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The ISU moving to our new premises in Lausanne

Due to the moving to our new premises in Lausanne, the operations of the ISU Secretariat will be disrupted from Friday, May 29 through Tuesday, June 2, 2015. During these days the e-mail and phone/fax connections will mostly be interrupted...

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ISU Anti-Doping Procedures effective May 22, 2015

ISU Anti-Doping procedures to the ISU anti-doping rules compiled in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code 2015

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Rumors of removal of Ice Dance from the Olympic Program

There is absolutely no truth to this. The review of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games program is currently underway and a final decision will be made during the next meeting of the IOC Executive Board on June 7-8, 2015.

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Job Advertisement - Event Coordinator Speed Skating

The Event Coordinator Speed Skating is appointed by the ISU Council and will act with the primary focus to ensure the proper organization and conduct of the ISU Speed Skating Events (ISU Speed Skating Championships, ISU World Cup Speed Skating).

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ISU Synchronized Skating Development Camp (FIN)

The International Skating Union held the first ISU Synchronized Skating Development Training Seminar for Junior Age Skaters and their Coaches in Vierumäki (FIN) on May 9 - 16

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ISU World Development Trophy - Figure Skating Gdansk (POL)

The ISU Development Trophy for European countries was held from April 28 to May 4 in Gdansk (POL) and attracted 64 skaters and 35 coaches from 18 countries.

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Announcement of International Figure Skating and Synchronized Skating Competitions 2015/2016

In accordance with ISU Regulation 2014, Rule 104, paragraph 15, the following competitions have been announced...

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Change of date ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016

The ISU Council has agreed to change the date of the 2016 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships...

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Change of date ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championship 2016

Change of date ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championship 2016

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USA strikes gold at ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 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...

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Team USA defends lead at ISU World Team Trophy 2015

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

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Team USA leads at ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 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...

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ISU World Development Trophy - Short Track Auckland (NZL)

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

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Russia, USA, Japan, Canada, France, China to compete at ISU World Team Trophy

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). Three reigning World Champions will lead their teams ...

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Ice Dance - Requirements for Technical Rules with ongoing validity, effective July 1st, 2015

The revised version of ISU Communication 1937 has been published.

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Ice Dance - Scales of Values, effective July 1st 2015

Scales of Values, effective July 1 2015 are now available in ISU Communication 1936

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ISU World Development Trophy

The ISU World Development Trophy for non-European ISU Members was held in the Icescape Ice Rink, IOI City Mall, Kuala Lumpur and attracted 57 skaters and 24 coaches from 14 countries

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Nexxice (CAN) strikes gold at ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships

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

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Nexxice (Canada 1) skates to lead at ISU World Synchronized Championships

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

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Well Balanced Program Content for season 2015-2016

Well Balanced Program Content for season 2015-2016

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2015/16

The full details for the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating season 2015/16 has been released with information on competitions, conditions, distances, entries and more.

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

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.

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Decisions of the ISU Council

The ISU Council met on March 23-24, 2015 in Shanghai, China...

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ISU World Team Trophy 2015 Qualified Teams

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.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Ladies Free Skating

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

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Men Free Skating

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.

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Allotment of ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final (junior and senior) season 2015 /16

The Council has allotted the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2015/16 (junior & senior).

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Ice Dance Free Dance

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.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Men Short Program

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

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Ladies Short Program

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.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Pairs Free Skating

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.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Ice Dance Short Dance

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.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Pairs Short Program

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.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Preview

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.

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Richardson takes ladies' Grand World Cup as the season ends in Erfurt

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. Kulizhnikov did not have to race, as his victory had become clear on Saturday.

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Kulizhnikov grabs Grand World Cup on first day of final weekend in Erfurt

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. Jorrit Bergsma (NED) won the World Cup for the combined 5000 and 10,000m. Marrit Leenstra (NED) secured the 1500m World Cup.

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Ice Dance Technical Requirements Season 2015/16

ISU Communication 1932 has been published...

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Sunday Results

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.

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Team Finland 1 strikes gold at ISU World Junior Synchronized Championships

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

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015 - Saturday Results

Arianna Fontana (Italy) and Semen Elistratov (Russia) lead their respective championship classification at the end of the second day of racing at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015.

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Team Finland 2 skates to lead in Short Program at World Junior SYS Championships

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 ...

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

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

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ISU World Short Track Championships 2015 Moscow (RUS) Preview

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

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Record 7th title for Kramer, Sábliková takes 3rd allround gold

Sven Kramer (NED) and Martina Sábliková (CZE) were crowned World Allround Speedskating Champions this Sunday at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada.

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Uno (JPN), Yanovskaya/Mozgov (RUS) golden at World Junior Championships

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)...

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Kramer lays foundation for 7th World Allround title

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. Heather Richardson (USA) leads the Ladies’ field after two distances on the first day. She took a big lead with a superb 500m and managed to stay ahead of Martina Sáblíková (CZE) and Ireen Wüst (NED) in a hard-fought 3000m.

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Medvedeva (RUS) strikes Ladies gold, Uno leads Men at ISU World Junior Championships

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...

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Yu/Jin (CHN) repeat as World Junior Pairs Champions, Yanovskaya/Mozgov (RUS) lead Short Dance

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...

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ISU World Allround Speed Skating Champs Calgary (CAN) Preview

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...

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Medvedeva (RUS), Yu/Jin (CHN) take lead in Ladies and Pairs at ISU World Junior Championships

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)...

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ISU World Development Trophy 2015 Speed Skating Warsaw POL

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.

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ISU World Junior FS Championships 2015 Preview

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...

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Bowe and Kulizhnikov clinch World Sprint title in style

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.

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

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.

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Bowe dominates ladies' field and Kulizhnikov leads competitive men's tournament after day 1

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. Bowe was one of the two favourites together with her compatriot Heather Richardson. The two Americans finished first and second in both the 500m and the 1000m, to put daylight between themselves and the fiercely contested third place. Defending champion Michel Mulder (NED) is only fifth after day 1, while Hein Otterspeer (NED) and Nico Ihle (GER) chase Kulizhnikov in a close battle for the title.

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

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

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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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