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Synchronized Skating- ISU Judges / Referees Seminar

The ISU Communication 1877 has been published...

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 Short Dance and Men’s Free Skating

Yuzuru Hanyu skated to the title, edging out teammate Tatsuki Machida by just 0.23 points for the gold medal. Spain’s Javier Fernandez claimed the bronze medal like he had one year ago.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 Pairs Free Skating and Ladies Short Program

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 continued in Saitama, Japan, on Thursday with the Pairs Free Skating and Ladies Short Program.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 Pairs and Men’s Short Program

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 opened in Saitama, Japan, on Wednesday with the Pairs and Men’s Short Programs. 177 skaters/couples from 38 ISU Members have been entered for the Championships.

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ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 Preview

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2014 will open in Saitama, Japan, on March 26, 2014

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Essent ISU World Allround Skating Championships 2014 – Heerenveen, NED Preview

The Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships will take place this weekend in the Thialf Stadium in Heerenveen (NED).

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Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final – Heerenveen (NED) Day 3

The Essent ISU World Cup Final concluded at the Thialf Stadion, Heerenveen on Sunday with American skaters Heather Richardson and Shani Davis winning the Ladies and Men’s Grand World Cup titles.

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Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final – Heerenveen (NED) Day 2

The second day of the Essent ISU World Cup Final at the Thialf Stadion in Heerenveen saw a new face on top of the World Cup podium in Annouk van der Weijden (NED)

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships Day 2

The second day of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 resumed today in Montreal, Canada with both the ladies and men competing in the 500m events.

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Essent ISU World Cup Allround Speed Skating Championships – Heerenveen (NED) Day 1

Ireen Wüst (NED) and Koen Verweij (NED) are leading after the first day of the Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships.

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships Day 1

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 began today in Montreal, Canada with both the ladies and men competing in the 1,500m events

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 Preview

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2014 will open in Montreal, Canada on March 14. The World Championships were last held in Montreal in 2002.

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ISU Junior World Speed Skating Championships

The ISU Junior World Speed Skating Championships took place in the covered but cold ice rink in Bjugn (NOR)

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Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating – Inzell (GER) – Day 2

The Essent ISU World Cup in Inzell continued today with good results for the USA: another victory for Heather Richardson and Shani Davis securing the World Cup in the 1000m.

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Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating – Inzell (GER) – Day 1

After the Olympic Games, the Essent ISU World Cup continued with the fifth competition of the season in Inzell.

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ISU World Development Trophy Speed Skating

More than 25 youth skaters from six countries took part in the first Speed Skating ISU World Development Trophy in Zakopane, Poland.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Team Pursuit Day 2

The final Speed Skating competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games took place today in the Adler Arena.

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ISU Statement on the ISU Judging System

Pursuant to contacts with the IOC, the ISU would like to issue the following statement on the ISU judging system related to figure skating events at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games:  The ISU is strongly committed to conducting performance evaluations strictly and fairly and has adequate proc ...

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Team Pursuit Day 1

The Speed skating competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games continued today with the Men and Ladies’ Team Pursuit Quarter Finals and the Men’s Semifinals.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Men 500 m, Ladies' 1000 m and Men 5000 m Relay

The short track speed skating competition at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games concluded in Sochi on Friday with the Men 500m Final, Ladies 1000m Final and Men 5000m Relay Final.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Adelina Sotnikova (RUS) skates off with gold

Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova skated off with the gold medal, dethroning 2010 Olympic Champion Yuna Kim of Korea and winning the first Olympic ladies title for her country. Carolina Kostner of Italy earned the bronze medal, the first Olympic figure skating medal in single skating for Italy.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Team Pursuit Preview

The Speed Skating competition will conclude with the Ladies’ and Men Team Pursuit which will take place on Friday and Saturday.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Yuna Kim (KOR) grabs narrow lead in Ladies short program

Yuna Kim of Korea edged out Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova and Carolina Kostner of Italy for a narrow lead in the Ladies Short Program. The top three are virtually tied with just a few tenths of a point between them.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies' 5000m

Martina Sábliková (CZE) won the ladies’ 5000m title and bettered her own track record set last year in this very venue. Ireen Wüst (NED) took her fourth Sochi 2014 Olympic medal with her third silver. Carien Kleibeuker (NED) almost 36 years old won bronze

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 10,000 m

The Dutch Speed Skating power house sweeps the podium for the fourth time at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Jorrit Bergsma (NED) won the men’s 10,000m in an Olympic record time of 12:44.45 which is also a new track record and personal best time. The favourite Sven Kramer finished in second and 37 year old Bob de Jong got the bronze medal.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Ladies' 3000 m Relay

In the Ladies’ 3000 m and four years after their disqualification team Korea regained its spot atop the podium. Referees disqualified China for impeding, promoting Canada to silver and Italy to bronze.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) dance off with Olympic gold

Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) danced off with the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Monday, winning the first Olympic Ice Dance gold for the USA. 2010 Olympic champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada earned the silver medal and Russia’s Elena Ilinykh/Nikita Katsalapov claimed the bronze.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 10,000 m Preview

Following the withdrawal of the Norwegian and the Russian Teams in preparation for the team pursuit the draw today delivered no big surprises.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) dance to the lead

Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) confidently danced to first place in the short dance. Defending Olympic champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada are currently ranked second, trailing the leaders by 2.56 points. Russia’s Elena Ilinykh/Nikita Katsalapov stand in third place

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies 1500m

Jorien ter Mors leads the Dutch clean sweep in a new Olympic record time of 1:53.51. The defending champion Ireen Wüst skated 1:54.09 and finished with the silver medal and Lotte van Beek (NED) took the bronze with 1:54.54.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 1500m

For the first time in Olympic history a Polish skater won a gold medal in Speed Skating. Zbigniew Bródka took the distance with the smallest ever margin on Koen Verweij (NED). The 2014 Men’s 1000m silver medalist Denny Morrison (CAN) took the bronze

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Men 1000m

To the delight of the home crowd Victor An and Vladimir Grigorev clenched the gold and silver medal respectively and Sjinkie Knegt finished third, winning the first medal in Short Track Speed Skating for the Netherlands.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Ladies 1500m

Zhou Yang (CHN) won the ladies 1500m for the second time in a row, Shim Suk-Hee (KOR) finished in second place and Arianna Fontana (ITA) won bronze. With three races in one day for those who reached the final, it was a tough day.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) strikes Olympic gold

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu struck gold and became the first Japanese man to win the title. His win was also the first gold medal for Japan at Sochi 2014. Patrick Chan of Canada took the silver medal and Denis Ten of Kazakhstan surged from ninth after the Short Program to capture the bronze.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 1500m Preview

After a day’s break the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Speed Skating competition will continue on Sunday in the Adler Arena with the Men’s 1500m.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) claims Men’s Short Program, cracks 100 points

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu set a record score to take the lead in an eventful Men's Short Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Thursday. Patrick Chan of Canada sits second place and Javier Fernandez came third before the final Free Skating on Friday.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Ladies 1000m

Hong Zhang from China won the first gold medal for China in speed skating history. Ireen Wüst (NED), who won gold in the 3000m finished in second place and team mate Margot Boer had her second bronze of the week.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Ladies 500 m

Jianrou Li (CHN) took the title followed by Arianna Fontana (ITA) who had won bronze in Vancouver in the same distance and in Turin for the Ladies’ Relay. Seung-Hi Park (KOR) got the bronze medal.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating

Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar / Maxim Trankov were crowned Olympic Champions in Sochi on home ice on Wednesday. Teammates Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov claimed the silver medal and Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy of Germany settled for the bronze.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Men's 1000m

In the third Speed Skating Men’s distance which was the 1000m, Stefan Groothuis (NED) won in 1:08.39, a new track record. Denny Morrison (CAN) got silver in 1:08.43 and Michel Mulder, the 500m champion, grabbed bronze in 1:08.74, thus becoming the first multi-medalist at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Pairs Short Program

Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program setting a record score on the way. Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy of Germany are sitting in second place, trailing the Russians by 4.53 points. Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov of Russia follow in third place.

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Olympic Winter Games 2010 - Figure Skating Preview

The figure skating singles competition at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games will start in Sochi, Russia, on February 11. Skaters/couples from 30 ISU members have been entered for the Olympic Winter Games

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Ladies 500m

Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) won gold in the ladies’ 500m speed skating event in two Olympic record times. In second place came Olga Fatkulina (RUS) and the bronze medal went to Margot Boer (NED).

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Sweep Men's 500m

The Dutch skaters not only won their first ever men 500m gold but also swept the podium for the second time at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Men 1500m

Charles Hamelin (CAN) won the first Short track Speed Skating medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in the Men’s 1500m. China’s Tianyu Han was the surprise of the race by taking gold while Victor An (RUS) brought Russia the first medal in Short track skating history with his bronze medal.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Team Russia skates off with gold

Team Russia skated off with the gold medal in the inaugural team event at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Team Canada claimed the silver medal while team USA earned the bronze.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Ladies' 3000m

Olga Graf brought Russia the first medal of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Ladies' 3000m. Ireen Wüst won gold while 2010 Olympic Champion Martina Sábliková took silver.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Short Track Speed Skating Preview

The Iceberg Skating Palace will host eight Olympic Short Track competitions; the Men’s and Ladies’ 1500m, 1000m and 500m as well as the Men’s 5000m Relay and the Ladies’ 3000m Relay

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Team Russia strengthens lead

Team Russia extended their lead on day two of the team event at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Saturday. Team Canada remained in second place while team USA pulled up to third before the final on Sunday.

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The Netherlands clean sweep the men's 5000m podium

The Netherlands started the competition with a clean sweep in the men's 5000m

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Team Event Short Dance and Ladies Short Program entries announced

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games figure skating team event will continue on February 8 2014 with the Ice Dance Short Dance, Ladies Short Program and Pairs Free Skating

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Team Event Team Captains announced

The Team Captains for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games figure skating team event have been announced

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Preview

The first medal competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games for ISU sports takes place today in the Speed skating Adler Arena.

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Team Russia skates to the lead

Russia took the lead as the team competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games kicked off with the Men’s and Pairs Short Programs at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Thursday. Team Canada sits in second, followed by Team China

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 . Figure Skating Team Event Preview

Russia is hosting the Olympic Winter Games for the first time in history and it will also be the first time that a figure skating team event will be contested at the Olympic Winter Games

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