut at the ISU Grand Prix Final.
World silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada edged Russia’s World Junior Champion Alina Zagitova for the lead in a high-level Ladies Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya on Friday.
Alexei Krasnozhon (USA) felt like a gladiator on the ice and fought his way to gold at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Nagoya on Friday.
World Junior Champions Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor of Australia added another title to their resume when they grabbed the Junior Pairs gold medal at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Nagoya (JPN).
Russia’s Anastasia Skoptcova/Kirill Aleshin upset 2017 World Junior bronze medalists Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko (USA) in the Junior Short Dance to take the lead in the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya on Friday.
Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France edged Canada’s reigning World Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir in the Short Dance and lead by 0.54 points. World bronze medalists Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) follow in third place.
Unfazed by equipment and costume failures, World silver medalists Aljona Savchenko/Bruno Massot of Germany took the Pairs Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya on Thursday.
Russia’s Alexandra Trusova prevailed in what was high-level Junior Ladies Short Program with six clean performances at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Nagoya on Thursday. Trusova’s teammates