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ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships . Free Skating

05 Apr 2014

Team Finland 1 (Marigold Ice Unity) struck gold, giving Finland its eighth title at the ISU World Synchronized Championships. Team Canada 1(Nexxice) edged past Team Finland 2 (Rockettes) to claim the silver medal

ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships - Short Program

04 Apr 2014

Team Finland 1 (Marigold Ice Unity) skated to the lead in the Short Program. Team Finland 2 (Rockettes) edged out Team Canada 1 (Nexxice) for second place.

ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2014 - Preivew

03 Apr 2014

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2014 will be held in Courmayeur, Italy, on April 4 and 5. Italy hosts the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships for the first time.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 - Ice Dance Free Dance and Ladies Free Skating

29 Mar 2014

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 continued in Saitama, Japan, on Saturday with the Free Dance and the Ladies Free Skating

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 - Ice Dance Short Dance and Men Free Skating

28 Mar 2014

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 continued in Saitama, Japan, on Friday with the Short Dance and the Men’s Free Skating in front of a capacity crowd of 18,000 spectators at Saitama Super Arena.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 - Pairs Free Skating and Ladies Short Program

27 Mar 2014

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy (GER) claim fifth world title while Mao Asada (JPN) captures Ladies Short Program

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 - Pairs and Men's Short Program

26 Mar 2014

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 opened in Saitama, Japan, on Wednesday with the Pairs and Men’s Short Programs. 177 skaters/couples from 38 ISU Members have been entered for the Championships.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 - Preview

24 Mar 2014

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 will open in Saitama, Japan, on March 26. 177 skaters/couples from 38 ISU members have been entered for the Championships

Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships Heerenveen (NED) – Day 2

23 Mar 2014

Ireen Wüst (NED) and Koen Verweij (NED) were crowned as the queen and king of a party, officially called the Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships.

Essent ISU World Cup Allround Speed Skating Championships Heerenveen (NED) – Day 1

22 Mar 2014

Ireen Wüst (NED) and Koen Verweij (NED) are leading after the first day of the Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships.

European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the International Skating Union (ISU) sign exclusive media rights deal

21 Mar 2014

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the International Skating Union (ISU) have reached an agreement on exclusive media rights from 2015 – 2019, marking 50 years of EBU-ISU partnership.

ISU World Development Trophy Short Track - Dongguan City (HKG)

21 Mar 2014

The second ISU World Development Trophy event of the season was a Short Track Speed Skating event and was held in Dongguan City, Hong Kong China on 16-21 March. The event was hosted by the Hong Kong Skating Union, 19 athletes from 5 ISU Members participated

Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2014 - Preview

20 Mar 2014

The Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships will take place this weekend in the Thialf Stadium in Heerenveen (NED).

ISU World Junior FS Champs Sofia (BUL) Day 5

16 Mar 2014

Elena Radionova (RUS) skated to the Junior Ladies gold in Sofia (BUL) on Sunday and led the second consecutive podium sweep for the Russian Ladies at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Serafima Sakhanovich took the silver medal and the bronze went to Evgenia Medvedeva.

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 3

16 Mar 2014

The Essent ISU World Cup Final concluded at the Thialf Stadion, Heerenveen on Sunday with American skaters Heather Richardson and Shani Davis winning the Ladies and Men’s Grand World Cup titles.

ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships Montreal (CAN) – Day 3

16 Mar 2014

The third and final day of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 resumed today in Montreal, Canada, with both the Ladies and Men competing in the 1000m, 3000m super final and relay events

ISU World Junior FS Champs Sofia (BUL) Day 4

15 Mar 2014

Nam Ngyuen (CAN) struck gold at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia (BUL) on Saturday. Adian Pitkeev (RUS) took the silver medal and the bronze went to Nathan Chen (USA) ...

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 2

15 Mar 2014

The second day of the Essent ISU World Cup Final at the Thialf Stadion in Heerenveen saw a new face on top of the World Cup podium in Annouk van der Weijden (NED), winner of the 3000m for Ladies.

ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships Montreal (CAN) - Day 2

15 Mar 2014

The second day of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 resumed today in Montreal, Canada, with both the Ladies and Men competing in the 500m events.

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 1

14 Mar 2014

Ireen Wüst (NED) and Shani Davis (USA) won the World Cups for the Ladies 1500m and the Men’s 1000m respectively on the first day of the Essent ISU World Cup Final at the Thialf Stadion in Heerenveen on Friday.

ISU World Junior FS Champs Sofia (BUL) Day 3

14 Mar 2014

Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker (USA) claimed the Ice Dance gold at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia (BUL) on Friday. Earlier, Elena Radionova (RUS) claimed the Ladies Short Program...

ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships Montreal (CAN) – Day 1

14 Mar 2014

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 began today in Montreal, Canada, with both the Ladies and Men competing in the 1500m events

ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014, Montreal (CAN) - Preview

13 Mar 2014

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 will open in Montreal, Canada on March 14. The World Championships were last held in Montreal in 2002. This time around 122 skaters from 32 ISU members have been entered for the Championships that will take place in a sold out Maurice-Richard Arena.

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final, Heerenveen (NED) - Preview

13 Mar 2014

The Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating series comes to an end with the Final which will take place from March 14-16 in Heerenveen, the Netherlands where only the best ranked skaters of the season will compete. In the 500m, 1000m and 1500m only the best 24 skaters in the World Cup ranking can compete in 10 pairs, and for the 3000 ladies and the 5000m men that concerns the 20 best for 8 pairs.

ISU World Junior FS Champs Sofia (BUL) Day 2

13 Mar 2014

Xiaoyu Yu/Yang Jin (CHN) claimed the Junior Pairs gold at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia (BUL) on Thursday. Earlier, Nam Nguyen (CAN) won the Junior Men's Short Program...

ISU World Junior FS Champs Sofia (BUL) Day 1

12 Mar 2014

Pair skaters Xiaoyu Yu/Yang Jin (CHN) and ice dancers Kailtin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker (USA) took the lead as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2014 kicked off in Sofia (BUL) Wednesday with the Pairs Short Porgram and the Short Dance...

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating – Inzell (GER) – Day 3

09 Mar 2014

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in 2013 Heather Richardson (USA) was in great shape again, just missing the 1000m track record on her way to victory in that event.

ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships – Erzurum (TUR) - Final Report

09 Mar 2014

Do Hee Noh and Munhyeon Lee, both from Korea, were crowned Ladies and Men’s 2014 ISU World Junior Short Track champions. This is Noh’s second consecutive Junior World Championship title.

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Inzell (GER) Day 2

08 Mar 2014

The Essent ISU World Cup in Inzell continued today with good results for the USA: another victory for Heather Richardson and Shani Davis

ISU Junior World Speed Skating Championships – Bjugn (NOR)

08 Mar 2014

The ISU Junior World Speed Skating Championships took place in the covered but cold ice rink in Bjugn (NOR) this weekend, which has a new system to reduce the humidity in the air and improve the ice quality.

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2014 - Preview

07 Mar 2014

The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2014 will open in Sofia, Bulgaria, on March 12. 179 skaters from 45 ISU members have been entered for the Championships.

ISU World Junior Short Track Championships 2014 - Preview

07 Mar 2014

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 will open in Erzurum, Turkey on March 6. Turkey hosts a ISU Short Track Championships for the first time. 187 skaters from 39 ISU members have been entered for the Championships.

ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2014 - Preview

07 Mar 2014

The ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2014 will open in Bjugn, Norway on March 7.

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Inzell (GER) - Day 1

07 Mar 2014

After the Olympic Games, the Essent ISU World Cup continued with the fifth competition of the season in Inzell.

ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2013/14 Review

06 Mar 2014

73 Ladies and 119 Men participated in the Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2013/14 series which concluded last weekend in Bjugn (NOR).

ISU World Development Trophy Speed Skating - Zakopane (POL)

03 Mar 2014

More than 25 youth skaters from six countries took part in the first Speed Skating ISU World Development Trophy in Zakopane, Poland.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Team Pursuit Day 2

22 Feb 2014

The final Speed Skating competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games took place today in the Adler Arena.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Team Pursuit Day 1

21 Feb 2014

The Speed skating competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games continued today with the Men and Ladies’ Team Pursuit Quarter Finals and the Men’s Semifinals.

Olympic WInter Games 2014 - Short Track Men 500 m, Ladies 1000 m and Men 5000 m Relay

21 Feb 2014

The short track speed skating competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games concluded today with the Men 500 m, Ladies’ 1000 m and the Men 5000 m Relay.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Team Pursuit Preview

20 Feb 2014

The Speed Skating competition will conclude with the Ladies’ and Men Team Pursuit which will take place on Friday and Saturday.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Ladies Free Skating

20 Feb 2014

Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova skated off with the gold medal, dethroning 2010 Olympic Champion Yuna Kim of Korea and winning the first Olympic ladies title for her country. Carolina Kostner of Italy earned the bronze medal, the first Olympic figure skating medal in single skating for Italy.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies' 5000m

19 Feb 2014

Martina Sábliková (CZE) won the ladies’ 5000m title and bettered her own track record set last year in this very venue. Ireen Wüst (NED) took her fourth Sochi 2014 Olympic medal with her third silver. Carien Kleibeuker (NED) almost 36 years old won bronze

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Ladies Short Program

19 Feb 2014

Yuna Kim of Korea edged out Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova and Carolina Kostner of Italy for a narrow lead in the Ladies Short Program. The top three are virtually tied with just a few tenths of a point between them.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Ladies' 1000 m

18 Feb 2014

In the Ladies’ 3000 m and four years after their disqualification team Korea regained its spot atop the podium. Referees disqualified China for impeding, promoting Canada to silver and Italy to bronze.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 10,000 m

18 Feb 2014

The Dutch Speed Skating power house sweeps the podium for the fourth time at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Jorrit Bergsma (NED) won the men’s 10,000m in an Olympic record time of 12:44.45 which is also a new track record and personal best time. The favourite Sven Kramer finished in second and 37 year old Bob de Jong got the bronze medal.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Ice Dance Free Dance

17 Feb 2014

Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) danced off with the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Monday, winning the first Olympic Ice Dance gold for the USA. 2010 Olympic champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada earned the silver medal and Russia’s Elena Ilinykh/Nikita Katsalapov claimed the bronze.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 10,000 m

17 Feb 2014

Following the withdrawal of the Norwegian and the Russian Teams in preparation for the team pursuit the draw today delivered no big surprises.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies 1500m

16 Feb 2014

Jorien ter Mors leads the Dutch clean sweep in a new Olympic record time of 1:53.51. The defending champion Ireen Wüst skated 1:54.09 and finished with the silver medal and Lotte van Beek (NED) took the bronze with 1:54.54.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Ice Dance Short Dance

16 Feb 2014

Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) danced to first place in the short dance. Defending Olympic champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada are currently ranked second, trailing the leaders by 2.56 points. Russia’s Elena Ilinykh/Nikita Katsalapov stand in third place

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Speed Skating Ladies 1500m

15 Feb 2014

Zhou Yang (CHN) won the ladies 1500m for the second time in a row, Shim Suk-Hee (KOR) finished in second place and Arianna Fontana (ITA) won bronze. With three races in one day for those who reached the final, it was a tough day.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Speed Skating Men 1000m

15 Feb 2014

To the delight of the home crowd Victor An and Vladimir Grigorev clenched the gold and silver medal respectively and Sjinkie Knegt finished third, winning the first medal in Short Track Speed Skating for the Netherlands

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men 1500m

15 Feb 2014

For the first time in Olympic history a Polish skater won a gold medal in Speed Skating. Zbigniew Bródka took the distance with the smallest ever margin on Koen Verweij (NED). The 2014 Men’s 1000m silver medalist Denny Morrison (CAN) took the bronze

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men 1500m Preview

14 Feb 2014

After a day’s break the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Speed Skating competition will continue on Sunday in the Adler Arena with the Men’s 1500m.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Men Free Skating

14 Feb 2014

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu struck gold at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Friday and became the first Japanese man to win the title. Patrick Chan of Canada took the silver medal and Denis Ten of Kazakhstan surged from ninth after the Short Program to capture the bronze.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies 1000m

13 Feb 2014

Hong Zhang from China won the first gold medal for China in speed skating history. Ireen Wüst (NED), who won gold in the 3000m finished in second place and team mate Margot Boer had her second bronze of the week.

Olympic WInter Games 2014 - Short Track Ladies 500 m

13 Feb 2014

Jianrou Li (CHN) took the title followed by Arianna Fontana (ITA) who had won bronze in Vancouver in the same distance and in Turin for the Ladies’ Relay. Seung-Hi Park (KOR) got the bronze medal.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Men Short Program

13 Feb 2014

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu set a record score to take the lead in an eventful Men's Short Program. Patrick Chan of Canada sits second place and Javier Fernandez came third before the final Free Skating on Friday.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Free Skating

12 Feb 2014

Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar / Maxim Trankov were crowned Olympic Champions in Sochi on home ice on Wednesday. Teammates Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov claimed the silver medal and Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy of Germany settled for the bronze.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men 1000 m

12 Feb 2014

In the third Speed Skating Men’s distance which was the 1000m, Stefan Groothuis (NED) won in 1:08.39, a new track record. Denny Morrison (CAN) got silver in 1:08.43 and Michel Mulder, the 500m champion, grabbed bronze in 1:08.74, thus becoming the first multi-medalist at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies 500m

11 Feb 2014

Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) won gold in the ladies’ 500m speed skating event in two Olympic record times. In second place came Olga Fatkulina (RUS) and the bronze medal went to Margot Boer (NED).

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Pairs Short Program

11 Feb 2014

Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program setting a record score on the way. Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy of Germany are sitting in second place, trailing the Russians by 4.53 points. Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov of Russia follow in third place.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Preview

11 Feb 2014

The figure skating singles competition at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will start in Sochi, Russia, on February 11. Skaters/couples from 30 ISU members have been entered for the Olympic Winter Games

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Speed Skating Men 1500m

10 Feb 2014

Charles Hamelin (CAN) won the first Short track Speed Skating medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in the Men’s 1500m. China’s Tianyu Han surprised by taking gold while Victor An (RUS) brought Russia the first medal in Short track skating history with his bronze medal.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men 500 m

10 Feb 2014

The Dutch skaters not only won their first ever men 500m gold but also swept the podium for the second time at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies 3000m

09 Feb 2014

Olga Graf brought Russia the first medal of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Ladies' 3000m. Ireen Wüst won gold while 2010 Olympic Champion Martina Sábliková took silver.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Speed Skating Preview

09 Feb 2014

The Iceberg Skating Palace will host eight Olympic Short Track competitions; the Men’s and Ladies’ 1500m, 1000m and 500m as well as the Men’s 5000m Relay and the Ladies’ 3000m Relay.

Team Russia skates off with gold

09 Feb 2014

Team Russia skated off with the gold medal in the inaugural team event at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Team Canada claimed the silver medal while team USA earned the bronze.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Preview

08 Feb 2014

The first medal competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games for ISU sports takes place today in the Speed skating Adler Arena.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men 5000 m

08 Feb 2014

The Netherlands started the competition with a clean sweep in the men's 5000m and the expected favorite Sven Kramer, withstood the pressure and won the gold

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Team Event Day 2

08 Feb 2014

Team Russia extended their lead on day two of the team event at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Saturday.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Team Event Short Dance and Ladies Short Program entries

07 Feb 2014

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games figure skating team event will continue on February 8 2014 with the Ice Dance Short Dance, Ladies Short Program and Pairs Free Skating

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Team Event - Team Captains

07 Feb 2014

The Team Captains for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games figure skating team event have been announced

Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Day One

06 Feb 2014

Russia took the lead as the team competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games kicked off with the Men’s and Pairs Short Programs. Team Canada sits in second, followed by Team China.

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Team Event Preview

05 Feb 2014

The first time that a figure skating team event will be contested at the Olympic Winter Games

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Training and Competition Schedule

03 Feb 2014

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Training and Competition Schedule

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Taipei City (TPE) Day 4

25 Jan 2014

Kanako Murakami of Japan claimed the gold medal in the Ladies event as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships concluded Saturday in Taipei (TPE)...

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Taipei City (TPE) Day 3

24 Jan 2014

Takahito Mura (JPN) and pair skaters Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) struck gold as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating CHampionships 2014 continued Friday in Taipei City (TPE)...

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Taipei City (TPE) Day 2

23 Jan 2014

Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) danced to the gold, overtaking Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier of Canada. The bronze went to Alexandra Aldridge/Daniel Eaton (USA)

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Taipei City (TPE) Day 1

22 Jan 2014

Takahito Mura (JPN), ice dancers Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier (CAN) and pair skaters Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) took the lead as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 opened in Taipei City (TPE) on Wednesday...

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 Preview

20 Jan 2014

The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 will open in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, on January 22. 96 skaters from 15 ISU members have been entered for the Championships. ..

ISU European Figure Skating Championships - Budapest (HUN) Day 5

19 Jan 2014

Tatiana Volosozbar/Maxim Trankov of Russia claimed their third consecutive European title and led the Russian pairs to a podium sweep. Teammates Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov took silver and Vera Bazarova/Yuri Larionov earned the bronze medal.

Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2014 - Nagano (JPN) Day 2

19 Jan 2014

Jing Yu (CHN) and Michel Mulder (NED) were crowned the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating champions of 2014. Yu also won the title in 2012 and Mulder in 2013.

ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Dresden (GER) Day 3

19 Jan 2014

Jorien Ter Mors (NED) was crowned ladies 2014 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating champion, while Victor An (RUS) took the title on the men’s side. The relay champions were the Netherlands (ladies) and Russia (men).

Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2014 - Nagano (JPN) - Day 1

18 Jan 2014

Jing Yu (CHN) and Michel Mulder (NED) are in the lead in the Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in Nagano.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2014 Day 4

18 Jan 2014

Javier Fernandez of Spain struck gold and retained his European title. Russia’s Sergei Voronov claimed the silver medal and teammate Konstantin Menshov soared from 11th to capture the bronze medal. ..

ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Dresden (GER) - Day 2

18 Jan 2014

The second day of the 2014 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championship saw different winners in the individual events, while the overall leaders remain the same.

Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2014 Preview

17 Jan 2014

The Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships will take place this weekend, January 18-19 in Nagano (JPN).

ISU European Figure Skating Championships - Budapest (HUN) Day 3

17 Jan 2014

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued in Budapest, Hungary, Friday with the Pairs Short Program and the Ladies Free Skating.

ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Dresden (GER) Day 1

17 Jan 2014

Europe’s best short track speed skaters took to the ice in Dresden, Germany as part of the 2014 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championship.

IOC Late Athlete Replacement Policy

16 Jan 2014

For entries related to Speed Skating events, it is possible to make athletes replacements only up to and during the Team Leader meeting for the Speed Skating Events, scheduled for 10.00 a.m. on February 5th, 2014 (See also ISU Communication No. 1841).

ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 Preview Dresden, GER

16 Jan 2014

The ISU Short Track Speed Skating Championships season starts on Friday January 17, 2014 with the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships where the allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 19.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships - Budapest (HUN) Day 2

16 Jan 2014

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday with the Men’s Short Program and the Free Dance.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships - Budapest (HUN) Day 1

15 Jan 2014

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday with the Ladies Short Program and the Short Dance

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2014 Preview

13 Jan 2014

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships will open in Budapest, Hungary, on January 15. 170 skaters from 33 ISU members have been entered for the Championships...

Essent ISU European Speed Skating Champs Hamar (NOR) – Day 2

12 Jan 2014

Dutch skaters Ireen Wüst and Jan Blokhuijsen won the European Speed Skating titles in the Vikingship Olympic icerink in Hamar (NOR) on Sunday.

Essent ISU European Speed Skating Champs Hamar (NOR) – Day 1

11 Jan 2014

Dutch pair Ireen Wüst and Jan Blokhuijsen are in the lead in pursuit of the European Speed Skating titles after the first day at the Vikingship Olympic icerink in Hamar (NOR) on Saturday.

European Speed Skating Championships 2014 Preview

10 Jan 2014

The ISU Speed Skating Championships season starts on Saturday January 11, 2014 with the Essent ISU European Speed Skating Championships which will take place in the beautiful Vikingship icerink in Hamar (NOR).

ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2013/14 Preview

12 Dec 2013

The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating series skates off this weekend for the sixth consecutive year. The series gives young speed skaters a platform at top international junior level providing additional challenges and nurturing competitive spirit as athletes move towards senior level

Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Team Event

09 Dec 2013

For the first time in history, a Figure Skating Team event will be included into the Olympic program...

Anna Yanovskaya/Sergey Mozgov (RUS) claim Junior Ice Dance gold

08 Dec 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating concluded Sunday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Free Dance and the Exhibition Gala. The events featured the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series...

Heather Richardson (USA) smashes 1000m track record

08 Dec 2013

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in 2013 Heather Richardson (USA) showed great form again in bettering the 1000m track record with a time of 1:14.51 and the Olympic champions in the Team Pursuit had to fight for Olympic qualification …

Mao Asada skates to Ladies title

07 Dec 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Saturday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Short Dance, Pairs & Ladies Free Skating and the Free Dance...

Jorien ter Mors (NED) breaks seven-year track record

07 Dec 2013

The Essent ISU World Cup in Berlin continued today, and like yesterday, Jorien ter Mors (NED) impressed in the B-division, improving the track record (that had been Anni Friesinger’s since 2006) by 0.66 to 1:54.88 …

ISU Grand Prix & Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2013 - Day 2

06 Dec 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Friday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Ladies, Junior Men, Junior Pairs & Men Free Skating, Pairs Short Program and Short Dance.

Joey Mantia (USA) wins for first time on ice

06 Dec 2013

The fourth Essent ISU World Cup of this season and the last one before the Olympic Games started today in Berlin. Sang-Hwa Lee set another track record, the Men’s 1500m had a surprising winner and the victor in the 3000m B-division was faster than the winner in the A-division …

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) wins Men’s Short Program, sets record score

05 Dec 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating opened Thursday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Ladies, Junior Men, Junior Pairs, Ladies and Men’s Short Programs. The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series..

ISU Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Preview

04 Dec 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating cumulate this week with the Finals in Fukuoka (JPN).

Nagashima (JPN), Richardson (USA) and Kramer (NED) fast in Astana

01 Dec 2013

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Astana track records were set in the Men’s 500m and the 1000m for Ladies …

Artyom Kuznetsov (RUS): new face on the podium

30 Nov 2013

On the second day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Astana track records were set in the Men’s 500m and 1000m …

Sang Hwa-Lee (KOR) sets low-altitude record in 500m

29 Nov 2013

The skaters gathered in the Kazakh capital Astana for the third Essent ISU World Cup of this season. Today on the first day track records were improved in all three distances skated: the Ladies’ 500m and 5000m as well as in the Men’s 1500m …

ISU Grand Prix of FS series 2013/14 Review

26 Nov 2013

With the conclusion of the sixth and last qualifying event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/14 in Moscow (RUS), the six finalists in each category have been determined.

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup, Day 2

23 Nov 2013

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy (GER), Tatsuki Machida (JPN), Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) and Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) struck gold as the competition at Rostelecom Cup concluded Saturday...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup, Day 1

22 Nov 2013

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy (GER), Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS), Maxim Kovtun (RUS) and Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) took the lead in the Short Programs and Short Dance as Rostelecom Cup opened Friday in Moscow (RUS)...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup Preview

21 Nov 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia, the sixth and last event. Rostelecom Cup provides the last chance for athletes to earn a spot for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Fukuoka, Japan, next month...

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Salt Lake City (USA), Day 3

17 Nov 2013

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Salt Lake City the air pressure was not as low as on previous days. In the Ladies’ 1000m, Brittany Bowe (USA) set a world record of only 1:12.58 and Hyun-Yung Kim (KOR) skated a Junior WR: 1:14.95…

Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Kolomna (RUS) - Sunday Finals

17 Nov 2013

Racing resumed today in Kolomna, Russia, with last chances for skaters to earn World Cup ranking points and 2014 Olympic Winter Games qualifying places …

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Trophee Bompard, Day 2

16 Nov 2013

Ashley Wagner (USA), Patrick Chan (CAN), Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) and Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN) skated to gold as the competition concluded at Trophee Bompard in Paris (FRA) Saturday...

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Salt Lake City (USA), Day 2

16 Nov 2013

The Essent ISU World Cup in Salt Lake City continued today, and again there were two world records. Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) set a world record in the Ladies’ 500m …

Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Kolomna (RUS) - Saturday Finals

16 Nov 2013

The world’s best short track speed skaters were back in action this weekend in Kolomna, Russia for the fourth and final stop of the 2013-2014 Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series …

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Trophee Bompard, Day 1

15 Nov 2013

Patrick Chan (CAN), Ashley Wagner (USA), Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) took the lead as Trophee Bompard opened Friday in Paris (FRA)...

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Salt Lake City (USA), Day 1

15 Nov 2013

The second Essent ISU World Cup of this season started today on the faster than ever Olympic Oval of Salt Lake City. Like Calgary, Salt Lake City is at altitude and the weather helped lower the air pressure …

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Trophee Bompard, Preview

13 Nov 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with Trophée Eric Bompard, the fifth of six events in the series, in Paris (FRA)...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Day 3

10 Nov 2013

Ice Dance World Champions Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) struck gold again as NHK Trophy concluded Sunday in Tokyo, Japan...

Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Torino (ITA) - Sunday Finals

10 Nov 2013

Racing resumed today at the Palaghiaccio Tazzoli rink in Torino, Italy, with more World Cup ranking points up for grabs in the 1000m and Relay events, and very important Olympic Games qualifying rankings to be determined …

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN), Day 3

10 Nov 2013

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Calgary there were no world records but still some very exciting races, especially in the Men’s 5000m, which was won by Sven Kramer in the second fastest time ever …

ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Day 2

09 Nov 2013

Mao Asada (JPN), Daisuke Takahashi (JPN) and Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov (RUS) earned the gold medals at NHK Trophy in Tokyo on Saturday...

Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Torino (ITA) - Saturday Finals

09 Nov 2013

It has been a month since the last stop of the 2013-14 Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series, allowing the world’s best to fine-tune their preparation for the upcoming two World Cup events …

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN) “ Day 2

09 Nov 2013

On the second day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Calgary Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) skated a world record in the Ladies’ 500m of 36.74 and the Dutch men also set a world-record time of 3:37.17 in the Team Pursuit …

ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Day 1

08 Nov 2013

Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov (RUS), Mao Asada (JPN) and Daisuke Takahashi (JPN) took the lead as NHK Trophy opened Friday in Tokyo (JPN)...

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN), Day 1

08 Nov 2013

The Essent ISU World Cup series for long track speed skating in this 2013-14 Olympic season kicked off at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada …

ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Preview

06 Nov 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with the NHK Trophy in Tokyo (JPN). World Champions and medalists are aiming at securing a spot for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final while some others are entering the series just now...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Lexus Cup of China, Day 2

02 Nov 2013

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Solkowy (GER), Nathalie Pechalat/Fabian Bourzat (FRA), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) and Han Yan (CHN) took the gold medals as the competition at Lexus Cup of China wrapped up Saturday in Beijing (CHN)...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Lexus Cup of China, Day 1

01 Nov 2013

Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN), Adelina Sotnikova (RUS), Han Yan (CHN) and Ekaterina Bobrova/ Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) took the lead as Lexus Cup of China opened Friday in Beijing...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Lexus Cup of China, Preview

30 Oct 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with the Lexus Cup of China the third of six events in the series, in Beijing. Several top skaters are making their season debut this week in Beijing...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Skate Canada International, Day 2

26 Oct 2013

Patrick Chan (CAN), Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS), Stefania Berton/Ondrej Hotarek (ITA) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) claimed gold as Skate Canada International wrapped up Saturday in Saint John, NB...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Skate Canada International, Day 1

25 Oct 2013

Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), Patrick Chan (CAN), Gracie Gold (USA) and Meagan Duhamel/ Eric Radford (CAN) took the lead as Skate Canada International opened Friday in St. John...

ISU GP of Figure Skating: Skate Canada International, Preview

23 Oct 2013

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with Skate Canada International in Saint John, NB. 51 skaters/couples from 9 ISU Members have been invited. The event is headlined by three-time and reigning World Champion Patrick Chan (CAN) and Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN)...

Claudia Pechstein Case

21 Oct 2013

Official press release from the International Skating Union on the Claudia Pechstein Case

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