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ISU World Junior Short Track Championships 2015 Preview

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

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ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Preview

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

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ISU launches “Wait...What!!!”, “What’s in my bag?” and “A moment with”

Three video mini-series form the new ISU social media video campaign: “Wait...What!!!”, “What’s in my bag?” and “A moment with”

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Roest, Wijfje, Bittner and Korea dominate World Junior Championships

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).

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

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.

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Edmunds (USA) skates to gold at ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships

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

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Kulizhnikov (RUS) and Bowe (USA) take 500m and 1500 titles on final day in Thialf

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.

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014/15 – Erzurum (TUR) Sunday Results

Viktor Knoch (HUN) earns first individual World Cup gold medal while Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Da Woon Sin (KOR) top podium in the second 1000 m events. China wins both the Ladies and Men’s Relay events.

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Duhamel/Radford (CAN), Ten (KAZ) strike gold at Four Continents

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

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

Sven Kramer (NED) won the 5000m with a lowland world record. Heather Richardson (USA) became the first US champion in the 500m and Shani Davis took his fourth world title in the 1000m on a moment he least expected it. The Japanese ladies surprisingly beat the Dutch ladies in the Team Pursuit.

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014/15 – Erzurum (TUR) Saturday Results

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 1500m.

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Weaver/Poje (CAN) capture Ice Dance gold at ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 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...

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ISU Pair Skating Development Training Seminar for Coaches and Pair Skaters

The ISU announces in ISU Communication 1931 that the Single & Pair Skating Technical Committee through an initiative supported by the ISU Development Program is organizing a second International Pair Skating Development Training Seminar for Coaches and Pair Skaters in:...

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

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.

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ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Day 1

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 Thursday in Seoul (KOR) with the Men's and Pairs Short Programs and the Short Dance...

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Martina Sábliková (CZE) 3000m Champion and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) takes 10k title

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.

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ISU Recognized Single-Pair Skating Judges’ Seminars 2015

The ISU Communication 1930 has been published...

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ISU World Team Trophy 2015 - Tokyo (JPN) Media Accreditations

The media information for the ISU World Team Trophy of Figure Skating 2015 is now available.

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ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2015 Preview

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

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ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 Preview

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

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Heerenveen (NED) Sunday - Day 2

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. The American sprinter was 21 years and 172 days old when he took his 10th World Cup gold. Judith Hesse (GER) won the Ladies’ 500m. Brittany Bowe (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) took gold in the 1000m.

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

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.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2014/15 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 1

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. This season’s sprint revelation Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won the 500m, but he had to settle for silver in the 1000m behind Kjeld Nuis (NED), who beat him in the final pair of the longest sprint distance. Junior Vanessa Bittner (AUT) skated a national record of 38.26. Two ladies and three men improved their personal best times.

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

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.

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Applications for ISU Championships season 2017/18

Members are invited to submit applications for the ISU Championships for the year 2018 as listed in ISU Communication 1929

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ISU Challenger Series in Figure Skating Season 2015/16

ISU Communication 1928 regarding the ISU Challenger Series in Figure Skating Season 2015/16 is now available

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Communication 1926 - Revised

A revised version of ISU Communication 1926 for the ISU Ice Dance Seminars for Referees and Judges hosted by Members 2015 is now available

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Therapeutic Use Exemptions

Therapeutic Use Exemptions has been revised...

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Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) strike gold

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

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Lee (KOR), Schouten (NED), Sáblikova (CZE) and Yuskov (RUS) shine bright in Hamar

Seung-Hoon Lee (KOR) secured the mass-start World Cup, when he grabbed his third World Cup gold in this event on the final day of the World Cup in Hamar on Sunday. Irene Schouten (NED) took the ladies’ mass start victory, while Martina Sáblikova (CZE) won the 3000m and Denis Yuskov (RUS) the 1500m. The races did not alter the top of the Grand World Cup ranking with Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) and Ireen Wüst (NED) still in the lead...

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Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) skates to gold

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.

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Heather Richardson (USA) takes 1500m gold and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) the 5000m title

Heather Richardson (USA) and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took gold on the first day of World Cup competition in 2015. The ladies competed in the 1500m, the men in the 5000m at the Vikingship rink in Hamar, Norway. On Sunday the men will race the 1500m and the ladies the 3000m.

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Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) take lead in Pairs Short Program

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.

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Javier Fernandez (ESP) claims third European title

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

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Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) crowned European Ice Dance Champions

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

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Elena Radionova (RUS) captures Ladies Short Program

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

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Obligations Of Members 2015

The ISU Communication 1927, Obligations Of Members 2015 has been...

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Javier Fernandez (ESP) wins Men’s Short Program

Spain’s Javier Fernandez took the first step to defending his European title by winning the Men’s Short Program. Sergei Voronov of Russia sits in second followed by Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic.

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Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) take Short Dance

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

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ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Media Accreditation

Media are informed that the media information for the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships 2015 are now open.

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

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.

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Elise Christie (GBR) and Sjinkie Knegt (NED) crowned 2015 European Short Track Champions

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.

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ISU European Short Track Championships 2015 - Saturday results

After spending Friday racing through qualifying rounds in all individual distances, Europe’s best short track speed skaters took the ice today in Drodretch 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.

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Ice Dance - ISU Seminars for Referees and Judges hosted by Members 2015

Further to ISU Communication No 1911 and after having received Members’ applications, the ISU recognized the following Seminars for Referees and Judges...

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

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

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ISU Synchronized Skating Development Training Seminar for Junior Age Skaters and their Coaches

The ISU Communication 1925 has been published...

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ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2015 - Media Accreditations

Media are informed that the media accreditations for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2015 are now open.

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ISU Four Continents Championships 2015 - Media Accreditations

Media accreditation deadline for the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2015 is January 25 201

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ISU World Junior Short Track Championships 2015 Media Accreditation

Media are informed that the media accreditations for the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 are now open

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 Media Accreditations

The media accreditations for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 are now open.

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ISU European Short Track Championships 2015 Media Accreditations

Media are informed that the media accreditations for the ISU European Short Track Championships 2015

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Media Accreditation

Media are informed that the media information for the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 are now open

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Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer (NED) crowned European Speed Skating Champions

Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer (both NED) were crowned European Champions in the Uralnaya Molniya ice rink in Chelyabinsk on Sunday. Wüst took her fourth European title and Kramer a record seventh. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Koen Verweij (NED) had to settle for silver. Linda de Vries (NED) and Denis Yuskov (RUS) took bronze...

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Ireen Wüst and Koen Verweij (NED) are in the lead after first day of ISU European Championships

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 European Championships. They both face a tough battle if they want to be crowned overall winners after four distances on Sunday. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Sven Kramer won the 5000m and they are within striking distance. With 4,000 spectators in the Uralskaya Molniya indoor rink, the Russian city of Chelyabinsk is the proud host of its first...

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ISU European Speed Skating Championships - Chelyabinsk RUS Preview

The ISU Speed Skating Championships season starts on Saturday January 10, 2015 with the ISU European Championships. The allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 11. The races will take place in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk

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Prize Money ISU Championships

ISU Communication no 1924 replaces ISU Communication no 1509...

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ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Media Accreditations

The media accreditations for the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2015 are now open.

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ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Media Accreditation

Media are informed that the media information for the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2015 are now open

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News ISU Anti-Doping Rules and ISU Anti-Doping Procedures

The ISU is pleased to announce the release of the ISU Anti-Doping Rules (Communication 1922) and the ISU Anti-Doping Procedures (Communication 1923) which will be effective January 1, 2015.

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ISU World Cup Short Track 2014/15 Seoul (KOR) Day 2

Kexin Fan (CHN) wins her 4th 500m event, Minjeong Choi (KOR) wins the 1500m while Korea sweeps Men's 3000m podium but their Relay winning streak ends

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2014/15 – Seoul (KOR) Day 1

China wins both the Ladies and Men 1000m events while Korea dominates the Ladies 3000m and Da Woon Sin (KOR) claims another 1500m victory

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Synchronized Skating

The ISU Communication 1921 has been published...

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ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Media Accreditation

Media are informed that the media information for the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2015 are now open

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Technical Handbook 2014 – 2015

Synchronized Skating has been revised...

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