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Grand Prix Espoo 2022 Daily Photos - Day 2

November 27, 2022

Beautiful performances and touching K&C moments, broken hopes and happy faces. Find all these and more in Kasumi's photos here!

Grand Prix Espoo 2022 Daily Photos - Day 1

November 26, 2022

The competition in Espoo has started with the short programs and rhythm dance. Don't miss Kasumi's photos here!

Grand Prix Espoo 2022 Photo Highlights - Practice

November 25, 2022

While we wait for the sixth and last event of the Grand Prix series to start, let's enjoy some moments from the practice captured by Kasumi. Find them here.

Aljona Savchenko: "I like to build something new"

November 23, 2022

One of the most successful pair skaters in history talked to Anna about moving to work in the Netherlands, coaching the Swedish pair team, and about part of her family still staying in war-torn Ukraine. Make sure to check this interview here.

NHK Trophy 2022 Daily Photos - Gala

November 22, 2022

And a wonderful bonus after two exciting competitive days: gala! Don't miss Keiko's photos here!

NHK Trophy 2022 Daily Photos - Day 2

November 20, 2022

On the second day of competition the fight for the medals was fierce, and it brought us some surprising results. Look here.

NHK Trophy 2022 Daily Photos - Day 1

November 18, 2022

The fifth event of the Grand Prix series started today in Sapporo, Japan. Enjoy Keiko's shots from all the short programs (and some bonuses) here!

"New quadrennial, new me" - Roman Sadovsky is ready for the next stage

November 9, 2022

Putting roller coaster of the previous season behind him, Roman starts this season with new programs and a more relaxed attitude. Anna spoke to him at Skate America about work on his programs, perfect spins, dance background and more. Click!

Japan Open 2022

November 3, 2022

You have already seen the photos, now it's Ayaka's time to share her impressions about the competition. Enjoy reading about it here.

Throwback to Worlds 2022

October 19, 2022

Ahead of the Grand Prix season kicking off, we look back at the last few months, bid farewell to some skaters while acknowledging and encouraging the progress of others. Don't miss our article here.

Photo Album: Japan Open 2022

October 10, 2022

Team Japan won gold at the 2022 Japan Open, followed by Team North America and Team Europe. Kasumi took a lot of gorgeous shots: click here!

Japan Open 2022 - Practice

October 7, 2022

Japan Open 2022 takes place tomorrow at Saitama Super Arena. Meanwhile, today was a busy training day. Don't miss Kasumi's beautiful shots: look here.

Finlandia Trophy 2021 - Photo Highlights

October 6, 2022

While we wait for Finlandia Trophy 2022 to kick off in Espoo, let's take a look at some memories from last year's edition through EMJO's photos. Click here!

Photo Album: Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2022

October 4, 2022

We continue with our reporting from the ISU Challenger Series! Don't miss wonderful Nepela Memorial moments captured by Sylva in Bratislava. Click!

Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 Daily Photos - Day 3

September 25, 2022

The last couple of days we've seen familiar faces, sometimes in new combinations, and also quite a few new ones - at least in the senior competition world. Certainly amongst those are faces well worth remembering where we saw them the first time. Look at the concluding photos of the event here!

Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 Daily Photos - Day 2

September 24, 2022

Whether you prefer latin rhythms, or more classical or lyrical music - we've seen all of that at the second day of the Nebelhorn Trophy. Enjoy the photos here.

Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 Daily Photos - Day 1

September 23, 2022

Season doesn't start for us without the Nebelhorn Trophy. Joy prepared for us photos from the first day of action. Don't miss them here!

"My heart opens up when I am on the ice!" - Meet Nikita Starostin

September 22, 2022

While he's about to compete at the Nebelhorn Trophy, let's know more about this charismatic young man. Read Judith's talk with him here.

Nebelhorn Trophy 2021

September 20, 2022

Everything is getting ready in Oberstdorf for the Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 to kick off on Thursday! What a better moment to reminisce last year through Joy's pictures? Look here: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Stars on Ice 2022

August 17, 2022

"Stars on Ice" tour is a treat for every skating fan. Don't miss Tina's photos from the show in San Jose here!

Ashley Wagner: "I want to redefine what skating can be"

July 19, 2022

The 2016 World silver medalist is using her experiences in skating, good and bad, to make her sport a healthier and more inclusive place. Read her in-depth interview with Anna here.

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