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Plushenko's Withdrawal Stirs a Backlash

New York Times - 13 Feb 2014
MOSCOW — The crowd at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi went silent when Evgeni Plushenko stumbled with the back injury that ended his figure skating career on Thursday. But the stunned silence that followed his withdrawal from the men's short ...

Plushenko predicts best-ever Olympics in figure skating

USA TODAY - 17 Jan 2018
MOSCOW (AP) — Figure skating legend Evgeni Plushenko predicts that next month's Olympic figure skating competition in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be the best ever. Citing the proliferation of quad jumps among the men and top skaters' fights with ...

Olimpiadi 2026, Zaia: Plushenko sostiene nostra candidatura

askanews - 04 Oct 2018
Venezia, 4 ott. (askanews) – “A sostenere la candidatura italiana per le Olimpiadi invernali 2026 c'è anche la star del pattinaggio mondiale Evgeni Plushenko, quattro medaglie in altrettanti Giochi, arrivato in Veneto qualche giorno fa per esibirsi a ...

The quad generation: Russian teen stars out to oust Zagitova

RT - 08 Oct 2018
With only three spots on the national team, competition will be fierce. Prominent male Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko said that Zagitova will need to add a quad to her program if she wants to withstand competition from the new generation of ...

Carla Bruni Performs at Naked Hearts Charity Event

WWD - 29 Sep 2018
They were joined by her friend Evgeny Plushenko; the Russian figure-skating champion is also involved in Naked Hearts. “It was the most nightmarish night to get people together, in the middle of fashion week — and you guys, I know you seem really far ...

Yuzuru Hanyu previews new free skate 'Origin'

The Japan Times - 31 Aug 2018
“I'm skating now while thinking about how to strengthen my skating and get better,” Hanyu said. “Origin” features songs used in routines by Russian legend Evgeni Plushenko and American Johnny Weir, skaters Hanyu admires. He said he chose the music in ...

Evgeni Plushenko backs Yuzuru Hanyu for Olympic title

The Japan Times - 01 Nov 2017
Four-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko said that Sochi Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will defend his men's figure skating title at February's Pyeongchang Games, NBC Sports has reported. “He (Hanyu) needs three quadruples. Maybe two ...

Russian skater Evgeni Plushenko rules out Olympic comeback

USA TODAY - 31 Mar 2017
MOSCOW (AP) — Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Evgeni Plushenko has ruled out a comeback for next year's Pyeongchang Games. Plushenko, who won individual gold in 2006 and team gold with Russia in 2014, hasn't competed in three years ...

Figure skating debate rages between artistry, amplitude

USA TODAY - 25 Jan 2018
Evgeni Plushenko of Russia landed quadruple jumps, the toughest in figure skating, in combination with a triple toe loop in both his short and long programs. But despite leading after the short program, Plushenko was beaten out by his American rival ...

Five myths about figure skating

Chicago Daily Herald - 09 Feb 2018
Another Olympics is here, and it's time for that American ritual: becoming an armchair expert in sports you haven't watched in four years. Figure skating is one of the most popular and misunderstood events at the Winter Games. Here are five persistent ...

Yevgeny Plushenko to coach Adelina Sotnikova

OlympicTalk (blog) - 04 Apr 2017
“We began cooperation with Adelina, however, this is all I can say at the present moment,” Plushenko said Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. The news comes one day after Plushenko posted on Instagram that he planned to return to the ...

Evolution of figure skating's quad jump

WTVA - 15 Feb 2018
2002: Russians Alexei Yagudin and Yevgeni Plushenko feature quad jumps in combination with triples (jumps completed in succession) to win gold and silver, respectively. Bronze medalist Timothy Goebel from the US becomes the first skater to land three ...

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