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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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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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