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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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Frankfurt Seminar 2014

The ISU Communication 1840 has been published...

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Speed Skating event quota places for the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014

Following the conclusion of the following Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating Competitions designated for qualification of event quota places for the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 and in line with ISU Special Regulations, Rule 209 and ISU Communication No. 1799, quota places (distance entry quotas) for the Speed Skating events at the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi have been provisionally allocated as follows....

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Olympic Winter Games 2014 - Figure Skating Team Event

For the first time in history, a Figure Skating Team event will be included into the Olympic program...

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Anna Yanovskaya/Sergey Mozgov (RUS) claim Junior Ice Dance gold

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating concluded Sunday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Free Dance and the Exhibition Gala. The events featured the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series...

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Heather Richardson (USA) smashes 1000m track record

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in 2013 Heather Richardson (USA) showed great form again in bettering the 1000m track record with a time of 1:14.51 and the Olympic champions in the Team Pursuit had to fight for Olympic qualification …

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Mao Asada skates to Ladies title

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Saturday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Short Dance, Pairs & Ladies Free Skating and the Free Dance...

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Jorien ter Mors (NED) breaks seven-year track record

The Essent ISU World Cup in Berlin continued today, and like yesterday, Jorien ter Mors (NED) impressed in the B-division, improving the track record (that had been Anni Friesinger’s since 2006) by 0.66 to 1:54.88 …

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Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov (RUS) lead Pairs after Short Program

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Friday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Ladies, Junior Men, Junior Pairs & Men Free Skating, Pairs Short Program and Short Dance.

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Joey Mantia (USA) wins for first time on ice

The fourth Essent ISU World Cup of this season and the last one before the Olympic Games started today in Berlin. Sang-Hwa Lee set another track record, the Men’s 1500m had a surprising winner and the victor in the 3000m B-division was faster than the winner in the A-division …

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Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) wins Men’s Short Program, sets record score

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating opened Thursday in Fukuoka (JPN) with the Junior Ladies, Junior Men, Junior Pairs, Ladies 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 and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series..

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ISU Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2013 - Preview

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating cumulate this week with the Finals in Fukuoka (JPN).

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Nagashima (JPN), Richardson (USA) and Kramer (NED) fast in Astana

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Astana track records were set in the Men’s 500m and the 1000m for Ladies …

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Artyom Kuznetsov (RUS): new face on the podium

On the second day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Astana track records were set in the Men’s 500m and 1000m …

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Ice Dance Seminars

ISU Ice Dance Development Training Seminar for Novice and Junior Ice Dance Couples and their Coaches...

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Sang Hwa-Lee (KOR) sets low-altitude record in 500m

The skaters gathered in the Kazakh capital Astana for the third Essent ISU World Cup of this season. Today on the first day track records were improved in all three distances skated: the Ladies’ 500m and 5000m as well as in the Men’s 1500m …

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ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2013/14 - Review

With the conclusion of the sixth and last qualifying event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/14 in Moscow (RUS), the six finalists in each category have been determined.

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Ice Dance Judges seminars 2014

In accordance with the ISU Regulations, Rule 417, paragraph 1, Members may send to the ISU Secretariat, with a copy to the Chair of the Ice Dance Technical Committee, applications to host ISU Seminars for Ice Dance Referees and Judges in 2014 ...

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup, Day 2

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy (GER), Tatsuki Machida (JPN), Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS) and Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) struck gold as the competition at Rostelecom Cup concluded Saturday...

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup, Day 1

Rostelecom Cup opened in Moscow, Russia, Friday with the Ladies, Pairs, Men’s Short Program and the Short Dance. Rostelecom Cup is the sixth and last event and thus the last chance for athletes to earn a spot for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Fukuoka, Japan, next month.

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ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Quebec, CAN

ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating in Quebec, CAN, on November 30-December 1, 2013, is cancelled due to lack of participants

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XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 Sochi - Entries Short Track Speed Skating

Following the conclusion of the World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Competitions, designated for qualification for the Olympic Winter Games, in Torino, ITA, and Kolomna, RUS, and in line with Rule 284 and ISU Communication 1802 and 1828, please find...

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Rostelecom Cup Preview

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia, the sixth and last event. Rostelecom Cup provides the last chance for athletes to earn a spot for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Fukuoka, Japan, next month...

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The ISU Communication 1833 has been published. as a correction to ISU Communication 1819

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Brittany Bowe (USA) sets 1000m world record

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Salt Lake City the air pressure was not as low as on previous days. In the Ladies' 1000m, Brittany Bowe (USA) set a world record of only 1:12.58 and Hyun-Yung Kim (KOR) skated a Junior WR: 1:14.95 …

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Arianna Fontana (ITA) seizes on slip to win 1000m

Racing resumed today in Kolomna, Russia, with last chances for skaters to earn World Cup ranking points and 2014 Olympic Winter Games qualifying places …

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Trophee Bompard, Day 2

Ashley Wagner (USA), Patrick Chan (CAN), Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) and Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN) skated to gold as the competition concluded at Trophee Bompard in Paris (FRA) Saturday...

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Dutch set new Men's Team Pursuit world record

The Essent ISU World Cup in Salt Lake City continued today, and again there were two world records. Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) set a world record in the Ladies' 500m …

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Suk-Hee Shim (KOR) clinches 1500m World Cup title

The world's best short track speed skaters were back in action this weekend in Kolomna, Russia for the fourth and final stop of the 2013-2014 Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Trophee Bompard, Day 1

Patrick Chan (CAN), Ashley Wagner (USA), Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) took the lead as Trophee Bompard opened Friday in Paris (FRA)...

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Antoinette de Jong (NED) sets sub-four-minute Junior 3000m record

The second Essent ISU World Cup of this season started today on the faster than ever Olympic Oval of Salt Lake City. Like Calgary, Salt Lake City is at altitude and the weather helped lower the air pressure …

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Trophee Bompard, Preview

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with Trophée Eric Bompard, the fifth of six events in the series, in Paris (FRA). Several top skaters want to book their ticket to the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. The event is headlined by three-time and reigning World Champion Patrick Chan (CAN), Olympic Ice Dance Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) and two-time World Pairs Champions Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN)...

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ISU Pair Skating Development Training Seminar

The ISU announces an ISU Pair Skating Development Training Seminar for Coaches/Pair Skaters and ISU recognized Judges Seminar in Pair Skating...

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Single & Pair Skating - Seminar applications for 2014

The ISU Communication 1830 has been published...

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Synchronized Skating - ISU Judges Examination and Trial Judging 2014

The ISU Communication 1831 has been published.

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Day 3

Ice Dance World Champions Meryl Davis/Charlie White (USA) struck gold again as NHK Trophy concluded Sunday in Tokyo, Japan...

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Sven Kramer (NED) speeds to 5000m victory

On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Calgary there were no world records but still some very exciting races, especially in the Men's 5000m, which was won by Sven Kramer in the second fastest time ever …

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Suk-Hee Shim (KOR) wins her third 1000m of year

Racing resumed today at the Palaghiaccio Tazzoli rink in Torino, Italy, with more World Cup ranking points up for grabs in the 1000m and Relay events, and very important Olympic Games qualifying rankings to be determined …

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Day 2

Mao Asada (JPN), Daisuke Takahashi (JPN) and Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov (RUS) earned the gold medals at NHK Trophy in Tokyo on Saturday...

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Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) sets world record in 500m

On the second day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Calgary Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) skated a world record in the Ladies' 500m of 36.74 and the Dutch men also set a world-record time of 3:37.17 in the Team Pursuit …

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Charles Hamelin (CAN) wins 500m by a blade's length

It has been a month since the last stop of the 2013-14 Samsung ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series, allowing the world's best to fine-tune their preparation for the upcoming two World Cup events …

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Day 1

Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov (RUS), Mao Asada (JPN) and Daisuke Takahashi (JPN) took the lead as NHK Trophy opened Friday in Tokyo (JPN)...

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Koen Verweij (NED) takes gold in the 1500 m Men

The Essent ISU World Cup series for long track speed skating in this 2013-14 Olympic season kicked off at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada …

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: NHK Trophy, Preview

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with the NHK Trophy in Tokyo (JPN). World Champions and medalists are aiming at securing a spot for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final while some others are entering the series just now...

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Lexus Cup of China, Day 2

Aliona Savchenko/Robin Solkowy (GER), Nathalie Pechalat/Fabian Bourzat (FRA), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) and Han Yan (CHN) took the gold medals as the competition at Lexus Cup of China wrapped up Saturday in Beijing (CHN)...

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Lexus Cup of China, Day 1

Qing Pang/Jian Tong (CHN), Adelina Sotnikova (RUS), Han Yan (CHN) and Ekaterina Bobrova/ Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) took the lead as Lexus Cup of China opened Friday in Beijing...

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ISU World Cup Short Track 2013/14

ISU Communication No. 1828 World Cup Short Track 2013/14 - revision of ISU Communication No. 1802

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Lexus Cup of China, Preview

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2013/2014 continues this week with the Lexus Cup of China the third of six events in the series, in Beijing. Several top skaters are making their season debut this week in Beijing. ..

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Skate Canada International, Day 2

Patrick Chan (CAN), Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS), Stefania Berton/Ondrej Hotarek (ITA) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) claimed gold as Skate Canada International wrapped up Saturday in Saint John, NB...

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ISU GP of Figure Skating: Skate Canada International, Day 1

Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), Patrick Chan (CAN), Gracie Gold (USA) and Meagan Duhamel/ Eric Radford (CAN) took the lead as Skate Canada International opened Friday in Saint John...

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