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Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) took his first 500m World Cup win of the season in Erfurt on Friday. The world record holder skated 35.03 seconds in a super-competitive field. All top-10 finishers were within 0.15 of the winner.

Jan 19, 2018

Karolina Erbanova (CZE) refused to get carried way after winning the ladies 500m at the ISU World Cup in Erfurt on Friday. “This is a funny distance,” she said. “There are maybe eight or 10 girls who can medal at every World Cup.”

Jan 19, 2018

“When I was only a few months old, my mother already took me on a horseback.” Antoinette de Jong smiles when she’s talking about horses. Had she not become an Olympic Speed Skater, she would definitely have pursued an Olympic career in equestrian events.

Jan 17, 2018

As the Republic of Korea fine tunes the final preparations to host the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, we take a look back at the Korean Speed Skaters that made history with their Olympic Gold Medals. Republic of Korea have won four Gold Medals in the sport of Speed Skating: three in the shortest distance, 500m, and one in the longest one, 10000m.

Jan 11, 2018

The ISU noted and welcomes the discussions currently taking place between the governments of the Republic of Korea (KOR) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (PRK) also involving a possible participation of PRK Skaters in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Jan 10, 2018

Francesca Lollobrigida (ITA) powered to victory in the Ladies’ Mass Start at the ISU European Single Distance Championships in Kolomna on Sunday. Her compatriot and namesake Francesca Bettrone took silver and Vanessa Herzog (AUT) grabbed the bronze medal.

Jan 07, 2018

Both the Russian men and the Russian ladies’ took gold in the Team Sprint events at the ISU European Single Distance Championships in Kolomna on Sunday. 

Jan 07, 2018

The Netherlands grabbed gold in both the men’s and ladies’ Team Pursuit events at the ISU European Single Distance Championships in Kolomna on Sunday.

Jan 07, 2018

Nicola Tumolero (ITA) won his first major international title when he took gold in the men’s 5000m at the European Single Distance Championships on Saturday. Alexander Rumyantsev (RUS) took silver and Marcel Bosker (NED) grabbed the bronze medal.

Jan 06, 2018

Esmee Visser (NED) surprised herself and the rest of Europe when she took gold in the 3000m in Kolomna on Saturday. Carlijn Achtereekte (NED) grabbed silver and Natalia Voronina (RUS) bronze.

Jan 06, 2018

After Yekaterina Shikhova’s gold in the ladies’ 1000m, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) handed the crowd another home victory in the men’s 1000m at European Single Distance Championships on Saturday. Denis Yuskov (RUS) and Nico Ihle (GER) took silver and bronze.

Jan 06, 2018

Yekaterina Shikhova (RUS) convincingly won the ladies’ 1000m at the European Single Distance Championships on Saturday. Vanessa Herzog (AUT) came second and Marrit Leenstra (NED) third.

Jan 06, 2018

Denis Yuskov (RUS) won the Race of the Kings at the ISU European Single Distance Championships on Friday. With 1 minute and 44.53 seconds, Yuskov was the only one to skate under 1:45 in the 1500m. Dutchmen Thomas Krol and Koen Verweij took silver and bronze.

Jan 05, 2018

A superb final lap handed Lotte van Beek (NED) gold in the ladies’ 1500m at the ISU European Championships in Kolomna on Friday. Yekaterina Shikhova (RUS) and Marrit Leenstra (NED) took silver and bronze.

Jan 05, 2018

Ronald Mulder (NED) is the first ever European 500m Champion. Mika Poutala (FIN) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) took silver and bronze at the ISU European Single Distance Championships in Kolomna on Friday.

Jan 05, 2018