Evgenia Medvedeva is facing a big test at Skate Canada

After kicking off last weekend with Skate America, the Grand Prix of Figure Skating makes its annual Canadian stop this week. Here's who to watch in each competition at Skate Canada in Laval, Que. Men: Cha, Messing take aim at Uno The men's field is an interesting one boasting lots of talent, including world and Olympic […]

A look at the intense rivalry between figure skaters Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova, training partners who will battle it out for gold at the Olympics

• Accomplished Russian figure skaters Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova both train together under the same coach. • They’re also set to face off at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. • Medvedeva has long been a dominant presence in figure skating. However, she was recently hobbled by a broken foot. • Zagitova is fresh off a […]

Evgenia Medvedeva to miss Russian figure skating championships: report

Evgenia Medvedeva will miss Russia’s upcoming figure skating championships as the two-time world champion continues her recovery from a broken right foot, according to Russia’s figure skating federation. The 18-year-old missed the Grand Prix Final with a fractured metatarsal and hasn’t competed since winning the NHK Trophy in November. She revealed to The Associated Press that her two Grand […]

‘I thought ‘clean’ Russian athletes had nothing to worry about’ – figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva

Russian figure skating world champion Evgenia Medvedeva has said she was trying not to “pay attention to the negative news related to Russian sports” before an IOC meeting to decide on the country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Medvedeva was part of the Russian delegation that attended the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) […]

Russian figure skater Medvedeva wows fans at Japan Grand Prix

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 15:41 Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva has extended her impressive two-year winning streak after dominating the women’s short program at the figure skating Grand Prix event in Osaka, Japan. Read more The two-time world title holder took first spot at the NHK Trophy, posting the meet high of 79.99, but failing to […]