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The ISU Council met on June 15-16, 2024 and decided to allot or provisionally allot the following ISU Championships

Jun 16, 2024

The 59th ISU Congress concluded in Las Vegas (USA) after five inspiring and productive days of meetings and presentations. Over 250 delegates from 65 countries participated in this landmark event to shape the future of ice skating. Numerous ground-breaking decisions were made to enhance the sports and modernize the organization, marking the ISU’s entry into a transformative new era.

Jun 14, 2024

The Branch sessions for Speed Skating and Figure Skating took center stage on the third and fourth day of the ISU Congress, during which the Special Regulations and Technical Rules were discussed and voted on. These split sessions underscored the ISU’s commitment to addressing the individual needs in each discipline, while fostering major improvements for the growth of the ice-skating community.

Jun 13, 2024

On the second day of the ISU Congress, the assembly of delegates voted in favor of several major proposals advancing the modernization of ice-skating sports. Among these are a resolution to reform the ISU Constitution, the launch of the Short Track World Tour (evolution of the World Cup Series) and allowing manufacturers to appear on costumes and skates, opening up opportunities for fashion brands and skate manufacturers to partner with Figure Skaters.

Jun 12, 2024

The 59th ISU Congress opened today setting the stage for an ambitious and forward-looking agenda, expected to decisively shape the future of ice-skating sports. At the forefront of this inaugural day was the presentation by the ISU President, Jae Youl Kim, on the ISU Vision 2030 strategic plan, outlining major growth and innovation proposals to the 250 delegates from 65 countries present. The ISU Congress overwhelmingly voted in favor of the budget for 2024-2026, showing its support for Vision 2030 initiatives and marking the start of an exciting and game-changing future.

Jun 11, 2024

It is with regret and sorrow that the ISU learned of the passing of legendary Figure Skating coach Mr. Francis (Frank) M. Carroll who passed away at age 85 on June 9, 2024.

Jun 10, 2024

The new season is around the corner, and the ISU is unveiling its latest anti-doping P.L.A.Y. #10 initiative on Testing Pools.

Jun 07, 2024

On occasion of the World Environment Day, the International Skating Union (ISU) highlights its support of a groundbreaking technology aimed at building eco-friendly temporary ice rinks. This innovative project, initiated through a collaboration between the Royal Dutch Skating Association (KNSB) and sponsor partner Daikin, was first introduced and tested during the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Rotterdam (NED). Aligning with ISU Vision 2030 to commit to greater sustainable events, this initiative has set a new benchmark for environmental responsibility in ice-skating sports and achieved remarkable outcomes.

Jun 05, 2024

While a thrilling skating season has recently concluded, the International Skating Union (ISU) now prepares to host its highly anticipated 59th Ordinary Congress, scheduled to take place from June 10-14th in Las Vegas (USA). Against the backdrop of a fast-changing sports landscape and drawing upon the ISU Vision 2030, this year’s Congress sets the stage for decisive deliberations expected to shape the future strategic direction of the ISU and the development of ice-skating disciplines.

May 27, 2024

As the ice skating season draws to a close, our beloved skaters are fully engaged in their personal pursuits. From well-deserved vacations to rigorous training regimens, the spectrum is broad. Join us as we uncover the standout moments of the recent weeks.

May 24, 2024

During the off-season, the Skaters aren't simply lounging on vacation. Beyond rigorous summer training sessions and crafting new programs, the skating world bustles with activity. Let's delve into the highlights of the past few weeks.

May 10, 2024

It is with regret and sorrow that the ISU learned of the passing of 1964 Olympic Champion, three-time ISU World Champion and five-time ISU European Champion Mrs. Sjoukje Dijkstra who passed away at age 82 on May 2, 2024.

May 07, 2024

Recognizing the importance of stress management during competition times, the International Skating Union (ISU) now offers a new e-learning module specially dedicated to the topic.

May 03, 2024

The ISU e-learning platform “eRink” introduces a new “Data Operator and Technical Panel” webinar to the Virtual Events Toolkit series of classes. Composed of 9 sections, this online course compiles guidelines and instructions on how Officials, Coaches and Skaters can use virtual tools for skating development.

Apr 18, 2024

The International Skating Union (ISU) announces a modification to the dates of the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2025 scheduled to be held in Seoul (KOR).

Apr 17, 2024