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Ice Dance corrections to ISU Communcation 2076 and 2086

Ice Dance Post Frankfurt Seminar Communication corrections, additions and amendments to ISU Communication 2076, 2086

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Ice Dance Handbooks and Additional Questions & Answers #3

Ice Dance Handbooks for Referees and Judges, Technical Panel, Officials and Additional Questions & Answers #3 have been published.

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International Speed Skating & Short Track Speed Skating Competitions 2017/18

Announcement of International Speed Skating & Short Track Speed Skating Competitions 2017/18

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125 years old today… happy birthday to (IS)U

Skating has come a long way in the past 125 years.

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Audi ISU World Cup Short Track 2017/18 & Qualification for the Olympic Games

In accordance with Rule 284, paragraph 6, and Rule 286 the ISU has designated four (4) Competitions as the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Qualifying Competitions.

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ISU Council appoints Synchronized Skating Working Group

ISU Council appoints an advisory Working Group to study conditions for including Synchronized Skating in the program of the Olympic Winter Games

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Educational DVD for Pattern Dance Elements 2017/18

Educational DVD for Pattern Dance Elements 2017/18 is available on the ISU Online Shop.

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Entries ISU Championships 2018

ISU Communication 2103 has been published.

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ISU Code of Ethics 2017

This Communication contains the newly revised ISU Code of Ethics and replaces Communication 1717 with immediate effect. In particular but not limited to, please refer to the revised Article 4.h) with a reference to betting activities and manipulation of competitions.

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ISU Examinations to become an ISU Judge

ISU Examinations to become an ISU Judge will be held in Oberstdorf, Germany, from September 28th to September 30th, 2017

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Qualifying Competitions and times for Olympic Winter Games 2018

Qualifying Competitions and qualifying times for Speed Skating events at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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ISU Anti-Doping Procedures

This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 2100, effective June 23, 2017. This Communication replaces ISU Communication No.2056

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List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards, season 2017/18

List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards, season 2017/18 for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

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List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards, season 2017/18

List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards, season 2017/18 for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

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Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission

Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission – Evaluation of Judging - Assessments for the Figure Skating Branch. This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 2035 with immediate effect.

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Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission

Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission – Evaluation of Judging - Assessments for the Figure Skating Branch. This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 2035 with immediate effect.

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Handbooks for Officials Ice Dance

Ice Dance technical documentation update for season 2017/18

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Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials Ice Dance

Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials 2017/18 Single Skating have been published.

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New World Records Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

In accordance with article 19, paragraph 2.f), the ISU Council homologated the following Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating World Records

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Featured Interview: Shani Davis (USA)

We sat down with active speed skating legend, Shani Davis (USA) for an in depth interview touching upon the upcoming Winter Olympics, his current form and coaching other skaters among other topics.

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Featured Interview: Carolina Kostner (ITA)

2012 World Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist, Carolina Kostner returned on to the competitive stage end of 2016 after sitting out two and a half seasons.

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Decisions of the ISU Council

The ISU Council met on June 2-4. 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting:...

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Challenger Series Announcement

The Announcement for the ISU Challenger Series in Figure Skating 2017/18 has been published.

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GOE Guidelines, Reductions & Deductions Season 2017-18

The Communication introduces the GUIDELINES for the season 2017/18 in Synchronized Skating (This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 2041).

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Provisional allotments of ISU Championships 2020

The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the following ISU Championships for the year 2020.

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Ice Dance Scales of Values, effective July 1st 2017

Ice Dance Scales of Values, effective July 1st 2017

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Featured Interview: Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya & Harley Windsor (AUS)

Pair skaters Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya and Harley Windsor took the skating scene by storm. Not only did they win the 2017 World Junior title after having skated together for a little over a year, but they also are the first Australian figure skaters to win an ISU Championship title.

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Additional Questions & Answers #1 for Officials Ice Dance

Additional Questions & Answers #1 for Officials 2017/18 Single Skating have been published.

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ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 Assignments

The World's top figure skaters including reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), 2010 Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World, European and Four Continents Champions and medalists will compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in the 2017/18 Olympic season.

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ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 announcement

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 announcement and entry form have been published.

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Entries/Participation for Olympic Winter Games 2018

Entries/Participation 2018 Olympic Winter Games (OWG) for Single & Pair Skating / Ice Dance

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Announcement of International Competitions season 2017/18

Announcement of International Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating Competitions 2017/18

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Announcement of International Competitions season 2017/18

Announcement of International Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating Competitions 2017/18

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Technical Requirements for Season 2017/18

Technical Requirements for Season 2017/18 in Synchronized Skating

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ISU announces Audi as new title sponsor of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2017/18

The International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to announce that Audi has been named title sponsor of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2017/18. The agreement was reached between FAW-VW Sales Company, Beijing Malon Sports and the ISU.

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Results of the 2017 ISU Championships

The following ISU Communication contains the Results for all ISU Championships 2017 in Speed Skating, Short Track, Figure Skating and Synchronized Skating.

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Single & Pair Skating Scale of Value and Guidelines for GOE

Single & Pair Skating Scale of Values, Levels of Difficulty and Guidelines for marking Grade of Execution, season 2017/18

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Helmet Numbers in Short Track Speed Skating for Season 2017/18

The dedicated helmet numbers will be used at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and at all ISU Events (ISU Championships and ISU World Cup Short Track Competitions), except for the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships where helmet covers will be provided.

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Featured Interview: Mai Mihara (JPN)

Mai Mihara from Japan finished her first season at senior level with two remarkable performances at the ISU World Team Trophy 2017. We interviewed the 17-year-old on the day of exhibition.

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Skaters and Coaches appointments to ISU Technical Committees

When the 2016 ISU Congress decided to create an Athletes Commission, it was also decided that the elected Athletes will join the respective ISU Technical Committee.

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Team Japan retains World Team Trophy title

Team Japan recaptured the ISU World Team Trophy title they had won once before in 2012. Japan totaled 109 points over the three days of competition. Team Russia moved up again to second place to claim the silver medal with 105 points while three-time and defending champions team USA earned the bronze with 97 points.

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Summary of Championships applications 2019/20

Further to ISU Communication No 2075, the summary of Championships application received by the ISU for Seasons 2019/20 is now available.

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Team Japan defends lead on Day Two of the ISU World Team Trophy 2017

Team Japan defended their lead on the second day of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating with 81 points. Team USA moved up on spot and sits in second now with 78 points while Russia slipped to third at 74 points.

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Team Japan edges Russia for the lead

Team Japan skated to the lead on day one of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating, edging Russia by a tie breaker. Both teams have 44 points. Team USA follows in third at 43 points.

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Featured Interview: Nathan Chen (USA)

The current ISU Four Continents Champion discusses his first World Championships, quads and the upcoming World Team Trophy.

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Requirements for Technical Rules with ongoing validity, effective July 1st, 2017

Technical Rules specify that some of them need to be completed by requirements decided by the Ice Dance Technical Committee.

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ISU World Team Trophy 2017 - Preview

The teams ranked 1 to 6 in the ISU World Team Standings qualified for the event. Team Canada is the top qualifier for the ISU World Team Trophy 2017 with 8437 points followed by Russia (7972 points), USA (7257 points), Japan (7068 points), China (5065 points) and France (4307 points).

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Decisions of the ISU Council

The ISU Council met on March 25-27, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting...

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Well Balanced Program Content effective for the 2017/18 season

Well Balanced Program Content effective for the 2017/18 season

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Team Paradise (RUS) defends World title at ISU Synchronized Skating Championships 2017

Team Paradise (RUS) repeated as World Champions as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2017 concluded Saturday in Colorado Springs (USA). Team Marigold Ice Unity (FIN) finished a close second while Team Nexxice (CAN) took the bronze...

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Team Paradise (RUS) leads after Short Program at ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2017

Defending World Champions Team Paradise of Russia took the lead in the Short Program as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships opened Friday in Colorado Springs (USA). Finland’s Marigold Ice Unity and RCKT are not far behind sitting in second and third...

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ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2017 - Preview

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Colorado Springs, CO (USA) on April 7-8. A total of 24 teams representing 19 ISU Members have been entered for the Championships. This is the 18th edition of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.

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Figure Skating Quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018

Twenty-four ISU Members have earned quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki. 24 places were available for Men’s and Ladies, 16 for Pairs and 19 for Ice Dance.

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Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) skates to second World title with record score

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu retained the World title he had won in 2014 and set new record scores in the Free Skating. His teammate Shoma Uno secured with silver a second medal for Japan while Boyang Jin of China repeated as World bronze medalist.

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Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) take third World title after two-year break

Canada’s Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) returned in style on the World Championship stage to take their third World title with a new highest total score. Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron won the Free Dance with a new record score, but remained in second to earn the silver medal while Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) pulled up from fourth to clinch the bronze.

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Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) set record score in Short Dance

Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada won the Short Dance, setting a new record score en route. Defending Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France came second and USA’s Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue follow in third place.

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John Coughlin (USA) & Alper Uçar (TUR) are elected to the ISU representative ISU Athletes Commission

John Coughlin (USA) (Single & Pair Skating) and Alper Uçar (TUR) (Ice Dance) are elected as ISU representatives to the ISU Athletes Commission

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Ladies FS

Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva jumped and spinned to her second consecutive World title and set new record scores on the way. Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond and Gabrielle Daleman took the gold and silver medals. Canada for the first time has two Ladies on a World podium.

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Javier Fernandez (ESP) scores personal best, skates to lead in Men’s Short

Javier Fernandez of Spain achieved a personal best score to take the lead in the Men’s Short Program. Shoma Uno of Japan came second and Canada’s Patrick Chan finished third, both setting personal best scores as well in what was a high-level event.

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Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) claim first World title

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China claimed their first World title after two consecutive silvers. Germany’s Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot took the silver medal and the bronze went to Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov.

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Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) takes lead in highly competitive Ladies Short Program

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) takes lead in highly competitive Ladies Short Program

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Wenjing Sui/Cong Han capture lead in exciting Pairs Short Program

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China captured the lead in an exciting Pairs Short Program. Germany’s Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot edged out Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir of Russia for second place by just 0.47 points. It was a high level competition with many teams achieving a personal or season’s best score.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Preview

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 will open in Helsinki, Finland, on March 29. The ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be held in Helsinki for the third time after 1999 and 1983.

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Death of Donald H. Gilchrist

It is with profound regret and sorrow that we inform you of the death of our good friend and ISU Honorary member Mr. Donald H. Gilchrist

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