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Kai Verbij (NED) took gold in the men’s 1000m in Calgary on Saturday after fastest finisher Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) was disqualified for crossing the marker irregularly in the inner corner.

Dec 02, 2017

Heather Bergsma (USA) claimed her first World Cup gold this season with victory in the Ladies 1000m at the Calgary Olympic Oval on Saturday. Nao Kodaira (JPN), who leads the season standings over the distance, crashed out in the final pairing.

Dec 02, 2017

Laurent Dubreuil, Gilmore Junio and Vincent De Haître (CAN) handed the home crowd a gold medal and a world record in the Men’s Team Sprint at the Calgary Olympic Oval on Friday. Russia won the Ladies Team Sprint event.

Dec 02, 2017

Sven Kramer (NED) won gold in the men’s 5000m at the ISU World Cup speed skating in Calgary on Friday to maintain his unbeaten record after three long-distance races this season, once again consigning rival Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) to silver. Patrick Beckert (GER) took the bronze.

Dec 02, 2017

Miho Takagi (JPN) claimed her first 3000m World Cup win in a Japanese national record time of 3 minutes and 57.09 seconds at the Calgary Olympic Oval on Friday. Dutch pair Antoinette de Jong and Ireen Wüst finished second and third.

Dec 01, 2017

Japan leads the medal table with ten gold medals after two of the six events into the 2017/18 ISU World Cup speed skating series. Norway and the Netherlands both took four gold medals. After fierce competition at the sea-level rinks of Heerenveen (NED) and Stavanger (NOR), the high-altitude tracks of Calgary (1-3 December) and Salt Lake City (8-10 December) are ready for some superfast racing.

Nov 30, 2017

The second edition of the ISU Shanghai Trophy, a combined Short Track Speed Skating, Synchronized Skating and Figure Skating event, was held at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center over the weekend.

Nov 27, 2017

Within the context of the Oswald Commission hearings the International Skating Union (ISU) has received the verdicts of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission of Olga Fatkulina and Aleksander Rumyantsev relating to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Nov 24, 2017

The second ISU Shanghai Trophy starts on November 24-26, 2017. The event combines Synchronized Skating, Short Track Speed Skating and Figure Skating.  It is the first time that an ISU Event combines the three disciplines.

Nov 23, 2017

New prodigies will challenge the ones who came up in previous seasons, while former champions have moved up to the senior ranks.

Nov 23, 2017

After two legs of the World Cup Series, National Olympic Committees (NOC) are on track to qualify spots for PyeongChang 2018.

Nov 21, 2017

Sven Kramer (NED) won the first and only 10000m race of the season before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in an epic battle with world record holder Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday. Erik-Jan Kooiman (NED) grabbed the bronze medal.

Nov 19, 2017

Canada took a second successive World Cup victory in the Men’s Team Sprint on Sunday in Stavanger. Korea grabbed gold in the Ladies Team Sprint after clinching bronze last week in Heerenveen.

Nov 19, 2017

Germany’s Claudia Pechstein won gold in a track-record six minutes, 56.60 seconds at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday. 

Nov 19, 2017

Norway took gold and bronze in the men’s 1500m at their home World Cup event in Stavanger on Saturday. Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) clinched his second career individual World Cup win and Sindre Henriksen (NOR) made his individual podium debut. Joey Mantia (USA) grabbed silver.

Nov 18, 2017