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Featured interview: Ryan McAnuff and Sean McAnuff

Ireland became a Speed Skating Member of the ISU in 2016. Siblings Ryan (22) and Sean McAnuff (19) skated for Ireland for the first time this season at World Cup Short Track Events and Ryan skated at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 in Rotterdam. We find out what sacrifices and how much dedication are required to make their dream of skating and developing the sport in Ireland come true.

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Elise Christie (GBR) and Yi Ra Seo (KOR) crowned World Short Track Speed Skating Champions

The KPN ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 concluded today with the crowning of this year’s individual and team champions. Elise Christie (GBR) and Yi Ra Seo (KOR) were crowned the World Short Track Speed Skating Champions for 2017:

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Christie takes first Ladies World title for Britain and Knegt (NED) makes the crowd go wild

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying heats in all individual distances, the world’s best short track speed skaters took the ice today at the Rotterdam Ahoy arena in Rotterdam (NED) where the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m champions were crowned.

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Viktor Knoch (HUN) elected Short Track Speed Skating representative ISU Athletes Commission

Viktor Knoch (HUN) elected Short Track Speed Skating representative ISU Athletes Commission

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Qualification heats kick off KPN ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The 2017 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships kicked off today in Rotterdam, Netherlands with the qualification heats for the following three individual distances: Ladies and Men 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m.

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Featured interview: Suzanne Schulting & Sjinkie Knegt (NED)

Schulting and Knegt are the Dutch strongest cards for the World Championships in Rotterdam and they shared some of their thoughts ahead of this event.

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ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 Rotterdam (NED) - Preview

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships start on Friday March 10, 2017 in Rotterdam (NED). The World Short Track Champions will be crowned on Sunday March 12. Unlike the World Cup where skaters race one or two distances and win distance titles, during the World Championships the skaters compete over four distances.

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ISU Short Track Speed Skating Media Guide 2016/17

ISU Short Track Speed Skating Media Guide 2016/17

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Featured interview: Liu Brothers (HUN)

Shaolin and Shaoang Liu are taking Short Track by storm. They are strong contenders for the ISU World Championships in March.

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ISU Short Track Speed Skating Referees’ Course 2017

The ISU has decided to hold a course for ISU Referees in Short Track Speed Skating, which will be organized by the ISU Short Track Speed Skating Technical Committee and the Deutsche Eisschnelllauf-Gemeinschaft (as hosting ISU Member) in Frankfurt, Germany on June 9-11, 2017.

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ISU World Cup Short Track ends in Minsk

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 concluded today with the Ladies and Men 500 m, second 1500 m and Relay Finals. A One-two finish for Kazakhstan in the Men’s 500 m final. Yutong Han (CHN) and Yong Jin Liu (KOR) with their respective 1000 m (2) final. Russia (Ladies) and Netherlands (Men) take gold in the Relay events.

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Double 1500 m gold for Korea

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today with the sixth and final round in Minsk, Belarus. The racing events today included the following: Ladies and Men’s 1000 m (1) and 1500 m finals, and the relay semi-finals. Yang Liu (CHN) and Dae Hwang Heon (KOR) win the first 1000 m of the weekend. Double 1500 m gold for Korea: Ah Rum Noh (Ladies) and Hyo Benn Lee (Men)

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ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Minsk (BLR) Preview

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2016/17 Series concludes this weekend in Minsk (BLR) with the qualification rounds starting on February 10.

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Great form from St-Gelais, Liu, Schulting and Knegt as the Final approaches

The fifth round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 concluded today with the Ladies and Men 500 m, second 1500 m and Relay Finals. Marianne St-Gelais wins second event of the weekend in the Ladies 500 m, while Dutch skaters are top of the podium in the Ladies and Men 1500 m (2) finals. Netherlands (Ladies) and Russia (Men) take gold in the Relay events

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Big day for Canada brings three golds

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today with the fifth round in Dresden, Germany. The racing events today included the following: Ladies and Men’s 1000 m and 1500 m (1) finals, and the relay semi-finals. Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) and Thibaut Fauconnet (FRA) win the 1000 m while Canada claims double gold in the 1500 m (1) with Kim Boutin (Ladies) and Charles Hamelin (Men).

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World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships Innsbruck (AUT) - Day 3

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 concluded today with the crowning of this year’s individual and team champions. Yu Bin Lee (KOR) was crowned the Lady World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champion for 2017. Meanwhile, Shaoang Liu (HUN) became the World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champion for 2017. In the team events, the Ladies World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Relay Champions for 2017 are China who successfully defended their title, while Korea became the World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Relay Champions for 2017.

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World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships Innsbruck (AUT) - Day 2

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying rounds in all individual distances, the World’s best junior short track speed skaters took the ice today in Innsbruck for the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m finals. Yu Bin Lee (KOR) concluded the day leading the Ladies classification while Shaoang Liu (HUN) tops the leaderboard in the Men’s standings.

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World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships Innsbruck (AUT) - Friday Qualifications

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 kicked off today in Innsbruck, Austria with the qualification heats for the following three individual distances: Ladies and Men 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m. There were also qualification heats for the 3000 m relay distances. New World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Champions will be crowned this year as the defending champions Chunyu Qu and Ziwei Ren, both from China, are no longer eligible to compete at the Junior level.

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Italians celebrate with Fontana and Ladies Team Relay titles

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 concluded today with the crowning of this year’s individual and team champions. Arianna Fontana (ITA) was crowned the Lady European Short Track Speed Skating Champion for 2017, winning the title for a sixth time in her career. This was the second title for Fontana on home soil in Torino, Italy. Meanwhile, Semen Elistratov (RUS) successfully defended his title, becoming the European Short Track Speed Skating Champion for 2017: this was his second title in his career. In the team events, the Ladies European Short Track Speed Skating Relay Champions for 2017 are Italy while the Netherlands defended their title, becoming the European Short Track Speed Skating Relay Champions for 2017.

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Fontana and Elistratov lead after exciting race day in Torino

After spending yesterday racing through qualifying heats in all individual distances, Europe’s best short track speed skaters took the ice today in Torino (ITA) for the Ladies and Men 1500 m and 500 m finals. Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Semen Elistratov (RUS) concluded the day leading their respective European Championship classification.

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Big names qualify for weekend races

The 2017 ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships kicked off today in Torino, Italy with the qualification heats for the following three individual distances: Ladies and Men 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m. There were also qualification heats for the relay distances. These championships are held at the Palavela rink marking a return of short track speed skating to the Olympic venue for the first time since the 2006 Winter Games. The championship contenders in the Men and Ladies competition all managed to get through successfully in today’s qualification heats.

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European Short Track Speed Skating Championships Torino (ITA) - Preview

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships start on Friday January 13, 2017 in Torino (ITA). The European Short Track allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 15.

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Featured interview: Arianna Fontana (ITA)

After a short hiatus Arianna Fontana is back and her aim is the next Olympics in 2018.

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KPN ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 - Rotterdam (NED) Media Accreditation

KPN ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 - Rotterdam (NED) Media Accreditations are now open.

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