The French Cup synchronized skating competition gets under way in Rouen, France, on 2 February and runs until 4 February 2012. Nottingham teams Icicles (junior) and Shadows (novice) are competing. The Island’s teams are in the UK preparing for the Spring Cup in Milan in two weeks’ time, with a midnight training session in Basingstoke on Saturday.
TV and internet coverage of the French Cup is provided by France 3 Normandy, where the teams’ free programmes should be available to view online after the event. Live internet coverage of the free programmes appears to be available on Saturday 4 February for the juniors from 15:20 to 17:30, and for the seniors from 19:55 to 22:30 on the live link at: http://video-direct.france3.fr/player.php?id=1277
Official website: www.frenchcup.fr