The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues this week in Nagano (JPN) with NHK Trophy. As the sixth and last event of the series, NHK Trophy provides the last opportunity for skaters to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final ...
Following the attacks in Paris, France on November 13, 2015, the Minister of Interior Affairs of France, Mr. Bernard Cazeneuve, and the Mayor of Bordeaux, Mr. Alain Juppe, informed the French Ice Skating Federation (FFSG) and the delegate of the International Skating Union (ISU) present in Bordeaux, that the competitions of November 14, 2015 and the exhibition of November 15, 2015 of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in France, the “Trophée Eric Bompard 2015” in Bordeaux, had to be cancelled due to the state of emergency and national mourning days in France.
Another day, another world record at the Utah Olympic Oval. Brittany Bowe (USA) took the Ladies’ 1000m mark to 1:12.18 on the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Salt Lake City.
Elena Radionova (RUS), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) struck gold as the competition at Rostelecom Cup wrapped up Saturday in Moscow (RUS).
The world record may have been expected, but the name was a surprise. Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) destroyed Sven Kramer and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) with 13:36.60 to beat Kramer’s WR by almost five seconds in the Men’s 10,000m.