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Featured interview: Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (CAN)

2010 Olympic Champions and 2014 Olympic silver medalists Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) returned in style to competition this season, taking gold in their two Grand Prix events Skate Canada International and NHK Trophy.

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Russia leads at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating

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

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Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) lead Pairs & Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) wins Men’s Short Program

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final started after the Junior events with Pairs and Men’s Short Programs. The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

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Preview - ISU Grand Prix Final & ISU Junior Grand Prix FInal

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating culminate this week with the Finals in Marseille (FRA). The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

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Yu and Takagi take second gold on final day in Astana

China’s Jing Yu and Japan’s Miho Takagi took their second gold medal of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana on Sunday. Russia dominated the Men’s events with gold for Ruslan Murashov in the 500m and Denis Yuskov in the 1500m.

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Three maiden wins on day 2 of Astana World Cup

All three individual distances on day 2 of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana got first time winners. Dutchman Dai Dai Ntab took his maiden victory in the men’s 500m, Japanese Miho Takagi did the same in the Ladies’ 1000m, as did Canadian Vincent De Haitre in the Men’s 1000m.

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Application to hold ISU Seminars for Referees and Judges in 2017

In accordance with the ISU Synchronized Skating Regulations 2016, ISU Members may send application to hold ISU Seminars for Synchronized Skating Referees and Judges in 2017

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New Zealand first for Michael in Astana

Peter Michael took a historic first New Zealand World Cup gold, when he won the Men’s 5000m at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana on Friday.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Media Accreditations

ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Media Accreditations are now open.

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ISU Members’ Conference 2017

Further to the 2016 Congress decision to provide additional opportunities to ISU Member representatives to meet and discuss topics of common interest, the Council agreed to hold a one day Conference per Branch (Figure Skating & Speed Skating) during the season 2016/17.

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Qualified skaters for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

With the conclusion of NHK Trophy in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday, all qualifiers for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 have been determined. 36 skaters from eight ISU Members will compete in Marseille (FRA) December 8 to 11 at the Final.

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ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 - Media Accreditations

Media accreditations for the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 taking place in Torino Italy are now open

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Virtue/Moir (CAN) dance off with NHK Trophy gold

Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) danced off with the gold medal as NHK Trophy wrapped up in Sapporo with the Free Dance on Sunday ...

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Hanyu (JPN), Pogorilaya (RUS), Duhamel/Radford (CAN) strike gold at NHK Trophy

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) struck gold as NHK Trophy continued in Sapporo (JPN) Saturday. Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) took the lead in the Short Dance ...

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ISU Anti-Doping Procedures

This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 1970, effective November 25, 2016

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Hanyu (JPN), Pogorilaya (RUS), Peng/Jin (CHN) skate to lead at NHK Trophy

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) and Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN) skated to the lead as NHK Trophy opened with the Short Programs on Friday in Sapporo (JPN) ...

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Hanyu (JPN), Duhamel/Radford (CAN), Papadakis/Cizeron (FRA) headline NHK Trophy

Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), World Champions Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) headline NHK Trophy in Sapporo (JPN). The last spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are at stake as NHK Trophy is the last of six events in the Grand Prix series ...

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Neo seniors added to ISU Junior World Cup - Preview

The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating this season will feature fresh and familiar prodigies. As of the 2016/17 season a competition for neo seniors is added to the Junior World Cup, which will hand skaters who have not yet reached World Cup level in the senior ranks a chance to develop further internationally.

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Featured interview: Vladislav Bykanov (ISR)

Vladislav Bykanov (ISR) started to leave his mark in Short Track Speed Skating. We sat down with him to get a little back story on his journey.

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Berlin (GER) Media Accreditations

Media accreditation for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Berlin (GER) on January 27-29, 2017 are now open.

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Kodaira (JPN) wins on home ice and Nico Ihle (GER) takes 500m gold

Heather Bergsma (USA) and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took one victory each; Nao Kodaira (JPN) gave the home crowd reason for celebration, while Bo-Reum Kim (KOR) won the Ladies’ Mass Start. Nico Ihle (GER) took a surprise gold in the 500 m.

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Chan (CAN), Radionova (RUS), Yu/Zhang (CHN), Shibutani/Shibutani (USA) win Audi Cup of China

Patrick Chan (CAN), Elena Radionova (RUS), Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) skated to victory as the competition at Audi Cup of China concluded Saturday in Beijing ...

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Heather Bergsma (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) defend their victories in 1000m

Heather Bergsma (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) defend their victories in the Ladies’ and Men’s 1000 m respectively. Netherlands won both Team Pursuit races.

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Osmond (CAN), Jin (CHN), Yu/Zhang (CHN), Weaver/Poje (CAN) skate to lead at Audi Cup of China

Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN), Boyang Jin (CHN), Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN) and Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) took the lead as Audi Cup of China kicked off Friday with the Short Programs and the Short Dance...

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Martina Sábliková remains unbeaten and Sven Kramer reaches 39th individual victory

Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Sven Kramer (NED) confirmed their supremacy both winning in new track records.

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Chan (CAN), Wagner (USA), Shibutani/Shibutani (USA) to compete at Audi Cup of China

Three-time World Champion Patrick Chan (CAN) as well as World silver medalists Ashley Wagner (USA) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) headline Audi Cup of China in Beijing this week. Several skaters hope to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final as Audi Cup of China is the fifth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series ...

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Featured interview: Ashley Wagner (USA)

World silver medalist 2016 and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist in the Team Event, Ashley Wagner (USA) started her season with the right foot by winning Skate America 2016.

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Uniforms, Racing Suits and Clothing

Uniforms/Racing Suits/Clothing as adopted by the 2016 ISU Congress in Dubrovnik (Updates and replaces ISU Communication No. 1878)

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Additional Questions & Answers #3 for Referees & Judges Single Skating

Additional Questions & Answers #3 for Referees & Judges 2016 Single Skating have been published.

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Surprise win for Kramer in 1500m

Sven Kramer took a surprise win in the 1500m on the final day of the first ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2016/17 in Harbin. Heather Bergsma (USA) took the Ladies’1500m gold and Nao Kodaira (JPN) grabbed her second 500m gold of the weekend on Sunday.

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First World Cup win for Azhgaliyev (KAZ) takes him to distance lead

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today for the second day of finals in Salt Lake City (USA) with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, second 1500 m and Relay events. Two more world records were broken today.

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Medvedeva (RUS), Fernandez (ESP), Papadakis/Cizeron (FRA), Savchenko/Massot (GER) take gold in Franc

World Champions Javier Fernandez (ESP), Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) skated to gold as the competition at Trophee de France concluded Saturday in Paris ...

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Maiden World Cup win for Krech in Harbin on second day

Roman Krech (KAZ) surprised the pack when he took 500m gold on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Harbin. Heather Bergsma (USA) won the Ladies’ 1000m and Kjeld Nuis (NED) defeated Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) to win the 1000m. The Netherlands took gold in both the Ladies’ and the Men’s Team Pursuit.

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ISU World Cup Short Track resumes today with three world records

The second round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 began today in Salt Lake City (USA) home of another Olympic venue with quick ice, where many speed skating and short track speed skating world records are held. Today did not disappoint as three world records were broken: Ladies 1500m, Men’s 1000 m and the Ladies 3000 m Relay.

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Medvedeva (RUS), Fernandez (ESP), Papadakis/Cizeron (FRA), Savchenko/Massot (GER) lead at GP France

World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) took the lead as the Trophee de France opened Friday in Paris (FRA) ...

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Kodaira, Kramer and Sábliková took gold on the first day of the ISU World Cup Series

Nao Kodaira, Sven Kramer and Martina Sábliková took gold on the first day of the ISU World Cup Series 2016/17, which took off with in Harbin (CHN) on Friday.

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World Champions Medvedeva (RUS), Fernandez (ESP), Papadakis/Cizeron (FRA) to compete at GP France

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016-17 continues this week with the Trophee de France in Paris (FRA). World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) headline the event ...

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2016/17 - Preview

Dutch Kjeld Nuis and American Brittany Bowe will defend the Grand World Cup in the 2016/17 ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series, which will kick-off in Harbin China on Friday November 11, 2016.

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Additional Questions & Answers #7 for Officials 2016 Ice Dance

Additional Questions & Answers #7 for Officials 2016 Ice Dance has been published.

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Christie (GBR), Liu (HUN), Choi (KOR) and Cournoyer (CAN) won gold in Calgary

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today in Calgary (CAN) with the Ladies and Men’s 1000 m, second 500 m and Relay events. The event concluded with a World record in the Ladies 3000 m Relay event.

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Fernandez (ESP), Pogorilaya (RUS), Savchenko/Massot (GER), Bobrova/Soloviev (RUS) strike gold

Javier Fernandez (ESP), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), pair skaters Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) and ice dancers Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) struck gold as the competition at Rostelecom Cup wrapped up Saturday in Moscow (RUS) ...

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ISU World Cup Short Track starts with four different countries taking gold

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 debuted today in Calgary (CAN) at the Olympic Oval, home of the “Fastest ice in the World”. Many national and personal records were broken today during the Ladies and Men’s 500 m and 1500 m events.

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Uno (JPN), Pogorilaya (RUS), Zabiiako/Enbert (RUS), Chock/Bates (USA) lead at Rostelecom Cup

Shoma Uno (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert (RUS) and Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the lead as the Rostelecom Cup opened in Moscow (RUS) Friday with the Short Programs and the Short Dance ...

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ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues with Rostelecom Cup

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 continues this week with Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS) November 4 to 6. World Champion Javier Fernandez (RUS) and world bronze medalists Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) and Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) headline the event. Rostelecom Cup is the third of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

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ISU Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating 2017/18 to be held in Japan

The International Skating Union and the Japan Skating Federation are pleased to announce the host city for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2017 and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2017. The events will be held in Nagoya, Japan at the “Nippon Gaishi Hall” in the Aichi Prefecture from 7-10 December 2017.

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ISU Constitution, Regulations & Technical Rules 2016 books are available to order

ISU Constitution & General Regulations, Special Regulations & Technical Rule for Figure Skating, Synchronized Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating 2016 books are available on the ISU Online Shop

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2016/17 Preview

The first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating starts in Calgary (CAN) where the world’s top skaters including reigning Olympic Champions, World and European Champions and medalists will compete in the Series.

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Medvedeva (RUS) and Canadians Chan, Duhamel/Radford, Virtue/Moir strike gold at Skate Canada

Patrick Chan (CAN), Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) claimed gold as the competition at Skate Canada International wrapped up Saturday in Mississauga, ON (CAN)...

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Application to hold ISU Seminars for Ice Dance Referees and Judges in 2017

Application to hold ISU Seminars for Ice Dance Referees and Judges in 2017

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Canadian stars Chan, Virtue/Moir, Duhamel/Radford and Medvedeva (RUS) lead at Skate Canada

World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) as well as Patrick Chan (CAN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) won the Short Programs and Short Dance as Skate Canada International opened Friday in Mississauga, ON (CAN)...

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ISU Development Commission Kick-off meeting

Following the decision of the 56th Ordinary ISU Congress to create a new Development Commission, the ISU Council has made it a priority to appoint the three ISU Development Commission members in the person of Susanna Rahkamo (FIN), Jildou Gemser (NED), and Tatsuro Matsumura (JPN).

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ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues with Skate Canada International

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 continues this week with Skate Canada International in Mississauga, ON (CAN) October 28 to 30. Skate Canada International is the second of six events in the series. Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) as well as World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) headline the event ...

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Decisions of the ISU Council

The ISU Council met on October 14-15, 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting...

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Shibutani/Shibutani (USA), Uno (JPN) claim gold at Progressive Skate America

Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) and Shoma Uno (JPN) claimed gold as Progressive Skate America wrapped up Sunday in Chicago (USA). Progressive Skate America was the first of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17. Skaters compete for points to qualify for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and a prize money of US $ 180,000 per individual event of the Grand Prix...

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Wagner (USA), Seguin/Bilodeau (CAN) take gold at Progressive Skate America

Ashley Wagner (USA) and pair skaters Julianne Seguin/Charlie Bildeau (CAN) skated to gold as Progressive Skate America continued in Chicago (USA) on Saturday. Shoma Uno (JPN) won the Men's Short Program while Ice Dancers Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) are leading following the Short Dance ...

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ISU restructures its Development Program

ISU restructures its Development Program

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ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Marseille (FRA) - Media accreditations open

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Marseille (FRA) - Media accreditations open

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Wagner (USA), Tarasova/Morozov (RUS) skate to lead at Progressive Skate America

Ashley Wagner (USA) and Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) took the lead as Progressive Skate America opened Friday in Chicago/Hoffman Estates (USA) with the Ladies and Pairs Short Programs. Progressive Skate America is the first of six events in the series ...

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Gangneung KOR Media Accreditation

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Gangneung KOR Media Accreditation are now open

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ISU Sponsored Single & Pair Skating Seminars 2017 applications

ISU Sponsored Single & Pair Skating Seminars 2017 applications

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ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating opens with Progressive Skate America

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 kicks off this week with Progressive Skate America in Chicago/Hoffman Estates, IL October 21 to 23. Skate America is the first of six events in the series. Three-time World Champion Mao Asada (JPN), 2016 World silver medalists Ashley Wagner (USA) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) headline the event ...

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ISU Officials Seminars for ISU Referees, Judges, Technical Controllers and Technical Specialists

ISU Officials Seminars for ISU Referees, Judges, Technical Controllers and Technical Specialists

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On Ice Medical Emergencies Protocol

On Ice Medical Emergencies Protocol. This Communication replaces ISU Communication 1951, effective October 18, 2016

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ISU Speed Skating Championships and GP Final allotments season 2018-19

ISU Speed Skating Championships and GP Final allotments season 2018-19

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