Ilia Malinin (USA) took the lead as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships opened in Tallinn (EST) on Thursday with the Junior Men’s Short Program. Wesley Chiu of Canada came second, edging Estonia’s Mikhail Selevko.
When the war in Ukraine broke out, Spanish Ice Dancer Sara Hurtado felt shocked and helpless as so many people. The athlete left Moscow in a hurry, where she had lived and trained with her partner Kirill Khaliavin since they teamed up in 2016. Back in her home town of Madrid, she kept following the news and the urge to do something grew.
The next generation of promising Skaters will take center stage at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn (EST) April 13-17, 2022. At total of 145 Skaters/Couples from 40 ISU members are set to compete in Estonia.
Nana Takagi (JPN) has decided to hang up her Speed Skating blades. The 29-year-old from Obihoro (JPN) became the first Japanese female athlete to win multiple titles at the Olympic Winter Games, when she claimed victory in both the Team Pursuit medal and Mass Start at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang (KOR). Nana’s younger sister and Beijing 2022 Olympic 1000m champion Miho Takagi announced to take a break from the sport " without setting a timeline" for a possible return to the ice.
Back to back: it’s the goal of every athlete attempting to defend a title at a world championships. Add Shaoang Liu (HUN) to the list of athletes who have achieved it.
Les Suprêmes of Canada claimed their first World title and the third for Canada. To the delight of the crowd, they did it on home ice at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships in Hamilton (CAN) Saturday.
Less than two hours from her hometown, Kim Boutin (CAN) is trying to bounce back in Montreal.
The Helsinki Rockettes of Finland skated to a narrow lead in the Short Program as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships kicked off in Hamilton (CAN) Friday.
Shaoang Liu (HUN), competing without his usual on-ice teammate and brother Shaolin Sandor Liu (HUN), skated his way to two gold medals in the first two events of the World Short Track Championships in Montreal.
Athletes often struggle with when to hang up their shoes, or in this case, skates. That looming decision of retirement might come more easily when you have won everything possible in your sport like Charles Hamelin (CAN).
The 2022 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Maurice-Richard Arena, Montreal, from April 8-10 and several big names will be looking to write their own piece of history in Canada.
For the fifth consecutive year on April 6th, the International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to renew its commitment to the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace – a worldwide initiative promoting sport as a tool for sustainable peace and positive social change.
During the past two years, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced many Synchronized Skating teams to pivot their training to alternative options. This challenge has helped the sport to evolve into a more competitive field, with many more countries building stronger skaters. Teams around the world were forced to become very creative with their training options, such as virtual off-ice sessions or skating challenges on TikTok.