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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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ISU Recognized Single-Pair Judges’ Seminars 2014

The ISU Communication 1851 has been published and it is available under...

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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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ISU Seminars for Referees and Judges hosted by Members 2014

Further to ISU Communication No 1836 and after having received Members’ applications, the ISU recognized the following Seminars for Referees and Judges:

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Applications for ISU Championships

The ISU Communication 1847 has been published...

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Kanako Murakami (JPN) claims gold

Kanako Murakami (JPN) claimed gold in the Ladies event as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 wrapped up Saturday in Taipei (TPE)...

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Mura (JPN), Sui/Han (CHN) skate to gold in Taipei City

Takahito Mura (JPN) and pair skaters Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) struck gold as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating CHampionships 2014 continued Friday in Taipei City (TPE)...

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Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue dance to gold

Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) danced to the gold, overtaking Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier of Canada. The bronze went to Alexandra Aldridge/Daniel Eaton (USA)

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ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 Day 1

Takahito Mura (JPN), ice dancers Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier (CAN) and pair skaters Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) took the lead as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 opened Wednesday in Taipei City (TPE)...

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Speed Skating Training and Competition Schedule

The official Speed Skating Training and Competition Schedule is available...

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ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 Preview

The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2014 will open in Taipei City (TPE), on January 22. 96 skaters from 15 ISU members have been entered for the Championships...

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Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov (RUS) claim gold

Tatiana Volosozbar/Maxim Trankov of Russia claimed their third consecutive European title and led the Russian pairs to a podium sweep. Teammates Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov took silver and Vera Bazarova/Yuri Larionov earned the bronze medal.

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Jing Yu and Michel Mulder strike gold

Jing Yu (CHN) and Michel Mulder (NED) were crowned the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating champions of 2014. Yu also won the title in 2012 and Mulder in 2013.

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Ter Mors and An the Short Track champions

Jorien Ter Mors (NED) was crowned ladies 2014 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating champion, while Victor An (RUS) took the title on the men’s side. The relay champions were the Netherlands (ladies) and Russia (men).

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Javier Fernandez (ESP) strikes gold, repeats as champion

Javier Fernandez of Spain struck gold and retained his European title. Russia’s Sergei Voronov claimed the silver medal and teammate Konstantin Menshov soared from 11th to capture the bronze medal. ..

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Michel Mulder makes fast start for Netherlands

Jing Yu (CHN) and Michel Mulder (NED) are in the lead in the Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in Nagano.

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Victor An and Semen Elistratov (RUS) on par for the European title

The second day of the 2014 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championship saw different winners in the individual events, while the overall leaders remain the same.

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Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) skates to victory

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued in Budapest, Hungary, Friday with the Pairs Short Program and the Ladies Free Skating.

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Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2014 Preview

The Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships will take place this weekend, January 18-19 in Nagano (JPN).

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Jorien Ter Mors of the Netherlands in the lead

Europe’s best short track speed skaters took to the ice in Dresden, Germany as part of the 2014 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championship.

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Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte (ITA) dance off with gold

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday with the Men’s Short Program and the Free Dance.

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IOC Late Athlete Replacement Policy

For entries related to Speed Skating events, it is possible to make athletes replacements only up to and during the Team Leader meeting for the Speed Skating Events, scheduled for 10.00 a.m. on February 5th, 2014 (See also ISU Communication No. 1841).

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IOC Late Athlete Replacement Policy

For entries related to Short Track Speed Skating events, it is possible to make athletes replacements only up to and during the Team Leader meeting for the Short Track Speed Skating events, scheduled for 11.00 a.m. on February 9th, 2014.

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ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Champs Dresden (GER) Preview

The ISU Short Track Speed Skating Championships season starts on Friday January 17, 2014 with the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships where the allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 19.

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Adelina Sotnikova (RUS) skates to lead in Ladies Short Program

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday with the Ladies Short Program and the Short Dance.

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Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance Interruptions Complement

The ISU Communication 1845 and its form has been published and it is available under....

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ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2014 Preview

The 2014 ISU European Figure Skating Championships will open in Budapest, Hungary, on January 15. 170 skaters from 33 ISU members have been entered for the Championships...

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Ireen Wüst and Jan Blokhuijsen clinch European Speed Skating titles for the Netherlands

Dutch skaters Ireen Wüst and Jan Blokhuijsen won the European Speed Skating titles in the Vikingship Olympic icerink in Hamar (NOR) on Sunday. The Dutch duo were the best of 27 ladies and 31 men from 18 different countries.

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Dutch pair Ireen Wüst and Jan Blokhuijsen in the lead in pursuit of the European title

Dutch pair Ireen Wüst and Jan Blokhuijsen are in the lead in pursuit of the European Speed Skating titles after the first day at the Vikingship Olympic icerink in Hamar (NOR) on Saturday.

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Essent ISU European Speed Skating Champs Hamar (NOR) Preview

The ISU Speed Skating Championships season starts on Saturday January 11, 2014 with the Essent ISU European Speed Skating Championships which will take place in the beautiful Vikingship icerink in Hamar (NOR).

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Decisions of the ISU Council

The ISU Council met on December 16-17, 2013 in Milan, Italy. The following were among the decisions taken by the ISU Council during the meeting...

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