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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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Olympic and World Champions to compete in ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17

The World's top Figure Skaters including Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World and European Champions and medalists will compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 that starts this week with Progressive Skate America in Hoffman Estates/Chicago (USA) October 21-23. ...

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Judges Draw by number for ISU Figure Skating Championships 2017

Further to Rule 521 and Rule 971 of the ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance 2016, and the Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Synchronized Skating 2016, the draw for Judges by number for the above-mentioned Championships was held on Oct ...

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Judges Draw by number for ISU Figure Skating Championships 2017

Further to Rule 521 and Rule 971 of the ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance 2016, and the Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Synchronized Skating 2016, the draw for Judges by number for the above-mentioned Championships was held on Oct ...

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ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2017 move to Heerenveen (NED)

Today the ISU Council confirmed that the ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2017 have been allotted to the KNSB and will take place on January 6-8 in Heerenveen (NED).

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Featured interview: Patrick Chan (CAN)

Three-time World Champion and 2014 Olympic silver medalist Patrick Chan (CAN) started his season at the Challenger Series event Finlandia Trophy October 6 to 9, 2016.

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List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards 2016/17

List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards 2016/17 for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

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List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards 2016/17

List of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards 2016/17 for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

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ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2016 - Review

With the conclusion of the seventh and last event of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17, the qualifiers for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final have been determined.

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ISU Figure Skating Media Guide 2016/17

ISU Figure Skating Media Guide 2016/17

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ISU World Cup Speed Skating Media Accreditations 2016/17

Media accreditation for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2016/17 Series are now open.

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Additional Questions & Answers #6 for Technical Panels 2016 Ice Dance

Additional Questions & Answers #6 for Technical Panels 2016 Ice Dance has been published.

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ISU launches online shop

Today the ISU launches the ISU Online Shop. ISU publications are available exclusively through the user friendly and secure ISU Online Shop

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List of Officials season 2016/17 for Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

List of Referees, Judges, Technical Controllers, Technical Specialists, Data & Replay Operators season 2016/17 for Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

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List of Officials season 2016/17 for Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

List of Referees, Judges, Technical Controllers, Technical Specialists, Data & Replay Operators season 2016/17 for Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

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Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) performs first clean quad loop in competition

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) performs first clean quad loop in competition

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WADA 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has publishes the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which will come into force on January 1, 2017. The List designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition, and which substances are banned in particular sports.

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ISU Athletes Commission Elections

Further to the decision of the 56th ISU Ordinary Congress 2016 in Dubrovnik, CRO, to introduce an ISU Athletes Commission and in accordance with Article 21 of the 2016 ISU Constitution, the composition, election procedure and purpose of the ISU Athletes Commission will be as follows.

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World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2017/18 & Qualification procedure for the Olympic Games 2018

As required by ISU Special Regulations for Short Track Speed Skating, Rule 284, paragraph 6, this Communication informs on the Qualification procedure for the Olympic Winter Games 2018, in particular the timeline and structure of the designated Qualifying Competitions for allocation of quota places.

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Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Referees & Judges Single Skating

Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Referees & Judges 2016 Single Skating have been published.

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ISU believes that the European Commission’s antitrust allegations are unfounded

The International Skating Union (ISU) is surprised by the news that the European Commission has adopted a “Statement of Objections” in the course of its antitrust investigation of the ISU’s eligibility rules prohibiting Skaters from participating in unauthorized events that are not on the ISU international calendar.

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Additional Questions & Answers #5 for Referees & Judges Ice Dance

Additional Questions & Answers #5 for Referees & Judges 2016 Ice Dance have been published.

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