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ISU World Team Trophy 2015 Day 3

18 Apr 2015

Team USA struck gold at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2015 in Tokyo (JPN) on Saturday. Team Russia overtook Japan to claim the silver...

ISU World Team Trophy 2015 Day 2

17 Apr 2015

Team USA defended their lead as the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2015 continued in Tokyo (JPN) Friday...

ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2015 Day 1

16 Apr 2015

Team USA skated to the lead ahead of Team Japan and Team Russia as the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2015 opened in Tokyo (JPN) Thursday...

ISU World Development Trophy - Short Track Auckland (NZL)

16 Apr 2015

The third ISU World Development Trophy in Short Track Speed Skating was held in Auckland, New Zealand on 11-16 April 2015

ISU World Team Trophy 2015 Preview

14 Apr 2015

Russia, USA, Japan, Canada, France and China have qualified teams for the fourth edition of the ISU World Team Trophy that will take place April 16 to 19 in Tokyo (JPN)...

ISU World SYS Championships 2015 Day 2

11 Apr 2015

Nexxice (Team Canada 1) struck gold as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships concluded Saturday in Hamilton (CAN)...

ISU World SYS Championships 2015 Day 1

10 Apr 2015

Nexxice (Team Canada 1) skated to the lead as the ISU World Synchronized Championships 2015 opened in Hamilton (CAN) on Friday...

ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2015- Hamilton (CAN) Preview

07 Apr 2015

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2015 will be held in Hamilton, Canada, on April 10 and 11. Canada hosts the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships for the third time.

ISU World Team Trophy 2015 Qualified Teams

30 Mar 2015

Team Russia is the top qualifier for the ISU World Team Trophy followed by the USA, Japan, Canada, France and China. The teams ranked 1 to 6 in the ISU World Team Standings qualified for the event.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Ladies Free Skating

28 Mar 2015

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia skated to the gold medal and became the first Russian lady in ten years to win the World title. Japan’s Satoko Miyahara claimed the silver medal and Elena Radionova of Russia took the bronze in their debut at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Men Free Skating

28 Mar 2015

Javier Fernandez of Spain captured a historic World title. Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu earned the silver medal and Denis Ten of Kazakhstan claimed the bronze.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Ice Dance Free Dance

27 Mar 2015

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France upset the leaders after the Short Dance and danced off with the gold medal. Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) claimed the silver medal and the bronze went to Canada’s Kaitlyn Weaver/ Andrew Poje. The French and U.S. ice dancers claimed their first World medals.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Men Short Program

27 Mar 2015

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan captured the Men’s Short Program. Javier Fernandez of Spain came second and Kazakhstan’s Denis Ten follows in third.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Ladies Short Program

26 Mar 2015

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia skated to a strong lead in the Ladies Short Program followed by her teammate Elena Radionova. Japan’s Satoko Miyahara finished third.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Pairs Free Skating

26 Mar 2015

Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford of Canada skated to the gold medal and their first World title. China’s Wenjing Sui/Cong Han claimed the silver medal while the bronze went to their teammates Qing Pang/Jian Tong.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Ice Dance Short Dance

25 Mar 2015

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 opened in Shanghai, China, on Wednesday with the Short Dance. 164 skaters/couples from 37 ISU Members have been entered for the Championship. China hosts an ISU World Figure Skating Championship for the first time

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Pairs Short Program

25 Mar 2015

Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford of Canada skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program. China’s Qing Pang/Jian Tong and Weijing Sui/Cong Han came second and third before the final Free Skating on Thursday.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Shanghai (CHN) - Preview

22 Mar 2015

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 will open in Shanghai, China, on March 25. China hosts the ISU World Figure Skating Championships for the first time.

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final 2015 - Erfurt (GER) Day 2

22 Mar 2015

Heather Richardson (USA) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won the Grand World Cup and the 20,000 dollars that came with it, in the Final in Erfurt, Germany.

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final 2015 - Erfurt (GER) Day 1

20 Mar 2015

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) secured this season’s World Cup in both the 500m and the 1000m at the ISU Word Cup Final in the Gunda-Niemann-Stirnemann-Halle Erfurt on Friday

ISU World Short Track Championships - Moscow (RUS) Day 2

15 Mar 2015

The third and final day of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 resumed today in Moscow, Russia with both the ladies and men competing in the 1000m, 3,000m Super Final and Relay events. Minjeong Choi (Korea) was crowned the Lady World Short Track Speed Skating Champion, while Sjinkie Knegt (Netherlands) earned the honors as World Short Track Speed Skating Champion on the men’ side. This was the first individual World Championship title for the Netherlands since Peter van der Velde won the title in 1988.

ISU World Short Track Championships - Moscow (RUS) Saturday Results

14 Mar 2015

Arianna Fontana (Italy) and Semen Elistratov (Russia) lead their respective championship classification

ISU World Junior SYS Championships 2015 Day 2

14 Mar 2015

Team Finland 1 dethroned Team Finland 2 to strike gold at the ISU World Junior Synchronized Championships in Zagreb (CRO) on Saturday...

ISU World Junior SYS Championships 2015 Day 1

13 Mar 2015

Team Finland 2 edged out team Finland 1 for a narrow lead in the Short Program at the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships in Zagreb (CRO) on Friday ...

ISU World Short Track Championships - Moscow (RUS) Preview

11 Mar 2015

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 will open in Moscow, Russia on March 13. Although Russia has hosted many ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Events, it is the first time that they host the World Championships

ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships - Zagreb (CRO) Preview

11 Mar 2015

The ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2015, which are held every two years will be held in Zagreb, Croatia on March 12 and 13

ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2015, Calgary (CAN) - Day 2

08 Mar 2015

Sven Kramer (NED) and Martina Sábliková (CZE) were crowned World Allround Speedskating Champions this Sunday at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada. Kramer grabbed a record seventh world allround title at the ISU World Allround Championships. Denis Yuskov (RUS) challenged the Dutchman in the 1500m, but Kramer settled things with a strong 10,000m. Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) took the bronze. Never before, a Dutchman won the allround world title in Calgary.

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Tallinn (EST) Day 4

07 Mar 2015

Shoma Uno (JPN) and ice dancers Anna Yanovskaya/Sergey Mozgov (RUS) claimed the gold medals as the competition at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships wrapped up Saturday in Tallinn (EST)...

ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2015, Calgary (CAN) - Day 1

07 Mar 2015

Sven Kramer (NED) laid a solid foundation to win a seventh title at the ISU World Allround Championships at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada, on Saturday. The Dutchman took the lead after a tenth place in the 500m and a strong win in the 5000m. Title defender Koen Verweij (NED) crashed out of the tournament at the start of the 500m and Denis Yuskov (RUS) is Kramer’s main rival, he has to make up only 0.17 seconds on Kramer in the 1500m on Sunday to take the lead.

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Tallinn (EST) Day 3

06 Mar 2015

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) struck gold in the Junior Ladies event at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn (EST) on Friday. Shoma Uno (JPN) skated to the lead in the Junior Men's event...

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Tallinn (EST) Day 2

05 Mar 2015

Xiaoyu Yu/Yang Jin (CHN) repeated as World Junior Pairs Champions as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships continued Thursday in Tallinn (EST). Earlier, Anna Yanovskaya/Sergey Mozgov (RUS) took the lead in the Short Dance...

ISU World Development Trophy 2015 - Speed Skating Warsaw POL

05 Mar 2015

The first ISU World Development Trophy 2015 was scheduled to take place in Zakopane, however because of a technical failure of the ice skating rink the event was transferred to Warsaw. More than 25 youth skaters from six countries (CZE, EST, HUN, LAT, POL and SVK) took part in the second ISU World Development Trophy in Speed Skating in Warsaw, Poland.

ISU World Allround Speed Skating Champs Calgary (CAN) Preview

05 Mar 2015

The Olympic Oval in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, will host this weekend’s ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships. 24 ladies and 24 men from 18 different countries will compete in the big combination: 500m, 3000m, 1500m, and 5000m for the ladies, the men’s consists of 500m, 5000m, 1500m and 10,000m.

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Tallinn (EST) Day 1

04 Mar 2015

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) won the Ladies Short Program and Xiaoyu Yu/Yang Jin (CHN) skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 opened Wednesday in Tallinn (EST)...

ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Tallinn (EST) Preview

02 Mar 2015

The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 will open in Tallinn, Estonia, on March 4. 163 skaters from 42 ISU members have been entered for the Championships...

ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2015 Astana (KAZ) - Day 2

01 Mar 2015

Brittany Bowe (USA) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) were crowned ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Champions in Astana on Sunday. The two skaters won with impressive margins and the fastest sprint combination ever skated on a lowland rink.

ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champs 2015 Osaka (JPN) - Day 2

01 Mar 2015

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 concluded today with the crowning of this year’s individual and team champions. Sangjeong Kong (KOR) was crowned the Lady 2015 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champion, while Dagyeom Kim (KOR) took the championship title on the men’s side. In the team events, the relay champions for both the ladies and men’s competition were Korea.

ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champs 2015 Osaka (JPN) - Day 1

28 Feb 2015

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying rounds in all individual distances, the World’s best junior short track speed skaters took the ice today in Osaka for the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m finals. Hakyung Son (KOR) and Jiwon Park (KOR) concluded the day leading their respective World Junior Championship classification, highlighting a perfect day for Korea who won all four individual events.

ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships Astana 2015 - Day 1

28 Feb 2015

Brittany Bowe (USA) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) took the lead in the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Champions in Astana, where 27 ladies and 32 men contest the title.

ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Osaka (JPN) Preview

26 Feb 2015

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 will open in Osaka, Japan on February 27 - March 1. It is the first time that Japan hosts these Junior Championships where 160 skaters from 32 ISU Members have been entered to compete

ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Astana (KAZ) Preivew

25 Feb 2015

The ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2015 will take place this weekend, February 28- March 1 in Astana (KAZ) in the Alau Ice Palace which was opened in December 2010

ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Warsaw (POL)

22 Feb 2015

Patrick Roest (NED) took his second consecutive allround title at the ISU Junior World Allround Speed Skating Championships in Warsaw on February 20-22. Min-Seok Kim (KOR) took silver and Marcel Bosker (NED) bronze. In the ladies’ tournament Melissa Wijfje traded last year’s silver allround medal for a gold, before team mate Sanneke de Neeling and Yelizaveta Kazelina (RUS).

ISU Junior World Cup Review and ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships Preview

18 Feb 2015

The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Series 2014/15 consisted of five events, the first three were only regional and took place in Calgary (CAN) in November 2014, Minsk (BLR) in December and Changchun (CHN) in January. Then the Series moved to Collalbo (ITA) and came to an end in Warsaw (POL) last weekend with the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final.

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Day 4

15 Feb 2015

Polina Edmunds (USA) skated to the gold medal as the ISU Four Continents Championships 2015 wrapped up in Seoul (KOR) on Sunday...

ISU World Single Distance Championships 2015 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 4

15 Feb 2015

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won the 500m with a lowland world record combination on the final day of the World Single Distances Championships in Heerenveen and became the first European World Champion in this distance. Brittany Bowe (USA) became the first US world champion in the 1500m. The first mass start gold was seized by Dutch skaters Arjan Stroetinga (NED) and Irene Schouten (NED). Four skaters improved their personal best times.

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014 15 – Erzurum (TUR) - Day 2

15 Feb 2015

The last stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 concluded today in Erzurum, Turkey with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, the second Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, and the Relay finals.

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Day 3

14 Feb 2015

Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Denis Ten (KAZ) struck gold at the ISU Four Continents Championships 2015 in Seoul (KOR) on Saturday...

ISU World Single Distance Championships 2015 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 3

14 Feb 2015

Sven Kramer (NED) won the 5000m with a lowland world record on the third day of the World Single Distance Championships in Heerenveen’s Thialf stadium. Heather Richardson (USA) became the first US champion in the 500m There were five personal best times.

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014 15 – Erzurum (TUR) Day 1

14 Feb 2015

The sixth stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Erzurum, Turkey with the first Ladies and Men’s 1000 m of the weekend, and the Ladies and Men’s 1500 m and Relay semifinals. Elise Christie (GBR) and Semen Elistratov (RUS) win the first Ladies and Men 1000 m events of the weekend, while Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Tianyu Han (CHN) earn victory in the 1500 m even.

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Day 2

13 Feb 2015

Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) danced to victory as the ISU Four Continents Championships 2015 continued Friday in Seoul (KOR). Satoko Miyahara (JPN) won the Ladies Short Program...

ISU World Single Distance Championships 2015 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 2

13 Feb 2015

Brittany Bowe (USA) and Denis Yuskov (RUS) impressed with lowland world records on the second day of the World Single Distance Championships in Heerenveen’s Thialf stadium. Martina Sábliková added another title to her string of victories in the 5000m and the Dutch men won the team pursuit for the seventh out of eight times. Track records fell in the 1000m for ladies and the 1500m for men. Austrian youngster Vanessa Bittner improved the track record for juniors and five skaters set personal best times.

ISU World Single Distance Championships 2015 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 1

13 Feb 2015

Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took home gold on the first day of the World Single Distance Championships in Heerenveen’s Thialf stadium. Erik-Jan Kooiman was the only skater to set a personal best time, when he took silver in the 10.000m on Thursday. It’s the last tournament in the current accommodation, that hosted international competitions since 1987. The stadium will be renovated and construction work will start on Monday

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Day 1

12 Feb 2015

Denis Ten (KAZ), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Ice Dancers Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the lead as the ISU Four Continents Championships 2015 opened in Seoul (KOR) Thursday with the Men's and Pairs Short Programs and the Short Dance...

ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Preview

10 Feb 2015

The ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2015 will take place in Heerenveen (NED) from February 12 to 15, 2015

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 Preview

09 Feb 2015

The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 will open at Mokdong Arena in Seoul, Korea on February 12, 2015.

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014 15 – Dresden GER Day 2

08 Feb 2015

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Dresden, Germany with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, the second Ladies and Men’s 1500 m, and the Relay finals.

ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014 15 Heerenveen NED Day 2

08 Feb 2015

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) became the youngest skater with ten career World Cup victories to his name, when he won the 500m on the second day of the Sprint World Cup in Heerenveen. The Russian rocket (20 years and 294 days old) replaced Dan Jansen on top of this list.

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014 15 – Dresden GER Day 1

07 Feb 2015

The fifth stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Dresden, Germany with the first Ladies and Men’s 1500 m of the weekend, and the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m and Relay semifinals.

ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014 15 Heerenveen NED Day 1

07 Feb 2015

Heather Richardson (USA) showed great form one week ahead of the World Single Distance Championships in the Thialf speed skating Arena in Heerenveen. On the first day of the Sprint World Cup she won both the 500m and the 1000m in Heerenveen as well.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Pairs Free Skating

01 Feb 2015

Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov of Russia struck gold and led a Russian sweep in the Pairs event. Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov settled for the silver medal and Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov moved up from fifth to earn the bronze medal.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Ladies Free Skating

31 Jan 2015

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva skated to the gold and led a Russian sweep in the Ladies event. Elena Radionova took the silver medal and Anna Pogorilaya claimed the bronze.

ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Hamar (NOR) Day 1

31 Jan 2015

Heather Richardson (USA) and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took gold on the first day of World Cup competition in 2015.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Pairs Short Program

30 Jan 2015

Russia’s Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov took the lead in the Pairs Short Program ahead of teammates Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov. Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres of France came third

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Men Free Skating

30 Jan 2015

Javier Fernandez of Spain claimed his third European title while Russia’s Maxim Kovtun and Sergei Voronov took the silver and bronze medals.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Ladies Short Program

29 Jan 2015

Elena Radionova led a Russian sweep in the Ladies Short Program, followed by her teammates Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Anna Pogorilaya.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Ice Dance Free Dance

29 Jan 2015

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France took the European Ice Dance crown. Italians Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte claimed the silver medal and Russia’s Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin captured the bronze in their debut at the event.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Men Short Program

28 Jan 2015

156 skaters from 32 ISU members have been entered for the Championships. Skaters/couples need to have obtained a minimum total technical score in Short Program and Free Skating in order to compete at the European Championships

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Ice Dance Short Dance

28 Jan 2015

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France took the lead in the Short Dance followed by Russia’s Elena Ilinykh/Ruslan Zhiganshin and Italians Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte.

ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Preview

26 Jan 2015

The 2015 ISU European Figure Skating Championships will open in Stockholm, Sweden, on January 28. The ISU European Figure Skating Championships return to Stockholm for the second time in history after 1912.

ISU European Short Track Championships 2015 - Dordrecht (NED) Day 2

25 Jan 2015

Elise Christie (GBR) was crowned the Lady 2015 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Champion, while Sjinkie Knegt (NED) took the championship title on the men’s side. In the team events, the relay champions for both the ladies and men’s events were Russia.

ISU European Short Track Championships 2015 - Dordrecht (NED) Day 1

24 Jan 2015

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying rounds in all individual distances, Europe’s best short track speed skaters took the ice today in Dordretch for the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m finals. Elise Christie (GBR) and Sjinkie Knegt (NED) concluded the day leading their respective European Championship classification.

ISU European Short Track Championships 2015 - Dordrecht (NED) Preview

21 Jan 2015

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships start on Friday January 23, 2015 in Dordrecht (NED)

ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Chelyabinsk (RUS) Day 2

11 Jan 2015

Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer (both NED) were crowned European Champions in the Uralnaya Molniya ice rink in Chelyabinsk on Sunday. Wüst took...

ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Chelyabinsk (RUS) Day 1

10 Jan 2015

Mostly thanks to their 500m wins World Allround Champions Ireen Wüst and Koen Verweij (NED) are in the lead after the first day of the ISU...

ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Preview

09 Jan 2015

The ISU European Speed Skating Championships starts this weekend in Chelyabinsk, Russia

ISU World Cup Short Track - Seoul (KOR) Day 2

21 Dec 2014

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Seoul, Korea with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, the Ladies 1500 m, the Men’s 3000 m and the Ladies and Men’s Relay events.

ISU World Cup Short Track - Seoul (KOR) Day 1

20 Dec 2014

The fourth stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Seoul (KOR) with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, the Ladies 3000 m and the Men’s 1500 m events.

ISU World Cup Short Track - Shanghai (CHN) Day 1

14 Dec 2014

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Shanghai, China Montreal with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, second 500 m and the Relay events

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

14 Dec 2014

On the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating weekend in Heerenveen’s skating arena Thialf, Jan Szymanski (POL) won the 1500m for the second week in a row. The Bergsma home had a good day with a strong solo victory for Jorrit Bergsma (NED) in the mass start and two gold medals for his girlfriend Heather...

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Day Three

13 Dec 2014

The competition at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final concluded Saturday with the Pairs, Ladies and Men’s Free Skating and the Free Dance.

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

13 Dec 2014

Sven Kramer (NED) took the first home gold in the fourth leg of ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen, when the Dutch men clinched the top four spots in the 5000m. In the Ladies’ 1000m Heather Richardson and Brittany Bowe topped the podium for the USA. The Dutch ladies continued their winning streak in the Team Pursuit and thus won the final World Cup ranking. Russian rocket Pavel Kulizhnikov skated his first sub-1:09 to take gold in the 1000m.

ISU World Cup Short Track - Shanghai (CHN) Day 1

13 Dec 2014

The third stop of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2014/15 resumed today in Shanghai, China with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m and 1500 m events.

ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Day Two

12 Dec 2014

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) takes Junior Ladies gold, Anna Yanovskaya / Sergey Mozgov (RUS) dance to Junior Ice Dance gold, Shoma Uno (JPN) strikes Junior Men’s gold and Julianne Seguin / Charlie Bilodeau (CAN) skate to Junior Pairs gold

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

12 Dec 2014

The Korean men clinched this season’s Team Pursuit World Cup, when they won the third and final leg in this event in Heerenveen on Friday. Martina Sábliková (CZE) defeated Ireen Wüst (NED) in a fierce battle in the Ladies’ 3000m and Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) took gold in the 500m for Ladies. Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) dominated the Men’s 500m in a personal best time.

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Day Two

12 Dec 2014

Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) dance to lead in Short Dance and Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) wins Men’s Short Program

ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Day One

11 Dec 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final opened Thursday in Barcelona (ESP) with the Junior Short Programs and Junior Short Dance

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Day One

11 Dec 2014

Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) claim Pairs Short Program and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) grabs Ladies Short Program

ISU Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating 2014 - Preview

09 Dec 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating will come to an end this week with the Finals in Barcelona (ESP).

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Berlin (GER) - Day 3

07 Dec 2014

The Polish revolution continued with the first 1500m victory for Jan Szymanski (POL) and another 500m win for Artur Was (POL) on the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating weekend in Berlin. Norway took both...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Berlin (GER) - Day 2

06 Dec 2014

German gold and silver for Nico Ihle and Samuel Schwarz in the Men’s 1000m was the highlight of the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating races in Berlin on Saturday. In the Ladies’ 1000m Brittany Bowe and Heather Richardson topped...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Berlin (GER) - Day 1

05 Dec 2014

It was a historic Friday for Polish skating in Berlin. After Artur Was (POL) grabbed his career first World Cup victory in the Men’s 500m, his compatriots Zbigniew Bródka, Jan Szymanski and Konrad Niedzwiedzki clinched the first...

NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 3

30 Nov 2014

Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) danced to the gold medal as NHK Trophy wrapped up in Osaka (JPN) on Sunday...

NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 2

29 Nov 2014

Gracie Gold (USA), Daisuke Murakami (JPN) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) skated to victory as NHK Trophy continued in Osaka (JPN) on Saturday. Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) took the lead in the Short Dance...

NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 1

28 Nov 2014

Gracie Gold (USA), Takahito Mura (JPN) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) took the lead in the Short Programs at NHK Trophy in Osaka (JPN) on Friday...

NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Preview

26 Nov 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with NHK Trophy in Osaka, Japan, the sixth and final event in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. NHK Trophy provides the last opportunity for skaters to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Barcelona, Spain in December. The event is headlined by Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), World silver medalists Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) and World bronze medalists Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN)...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Seoul (KOR) - Day 3

23 Nov 2014

With Chinese, Russian, Czech and Italian victories, there was nothing to be seen of last season’s Dutch dominance on the final day of the second leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series in Seoul. The Korean World Cup weekend finished with the Ladies’ 1000m, the men’s second 500m, and the Mass Start for...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Seoul (KOR) - Day 2

22 Nov 2014

Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) took revenge, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) kept winning and Marrit Leenstra (NED) beat fellow-Dutch Ireen Wüst. Leg two of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 in Seoul (KOR) continued with the Men’s 10,000m, the Ladies’ second 500m, the Men’s 1000m and the Ladies’ 1500m on...

Trophee Bompard ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 2

22 Nov 2014

Elena Radionova (RUS), Maxim Kovtun (RUS), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) struck gold as Trophee Bompard wrapped up in Bordeaux (FRA) on Saturday...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Seoul (KOR) - Day 1

21 Nov 2014

The second leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 started in Seoul (KOR). 42-year-old Claudia Pechtstein (GER) won the Ladies’ 5000m, Noa Kodaira (JPN) beat Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) in the ladies’ 500m, Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) took his first World Cup win in the 1500m and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) blasted to another 500m win.

Trophee Bompard ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 1

21 Nov 2014

Elena Radionova (RUS), Denis Ten (KAZ), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) skated to the lead as Trophée Eric Bompard opened in Bordeaux, France on Friday with the Pairs, Ladies and Men’s Short Programs and the Short Dance. Trophee Bompard is the fifth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. Several skaters have the chance to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Barcelona (ESP)...

Trophee Bompard ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Preview

19 Nov 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with Trophée Eric Bompard in Bordeaux, France, the fifth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. Several skaters have the chance to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Barcelona (ESP). The event is headlined by Olympic and World silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS), World silver medalists Julia Lipnitskaia and Tatsuki Machida (JPN) as well as Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten (KAZ)...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Obihiro (JPN) - Day 3

16 Nov 2014

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating series continued with the 1500m, the second 500m and the Mass Start for both Ladies and Men on Sunday. Both 1500m and 500m races were won in track record times and five skaters improved their personal best, bringing this weekend’s total to 17...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Obihiro (JPN) - Day 2

15 Nov 2014

Debutant Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) is the sprinting revelation of this season’s first ISU World Cup Speed Skating weekend in Obihiro. In the Ladies’ event Marrit Leenstra (NED) took her first career 1000m World Cup win. Both the Men’s and the Ladies’ Team Pursuit events were dominated by the Dutch, with the Japanese Ladies taking silver on home soil.

Rostelecom Cup ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 2

15 Nov 2014

Javier Fernandez (ESP), Rika Hongo (JPN), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Madion Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the gold medals as the competition at Rostelecom Cup wrapped up in Moscow on Saturday...

ISU World Cup Short Track - Montreal (CAN) Day 1

15 Nov 2014

Kexin FAN (CHN) and Dajing Wu (CHN) win the first 500 m of the weekend and four medals for Korea in the 1500 m

ISU World Cup Short Track - Montreal (CAN) Day 2

15 Nov 2014

Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Dmitry Migunov (RUS) claim wins in the 500m while Suk Hee Shim (KOR) wins the 1000m in consecutive World Cup events and Korea claims the Ladies' and Men’s Relay

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Obihiro (JPN) - Day 1

14 Nov 2014

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 took off with the Men’s 5000m, the 500m for Ladies and Men and the Ladies’ 3000m in Obihiro (JPN) on Friday.

Rostelecom Cup ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 1

14 Nov 2014

Alaine Chartrand (CAN), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) skated to the lead as Rostelecom Cup opened in Moscow (RUS) on Friday with the Short Programs and the Short Dance...

ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2014/15 Preview

12 Nov 2014

The Speed Skating season starts on November 14 with the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series. The first of seven World Cup events takes place in Obihiro (JPN) on November 14 to 16

Rostelecom Cup ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Preview

12 Nov 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia, the fourth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. While several skaters aim at qualifying for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Barcelona (ESP), others are entering the series just now. The event is headlined by Olympic and World silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and European Champion Javier Fernandez (ESP)...

Lexus Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 2

08 Nov 2014

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS), Maxim Kovtun (RUS), Cheng Peng/Hao Zhang (CHN) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) are the Lexus Cup of China Champions 2014. The event was the third of six events in the ISU of Figure Skating and the competition wrapped up Saturday in Shanghai (CHN)...

ISU World Cup Short Track - Salt Lake City (USA) Day 1

08 Nov 2014

Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) and Victor An (RUS) win the first 1000 m of the weekend and Korean skaters dominate the 1500 m

Lexus Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 1

07 Nov 2014

Maxim Kovtun (RUS), Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS), Cheng Peng/Hao Zhang (CHN) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) took the lead in the Short Programs and Short Dance as Lexus Cup of China opened Friday in Shanghai...

ISU World Cup Short Track - Salt Lake City (USA) Preview

06 Nov 2014

The Short Track season starts tomorrow with the ISU World Cup Short Track series. The circuit consists of six events across North America, Asia and Europe. The Series goes back to its original format with one day of qualification instead of two.

Lexus Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Preview

05 Nov 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with the Lexus Cup of China, the third of six events in the series, in Shanghai. Several top skaters are making their season debut this week in China, including Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Ice Dance World Champions Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte (ITA)...

ISU World Cup Short Track 2014 Salt Lake City (USA) - Day 2

02 Nov 2014

Kexin Fan (CHN) and John-Henry Krueger (USA) claim wins in the 500 m

Skate Canada International ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 2

01 Nov 2014

Takahito Mura (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) struck gold on as the competition concluded at Skate Canada International in Kelowna on Saturday...

Skate Canada International ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 1

31 Oct 2014

Javier Fernandez (ESP), Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) took the lead as Skate Canada International started Friday with the Short Programs and Short Dance in Kelowna (CAN)...

Skate Canada International ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Preview

29 Oct 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with Skate Canada International, the second of six events, in Kewlona, BC. 55 skaters/couples from 12 ISU Members have been invited to Skate Canada. The event is headlined by World silver medalists Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN), European Champion Javier Fernandez (ESP) and World bronze medalists Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN)...

Hilton Honors Skate America ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 3

26 Oct 2014

Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) skated to the Pairs gold medal while Elena Radionova (RUS) struck gold in the Ladies event as Hilton HHonors Skate America wrapped up in Hoffman Estates (Chicago, USA) on Sunday...

Hilton Honors Skate America ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 2

25 Oct 2014

Tatsuki Machida (JPN) and ice dancers Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) skated to gold at Hilton HHonors Skate America in Hoffman Estates (Chicago) on Saturday. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) and Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) took the lead in the Ladies and Pairs Short Program respectively...

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