Press Releases

pdf Challenger Series - Media Accreditation 2019/20 21 August 2019

Media contact details for every Challenger Series event. 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/20 Series - Preview 15 August 2019

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2019/20 features talented junior skaters from all over the world and provides young skaters aged 13 to 19 (21 for the male ice dance and pair skating partners) with the opportunity to compete at a high international level. The 2019/20 season marks the 23rd edition of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating that was introduced in 1997.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Media Accreditation 2019/20 23 July 2019

Media contact details for every ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event. 

pdf Olympic and World Champions to compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2019/20 20 June 2019

The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2019 World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and four-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis /Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), two-time World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) as well Olympic, World, European and Four Continents medalists are set to compete in the six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in the 2019/20 season. The series also features accomplished veterans, crowd favorites as well as the next generation of up and coming Skaters.

pdf Provisional allotments of ISU Championships 2021 and 2022 15 June 2019

The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the following ISU Championships for the seasons 2020/21 and 2021/22. The allotments of all other Championships are kept pending until the next scheduled ISU Council meeting in October 2019 and further information regarding the decisions of the Council in Rome, will be published at a later date.

pdf ISU Figure Skating Championships ticket sales announcement 31 May 2019

The International Skating Union (ISU) and Organizing Committees of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019 and the ISU Figure Skating Championships 2020 are pleased to announce when tickets for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, ISU European Skating Championships and ISU World Figure Skating Championships events will go on sale.

pdf Figure Skating Calendar 2019/20 Announced 13 May 2019

The International Skating Union (ISU) has set the dates for the Single & Pair, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating Competitions 2019/20. 

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 Helsinki (FIN) Day 2 13 April 2019

Team Paradise of Russia skated off with their third told title, beating defending Champions Marigold Ice Unity of Finland on their rivals’ home ice. The Helsinki Rockettes moved up from fifth place to earn the bronze.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2019 - Fukuoka (JPN) - Day 3 13 April 2019

Team USA skated to the gold medal as competition at the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating concluded Saturday in Fukuoka, Japan, with the Pairs and Ladies’ Free Skating. 

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 Helsinki (FIN) Day 1 13 April 2019

Two-time World Champions Team Paradise of Russia took a narrow lead as the ISU World Synchronized Figure Skating Championships opened Friday in Helsinki (FIN) with the Short Program. Five-time and defending World Champions Marigold Ice Unity of Finland are not far behind in second place while Canada’s Nexxice came third.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2019 - Fukuoka (JPN) - Day 2 12 April 2019

Team USA strengthened its overnight lead as the sixth edition of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating continued Friday in Fukuoka, Japan, with the Pairs Short Program, Free Dance and Men’s Free Skating.

pdf Ida Hellström (FIN) is elected to the ISU Athletes Commission 12 April 2019

Today Ida Hellström from Finland was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Synchronized Skating representative.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating 2019 - Fukuoka (JPN) - Day 1 11 April 2019

Team USA skated to the lead as the sixth edition of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating kicked off Thursday in Fukuoka, Japan, with the Rhythm Dance and Ladies’ and Men’s Short Programs. The ISU World Team Trophy is a biennial event that started in 2009. Team USA has won the Team Trophy three times (in 2015, 2013 and 2009) while Team Japan struck gold in 2017 and 2012.

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 - Helsinki (FIN) - Preview 10 April 2019

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Helsinki (FIN) April 12 and 13. A total of 24 teams representing 20 ISU Members have been entered for the Championships. The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships have been held since 2000 and Helsinki has hosted the event in 2001 and in 2011 before.

pdf World Team Trophy 2019 - Fukuoka (JPN) - Preview 08 April 2019

The sixth edition of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating will take place April 11 to 14 in Fukuoka, Japan. Russia tops the list of the six ISU Members that have qualified for the biennal ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating event.

pdf International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2019 06 April 2019

April 6 is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the International Skating Union is proud to be a part of this initiative for a second year running.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Challenger Series announced 27 March 2019

Following the decision of the ISU Council, the ISU is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2019/20 and the ISU Challenger Series 2019/20. Additionally, the dates for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2020/21 have also been decided.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating and ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - season 2019/20 announced 27 March 2019

Following the decision of the ISU Council, the ISU is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2019/20 and the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating series 2019/20.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy 2019 - Qualified Teams 24 March 2019

Russia leads the six ISU Members that have qualified for the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating in Fukuoka (JPN), April 11 to 14. The ISU World Team Trophy is a biennal event.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Men Free Skating 23 March 2019

Nathan Chen (USA) repeated as World Champion in what was a spectacular Men’s Final at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama (JPN) on Saturday. Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu pulled up one spot to claim the silver, his sixth Word medal. Vincent Zhou (USA) took the bronze, his first medal at the World Championships.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Ice Dance Free Dance 23 March 2019

France’s Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron once more reigned supreme on the ice to dance to their fourth World title as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued in Saitama (JPN) on Saturday. Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov claimed the silver, their first World medal, while Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) pulled up one spot to earn the bronze. 

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Ladies Free Skating 22 March 2019

Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova of Russia added the only missing title to her impressive resume by striking gold at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama (JPN) on Friday. Elizabet Tursynbaeva captured the silver medal, becoming the first female skater from Kazakhstan to win a World medal. Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva earned the bronze medal.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Ice Dance Rhythm Dance 22 March 2019

Three-time and reigning World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France are poised for gold following the Rhythm Dance. The Olympic silver medalists danced to a strong lead ahead of Russia’s Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov and Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin. All three teams set a new seasons best.

pdf “Pure As Ice” and “PLAY TRUE 2020” joint campaign at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 22 March 2019

To promote clean, true sport, the International Skating Union (ISU) and the Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) worked in partnership to deliver the joint “Pure As Ice” and “PLAY TRUE 2020” campaigns during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City, Japan.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Men Short Program 21 March 2019

Defending World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) dominated in the Men’s Short Program as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued Thursday in Saitama (JPN). Teammate Jason Brown (USA) came second while two-time Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) is currently ranked third.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Pairs Free Skating 21 March 2019

China’s Wenjing Sui/Cong Han soared to the Pairs gold medal as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama (JPN) on Thursday.

pdf Eric Radford is elected to the ISU Athletes Commission 21 March 2019

Today Eric Radford from Canada was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Single and Pair Skating representative.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Ladies Short Program 20 March 2019

Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova of Russia skated to the lead in an exciting Ladies Short Program as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued on Wednesday in Saitama (JPN). Kaori Sakamoto of Japan came second and Kazakhstan’s Elizabet Tursynbaeva is currently ranked third.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Saitama (JPN) - Pairs Short Program 20 March 2019

Russia’s Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program with the Chinese teams Wenjing Sui/Cong Han and Cheng Peng/Yang Jin following in second and third as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 opened in Saitama (JPN) on Wednesday.

pdf Allotment of ISU European Short Track Champs 2020 and ISU Congress 2022 19 March 2019

During its latest meeting which took place on March 17-18, 2019 in Tokyo (JPN) the ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2020 to Debrecen (HUN) which will be held on January 24-26, 2020.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships - Saitama (JPN) - Preview 18 March 2019

Olympic and World Champions will take the ice for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Saitama, Japan, starting Wednesday this week. The ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be held in Saitama for the second time since 2014.

pdf ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 - Neuchatel (SUI) - Review 17 March 2019

Russia’s Team Junost earned their third consecutive World Junior title as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 came to a close in Neuchatel (SUI) on Saturday. 

pdf ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships - Neuchâtel (SUI) - Preview 13 March 2019

The ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Neuchatel (SUI) March 15 and 16. A total of 23 teams representing 18 ISU Members have been entered for the fifth edition of the Championships that was a biennal event and has become annual beginning in 2017. The previous editions took place in Mississauga (CAN) in 2017, Helsinki (FIN) in 2013 and in Zagreb (CRO) in 2015 and 2018.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final Salt Lake City (USA) Sunday 11 March 2019

Miho Takagi (JPN) broke the magic 1:50 barrier in the Ladies’ 1500m on Sunday at the World Cup Final in Salt Lake City, while Nao Kodaira (JPN) won the second 500m and Irene Schouten (NED) surprised herself to win the Mass Start event. Japan also won two gold medals in the men's tournament.

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championship - Sofia (BUL) - Sunday 10 March 2019

Suzanne Schulting (NED) overtook Choi Min Jeong (KOR) as she became only the second European ever to win the Ladies’ World Short Track Championship, while Korea’s Lim Hyo Jun sealed the Men’s title by a huge margin in Sofia on Sunday.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Salt Lake City (USA) - Saturday 10 March 2019

The Utah Olympic Oval lived up to its reputation as the fastest ice in the world on Saturday. With the World Cup coming to a climax, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS), Kjeld Nuis (NED), Martina Sáblíková (CZE) and Brittany Bowe (USA) all broke world records in Salt Lake City.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships - Zagreb (CRO) - Day 4 09 March 2019

Alexandra Trusova (RUS) and Ice Dancers Marjorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha (CAN) struck gold as competition wrapped up at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia, Saturday.

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Sofia (BUL) - Saturday 09 March 2019

The Utah Olympic Oval lived up to its reputation as the fastest ice in the world on Saturday. With the World Cup coming to a climax, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) crushed the 500m and 1000m world records. Patrick Roest (NED) won the men's 5000m with a personal best, while Russia's Aleksandr Rumyantsev clinched the long distance World Cup in dramatic fashion. In the ladies’ tournament Martina Sáblíková (CZE) ended the season with yet another world record to win the 3000m. Brittany Bowe (USA) also clocked a world record in the 1000m on home ice. Nao Kodaira (JPN) won the season's penultimate 500m, but fell 0.11s short of the world record.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships - Zagreb (CRO) - Day 3 08 March 2019

Tomoki Hiwatashi (USA) skated off with the Junior Men’s gold medal as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued in Zagreb, Croatia, on Friday. Earlier, Anna Shcherbakova (RUS) took a narrow lead in the Junior Ladies Short Program.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Salt Lake City (USA) - Preview 08 March 2019

The 2018/2019 season finale will be held on the fastest ice of the world at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City. All five men's single distance speed skating world records and three of the five ladies' single distance world records are skated at the 2002 Olympic rink. In the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final, the twelve best skaters per distance will compete for double points to decide who takes home the World Cup in each distance.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships - Zagreb (CRO) - Day 2 07 March 2019

Anastasia Mishina/Aleksandr Galliamov led the Russian pairs to a podium sweep as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued in Zagreb (CRO) Thursday. Earlier, Marjorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha (CAN) won the Junior Rhythm Dance. 

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships - Zagreb (CRO) - Day 1 07 March 2019

Camden Pulkinen (USA) and Polina Kostiukovich/Dmitrii Ialin (RUS) lead in the Junior Men’s and Junior Pairs events respectively after their Short Programs as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships opened Wednesday in Zagreb, Croatia. A total of 180 skaters from 44 ISU members have been entered for the Championships: 38 Men, 46 Ladies, 17 Pair Skating couples and 31 Ice Dance couples.

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Sofia (BUL) - Preview 06 March 2019

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships – the biggest event on the sport’s calendar – take place at the Arena Armeec, Sofia, Bulgaria, from March 8 to 10. It promises to be a riveting conclusion to a season in which much dynamic new talent has emerged and the greatness of others been confirmed.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Zagreb (CRO) - Preview 04 March 2019

The World’s best young figure skaters will take center stage at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia (March 4 - 10). Zagreb has hosted the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships once before in 1999, and has hosted the ISU European Figure Skating Championships several times as well as ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating events.

pdf ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships Calgary 2019 Day 2 04 March 2019

In the end it took two long-distance world records for the Czech Republic’s endurance specialist​ ​Martina Sáblíková​ to see off the considerable challenge posed by reigning champion​ ​Miho Takagi​ of Japan and claim her fifth world title. In the men's competition, ​Patrick Roest​ (NED) successfully defended his World Allround title, setting a points world record on his way to golden glory in Calgary, Canada, on Sunday. 

pdf ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships Calgary 2019 Day 1 02 March 2019

Miho Takagi (JPN) and Martina Sáblíková (CZE) lead the race for the title at the end of the first day of the ladies' World Allround Championships. In the men's tournament Patrick Roest (NED) took pole position to retain his World Allround title with personal bests in the 500m and the 5000m. Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) and Sven Kramer (NED) are second and third in the overall classification.

pdf ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2019 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 2 24 February 2019

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won his third World Sprint crown in the men’s event and Nao Kodaira (JPN) won her second ladies title as the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships came to an end in Heerenveen (NED) on Sunday.

pdf ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2019 - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 1 23 February 2019

Nao Kodaira (JPN) is well placed to win a second ladies’ World Sprint title after coming first in the 500m and fourth in the 1000m, while Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) leads the men’s overnight rankings after two third-place finishes.

pdf ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2019 - Heerenveen (NED) - Preview 21 February 2019

Heerenveen will host the 50th ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships on February 23-24. Reigning World Sprint Champion Håvard Lorentzen (NOR) hopes to keep his crown in Heerenveen while Jorien ter Mors(NED) had to skip the current season due to knee surgery leaving the title up for grabs.

pdf ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships - Baselga di Piné (ITA) - Review 18 February 2019

Femke Kok (NED) and Jaewon Chung (KOR) have won the ladies' and men's ISU World Junior Allround Speed Skating titles in Baselga di Piné (ITA). Both Kok and Chung also won the single distance title in the 1500m, thus becoming the most decorated youngsters at the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2019. The Netherlands led the medal table in the ladies events and the Republic of Korea in the men's.

pdf ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships - Baselga di Piné - Preview 14 February 2019

With last week's ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final in Baselga di Piné, Italy, under their belt, the junior international speed skating prodigies are ready for their season's climax at the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships at the same track this week. The Netherland's are favorite for all ladies' events, but they face tough Italian and Asian competition. In the men's events Norway and Russia are likely to take home the medal haul.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Anaheim (USA) - Day 4 11 February 2019

Ice Dancers Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) danced off with gold as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019 wrapped up Sunday in Anaheim (USA) with the Free Dance and Exhibition Gala.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Torino (ITA) - Day 2 10 February 2019

Martina Valcepina (ITA) sealed a 500m World Cup double and Russia’s men’s 5000m relay team prevented another Korean clean sweep as the Short Track speed skating World Cup season ended in Torino on Sunday.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Championships - Inzell Day 4 - Press Release 10 February 2019

On an emotion-fuelled final day of the ISU World Single Distances Championships, Ireen Wüst (NED) won the Ladies’ 1500m in a track record time and tearfully dedicated her title to her friend and former World Allround champion Paulien van Deutekom, who died in January. Wüst's compatriot Irene Schouten won her career second world title in the Mass Start. In the men's competition, Thomas Krol (NED) won his career first world title with an impressive track record in the 1500m, before Joey Mantia (USA) brought four days of thrilling competition to a close by retaining his Mass Start title with a spectacular display of wit and power in the final stages.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Anaheim (USA) - Day 3 10 February 2019

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) and Shoma Uno (JPN) mined gold in Anaheim as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued Saturday with the Pairs and Men’s Free Skating.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Championships - Inzell Day 3 - Press Release 09 February 2019

Veteran Martina Sáblíková (CZE) fended off the challenge of 23-year-old Olympic champion Esmee Visser (NED) to win her tenth consecutive 5000m world title on Day 3 of the World Single Distances Championships in Inzell on Saturday, while Brittany Bowe (USA) topped the podium in the 1000m for the first time since 2015.
The Dutch dominated the men’s podium as Kai Verbij (NED) clinched the Netherlands’ first individual gold medal of these championships. The European Sprint champion won the 1000m, with compatriots Thomas Krol and Kjeld Nuis collecting silver and bronze, before Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took gold in the 10,000m narrowly ahead of runner-up Patrick Roest (NED).

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Torino (ITA) - Day 1 09 February 2019

Martina Valcepina (ITA) delivered 500m gold for an expectant Torino crowd, Suzanne Schulting (NED) sealed the 1500m crown and Kim Gun Woo led the Korean men to another day of glory as the final Short Track speed skating World Cup of the season got under way on Saturday.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Anaheim (USA) - Day 2 09 February 2019

Rika Kihira (JPN) continued her golden streak and claimed the first title of the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Anaheim on Friday. Earlier, Kirsten Moore-Towers/Michael Marinaro (CAN) won the Pairs Short Program while Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) danced to the lead in the Rhythm Dance.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Championships - Inzell Day 2 - Press Release 08 February 2019

After racing unbeaten in the 500m since November 2016, sprint queen Nao Kodaira (JPN) finally lost her crown to Vanessa Herzog (AUT) at the ISU World Single Distances Championships on Thursday. The Austrian challenger skated a personal best and a track record (37.12) on the rink in Inzell that she calls home to win the first world title of her career.
In the men's competition Ruslan Murashov (RUS) stepped out of the shadow of his feted countryman Pavel Kulizhnikov to also win his first world title. The 26-year-old took gold in the Men’s 500m while world record holder Kulizhnikov could only finish seventh.

pdf Douwe de Vries is elected to the ISU Athletes Commission 08 February 2019

Today Douwe de Vries from the Netherlands was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Speed Skating representative.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Anaheim (USA) - Day 1 08 February 2019

Bradie Tennell (USA) and Vincent Zhou (USA) took the lead as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships opened Thursday in Anaheim, USA , with the Ladies and Men’s Short Programs. As Anaheim hosts an ISU Figure Skating Championship for the first time, 87 skaters from 14 ISU members are competing in this 20th anniversary edition of the Four Continents Championships: 25 Men, 22 Ladies, 8 Pair Skating couples and 12 Ice Dance couples.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Championships - Inzell Day 1 - Press Release 07 February 2019

Sven Kramer (NED) lost his 100 percent record in the 5000m at the ISU World Single Distances Championships when Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) skated an immaculate race in Inzell on Thursday to dethrone the king and grab his first world title. Kramer ended up in third place and Patrick Roest (NED) took silver. Before the long-distance surprise, the Dutch men won the new Team Sprint event.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final - Baselga di Piné (ITA) - Preview 07 February 2019

While the best senior skaters compete for the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championship titles in Inzell, the champions of the future meet at the ISU Junior World Cup final in Baselga di Piné on 9-10 February. After the first two legs in Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) and Helsinki (FIN), Robin Groot (NED) and Hallgeir Engebråten (NOR) are on their way to win multiple World Cup distances.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Final - Torino (ITA) - Preview 07 February 2019

The globe’s finest Short Track Speed Skaters head to Torino, Italy this weekend (8-10 February) on a dual mission. They’ll be tussling for ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2018/19 points and medals, of course – but in the season’s last meeting before the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2019 in Sofia, they’ll also be looking to sharpen up, and assess their opponents’ tactics prior to the calendar’s biggest event.

pdf CAS Press Release - Claudia Pechstein Case 06 February 2019

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has noted the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in relation to the cases between Claudia Pechstein (speed skating / Germany), Adrian Mutu (football / Romania) and Switzerland.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Inzell (GER) - Preview 06 February 2019

The ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships is the apogee of the speed skating season. "Everything else is just a cherry on top of the cake," said Brittany Bowe (USA) in Hamar last week.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Anaheim (USA) - Preview 04 February 2019

Following the ISU European Figure Skating Championships the focus now shifts this week to the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships with most of the non-European top skaters competing in Anaheim, USA (February 5-10). Anaheim will host an ISU Figure Skating Championship for the first time.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Hamar (NOR) - Day 3 03 February 2019

Denis Yuskov (RUS) took his third 1500m gold medal of the season. In the 500m Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) took his second gold medal of the weekend. In the Ladies' competition Brittany Bowe (USA) took her second gold of the weekend in the 1500m, while Dutch youngster Joy Beune won her career first individual World Cup medal clinching the bronze. Vanessa Herzog (AUT) took 500m gold.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Dresden (GER) - Day 2 03 February 2019

Dutch superstar Suzanne Schulting lit up the final day of ladies’ racing and Korea’s men claimed two more individual golds at the ISU Short Track speed skating World Cup in Dresden on Sunday.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Hamar (NOR) - Day 2 02 February 2019

Speed Skating fans at Hamar's Vikingskipet watched two track records set on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) take charge in the Men’s 500m World Cup ranking, and Kai Verbij (NED) lead a Dutch podium sweep in the 1000m.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Dresden (GER) - Day 1 02 February 2019

Russia’s Sofia Prosvirnova stole the show with her first ever individual World Cup victory while Korea dominated the men’s races on a day of dramatic Short Track speed skating action in Dresden on Saturday.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Hamar (NOR) - Day 1 01 February 2019

Martina Sáblíková (CZE) collected her 48th career World Cup win to end a two-year- World Cup draught with a gold medal in the 3000m at Hamar's Vikingskipet on Friday. Natalya Voronina (RUS) took home the silver medal and Marina Zueva (BLR) collected her career second World Cup medal with bronze.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Hamar (NOR) - Preview 31 January 2019

The fifth ISU World Cup Speed Skating event of the season will be a prelude to the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Inzell, Germany, next week. The World Cup rankings are very close and only twelve Skaters per distance will qualify for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final in Salt Lake City on March 9-10. Olympic 10,000m Champion Ted-Jan Bloemen is one of the skaters who has to perform in order to qualify.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Dresden (GER) - Preview 30 January 2019

Short Track fans are in for a real treat this weekend with Europe’s champions, fresh from a thrilling event in Dordrecht earlier this month, taking on the best of the rest as the 2018/19 ISU World Cup Short Track season makes its penultimate stop in Dresden, Germany from February 1-3.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - Helsinki (FIN) - Review 29 January 2019

With nine gold, six silver and nine bronze medals in the junior and neo-senior competitions combined, Russia dominated the second leg of the ISU Junior World Cup in Helsinki. The ice cold Oulunkylän liikuntapuisto outdoor rink also witnessed a new talent with a familiar name on the podium. Victoria Stirnemann (GER), daughter of three-time Olympic Champion and eight-time World Allround Champion Gunda Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, won her career first Junior World Cup medals.

pdf ISU and Infront pair up for new media rights partnership 29 January 2019

The International Skating Union (ISU) has chosen Infront as a media rights partner for the next four seasons.

pdf ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2019 Montreal (CAN) Review 27 January 2019

Crashes, several Junior World Records and a thrilling glimpse into the future of the sport – the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships, held this weekend at the Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal, Canada, had a bit of everything.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Minsk (BLR) - Day4 26 January 2019

Spain’s Javier Fernandez celebrated a golden farewell and took his seventh consecutive title while Ice Dancers Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France danced to their fifth consecutive title as competition wrapped up at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Minsk (BLR) on Saturday. The Minsk Arena that seats 13,200 people was almost full to capacity every day of the competition.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Minsk (BLR) - Day3 25 January 2019

Russia’s Sofia Samodurova skated to the Ladies gold as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued Friday in Minsk (BLR). Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) danced to the lead in the Rhythm Dance.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Minsk (BLR) - Day2 24 January 2019

Pair Skaters Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres of France were the first Champions crowned at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, when the event continued with the Men’s Short Program and the Pairs Free Skating. Mikhail Kolyada (RUS) grabbed the lead in the Men’s Short Program.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships - Minsk (BLR) 2019 Day 1 23 January 2019

Alina Zagitova (RUS) tops Ladies Short Program and Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres (FRA) grab lead in Pairs Short Program

pdf ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2019 Montreal (CAN) Preview 23 January 2019

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Maurice-Richard Arena, Montreal, Canada, from January 25-27.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup 2019 - Helsinki (FIN) - Preview 23 January 2019

After Helsinki hosted the ISU World Junior Championships 2017 the world's fastest youngsters will return to the Oulunkylän liikuntapuisto outdoor rink for the second ISU Junior World Cup of the 2018/19 season. Canada and the Netherlands dominated the first World Cup in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, in November.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 - Minsk (BLR) - Preview 21 January 2019

Europe’s top figure skaters are ready for the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Minsk, Belarus (January 21-27). Minsk will host the ISU European Figure Skating Championships for the first time, but has hosted the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2012 as well as ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating events.

pdf ISU Athletes Commission Elections 2019 14 January 2019

Further to the decision of the 56th ISU Ordinary Congress 2016 in Dubrovnik (CRO) to introduce an ISU Athletes Commission and following the election of ISU Office Holders during the 57th ISU Ordinary Congress 2018 in Seville (ESP), the elections for the ISU Athletes Commission are to take place in 2019. 

pdf ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Dordrecht (NED) 2019 - Day 3 13 January 2019

Dutch star Schulting wins Ladies’ title on home ice while Hungary’s Shaolin Sandor Liu takes Men’s gold on final day of ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships - Collalbo (ITA) 2019 - Day 3 13 January 2019

Sven Kramer took his 10th European Allround title beating team-mate and countryman Patrick Roest in spectacular fashion in picturesque Collalbo on Sunday. Roest collected silver while Norway’s Sverre Lunde Pedersen clinched the overall bronze. In the Ladies' Sprint Championship, Austria’s Vanessa Herzog kept her Russian rivals at bay with a superb second 500m to take the European title. Daria Kachanova (RUS) secured silver beating the 13-year-old track record in the 1000m, and her compatriot Olga Fatkulina won the overall bronze.

pdf ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Dordrecht (NED) 2019 - Day 2 12 January 2019

Host nation’s golden girl tastes glory and disappointment, while Hungary’s speedy siblings grab both gold medals on offer at ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships on Saturday

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships - Collalbo (ITA) 2019 - Day 2 12 January 2019

Dutch sprint sensation Kai Verbij (NED) is top of the European pile for the second time. Having won the inaugural European Sprint Championships in Heerenveen two years ago, the 24-year-old clinched the title again in Collalbo on Saturday.  Meanwhile, Antoinette de Jong (NED), twice a bronze-medal winner at this event, was crowned European Allround Champion for the first time after two days of hard-fought competition. In the ladies’ sprint tournament, Vanessa Herzog (AUT) took the lead on Day 1.

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships - Collalbo (ITA) 2019 - Day 1 11 January 2019

Antoinette de Jong (NED) won the 500m and the 3000m and leads the classification after the first day of the ISU European Allround Championships in Collalbo, Italy, on Friday. In the men's Sprint tournament defending champion Kai Verbij (NED) took the lead after his compatriot Kjeld Nuis (NED) was disqualified.

pdf ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Drodrecht (NED) 2019 - Preview 10 January 2019

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Sportboulevard, Dordrecht from January 11-13, and promise to be a fascinating test for the continent’s top Skaters.

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships - Collalbo (ITA) 2019 - Preview 10 January 2019

With its idyllic mountain setting, the outdoor Ritten Arena in Collalbo is the favorite training rink of many international speed skaters, but this weekend the relaxed training paradise will be a merciless battleground for the European Allround and Sprint titles.

pdf Allotment ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019 04 January 2019

The ISU Council has provisionally allotted the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019 to the Federazione Italiana Sport del Ghiaccio (FISG).

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 3 16 December 2018

Danila Semerikov (RUS) surprised a packed Thialf Stadium - and himself - with a ‘miracle’ win in the Men's 5000m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating on Sunday after Kjeld Nuis (NED) took revenge for his disappointing 1500m result a day earlier by grabbing gold in the 1000m. Brittany Bowe (USA) skated the ‘perfect race’ with a track record in the Ladies' 1000m and Antoinette de Jong (NED) took her third career World Cup victory in the 3000m.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) - Day 2 15 December 2018

Thomas Krol (NED) took his career first World Cup win in the Men's 1500m and his compatriot Ireen Wüst took gold in the Ladies' 1500m in a new track record at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) - Preview 12 December 2018

The fourth leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2018/2019 in Heerenveen is the last qualifying event for the major Championships in January and February. After some of speed skating's superstars decided to skip last week's World Cup races in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, this weekend's competition will feature the strongest field possible.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2018 - Vancouver (CAN) - Day 3 09 December 2018

Newcome Rika, Ice Dancers Hubbell / Donohue and Pairs James / Cipres all win gold at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Day 3 09 December 2018

The Netherlands secured the Men’s Team Sprint World Cup. Russia won the Ladies’ Team Sprint World Cup and there was further success for Dutch skaters as Marcel Bosker won the Men's 10,000m and Esmee Visser claimed the Ladies' 5000m.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Almaty (KAZ) - Day 2 09 December 2018

Almaty’s inaugural ISU World Cup Short Track event features victories for some familiar names as well as medals for emerging talent from Hungary and the host nation.

document ISU World Cup Speed Skating Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Day 2 08 December 2018

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) and Vanesse Herzog (AUT) won the second 500m. Denis Yuskov (RUS) took gold in the 1500m and Miho Takagi (JPN) won her first 1500m race of this season.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Almaty (KAZ) - Day 1 08 December 2018

Republic of Korea’s male skaters sweep a podium and Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands wins her third successive 1000m World Cup gold as Kazakhstan hosts its first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating event.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018 Vancouver (CAN) - Day 2 08 December 2018

Nathan Chen (USA) repeats as ISU Grand Prix Final Champion  

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Day 2 08 December 2018

Shevchenko/Eremenko (RUS) clinch Junior Dance victory by 0.01 points and substitute Stephen Gogolev (CAN) steals the show, skates off with Junior Men gold

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating, Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Day 1 07 December 2018

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won the 500m and the 1000m, while the Japanese men won Team Pursuit gold. Brittany Bowe (USA) left her rivals far behind in the 1000m, while Vanessa Herzog (AUT) won the 500m and the Japanese ladies collected their 10th consecutive World Cup gold in the Team Pursuit.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2018 - Vancouver (CAN) - Day 1 07 December 2018

Reigning World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) took the Men’s Short Program as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Thursday in Vancouver (CAN).

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Vancouver (CAN) - Day 1 07 December 2018

Junior Russian Skaters dominant in Vancouver

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Almaty (KAZ) - Preview 05 December 2018

After two fascinating meets in North America – Calgary and Salt Lake City – Short Track heads east to Almaty, Kazakhstan for the third ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating of the season. The event, held at the Halyk Arena from 7 to 9 December 2018, should help to clarify whether a new generation of skaters are ready to challenge for the highest honors or if the established guard will stay on top for a while yet.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Preview 05 December 2018

Track records are to be expected at the Arena Lodowa, when the world's fastest speed skaters line-up for the third leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki this weekend. The newly built indoor track opened its doors last year and hosted its first international event, when the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating visited two weeks ago.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Vancouver (CAN) - Preview 04 December 2018

Following six weeks of exciting competition, the top six Men, Ladies, Pairs and Ice Dance couples of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19 will take center stage at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Vancouver (CAN) this week. A total of 36 skaters/couples from nine ISU members have qualified during the six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series – Skate America in Everett, WA, Skate Canada in Laval, QC, Grand Prix Helsinki (FIN), NHK Trophy in Hiroshima (JPN), Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS) and Internationaux de France in Grenoble.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Vancouver (CAN) - Preview 04 December 2018

The top six Junior skaters from each discipline will meet at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Vancouver (CAN) this week. A total of 36 skaters/couples from seven ISU members have qualified during the seven events of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in Bratislava (SVK), Linz (AUT), Kaunas (LTU), Richmond (CAN), Ostrava (CZE), Ljubljana (SLO) and Yerevan (ARM).

pdf ISU Junior Word Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Review 28 November 2018

Canada's Speed Skating future shines bright. At the first ISU Junior World Cup of the 2018/19 season, Canadian skaters topped the medal table with seven gold medals, five silvers and five bronzes. Two other traditional powerhouses, the Netherlands (6-3-2) and Russia (4-5-4), were second and third.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomakomai (JPN) - Day 3 25 November 2018

Isabelle Weidemann (CAN) took her career first individual World Cup medal, when she won the ladies' 3000m and Bart Swings (BEL) won his first career 5000m World Cup gold on the final day in Tomakomai.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Internationaux de France (FRA), Day Two 24 November 2018

Favorites Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), Nathan Chen (USA) and Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres (FRA) prevailed as competition wrapped up at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble Saturday with the Free Skating and Free Dance. Five skaters grabbed the last available spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. The Internationaux de France was the sixth and last event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomakomai (JPN) - Day 2 24 November 2018

Belarussian Vitaly Mikhailov won his first career World Cup gold with a sensational solo in the Men's mass start. In the ladies' competition Ireen Wüst clinched her career 22nd World Cup gold in the 1500m. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Internationaux de France (FRA) - Day 1 23 November 2018

There were some surprises when the Internationaux de France kicked off in Grenoble Friday with the Short Programs and the Rhythm Dance. While three-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) won the Rhythm Dance convincingly, other favorites faltered. Jason Brown (USA), Mai Mihara (JPN) and Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii (RUS) are leading after the first day.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomakomai (JPN) - Day1 23 November 2018

Japan won three of the four events on the first day of competition in the second leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating at the picturesque outdoor Tomakomai Highland Sports Center.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Internationaux de France (FRA) - Preview 22 November 2018

The last spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are on the line when top Figure Skaters such as reigning World Champion Nathan CHEN (USA) and three-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella PAPADAKIS / Guillaume CIZERON (FRA) compete this week at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble. The Internationaux de France are the sixth and last event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Preview 22 November 2018

The new Indoor Arena in Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) will host its first international Speed Skating races this weekend. The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2018/19 series will debut at the Arena Lodowa and will be the first of a three leg event. The start lists will feature many new names, because most of last year's Champions are trying their luck in the senior ranks this season.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomakomai (JPN) - Preview 21 November 2018

Will the Japanese Ladies and the Russian Men be able to bring their season-opening form from the indoor rink at Obihiro to the Tomakomai Highland Sports Center this weekend? The coast city, situated 200 kilometre west from Obihiro on the Japanese Hokkaido island, hosts the first outdoor ISU World Cup Speed Skating event since Italian Baselga di Pinè in 2008.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Obihiro (JPN) - Day 3 18 November 2018

Olympic 5000m Champion Esmee Visser (NED) won her career first World Cup gold medal in the Ladies' 3000m on Sunday, while Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) smashed the opposition in the Men's 1000m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Obihiro.

document ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Rostelecom Cup (RUS) - Day 2 17 November 2018

Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova as well as World Pairs silver medalists Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) and Ice Dancers Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin (RUS) came out on top on an eventful day of competition at Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS). Rostelecom Cup was the fifth event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

 

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Obihiro (JPN) - Day 2 17 November 2018

With two gold medals and one silver the Japanese ladies showed their overall strength once more on Day 2 of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Obihiro. In the men's competition Denis Yuskov and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) beat Olympic Champions Kjeld Nuis (NED) and Håvard Lorentzen (NOR).

document ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Rostelecom Cup (RUS) - Day 1 16 November 2018

Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS) as well as World Pairs silver medalists Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov dominated the first day of competition at Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Russia on Friday. Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin (RUS) won the Rhythm Dance. The Rostelecom Cup is the fifth event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Obihiro (JPN) - Day1 16 November 2018

The Japanese ladies gave the home crowd something to cheer for when they won the Team Pursuit at the start of the 2018-2019 ISU World Cup Speed Skating season in Obihiro on Friday. Russia took a surprise win in the Men's Team Pursuit. Olympic 500m Champions Nao Kodaira (JPN) and Håvard Lorentzen (NOR) took 500m gold.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Obihiro (JPN) - Preview 15 November 2018

On Friday November 16 the Meiji Hokkaido-Tokachi Oval in Obihiro, Japan, hosts the season opening first leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating. After an exhilarating Olympic season, in which the Norwegian men and the Japanese ladies seriously challenged Dutch long track Speed Skating dominance, the question will be whether the new power houses will be able to hold on to their new status.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Rostelecom Cup - Moscow (RUS) - Preview 15 November 2018

Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS) will take the ice again at Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS) this week in the fifth event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19. Several skaters are looking to secure their spot in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

pdf ISU Speed Skating Season 2018/19 Preview 13 November 2018

After the exciting PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games last February, a new generation of long track Speed Skaters is gearing up to challenge the reigning champions in the next Olympiad.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy Hiroshima, Japan Day 1 12 November 2018

The 2018 Olympic silver medalist Shoma Uno (JPN), 2015 World Champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) and pair skaters Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert (RUS) are leading as the NHK Trophy opened in Hiroshima (JPN) on Friday 9 November with the Short Programs. NHK Trophy is the fourth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Salt Lake City (USA) Day 2 12 November 2018

Canada’s Alyson Charles and Natalia Maliszewska, of Poland, both enjoy glory on the Salt Lake City ice in the Ladies’ events, while the irrepressible Wu Dajing, of China, continues to dominate the Men’s 500m.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy Hiroshima, Japan Day 3 11 November 2018

Ice Dancers Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker (USA) danced off with the gold medal as the NHK Trophy concluded Sunday in Hiroshima (JPN). NHK Trophy was the fourth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Salt Lake City (USA) Day 1 11 November 2018

Choi Min Jeong (KOR) has dominated Ladies’ Short Track Speed Skating for the past three years and returned to form on Saturday in Salt Lake City at the ISU Short Track World Cup. Hungary’s Liu brothers, Shaoang and Shaolin, meanwhile, were embroiled in their own quite unusual quest for glory.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy Hiroshima, Japan Day 2 10 November 2018

Japan’s Shoma Uno and Rika Kihira struck gold for the host country as NHK Trophy continued in Hiroshima (JPN) on Saturday. Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert of Russia took the Pairs gold while Ice Dancers Tiffani Zagorski/Jonathan Guerreiro of Russia are leading after the Rhythm Dance. NHK Trophy is the fourth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - NHK Trophy - Preview 08 November 2018

2018 Olympic silver medalist Shoma Uno (JPN) as well as 2018 World bronze medalist Satoko Miyahara (JPN) and 2015 World Champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) headline NHK Trophy this week in Hiroshima (JPN) and are keen on booking their tickets for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. Other skaters will compete in their first Grand Prix this season. NHK Trophy is the third of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Salt Lake City (USA) - Preview 07 November 2018

After a pulsating start to the Short Track season in Calgary, the racers hop over to Salt Lake City’s Utah Olympic Oval for the second ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating meeting of the season this weekend (November 9-11).

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN) - Day 2 05 November 2018

Shaolin and Shaoang Liu (HUN) inspired Hungary to a new world record in the final of the men’s 5000m relay, and Suzanne Schulting collected a second gold medal of the weekend by winning the women’s 1000m as the opening 2018/2019 ISU Short Track World Cup competition concluded in Calgary on Sunday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Helsinki (FIN) - Day 3 04 November 2018

Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) triumphed in the Men’s Free Skating as the Helsinki Grand Prix concluded Sunday. The event was the third of six in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19. 

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN) - Day 1 04 November 2018

Wu Dajing (CHN) won the men’s 500m and Suzanne Schulting (NED) the women’s 1500m as the 2018/2019 ISU Short Track World Cup season got off to a spectacular start in Canada.

document ISU Grand Prix of Figure skating - Helsinki (FIN) - Day 2 03 November 2018

Russia celebrated a triple triumph on Saturday at the Helsinki Grand Prix with Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova, Pair skaters Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert and Ice Dancers Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin all claiming gold as the event continued Saturday in the Finnish capital. Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) took the lead in the Men’s Short Prorgam. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Helsinki (FIN) - Day 1 02 November 2018

Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova (RUS), Pair Skaters Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise (ITA) and Ice Dancers Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin (RUS) are leading after Day One of the Grand Prix Helsinki on Friday. The event in the Finnish capital is the third of six in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Helsinki (FIN) - Preview 01 November 2018

Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS) will be in action at the third event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19 in Helsinki (FIN) this week.

pdf ISU Short Track Speed Skating Season - Preview 31 October 2018

Short Track Speed Skating returns for another exhilarating season this weekend, November 2-4, with the ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary, Canada. The weekend’s event will be the first of five World Cup events, in a season that will also feature the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships, ISU Junior World Short Track Speed Skating Championships and the sport’s showpiece, the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships.

pdf This Short Track Season, Keep #OneHandDown 30 October 2018

The ISU launches a Short Track Speed Skating Campaign to bring athletes and fans together through a unique gesture that captures the essence of the sport.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International Day 2 28 October 2018

Shoma Uno (JPN), Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS), pair skaters Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres  (FRA) and ice dancers Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) skated off with gold as the competition wrapped up at Skate Canada International Saturday in Laval, QC.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International Day 1 27 October 2018

There were some upsets and surprises as Skate Canada International opened with the Short Programs and the Rhythm Dance Friday in Laval, QC. While favorites Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres  (FRA) and Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) lead in the Pairs and Ice Dance categories, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS) and  Keegan Messing (CAN) won the Ladies and Men’s Short Programs over more heralded competitors. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 Skate Canada Preview 25 October 2018

2018 Olympic silver medalists Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) and Shoma Uno (JPN) start their Grand Prix season at Skate Canada International as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/2019 continues in Laval, QC. Skate Canada International is the second of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America - Everett (USA) Day 3 22 October 2018

World silver medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) and Japan’s Satoko Miyahara claimed gold as Skate America wrapped up in Everett, Washington (USA) Sunday. Skate America was the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America - Everett (USA) Day 2 21 October 2018

2018 World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and World silver medalists Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) took the first gold medals at Skate America in Everett, Washington (USA) on Saturday. Skate America is the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America - Everett (USA) Day 1 20 October 2018

The 2018 world champion Nathan Chen (USA) and world silver medalists Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) took the lead as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/2019 kicked off with the Men’s and Pairs Short Programs of Skate America in Everett, Washington (USA) Friday. Skate America is the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Skate America Preview 18 October 2018

2018 World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and several world medalists headline the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America in Everett, WA (USA) this week, kicking off the 2018/19 Series, as the first of six events.

pdf Allotment ISU Championships 2021 16 October 2018

During its latest meeting, the ISU Council decided to provisionally allot three ISU Championships for the season 2020/21. 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Yerevan (ARM) Review 16 October 2018

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Yerevan, Armenia, was the last chance for skaters to book their tickets to the Final in Vancouver, that will take place from December 6 – 9, 2018.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 Preview 12 October 2018

Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2018 World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and three-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) as well Olympic, World, European and Four Continents medalists will compete in the six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Ljubljana (SLO) Review 08 October 2018

More junior skaters secured their spot in the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final as the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series continued in Ljubljana (SLO)with the sixth and penultimate event.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Ostrava (CZE) Review 01 October 2018

Russia’s juniors celebrated a gold medal sweep at Czech Skate 2018 in Ostrava, the fifth ISU Junior Grand Prix event of the season. Czech Skate included the fourth and last Pairs event of the Junior Grand Prix series and the six qualifiers for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are now determined.

pdf The New Grade of Execution 19 September 2018

In order to have more possibilities to evaluate the quality of elements performed by the skaters, the range of the Grade of Execution (GOE) has been expanded from -3 to +3 to now -5 to +5 in all Figure Skating disciplines. There are now a total of 11 Grades of Execution. 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Richmond (CAN) Review 17 September 2018

Anna Shcherbakova (RUS), Marjorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha (CAN) and Anastasia Mishina/Alexnader Galliamov have secured their spot in the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final by winning Canada 2018, the event No. 4 on the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Richmond, BC (CAN) this weekend.

pdf New Season, New Rules 12 September 2018

The ISU Releases its new Constitution and General Regulations and the Special Regulations and Technical Rules 2018 for each Discipline.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Kaunas (LTU) Review 10 September 2018

Russia’s jumping phenomena Alexandra Trusova went for three quadruple jumps at the Amber Cup in Kaunas, Lithuania, the third event of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series and became the first female skater to complete a quadruple toeloop-triple toeloop combination in competition. 

pdf ISU Challenger Series - Media Accreditation 2018/19 03 September 2018

Media contact details for every ISU Challenger Series event. 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Linz (AUT) Review 03 September 2018

The favorites prevailed at the Cup of Austria in Linz, the second event of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series, with all champions having won Junior Grand Prix events in the past season.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Media Accreditation 2018/19 29 August 2018

Media contact details for every ISU Grand Prix event. 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Bratislava (SVK) Review 27 August 2018

Newcomers from Russia and Canada dominated the first ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Bratislava (SVK). Russia’s Anna Shcherbakova and Canadian Stephen Gogolev as well as Pair Skaters Anastasia Mishina/Aleksandr Galliamov of Russia celebrated confident victories in what was their debut at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva/Nikita Nazarov (RUS) took the Ice Dance gold.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2018/19 - Bratislava (SVK) Preview 23 August 2018

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19 features talented young Skaters aged 13 to 19 (21 for the male Ice Dance and Pair Skating partners) from all over the world and provides them with the possibility to compete at an international level.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Media Accreditation 2018/19 10 August 2018

Media contact details for every ISU Junior Grand Prix event. 

pdf Short Track Speed Skating Mixed Gender Relay event included in the 2022 Olympic Program 18 July 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) met on July 18, 2018, after the Olympic Programme Commission met on June 27 and confirmed that the ISU request to include Short Track Speed Skating Mixed Gender Relay event has been approved. 

pdf Olympic and World Champions headline ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2018/19 29 June 2018

The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2018 World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and three-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) 

pdf Provisional allotments of ISU Championships 2021 10 June 2018

The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot four ISU Championships for the season 2020/21. 

pdf ISU 57th Congress Elections - Seville (ESP) 08 June 2018

The International Skating Union’s 57th Ordinary Congress concluded on June 8, 2018 in Sevilla (ESP) with the elections of the ISU Office Holders. This document contains the results of the elections.

pdf ISU 57th Congress Decisions - Seville (ESP) 08 June 2018

Some of the most important decisions of the Congress from the Agenda ISU Communication 2156 and Urgent Matters ISU Communication 2160 are summarized in this document. All information regarding the 57th ISU Congress 2018 is available on https://www.isu.org/isu-congresses.

pdf ISU 57th Ordinary Congress Live - Seville (ESP) 04 June 2018

For the first time in the history of the ISU, the public is invited to watch the debates and decisions that will shape the future of Ice Skating disciplines, through a live broadcast on ISU YouTube Channel of the 57th ISU Ordinary Congress, taking place from June 4-8, 2018, in Seville, Spain.

pdf ISU Congress 2018 - Seville (ESP) - Preview 16 May 2018

The 57th ISU Ordinary Congress will take place in Seville Spain on June 4 – 8, 2018. Over 350 delegates are expected to meet at the Barcelo Renacimiento, including ISU Office Holders and delegations from ISU Member Federations.

pdf ISU ISU signs new contract with House of Sports BV for ISU Speed Skating Events 01 May 2018

The International Skating Union (ISU) has signed a four-year contract with House of Sports BV starting from season 2018/19 which will run until season 2021/22. 

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 - Free Skating 07 April 2018

Team Marigold Ice Unity of Finland returned to the top of the podium, taking their fifth World title as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 concluded in Stockholm (SWE) Saturday with the Free Skating. 

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 - Short Program 06 April 2018

Two-time and defending champions Team Paradise from Russia took a strong lead as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 opened in Stockholm (SWE) Friday with the Short Program.

pdf International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 06 April 2018

April 6 is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the ISU is proud to be a part of the celebration. The ISU President Mr.Jan Dijkema and Ms. Katarina Henriksson, President of Swedish Figure Skating, show their commitment to Sport for Development and Peace by using a #WhiteCard as a strong symbol.

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 - Stockholm (SWE) - Preview 03 April 2018

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Stockholm (SWE) April 6-7. A total of 25 teams representing 20 ISU members have been entered for the Championships. This is the 19th edition of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) Ice Dance Free Dance 24 March 2018

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France reigned supreme in the Ice Dance event at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018, taking their third World title setting new highest scores

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) Men Free Skating 24 March 2018

Grand Prix Final Champion Nathan Chen (USA) jumped to gold going for six quadruple jumps at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Milan (ITA) on Saturday, becoming the first American man to win the title and any World medal since Evan Lysacek took gold in 2009. 

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) Ladies Free Skating 24 March 2018

2018 Olympic bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond came from fourth place to take the first World title for a Canadian Lady in 45 years at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Milan (ITA) on Friday.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) Ice Dance Short Dance 23 March 2018

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France, 2018 Olympic silver medalists and two-time World Champions, won the first segment of the Ice Dance competition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Milan (ITA) Friday with a new record score. Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) came second followed by Canada’s two-time World medalists Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) - Pairs Free Skating 22 March 2018

Olympic Champions Aljona Savchenko/Bruno Massot of Germany added the World gold medal to their impressive resume, setting new record scores en route and winning with 20 points to spare at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Milan (ITA) Thursday.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) - Men Short Program 22 March 2018

Grand Prix Final Champion Nathan Chen (USA) grabbed the lead in the Men’s Short Program over Russia’s Mikhail Kolyada as competition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships resumed Thursday. 2017 World Junior Champion Vincent Zhou (USA) is currently ranked third.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) Pairs Short Program 21 March 2018

Olympic Champions Aljona Savchenko/Bruno Massot of Germany shone in what was a high level Pairs Short Program at the ISU World Figure Skating Championhips 2018 in Milan (ITA) on Wednesday.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) Ladies Short Program 21 March 2018

Italy’s 2012 World Champion Carolina Kostner wowed the home crowd with a personal best performance as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 opened with the Ladies Short Program Wednesday in Milan (ITA). 

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 - Milan (ITA) - Preview 19 March 2018

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 will open in Milan, Italy on March 21 and will be held in Milan for the second time since 1951.

pdf ISU Short Track World Championships 2018 - Montreal (CAN) - Day 2 19 March 2018

Many tried, but there was just no stopping South Korea’s powerful skaters at the 2018 World Short Track Championships.
They added seven medals to their haul on Sunday, including both Men’s and Ladies’ Relay golds, to take their total count to 12 over the two days of competition in Montreal, Canada.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Minsk (BLR) - Day 2 18 March 2018

Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) and Miho Takagi took home the Grand secured the Grand World Cup after already having taken an unassailable lead in the rankings on Saturday. 

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2018, Montreal (CAN) - Day 1 18 March 2018

One month ago, South Korea hosted the world. On Saturday, the country’s short track speed skaters looked set to conquer it.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final Minsk (BLR) - Day 1 Ladies 18 March 2018

Antoinette de Jong (NED) has ended the eleven-year reign of Martina Sáblíková (CZE) in the ladies’ long distance World Cup winning the day’s race and the classification at the final in Minsk on Saturday.

pdf World Cup Speed Skating Final Minsk (BLR) - Day 1 Men 18 March 2018

Hein Otterspeer (NED) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) won the 500m and the 1000m at the World Cup final in Minsk, but Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) secured the Grand World Cup taking an unassailable lead in the ranking on Saturday.

pdf ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 - Zagreb (CRO) - Day2 17 March 2018

Team Junost Junior (Russia 1) repeated as World Junior Synchronized Skating Champions as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships concluded Saturday in Zagreb (CRO).

pdf World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 - Zagreb (CRO) - Day 1 16 March 2018

Defending Champions Team Junost Junior (Russia 1) skated to a confident lead as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships kicked off with the Short Program in Zagreb (CRO) Friday.

pdf ISU Statement - Verdicts of the IOC Disciplinary Commission for Russian Speed Skaters 23 December 2017

Within the context of the hearing of the (Oswald) Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Skating Union (ISU) has received the verdicts of the IOC Disciplinary Commission

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Salt Lake City - Day 3 11 December 2017

The final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Salt Lake City featured two more world records, bringing the weekend’s total to four.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Salt Lake City - Day 2 10 December 2017

Denis Yuskov (RUS) finally got his 1500m World Record on the second day of the ISU World Cup speed skating in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Miho Takagi (JPN) and Nao Kodaira (JPN) extended their winning streaks in the 1500m and the 500m respectively, while Ruslan Murashov (RUS) became the second fastest man ever in the 500m. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Nagoya (JPN) Day3 09 December 2017

Spectacular performances highlighted the final day of competition at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final Saturday in Nagoya (JPN). The events featured the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

pdf ISU Statement - Russian participation at Olympic Winter Games 2018 - ISU European Championships 2018 09 December 2017

Further to the IOC Executive Board decision of 5 December 2017 with regards to the Russian participation at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Salt Lake City - Day 1 09 December 2017

Japan’s ladies skated a third consecutive world record to win the Ladies Team Pursuit at the fourth leg of the 2017/2018 ISU World Cup speed skating in Salt Lake City on Friday. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Nagoya (JPN) Day 2 09 December 2017

The first champions were crowned as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Friday in Nagoya (JPN). The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

pdf EU Decision – ISU Statement 08 December 2017

The International Skating Union (ISU) disagrees with the European Commission’s decision that the ISU’s eligibility rules breach EU competition law.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Nagoya (JPN) Day 1 07 December 2017

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final kicked off Thursday with exciting competition in the Junior and Senior categories in Nagoya (JPN). The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

pdf ISU Statement - IOC Decision on Russia 06 December 2017

The International Skating Union (ISU) is truly appalled and deeply saddened by the findings of the Schmid Report and fully respects the IOC's decision. 

pdf Preview ISU Grand Prix & Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Nagoya (JPN) 05 December 2017

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating culminate this week with the Finals in Nagoya (JPN). The event features the top six skaters/couples in each category from both series.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Calgary - Day 3 04 December 2017

After crashing in the 1000m on Saturday, Nao Kodaira (JPN) hit back with a personal-best 36.53 seconds to grab gold in the 500m at the Calgary Olympic Oval on Sunday. Denis Yuskov (RUS) won the men’s 1500m in the second fastest time ever, while Miho Takagi grabbed the ladies’ 1500m gold in a Japanese national record. Alex Boisvert-Lacroix (CAN) won the men’s 500m, and Claudia Pechstein (GER) and Andrea Giovannini (ITA) won the mass start races with impressive solo finishes.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Calgary - Day 2 03 December 2017

The Japanese ladies are on fire this season and they showed it again in the Team Pursuit on Saturday. They broke their own world record to add another gold to their impressive tally. Heather Bergsma (USA) claimed her first World Cup gold this season in the Ladies 1000m, Kai Verbij (NED) did the same in the Men’s 1000m and the Dutch men took home the men’s Team Pursuit gold on day 2 of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Calgary.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Calgary - Day 1 02 December 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 day one of this season’s third ISU World Cup Speed Skating. Canada’s men won the men’s team sprint in a new world record, while Russia won the ladies team sprint and Sven Kramer (NED) grabbed gold in the men’s 5000m.

pdf ISU World Cup Cup Speed Skating 2017 - Calgary (CAN) Preview 30 November 2017

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.

pdf ISU Shanghai Trophy 2017 Review 27 November 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. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix Skate America 2017 Day 3 27 November 2017

Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) and Satoko Miyahara (JPN) took the final gold medals of this season’s ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series as competition wrapped up at Bridgestone Skate America in Lake Placid on Sunday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix Skate America 2017 Day 2 26 November 2017

World silver medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) and Four Continents champion Nathan Chen (USA) took the titles as Bridgestone Skate America continued on Saturday at Lake Placid (USA) with the Pairs and Men’s Free Skating, the Short Dance and Ladies Short Program.

pdf ISU Grand Prix Skate America 2017 Day 1 25 November 2017

Two-time World Champions Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Four Continents Champion Nathan Chen (USA) skated to the lead as Bridgestone Skate America opened on Friday in Lake Placid (USA) with the Pairs and Men’s Short Programs.

pdf ISU Statement - IOC sanctions Russian Speed Skaters 24 November 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.

pdf ISU Shanghai Trophy 2017 Preview 23 November 2017

The second ISU Shanghai Trophy starts on November 24-26, 2017. The event combines Synchronized Skating, Short Track Speed Skating and Figure Skating. 

pdf Junior WC Speed Skating Preview 23 November 2017

While the senior speed skating season is well underway after the Heerenveen and Stavanger World Cups, the juniors will start their quest for international glory in Inzell, Germany, on 25 November. New prodigies will challenge the ones who came up in previous seasons, while former champions have moved up to the senior ranks, where some already celebrated World Cup success.

pdf ISU Grand Prix Skate America Preview 23 November 2017

The last spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are on the line at Bridgestone Skate America this week in Lake Placid (USA). Among those competing for a spot are two-time World Champions Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN), two-time World medalists Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) and Four Continents Champion Nathan Chen (USA).

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Stavanger (NOR) Day 3 19 November 2017

After two days of short-distance racing, the endurance skaters took to the ice on the final day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday. Sven Kramer (NED) took 10000m gold after an epic battle with Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen, and 45-year-old Claudia Pechstein (GER) won her first World Cup title since 2014 with gold in the Ladies 5000m. Canada and Korea took the honors in the concluding Team Sprint events.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track 2017 - Seoul (KOR) Day 2 19 November 2017

Hungary’s Liu Shaolin Sandor and Canada’s Kim Boutin clinched season titles in the 1000m, while the men’s and women’s relays supplied plenty of thrills and spills as usual, with the Netherlands prevailing in the ladies 3000m and Korea in the men’s 5000m.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Internationaux de France Day 2 19 November 2017

Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) triumphed on home ice and recorded a personal best while Alina Zagitova (RUS) came from behind to strike gold as the competition wrapped up in Grenoble Saturday. Javier Fernandez (ESP) redeemed himself with a victory, and European Champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) topped the Pairs podium.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Stavanger (NOR) Day 2 18 November 2017

It was another happy day for Norwegian speed skating. After Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) won two gold medals on Friday, Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) and Sindre Henriksen (NOR) took gold and bronze, respectively, in the Men’s 1500m on Saturday. Ronald Mulder (NED) won the Men’s 500m. Nao Kodaira (JPN) and Miho Takagi (JPN) confirmed Japan’s current dominance in Ladies’ speed skating, winning the 500m and the 1500m, respectively.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track 2017 - Seoul (KOR) Day 1 18 November 2017

In near freezing temperatures, what was expected to be a Korean avalanche did not materialise. On day one at the final stop of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track in Seoul, the powerhouse country claimed just one gold out of a possible four.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Internationaux de France Day1 17 November 2017

Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), Spain’s Javier Fernandez, World silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN) and European Champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) took the lead as the Internationaux de France de Patinage opened Friday in Grenoble (FRA) with the Short Programs and the Short Dance.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Stavanger (NOR) Day 1 17 November 2017

Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) enjoyed “the best day of his career”, winning both the 500m and the 1000m on Day 1 of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Friday. In the Ladies’ tournament, Nao Kodaira (JPN) took gold in both the 500m and the 1000m, posting a fabulous track record in the shortest distance.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Internationaux de France Preview 16 November 2017

Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World silver medalists Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN) and Shoma Uno (JPN) headline the Internationaux de France this week in Grenoble. 

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Seoul KOR - Preview 15 November 2017

Olympic quotas and confidence up for grabs as Audi ISU World Cup series closes in Seoul

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Heerenveen (NED) Day 3 12 November 2017

Japan won six out of eight ladies events at the first leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series in Heerenveen, with Nao Kodaira (JPN) taking her personal third gold in the 1000m on Sunday.  

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track 2017 - Shanghai (CHN) Day 2 12 November 2017

USA pulled off a miracle on ice by edging the mighty South Koreans in a photo finish in the men’s 5000m relay as the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track concluded in with a dramatic day of action in Shanghai on Sunday. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - NHK Trophy Day 3 12 November 2017

Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) secured their spot in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final with a confident win as the competition at the NHK Trophy concluded on Sunday with the Free Dance.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Heerenveen (NED) Day 2 11 November 2017

Denis Yuskov (RUS) showed blistering form in the Men’s 1500m to take gold in 1 minute, 44.42 seconds, while Japan dominated the Ladies events again with three gold medals at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday. Nao Kodaira (JPN) took her second 500m gold of the weekend, Miho Takagi (JPN) won the Ladies 1500m and Ayano Sato (JPN) clinched gold in the Ladies Mass Start.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - NHK Trophy Day 2 11 November 2017

Top favorites World Champion Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) and World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) struck gold as the competition at the NHK Trophy continued on Saturday in Osaka (JPN). Sergei Voronov (RUS) topped the podium in the Men’s event, winning his first Grand Prix title. Earlier, Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) easily took the lead in the Short Dance.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Shanghai (CHN) Day 1 11 November 2017

South Korean skaters once again flexed their muscles with six medals on day one of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track in Shanghai.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) Day 1 10 November 2017

Japan’s female racers started the season in spectacular fashion on day one of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen, the Netherlands, on Friday by clinching two gold medals that featured a world record in the Ladies Team Pursuit. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - NHK Trophy Day 1 10 November 2017

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) in the Ladies competition and Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) in the Pairs took the lead in the Short Program as the NHK Trophy in Osaka (JPN) opened on Friday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - NHK Trophy Preview 09 November 2017

Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) as well as World Champion Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) and World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) headline NHK Trophy in Osaka (JPN) this week. NHK Trophy is the fourth of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2017/18.

pdf ISU World Cup Cup Speed Skating 2017 - Heerenveen (NED) Preview 08 November 2017

The Olympic Speed Skating season officially starts in Heerenveen (NED) with the first leg of the ISU World Cup Long Track Speed Skating series.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Shanghai CHN - Preview 08 November 2017

No one can get the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games out of their mind as the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series comes to Shanghai, China 9-12 November. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Audi Cup of China Day 2 04 November 2017

Two-time World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) broke the 200 points barrier en route to victory as the competition wrapped up at Audi Cup of China in Beijing on Saturday. Reigning World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) won in style in front of a home crowd in the Beijing Capital Gymnasium. Mikhail Kolyada (RUS) and Alina Zagitova (RUS) took their first Grand Prix gold medals.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Audi Cup of China Day 1 03 November 2017

Reigning World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) and two-time World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) skated into the lead as the ISU Audi Cup of China in Beijing opened with the Short Dance and the Short Programs in Beijing on Friday. Audi Cup of China is the third event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2017/18. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Audi Cup of China Preview 02 November 2017

Reigning World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN), two-time World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) as well as two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez (ESP) open their Grand Prix season this week at Audi Cup of China in Beijing while other skaters already enter their second event and hope to earn a spot at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

pdf Skate Canada International, Regina CAN, Day 2 29 October 2017

Canada’s skating stars collected four medals, including three gold as the competition at Skate Canada International in Regina wrapped up Saturday. Skate Canada was the second of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2017/18. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Skate Canada International Day 1 28 October 2017

Canadian skaters looked strong on home ice, taking the lead in Ice Dance and Ladies as well as second place in Men’s and Pairs as the competition Skate Canada International kicked off Friday in Regina with the Short Programs and the Short Dance. 

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Skate Canada International Preview 26 October 2017

Reigning World Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World silver medalist Shoma Uno (JPN) and other top skaters will compete this week at Skate Canada International in Regina (CAN), the second event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2017/18.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Rostelecom Cup Day 2 21 October 2017

Competition on day two of Rostelecom Cup, part of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18, wrapped up in Moscow on Saturday with the Free Skating and the Free Dance. More than 10,000 spectators followed the action at the Megasport Arena. 

pdf ISU hashtags for season 2017/18 20 October 2017

In an effort to streamline social media conversations around ISU events and Championships, an extensive list of "Official ISU Hashtags" for all ISU Events

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Rostelecom Cup Day1 20 October 2017

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Nathan Chen (USA), Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) took the lead as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event Rostelecom Cup opened Friday in Moscow (RUS) ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 - Rostelecom Cup Preview 19 October 2017

Reigning World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) and Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) start their Grand Prix season 2017/18 at Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS) on Friday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix 2017 Preview 16 October 2017

The World's top figure skaters including reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), 2010 Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World, European and Four Continents Champions and medalists will kick off the hot phase of the Olympic season by competing in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in the 2017/18.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix Review 2017 16 October 2017

Skaters from Australia, Canada, Japan, Russia and the USA have qualified for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Nagoya (JPN) in December. The last spots were determined when the series of seven qualifying events concluded in Egna (ITA) last weekend.

pdf Speech ISU President Mr. Jan Dijkema 16 October 2017

Speech of the ISU President for the 125th Anniversary of the ISU

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Dordrecht, NED, Day 2 08 October 2017

Dutch delight in Dordrecht as PyeongChang contenders come to the party on day two of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track in the Netherlands.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Dordrecht NED, Day 1 07 October 2017

Canada storms back as the focus turns to PyeongChang 2018.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track - Dordrecht NED - Preview 04 October 2017

The Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series continues in Dordrecht, Netherlands, between Thursday October 5 and Sunday October 8, 2017. 

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Budapest HUN, Day 2 01 October 2017

The Republic of Korea’s Choi Min Jeong crowned a fine weekend’s skating with victory in the 1000m and the ladies’ 3000m relay, having won two gold medals on Saturday. 

pdf Olympic Qualifying Event - Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 - Olympic Qualifiers 01 October 2017

Eighteen ISU members have qualified quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 in Pyeongchang, Korea, at the designated qualifying event Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 in Oberstdorf, Germany.

pdf Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Budapest HUN, Day 1 30 September 2017

The Republic of Korea started their World Cup campaign in style, bagging three of the four gold medals up for grabs on the first day of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track at the BOK Hall in Budapest, Hungary.

pdf Olympic Qualifying Event - Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 Day 3 30 September 2017

Ladies and Ice Dancers claimed the last available Olympic spots as Nebelhorn Trophy wrapped up Saturday in Oberstdorf, Germany.

pdf Olympic Qualifying Event - Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 Day 2 29 September 2017

The first Olympic spots were taken in the Pairs and Men’s events at Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany, on Friday. The Ladies started their competition with the Short Program.

pdf Olympic Qualifying Event - Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 Day1 28 September 2017

Nebelhorn Trophy is the designated Olympic Qualifying Event this season. 25 Men, 34 Ladies, 11 Pairs and 16 Ice Dance couples compete for six available spots in Men’s, Ladies and Ice Dance and five spots in Pair Skating.

pdf Road to PyeongChang 2018 begins as Audi ISU World Cup series opens in Budapest 27 September 2017

The Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series starts on Thursday September 28, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary – the first of four international events that will help determine qualification for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

pdf Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 Preview 27 September 2017

The Figure Skating world is watching the German mountain village of Oberstdorf this week to find out who will take the last remaining spots for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. 

pdf ISU launches new and redesigned website 13 September 2017

The International Skating Union (ISU) announces the launch of a new and redesigned version of its website.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix 2017 Series Preview 30 August 2017

The Figure Skating Olympic winter season starts on August 23 with the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating.

pdf New World Records Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating 16 June 2017

In accordance with article 19, paragraph 2.f), the ISU Council homologated the following Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating World Records

pdf Provisional allotments of ISU Championships 2020 05 June 2017

The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the following ISU Championships for the year 2020.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Assignments 26 May 2017

The World's top figure skaters including reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), 2010 Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World, European and Four Continents Champions and medalists will compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in the 2017/18 Olympic season.

pdf ISU announces Audi as new title sponsor of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2017/18 16 May 2017

The International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to announce that Audi has been named title sponsor of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2017/18. The agreement was reached between FAW-VW Sales Company, Beijing Malon Sports and the ISU.

pdf Skaters and Coaches appointments to ISU Technical Committees 04 May 2017

The ISU Council has appointed the following Skaters and coaches to join the respective Technical Committees in Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance, Synchronized Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating

pdf ISU World Team Trophy 2017 - Day 3 22 April 2017

Team Japan recaptured the ISU World Team Trophy title they had won once before in 2012. Japan totaled 109 points over the three days of competition. Team Russia moved up again to second place to claim the silver medal with 105 points while three-time and defending champions team USA earned the bronze with 97 points.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy Day 2 21 April 2017

Team Japan defended their lead on the second day of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating with 81 points. Team USA moved up on spot and sits in second now with 78 points while Russia slipped to third at 74 points.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy Day 1 20 April 2017

Team Japan skated to the lead on day one of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating, edging Russia by a tie breaker. Both teams have 44 points. Team USA follows in third at 43 points.

pdf ISU World Team Trophy Tokyo (JPN) Preview 18 April 2017

The fifth edition of the ISU World Team Trophy will take place April 19 to 23 at Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2017 Free Skating 09 April 2017

Team Paradise (RUS) repeated as World Champions as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2017 concluded Saturday in Colorado Springs (USA). Team Marigold Ice Unity (FIN) finished a close second while Team Nexxice (CAN) took the bronze...

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships Short Program 07 April 2017

Defending World Champions Team Paradise of Russia took the lead in the Short Program as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships opened Friday in Colorado Springs (USA). Finland’s Marigold Ice Unity and RCKT are not far behind sitting in second and third...

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2017 - Colorado Springs (USA) - Preview 06 April 2017

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Colorado Springs, CO (USA) April 7-8. A total of 24 teams representing 19 ISU members have been entered for the Championships. This is the 18th edition of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.

pdf Figure Skating Quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 04 April 2017

Twenty-four ISU Members have earned quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki. 24 places were available for Men’s and Ladies, 16 for Pairs and 19 for Ice Dance.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 Helsinki (FIN) - Free Dance 01 April 2017

Canada’s Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) returned in style on the World Championship stage to take their third World title with a new highest total score. Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron won the Free Dance with a new record score, but remained in second to earn the silver medal while Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) pulled up from fourth to clinch the bronze.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Men Free Skating 01 April 2017

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu retained the World title he had won in 2014 and set new record scores in the Free Skating. His teammate Shoma Uno secured with silver a second medal for Japan while Boyang Jin of China repeated as World bronze medalist

pdf John Coughlin (USA) & Alper Uçar (TUR) are elected to the ISU representative ISU Athletes Commission 31 March 2017

John Coughlin (USA) & Alper Uçar (TUR) are elected to the ISU representative ISU Athletes Commission

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Ladies Free Skating 31 March 2017

Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva jumped and spinned to her second consecutive World title and set new record scores on the way. Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond and Gabrielle Daleman took the gold and silver medals. Canada for the first time has two Ladies on a World podium.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 Helsinki (FIN) - Short Dance 31 March 2017

Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada won the Short Dance, setting a new record score en route. Defending Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France came second and USA’s Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue follow in third place.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Men Short Program 30 March 2017

Javier Fernandez of Spain achieved a personal best score to take the lead in the Men’s Short Program. Shoma Uno of Japan came second and Canada’s Patrick Chan finished third, both setting personal best scores as well in what was a high-level event.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Pairs Free Skating 30 March 2017

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China claimed their first World title after two consecutive silvers. Germany’s Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot took the silver medal and the bronze went to Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Ladies Short Program 29 March 2017

Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) takes lead in highly competitive Ladies Short Program

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Helsinki (FIN) Pairs Short Program 29 March 2017

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han capture lead in exciting Pairs Short Program

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 Helsinki (FIN) - Preview 27 March 2017

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 will open in Helsinki, Finland, on March 29. The ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be held in Helsinki for the third time after 1999 and 1983.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Free Dance 18 March 2017

Rachel Parsons/Michael Parsons (USA) danced off with the gold medal at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships continued in Taipei City (TPE) Saturday. Alla Loboda/Pavel Drozd (RUS) took the silver medal and the bronze went to Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko (USA) ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Ladies Free Skating 18 March 2017

Alina Zagitova (RUS) skated to victory as the competition at the ISU World Junior Championships 2017 concluded with the Ladies Free Skating Saturday in Taipei City (TPE). Marin Honda (JPN) claimed the silver medal and the bronze went to Kaori Sakamoto (JPN) ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Ladies Short Program 17 March 2017

Alina Zagitova (RUS) captured the lead in the Ladies Short Program as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 continued in Taipei City (TPE) Friday. Marin Honda (JPN) and Kaori Sakamoto (JPN) are currently sitting in second and third place ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Pairs Free Skating 17 March 2017

Pair skaters Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor made history by winning the first ISU Championship figure skating title for Australia at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Taipei City (TPE) on Friday. ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Men Free Skating 16 March 2017

Vincent Zhou (USA) struck gold at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Taipei City (TPE) on Thursday. Russia's Dmitri Aliev and Alexander Samarin claimed up the silver and bronze medals ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Short Dance 16 March 2017

Alla Loboda/Pavel Drozd (RUS) edged out Rachel Parsons/Michael Parsons (USA) narrowly to take the lead in the Short Dance as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 continued in Taipei City (TPE) Thursday. Anastasia Skoptcova/Krill Aleshin (RUS) are currently ranked third ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships Men Short Program 15 March 2017

The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 opened in Taipei, Chinese Taipei, Wednesday with the Men’s and Pairs Short Programs. Taipei hosts the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships for the first time, but has hosted the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships before. 184 skaters from 43 ISU members have been entered for the Championships

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 - Pairs Short Program 15 March 2017

Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii (RUS) won the Pairs Short Program as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2017 continued Wednesday in Taipei City (TPE). Yumeng Gao/Zhong Xie (CHN) are currently ranked second followed by Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor (AUS)...

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Gangneung (KOR) Day 2 18 December 2016

Min Jeong Choi (KOR) and Dajing Wu (CHN) win the 500 m events while Elise Christie (GBR) and Charles Hamelin (CAN) claim top spots in 1000 m (2) events and Korea (Ladies) and Hungary (Men) take gold in the Relay events

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Gangneung (KOR) Day 1 17 December 2016

Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev (KAZ) wins first career individual World Cup event and Korea claims gold double in the 1500m: Suk Hee Shim (Ladies) and Jung Su Lee (Men)

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) Day 3 11 December 2016

Jorrit Bergsma won the 10,000m, only to see his compatriot Bob de Vries skate a faster time in the B Division on Day 3 of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Heerenveen.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Day 3 10 December 2016

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Saturday in Marseille (FRA) with the Junior Men’s and Junior Pairs Free Skating.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Day 3 10 December 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Saturday in Marseille (FRA) with the Free Dance, Ladies and Men’s Free Skating.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Shanghai (CHN) Day 1 10 December 2016

The third round of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 began today in Shanghai (CHN) with the following events: Ladies and Men’s 500 m (1) and 1500 m finals and the relay semi-finals.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) Day 2 10 December 2016

Ireen Wüst (NED) was back on the top spot of the World Cup podium when she won the 1500m on Day 2 of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Heerenveen. Kjeld Nuis also won the Men’s 1500m on home soil.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Day 2 09 December 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Friday in Marseille (FRA) with the Short Dance, the Pairs Free Skating and Ladies Short Program. The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Day 2 09 December 2016

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued Friday in Marseille (FRA) with the Junior Free Dance and Junior Ladies Free Skating.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Heerenveen (NED) Day 1 09 December 2016

Nao Kodaira took her fourth 500m World Cup win this season and Ruslan Murashov won his second 500m win on the first day of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Heerenveen. Japan and Norway won the Ladies’ and Men’s Team Pursuit.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Day 1 08 December 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final started after the Junior events with Pairs and Men’s Short Programs. The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Day 1 08 December 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating opened Thursday in Marseille (FRA) with the Junior Short Dance, Junior Men, Junior Pairs and Junior Ladies Short Programs. The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

pdf Preview - ISU Grand Prix Final & Junior Grand Prix Final 07 December 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating culminate this week with the Finals in Marseille (FRA). The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Astana (KAZ) Day 3 04 December 2016

China’s Jing Yu and Japan’s Miho Takagi took their second gold medal of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana on Sunday. Russia dominated the Men’s events with gold for Ruslan Murashov in the 500m and Denis Yuskov in the 1500m.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Astana (KAZ) Day 2 03 December 2016

All three individual distances on day 2 of the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana got first time winners. Dutchman Dai Dai Ntab took his maiden victory in the men’s 500m, Japanese Miho Takagi did the same in the Ladies’ 1000m, as did Canadian Vincent De Haitre in the Men’s 1000m.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Astana (KAZ) Day 1 02 December 2016

Peter Michael took a historic first New Zealand World Cup gold, when he won the Men’s 5000m at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Astana on Friday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17 - Review 28 November 2016

With the conclusion of NHK Trophy in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday, all qualifiers for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 have been determined. 36 skaters from eight ISU Members will compete in Marseille (FRA) December 8 to 11 at the Final.

pdf ISU GP of Figure Skating 16-17 NHK Trophy Day 3 27 November 2016

Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) danced off with the gold medal as NHK Trophy wrapped up in Sapporo with the Free Dance on Sunday ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 NHK Trophy Day 2 26 November 2016

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) struck gold as NHK Trophy continued in Sapporo (JPN) Saturday. Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) took the lead in the Short Dance ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 NHK Trophy Day 1 25 November 2016

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS) and Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN) skated to the lead as NHK Trophy opened with the Short Programs on Friday in Sapporo (JPN) ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 NHK Trophy Preview 24 November 2016

Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), World Champions Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) headline NHK Trophy in Sapporo (JPN). The last spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are at stake as NHK Trophy is the last of six events in the Grand Prix series ...

pdf Neo seniors added to ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Series 24 November 2016

The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating this season will feature fresh and familiar prodigies. As of the 2016/17 season a competition for neo seniors is added to the Junior World Cup, which will hand skaters who have not yet reached World Cup level in the senior ranks a chance to develop further internationally.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Day 3 20 November 2016

Heather Bergsma (USA) and Jorrit Bergsma (NED) took one victory each; Nao Kodaira (JPN) gave the home crowd reason for celebration, while Bo-Reum Kim (KOR) won the Ladies’ Mass Start. Nico Ihle (GER) took a surprise gold in the 500 m.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Audi Cup of China Day 2 19 November 2016

Patrick Chan (CAN), Elena Radionova (RUS), Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) skated to victory as the competition at Audi Cup of China concluded Saturday in Beijing ...

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Day 2 19 November 2016

Heather Bergsma (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) defend their victories in the Ladies’ and Men’s 1000 m respectively. Netherlands won both Team Pursuit races, while the Japanese home crowd could enjoy a victory in the Team Sprint for Ladies. Canada captured the Men’s Team Sprint. There were three personal best times, all in the Men’s 1000 m.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Audi Cup of China Day 1 18 November 2016

Kaetlyn Osmond (CAN), Boyang Jin (CHN), Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN) and Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) took the lead as Audi Cup of China kicked off Friday with the Short Programs and the Short Dance...

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Day 1 18 November 2016

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2016/17 continued today in Nagano’s M-wave stadium (JPN) with the Ladies’ 3000 m and Men’s 5000 m. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Sven Kramer (NED) confirmed their supremacy both winning in new track records.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Audi Cup of China Preview 17 November 2016

Three-time World Champion Patrick Chan (CAN) as well as World silver medalists Ashley Wagner (USA) and Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) headline Audi Cup of China in Beijing this week. Several skaters hope to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final as Audi Cup of China is the fifth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series ...

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Salt Lake City (USA) Day 2 13 November 2016

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 resumed today for the second day of finals in Salt Lake City (USA) with the Ladies and Men’s 500 m, second 1500 m and Relay events.

pdf ISU Speed Skating World Cup Harbin Day 3 13 November 2016

Sven Kramer took a surprise win in the 1500m on the final day of the first ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2016/17 in Harbin.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Trophee de France Day 2 12 November 2016

World Champions Javier Fernandez (ESP), Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) skated to gold as the competition at Trophee de France concluded Saturday in Paris ...

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Salt Lake City (USA) Day 1 12 November 2016

Minjeong Choi (KOR) and Samuel Girard (CAN) win the first 1500 m of the weekend

pdf ISU Speed Skating World Cup Harbin Day 2 12 November 2016

Roman Krech (KAZ) surprised the pack when he took 500m gold on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Harbin.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Trophee de France Day 1 11 November 2016

World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) took the lead as the Trophee de France opened Friday in Paris (FRA) ...

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Harbin (CHN) - Day 1 11 November 2016

Nao Kodaira, Sven Kramer and Martina Sábliková took gold on the first day of the ISU World Cup Series 2016/17, which took off with in Harbin (CHN) on Friday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Trophee de France Preview 10 November 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016-17 continues this week with the Trophee de France in Paris (FRA). World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and World bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) headline the event ...

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2016/17 - Preview 10 November 2016

Dutch Kjeld Nuis and American Brittany Bowe will defend the Grand World Cup in the 2016/17 ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series, which will kick-off in Harbin China on Friday November 11, 2016.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Calgary (CAN) Day 2 06 November 2016

Elise Christie (GBR) and Shaolin Sandor Liu (HUN) claim wins in the 500m, a one-two finish for Korea and Canada in the Ladies and Men’s 1000m events and Korean women skate to a world record in the Relay event

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Rostelecom Cup Day 2 05 November 2016

Javier Fernandez (ESP), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), pair skaters Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) and ice dancers Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (RUS) struck gold as the competition at Rostelecom Cup wrapped up Saturday in Moscow (RUS) ...

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track - Calgary (CAN) Day 1 05 November 2016

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 debuted today in Calgary (CAN) at the Olympic Oval, home of the “Fastest ice in the World”.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Rostelecom Cup Day 1 04 November 2016

Shoma Uno (JPN), Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert (RUS) and Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the lead as the Rostelecom Cup opened in Moscow (RUS) Friday with the Short Programs and the Short Dance ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Rostelecom Cup Preview 03 November 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 continues this week with Rostelecom Cup in Moscow (RUS) November 4 to 6. World Champion Javier Fernandez (RUS) and world bronze medalists Anna Pogorilaya (RUS), Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot (GER) and Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) headline the event. Rostelecom Cup is the third of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Series 2016/17 Preview 02 November 2016

The first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating starts in Calgary (CAN) where the world’s top skaters including reigning Olympic Champions, World and European Champions and medalists will compete in the Series.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate Canada Day 2 29 October 2016

Patrick Chan (CAN), Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) claimed gold as the competition at Skate Canada International wrapped up Saturday in Mississauga, ON (CAN)...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate Canada Day 1 28 October 2016

World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) as well as Patrick Chan (CAN) and Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) won the Short Programs and Short Dance as Skate Canada International opened Friday in Mississauga, ON (CAN)...

pdf ISU Development Commission Kick-off meeting 27 October 2016

Following the decision of the 56th Ordinary ISU Congress to create a new Development Commission, the ISU Council has made it a priority to appoint the three ISU Development Commission members in the person of Susanna Rahkamo (FIN), Jildou Gemser (NED), and Tatsuro Matsumura (JPN).

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate Canada Preview 27 October 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 continues this week with Skate Canada International in Mississauga, ON (CAN) October 28 to 30. Skate Canada International is the second of six events in the series. Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) as well as World Champions Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) headline the event ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate America Day 3 23 October 2016

Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) and Shoma Uno (JPN) claimed gold as Progressive Skate America wrapped up Sunday in Chicago (USA). Progressive Skate America was the first of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17. Skaters compete for points to qualify for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and a prize money of US $ 180,000 per individual event of the Grand Prix...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate America Day 2 22 October 2016

Ashley Wagner (USA) and Julianne Seguin/Charlie Bildeau (CAN) skated to gold as Progressive Skate America continued in Chicago (USA) on Saturday. Shoma Uno (JPN) won the Men's Short Program while Ice Dancers Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) are leading following the Short Dance ...

pdf ISU restructures its Development Program 21 October 2016

Following the decision of the 56th Ordinary ISU Congress to create a new Development Commission, the ISU Council has made it a priority to appoint three ISU Development Commission members and to review the policy and operating structure of the ISU Development Program...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate America Day 1 21 October 2016

Ashley Wagner (USA) and Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) took the lead as Progressive Skate America opened Friday in Chicago/Hoffman Estates (USA) with the Ladies and Pairs Short Programs. Progressive Skate America is the first of six events in the series ...

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Skate America Preview 20 October 2016

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 kicks off this week with Progressive Skate America in Chicago/Hoffman Estates, IL October 21 to 23. Skate America is the first of six events in the series. Skaters compete for points to qualify for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and a prize money of US $ 180,000 per individual event of the Grand Prix...

pdf German Supreme Court Decision 19 October 2016

English translation of the German Supreme Court Decision on Claudia Pechstein Vs ISU. Original judgment in German

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 16-17 Preview 17 October 2016

The World's top Figure Skaters including Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World and European Champions and medalists will compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 that starts this week with Progressive Skate America in Hoffman Estates/Chicago (USA) October 21-23. ...

pdf ISU Speed Skating Championships and Grand Prix Final allotments season 2018-19 17 October 2016

ISU Speed Skating Championships and GP Final allotments season 2018-19

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2017 move to Heerenveen (NED) 16 October 2016

Today the ISU Council confirmed that the ISU European Speed Skating Championships 2017 have been allotted to the KNSB and will take place on January 6-8 in Heerenveen (NED).

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 - Review 10 October 2016

With the conclusion of the seventh and last event of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17, the qualifiers for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final have been determined.

pdf ISU launches online shop 04 October 2016

Today the ISU launches the ISU Online Shop. ISU publications are available exclusively through the user friendly and secure ISU Online Shop.

pdf Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) performs first clean quad loop in competition 02 October 2016

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) performs first clean quad loop in competition

pdf ISU believes that the European Commission’s antitrust allegations are unfounded 27 September 2016

The International Skating Union (ISU) is surprised by the news that the European Commission has adopted a “Statement of Objections” in the course of its antitrust investigation of the ISU’s eligibility rules prohibiting Skaters from participating in unauthorized events that are not on the ISU international calendar.

pdf Official ISU hashtags for 2016/17 & ISU Social Media Hub 12 September 2016

In an effort to streamline social media conversations around ISU Events and Championships, an extensive list of "Official ISU Hashtags" for all ISU Events, Series and Championships is now available. The ISU is also launches its newly curated social media page.

pdf Accident at ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in St-Gervais (FRA) 26 August 2016

On August 25, 2016 around 14:00 local time, a shuttle bus transporting two athletes and two coaches from the official hotel to the ice rink, was involved in an accident.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 - Preview 23 August 2016

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 features the best junior skaters of the world and provides young skaters aged 13 to 19 (21 for the male Ice Dance and Pair Skating partners) with the opportunity to compete at a high international level.

pdf ISU Honorary President Ottavio Cinquanta receives Olympic Order 22 August 2016

During the 129th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session that took place in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), ISU Honorary President Mr. Ottavio Cinquanta became Honorary IOC Member and was awarded with the Olympic Order.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17 30 June 2016

The ISU Grand Prix Commission selected the skaters for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 at their meeting in New York (USA) on Thursday.

pdf ISU Championships provisional allotments 13 June 2016

The ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the following ISU Championships

pdf ISU 56th Ordinary Congress Dubrovnik – 2016 Decisions of the Congress 10 June 2016

The International Skating Union’s 56th Ordinary Congress concluded on June 10, 2016 in Dubrovnik (CRO). Over 350 Delegates from 85 ISU Member federations were present to vote on over 370 proposals and to elect candidates to ISU Office. The Congress was officially opened by ISU President Mr. Ottavio Cinquanta, who made a special acknowledgement of thanks to the Croatian Skating Federation for its organization of the Congress

pdf ISU 56th Ordinary Congress Dubrovnik – 2016 Election results 10 June 2016

The International Skating Union’s 56th Ordinary Congress concluded on June 10, 2016 in Dubrovnik (CRO) with the elections of the ISU Office Holders. The ISU 56th Ordinary Congress elected the following persons to ISU Office

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Series 2016/17 announced 20 April 2016

The ISU Council approved the ISU World Cup Speed Skating and the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Calendar for the Season 2016/17.

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 - Budapest (HUN) - Day 2 09 April 2016

Team Russia 1 (Paradise) skated to the gold medal as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 wrapped up in Budapest (HUN) on Saturday. Team Finland 2 (The Rockettes) claimed the silver and the bronze went to Team USA 1 (The Haydenettes) ...

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 - Budapest (HUN) - Day 1 08 April 2016

Team Russia 1 (Paradise) skated to the lead as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 opened Friday in Budapest (HUN). Team Finland 1 (Team Unique) and Finland 2 (The Rockettes) sit in second and third place ...

pdf ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 - Budapest (HUN) - Preview 07 April 2016

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2016 will be held in Budapest, Hungary, on April 8 and 9.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Ladies Free Skating 02 April 2016

Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva skated off with the Ladies gold medal. Ashley Wagner (USA) pulled up from fourth to claim the silver medal and Anna Pogorilaya of Russia earned the bronze.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Pairs Free Skating 02 April 2016

Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford of Canada came from second place in the Short Program to strike the Pairs gold. China’s Wenjing Sui/Cong Han earned the silver medal and Aljona Savchenko/ Bruno Massot of Germany captured the bronze medal in their debut as a team at the World Championships.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Men Free Skating 01 April 2016

Spain’s Javier Fernandez skated to the gold medal and repeated as World Champion. Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan slipped to second and took the silver like last year and Boyang Jin of China claimed the bronze, the first World Championship medal for a Chinese man.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Pairs Short Program 01 April 2016

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China claimed the Pairs Short Program. Canada’s Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford came second and Russians Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov are currently ranked third.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Ice Dance Free Dance 31 March 2016

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France danced off with the gold medal as the Ice Dance event concluded at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Boston (USA). Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) claimed the silver medal and their teammates Madison Chock/ Evan Bates earned the bronze. All three teams posted new personal best scores.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Ladies Short Program 31 March 2016

Gracie Gold (USA) won the Ladies Short Program. Russia’s Anna Pogorilaya and Evgenia Medvedeva follow in second and third place.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Ice Dance Short Dance 30 March 2016
 

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France danced to the lead as the competition opened with the Short Dance. Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) came second followed by teammates Madison Chock/Evan Bates.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Men Short Program 30 March 2016

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu skated to a strong lead in the Men’s Short Program. Javier Fernandez of Spain came second and Canada’s Patrick Chan is currently sitting in third place.

pdf ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA) - Preview 28 March 2016

The ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 will open in Boston, USA on March 30. Boston hosts the ISU World Figure Skating Championships for the first time, but the USA have hosted the World Championships twelve times before.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Debrecen (HUN) Day 4 19 March 2016

Marin Honda (JPN) and ice dancers Lorraine McNamara/Quinn Carpenter (USA) skated to victory as the competition at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships wrapped up Saturday in Debrecen (HUN) ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Debrecen (HUN) Day 3 18 March 2016

Daniel Samohin (ISR) struck gold in the Men's event as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 continued Friday in Debrecen (HUN). Alisa Fedichkina (RUS) took the lead in the Ladies Short Program ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Debrecen (HUN) Day 2 17 March 2016

Anna Duskova/Martin Bidar (CZE) skated to the Junior Pairs gold medal as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 continued in Debrecen (HUN) Thurday. Earlier, Rachel Parsons/Michael Parsons (USA) won the Junior Short Dance ...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Debrecen (HUN) Day 1 16 March 2016

Dmitri Aliev (RUS) won the Junior Men's Short Program and Anna Duskova/Martin Bidar (CZE) took the lead in the Junior Pairs Short Program as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 kicked off in Debrecen (HUN) on Wednesday...

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Debrecen (HUN) Preview 14 March 2016

The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2016 will open in Debrecen, Hungary, on March 16. Hungary has hosted the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships twice before, in 1995 and 1991, both in times in Budapest.

pdf ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2016 - Chanchun (CHN) Review 13 March 2016
 

Elizaveta Kazelina became the first female Russian World Junior Allround Champion, when she powered to the title with three distance wins in Changchun on Saturday. After two consecutive Dutch victories in the men’s tournament, Benjamin Donnelly took the title to Canada for the second time in history.

pdf ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2016 - Changchun (CHN) Review 13 March 2016

Elizaveta Kazelina became the first female Russian World Junior Allround Champion, when she powered to the title with three distance wins in Changchun on Saturday. After two consecutive Dutch victories in the men’s tournament, Benjamin Donnelly took the title to Canada for the second time in history.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) Day 3 13 March 2016

Brittany Bowe (USA) and Kjeld Nuis (NED) went home with the Grand World Cup at the World Cup Final in Heerenveen on Sunday. In the final Men’s 500m race Ronald Mulder grabbed the first Dutch season win in the shortest distance. Bowe took her fourth win of the weekend in the ladies’ 1000m, Denis Yuskov (RUS) added another gold to his row of 1500m medals and the season was concluded with two spectacular Mass Starts. Irene Schouten (NED) won the ladies’ event after crashing early in the race and Bart Swings (BEL) took the men’s gold.

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Seoul (KOR) Day 2 13 March 2016

The final day of the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2016 resumed today in Seoul, Korea with both the Ladies and Men competing in the 1000m, 3,000m Super Final and Relay events. Minjeong Choi (Korea) was crowned the Lady World Short Track Speed Skating Champion, while Tianyu Han (China) earned the honors as World Short Track Speed Skating Champion on the men’ side.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) Day 2 12 March 2016

Brittany Bowe (USA) was the queen of the ice in Heerenveen on Saturday. The World Sprint Champion won both the ladies’ 500m and 1500m, with compatriot Heather Richardson-Bergsma coming second on both occasions. Sven Kramer (NED) won the man-to-man battle with compatriot Jorrit Bergsma in the 5000m.

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Seoul (KOR) Day 1 12 March 2016

Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) and Shaolin Sandor Liu (HUN) lead their respective championship classification at the end of the second day of racing at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2015. The skaters competed in the 1500 m and 500 m events today, as well as in the Relay semi finals.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) Day 1 11 March 2016

Brittany Bowe (USA) started the World Cup Final with another victory in the 500m in Heerenveen on Friday. In the Men’s 500m Ruslan Murashov (RUS) grabbed gold in Thialf Stadium. Despite being absent Martina Sábliková (CZE) won a milestone 3000/5000m World Cup, with Natalya Voronina (RUS) winning the final race of the season.

pdf ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships Seoul (KOR) Preview 09 March 2016

The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2016 will be held in Seoul, Korea on March 11-13. Korea will host the World Championships for the third time (Gangneung 2008, Jeonju 2001). A total of 129 skaters from 35 ISU Members are entered to compete.

pdf ISU Shanghai Trophy 2016 - Review 07 March 2016

The inaugural ISU Shanghai Trophy, a combined Short Track Speed Skating and Synchronized Skating event, was held at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 4-6. Team Paradise (RUS) took the first Shanghai Trophy title in Synchronized Skating while the host China topped every Short Track podium.

pdf ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2016 - Berlin (GER) Day 2 06 March 2016

Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) did everything he could in defense of his country in Berlin, but he had to bow his head for Kramer and finished second. Jan Blokhuijsen (NED) took the bronze medal. In the Ladies’ tournament Martina Sábliková (CZE) defeated Ireen Wüst (NED) in a hard fought battle to take her career fourth World Allround Title.

pdf ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2016 - Berlin (GER) Day 1 05 March 2016

Sven Kramer (NED) anticipated on a record extending eighth world allround title, when he took a firm lead in the classification after Day 1 of the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships in Berlin. His rivals crashed, withdrew or just had to settle for Kramer’s supremacy in the 5000m. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Ireen Wüst (NED) put up a great fight in the ladies’ competition. The Czech lady edged out Wüst in an exciting 3000m and leads overnight with a 0.03 margin in Sunday’s 1500m over her Dutch arch rival.

pdf ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships 2016 – Berlin (GER) Preview 04 March 2016

Berlin will host the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships for the third time in history. Sven Kramer leads the Dutch quest to equal Norway’s record total of 36 World Allround titles in the Men’s tournament at Sportforum Hohenschönhausen. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Ireen Wüst (NED) will probably reignite their battle for the ladies’ crown after Wüst’s absence on the international stage in the first half of the World Cup season. Kramer and Sáblíková are the defending Champions.

pdf ISU Shanghai Trophy 2016 - Preview 03 March 2016
The inaugural ISU Shanghai Trophy 2016 will be held in Shanghai, China, on March 4-6. The event combines Synchronized Skating and Short Track Speed Skating. It is the first time that an ISU Event combines the two disciplines.
pdf ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2016 Seoul (KOR) - Day 1 27 February 2016

Heather Richardson-Bergsma (USA) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) lead the classification after day one of the 47th World Sprint Championships in Seoul, but the battle is far from over. Jorien ter Mors (NED) put the pressure on Richardson beating her in the 1000m, and Kjeld Nuis (Ned) did the exact same thing to Kulizhnikov in the men’s tournament.