2020-21 Pairs Press Links

Minchuk: “Olympic programs should be choreographed to the established style of the skaters” June 2021

Pavliuchenko/Khodykin to use “Black Swan” for new free skate May 2021

Duhamel will skate with Moscovitch in Stars on Ice May 2021

Tarasova/Morozov discuss disappointment at Worlds, switch to Tutberidze May 2021 (translation of video interview in Russian)

James/Radford: The Muddy Waters of a Comeback May 2021

Vanessa James, Eric Radford team up to compete for Canada May 2021

Savchenko/Massot will not return to competition May 2021

Felicia Zhang pursues master’s degree in biomedical science May 2021

Jessica Dube suffered from bulimia during skating career May 2021

Julianne Seguin lives with severe concussion side effects May 2021

Kozlovskii: “Competition inside Russia is growing every year” April 2021

Mishina: “I trust Galliamov completely” May 2021

Ashley Cain-Gribble overcomes self-doubt, vows to be true to herself March 2021

Cain-Gribble/LeDuc are trained & ready for Worlds March 2021

Moser discusses Tarasova/Morozov and her coaching career March 2021 (Russian)

Moskvina expects rules/points changes to pairs quad elements after 2022 Olympics March 2021 (Russian)

Mishina/Galliamov: “We found each other” March 2021 (Russian)

Walsh/Michaud will start and end their season at Worlds March 2021

John Zimmerman receives 2-year coaching suspension from SafeSport March 2021

Michael Marinaro plans to retire after 2022 Olympics March 2021

Calalang/Johnson out of Worlds; Cain-Gribble/LeDuc to replace them March 2021

Nina Moser announces return to active coaching Feb 2021 (Russian)

Peter Oppegard, 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, is under SafeSport investigation, accused of biting arm of Jessica Pfund and other student physical abuse Feb 2021

Knierim/Frazier video interview Feb 2021 (video)

Meagan Duhamel: Life After the Olympics Feb 2021

Knierim/Frazier reflect on U.S. Natls win, look toward Worlds Jan 2021

Volosozhar/Trankov expecting their second child Jan 2021

Smirnova/Siianytsia: From Ukraine to the United States Jan 2021

Meno/Sand: “We’re trying to get U.S. pairs back to competing for medals at Worlds and Olympics” Jan 2021

Knierim/Frazier: “We’re looking for progress” Jan 2021

Knierim/Frazier Prepare for U.S. Championships Jan 2021

Sarah Abitbol is “relieved” after former coach Gilles Beyer is charged with sexual assault Jan 2021

Tarasova/Morozov: We’re trying to create “mature skating” Jan 2021

Moore-Towers/Marinaro win Skate Canada Challenge with 2 new programs Jan 2021

Moore-Towers/Marinaro cope with pandemic’s effects Jan 2021

Walsh/Michaud’s coach, Alison Purkiss, talks about her skaters’ training during covid-19 Jan 2021

Injury keeps Walsh/Michaud out of Skate Canada Challenge Jan 2021

Knierim/Frazier shine in new partnership Jan 2021

Kayne/O’Shea end partnership; both plan to continue skating Dec 2020

Morgan Cipres charged with felony in Florida Dec 2020

Finster/Nagy end partnership Dec 2020

Igor Moskvin, famous skating coach and husband of Tamara Moskvina, dies at 91 Nov 2020 (Russian)

Pfund/Santillan wish to change countries and compete for Switzerland; USFS declined a release for this season Oct 2020

Meagan Duhamel talks about competing on Battle of the Blades Oct 2020

Mishina/Galliamov still hope to compete at Rostelecom, despite Galliamov’s covid-19 diagnosis Oct 2020

Kozlovskii tests positive for coronavirus Oct 2020

Paige Conners looks back at her Olympic experience: “It was literally insane” Oct 2020

Boikova/Kolovskii: Fast track to the top Oct 2020

Calalang/Johnson ready for Skate America Oct 2020

Cain-Gribble/LeDuc: “We always want to bring something new to our skating” Oct 2020

Mishina/Galliamov withdraw from Russian Cup event as Galliamov tests positive for covid-19 Oct 2020 (Russian)

Klimov: “Now everything is quite conservative, there are not revolutionaries in the ISU” Oct 2020 (translation from Russian)

Finster/Nagy: “We want to have a strong senior debut” Oct 2020

Pairs coach Richard Gauthier accused of sexual assault Oct 2020 (French)

Kristina Astakhova gives birth to daughter Oct 2020

Kayne/O’Shea leave Dalilah Sappenfield’s group to seek new coach Sept 24, 2020

James/Cipres announce retirement Sept 2020 (French)

Vladimir Morozov tests positive for covid-19; Tarasova/Morozov withdraw from first Russian Cup competition Sept 2020

Lu/Mitrofanov choose Charlie Chaplin theme for new long program Sept 2020

A review of Boikova/Kozlovskii’s transition from juniors to seniors Sept 2020

Evgenia Tarasova: “I started dreaming about pairs at the age of 11” Sept 2020 (translation from Russian)

Valentina Marchei officially announces her retirement (2 years after split with Ondrej Hotarek)    Sept 2020

Cain-Gribble/LeDuc: “We have a really special partnership” Sept 2020 VIDEO

In wake of Alexandrovskaya’s death, ISU considers raising minimum age for senior competition to 17    Aug 2020

The short life and heartbreaking death of Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya: An investigation   Aug 2020

Kostiukovich/Bryukhanov talk about how their partnership started    Aug 2020  (Russian)

Vera Bazarova reflects on her pairs skating career: “Each coach taught me something new”   Aug 2020  (translation from Russian)

Knierim/Frazier enjoying new partnership   Aug 2020

Calalang/Johnson look back fondly on breakthrough season in 2019-20    July 2020

Australian Olympic Committee calls Alexandrovskaya’s death a “terrible blow”   July 2020

Harley Windsor confirms Alexandrovskaya’s apparent epilepsy diagnosis    July 2020 (Russian)

Andrei Hekalo, former coach of Alexandrovskaya, says she ended her career after suffering an epileptic seizure in January    July 2020   (Russian)

Andrei Pashin, former choreographer of Alexandrovskaya, comments on her recent troubles    July 2020  (Russian)

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, 2017 Junior World pairs champion, dies at 20     17 July 2020  (Russian)

Tai Babilonia broke barriers as one of first multiracial pairs skaters      July 2020