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pdf What to watch - Relive the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 27 March 2020

Although the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2020 were not able to take place as scheduled due to the COVD-19 outbreak, the ISU will offer fans the opportunity to relive the excitement and beautiful performances of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018.

document ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 Nottingham GBR Day 2 14 March 2020

Team Fintastic Junior (FIN) soared to gold as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 concluded in Nottingham (GBR) Saturday with the Free Skating.

pdf ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 Nottingham GBR Day 1 13 March 2020

Three-time and defending World Junior Champions Team Junost Junior of Russia edged national rivals and reigning World Junior silver medalist Team Crystal Ice Junior by just 0.16 points as the ISU World Junior Synchronized Championships opened Friday in Nottingham (GBR). Team Fintastic Junior finished third, giving Finland hope to return on to the World Junior podium.

pdf ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 - Nottingham (GBR) - Preview 11 March 2020

The ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships® 2020 will be held in Nottingham (GBR) at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on March 13 and 14, 2020. A total of 21 teams representing 16 ISU Members countries have entered the sixth edition of the Championships, to compete for the title currently held by Team Junost Junior of Russia.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final Heerenveen (NED) Day 2 review 08 March 2020

The 2019/2020 speed skating season came to a close with four track records and a novel race at the ISU World Cup in Heerenveen on Sunday. 

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final Heerenveen (NED) Day 1 review 08 March 2020

She may have clinched her 13th overall long-distance World Cup in 14 seasons but it did not come easy for Martina Sáblíková (CZE), who finished fourth in the 3000m at the ISU World Cup final in Heerenveen on Saturday. 

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final Heerenveen (NED) - Day 1 07 March 2020

She may have clinched her 13th overall long-distance World Cup in 14 seasons but it did not come easy for Martina Sáblíková (CZE), who finished fourth in the 3000m at the ISU World Cup final in Heerenveen on Saturday. Isabelle Weidemann (CAN) won the last race
and almost nudged the Czech leader into second place. Brittany Bowe (USA) rediscovered her early season form to secure the 1000m World Cup with a second place behind Jutta Leerdam (NED) in the last race of the season.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020, Day 4 07 March 2020

Kamila Valieva (RUS) and Ice Dancers Avonley Nguyen/Vadym Kolesnik (USA) skated off with the gold medals as competition concluded at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn (EST) on Saturday. Russia was the most successful ISU member, taking eight out of twelve medals including three gold medals. The USA claimed a gold and a bronze, Japan and Georgia a silver each. 

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships, Day 3 06 March 2020

Andrei Mozalev (RUS) struck gold in the Men's event as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships continued on Friday in Tallinn, Estonia. Earlier, Kamila Valieva (RUS) skated into the lead in the Junior Ladies Short Program.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020, Day 2 05 March 2020

Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmitry Rylov (RUS) led a Russian medal sweep as the Pairs event concluded at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia, on Thursday. Earlier, Elizaveta Shanaeva/Devid Naryzhnyy (RUS) edged their competitors for a narrow lead in the Rhythm Dance.

pdf ISU World Speed Skating Final - Heerenveen (NED) - Preview 05 March 2020

With all major Championships done, Heerenveen (NED) is gearing up for the Speed Skating season's grand finale. At the ISU Wold Cup Speed Skating Final in the famous Thialf Stadium, the twelve most consistent performers per distance throughout the season, will get a chance to seal their 2019/20 campaign with an overall ISU World Cup Speed Skating title. After five previous World Cup events, skaters will race for double points in the Final. To conclude the season, the tournament in Heerenveen features a demonstration event: the Mixed Gender Relay on Sunday.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020, Day1 04 March 2020

Yuma Kagiyama (JPN) and Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmitry Rylov (RUS) took the lead in the Junior Men’s and Junior Pairs Short Programs as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020 opened in Tallinn, Estonia, on Wednesday.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020 Preview 02 March 2020

The World’s next generation of Figure Skaters will find out who is the best of the best at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia (March 2 - 8). Tallinn has hosted the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships once before in 2015, and has hosted the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in 2010 as well as the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating events.

pdf World Speed Skating Championships Hamar Day 3, Press Release 01 March 2020

Ireen Wüst (NED) won her seventh World Allround title at the Combined ISU World Sprint/Allround Championships in Hamar, Norway on Sunday. The 33-year-old is now only one Allround title short of record-holder Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann (GER).

In the men's tournament Patrick Roest (NED) won his third consecutive World Allround title. The 24-year-old Dutchman bounced back from a poor outing at the World Single Distance Championships two weeks ago in Salt Lake City, winning three of four distances on his way to the Allround title at the Vikingskipet.

 

pdf World Speed Skating Championships Hamar Day 2, Press Release 29 February 2020

Miho Takagi (JPN) won three distances at the ISU World Sprint Championships in Hamar to take the title and thus hold both the World Sprint and the World Allround titles on her list of honors. Last year's champion Nao Kodaira (JPN) took silver and Olga Fatkulina (RUS) bronze.

In the men's Sprint tournament, Tatsuya Shinhama (JPN) followed Takagi's footsteps winning the title on Saturday. The 23-year-old sprinter was the first male skater from Japan to become World Sprint Champion since Akira Kuroiwa in 1987. Laurent Dubreuil (CAN) came second to take the first male Canadian World Sprint medal since Jeremy Wotherspoon in 2008 and Cha Min Kyu (KOR) seized bronze.

pdf World Speed Skating Championships Hamar Day 1, Press Release 29 February 2020

Miho Takagi and Tatsuya Shinhama handed Japan an excellent start to the Combined ISU World Sprint and Allround Championships. Takagi took a firm lead over compatriot and defending champion Nao Kodaira with two wins in the first two distances of the ladies' Sprint tournament on Friday, while Shinhama took the lead in the men's Sprint tournament with a 1000m win. Laurent Dubreuil (CAN), who won the 500m is second, while defending champion Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) decided to call it quits despite still being third after the first two races.

pdf Eli Rose, Cirque Eloize and Momento Sounds to perform at the ISU Skating Awards 28 February 2020

The International Skating Union (ISU), Skate Canada and Art on Ice are pleased to announce that Eli Rose, Cirque Éloize and Momento Sounds will be performing at the inaugural ISU Skating Awards. The ISU Skating Awards will take place at the conclusion of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2020 in Montreal, Quebec, at Centre Bell on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 16:00.

pdf ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020 - Tallinn (EST) - Preview 28 February 2020

The World’s next generation of Figure Skaters will find out who is the best of the best at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia (March 2 - 8). Tallinn has hosted the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships once before in 2015, and has hosted the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in 2010 as well as the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating events.

pdf ISU World Speed Skating Championships - Hamar (NOR) - Preview 26 February 2020

The famous Hamar Vikingskipet, home of the 1994 Olympic Speed Skating, will host the first combined ISU World Sprint & World Allround Speed Skating Championships in Speed Skating history this weekend. Previously the Allround and Sprint Championships were held separately. Last year Patrick Roest (NED) and Martina Sáblíková (CZE) won the ISU World Allround Speed Skating titles in Calgary, while Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) and Nao Kodaira (JPN) took the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating titles in Heerenveen. All four champions will be present in Hamar to defend their titles. The Sprint Championships are on Friday and Saturday and the Allround tournaments on Saturday and Sunday.

pdf ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Review 24 February 2020

Femke Kok and Robin Groot led a Dutch golden sweep across all seven Ladies' events at the ISU Junior World Speed Skating Championships in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, last weekend. Kok won the 500m, the 1000m and retained the Allround title, while Groot collected the 1500m, 3000m and Mass Start gold. Groot also played a part in the Team Pursuit victory, while Kok was instrumental in both the Team Pursuit and the Team Sprint gold.

pdf ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Preview 20 February 2020

Femke Kok (NED) and Chung Jae Won (KOR) will defend their Ladies' and Men's ISU World Junior Speed Skating titles in Tomaszów Mazowiecki this weekend. The reigning champions skipped last week's ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final to skate at the Senior ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Champions in Salt Lake City. At last year's ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships in in Baselga di Piné (iTA), the Netherlands led the medal table in the Ladies events and the Republic of Korea in the Men's.

pdf Elvis Stojko Anouk Meunier to Host ISU Skating Awards 19 February 2020

The International Skating Union (ISU), Skate Canada and Art on Ice are pleased to announce that Elvis Stojko and Anouk Meunier will be hosting the inaugural ISU Skating Awards. The ISU Skating Awards will take place at the conclusion of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2020 in Montreal, Quebec, at Centre Bell on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 16:00.

pdf Speed Skating Champions step into the spotlight - Salt Lake City (USA) 17 February 2020

As the newly crowned champions stepped off the ice, the ISU was waiting for them to step into the spotlight to conduct interviews in a new and fun format. All interviews are available on social media and have been filmed in an exciting and accessible manner so Speed Skating fans across the world can watch, comment, share, engage and simply enjoy the content.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Salt Lake City (USA) - Day Four 16 February 2020

All was well that ended well for Kjeld Nuis (NED) on the final day of the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Salt Lake City. After losing his world record en route to coming second in the 1000m on Saturday, the Olympic champion edged out his team-mate Thomas Krol to take the 1500m on Sunday. Joey Mantia (USA) surprised himself with a big personal best and a bronze on home ice. Dutch star Jorrit Bergsma made amends for a mediocre display in the 5000m and the 10000m by winning the Mass Start in style.

In the Ladies’ tournament Ireen Wüst kept her cool to win the Ladies’ 1500m. The 33-year-old Dutch superstar relied on her vast experience to seize her career fifth 1500m world title and her 20th world title in total, including Allround honors. Russia's Evgenia Lalenkova and Elizaveta Kazelina took silver and bronze. Canada’s Ivanie Blondin won a career-second Mass Start world title after a chaotic final sprint, with Kim Bo-Reum (KOR) and Irene Schouten (NED) collecting silver and bronze respectively.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Dordrecht (NED) - Day Three 16 February 2020

There was another trio of individual gold medals for the Rep. Koreans on the final day of competition at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speedskating in Dordrecht on Sunday. While they repeated their previous day’s hat-trick, world 500m champion Lara van Ruijven (NED) won in her specialty and also grabbed gold with the Dutch team in the ladies’ relay to the delight of the home crowd. Only a photo finish prevented the Netherlands team repeating the success in the men’s event, where they were pipped on the line by Canada.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Salt Lake City (USA) - Day Three 15 February 2020

On the last 10 occasions it has been contested, Martina Sáblíková (CZE) has won the Ladies’ 5000m title at the ISU World Single Distances Championships, so when she clocked a world record over the distance on Saturday in Salt Lake City, it seemed only a miracle could keep her from claiming an 11th consecutive gold. That miracle went by the name of Natalya Voronina. After Sáblíková's 6:41.18, the 25-year-old Russian broke the 6:40 barrier with 6:39.02 to seize her first major international title. In the 1000m 21-year-old Jutta Leerdam grabbed her first world title, and the first individual gold for the Netherlands, three days into the tournament.

In the men's 1000m Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) left the rest of the field shattered. The fastest man ever in the 500m broke the 1:06 barrier in the double sprint distance to add another world record to his tally. The man whose mark he beat, Kjeld Nuis (NED), conceded more than a second to take silver. Canada’s Laurent Dubreuil earned bronze after Thomas Krol (NED) was disqualified. To conclude Saturday's action, the Netherlands won their seventh consecutive Men's Team Pursuit title in a world-record time, with Japan coming second to grab their first ever world championships medal in this event.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Dordrecht (NED) - Day Two 15 February 2020

The Rep. Koreans dominated the first day of finals at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speedskating in Dordrecht, Netherlands, winning three of the four individual events on Saturday as Kim Dagyeom (KOR) and Lee Yu Bin (KOR) each topped an individual World Cup podium for the first time. Suzanne Schulting (NED) claimed her first World Cup medal on home ice by winning the Ladies’ 1500m, while China clinched the gold in the 2000m mixed team relay.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Salt Lake City (USA) - Day Two 14 February 2020

Graeme Fish (CAN) won the gruelling men's 10000m in an enthralling battle of attrition to kick-off a spectacular second day of competition at the World Single Distances Championships in Salt Lake City on Friday. In the men's 500m Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) overcame a dislocated shoulder to take gold in 33.72 seconds.

Nao Kodaira (JPN) won the 500m world title, but finished outside the world record she wanted to break, while Angelina Golikova missed out on the gold medal but secured the Russian record for at least another year. In the Ladies’ Team Pursuit, Japan did skate a world record to retain their title.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Salt Lake City (USA) - Day One 13 February 2020

"It’s always like the first time," smiled Martina Sáblíková (CZE), holding her precious gold medal tight. The 32-year-old star of the long distances grabbed her sixth career 3000m world title and her 16th overall at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships.

In the men's tournament world record holder Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) took his maiden career title in the men's 5000m. With Graeme Fish coming third and Jordan Belchos fifth, Canada could boast three skaters in the top-five. Eight-time 5000m champion Sven Kramer (NED) took silver.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating -Dordrecht (NED) - Preview 13 February 2020

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating season concludes in Dordrecht, Netherlands from 14-16 February – the final event on the calendar before the all-important ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in March. Who will finish overall champion in the 500m, 1000m, 1500m categories, and ranked No.1 for the season? It’s a particularly difficult call in the Men’s field, with several racers staking their claim, but a fine run of form in the second half of the season from Republic of Korea’s Park Ji Won has made him the man to beat.

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Salt Lake City (USA) - Preview Ladies 13 February 2020

The eyes of the Salt Lake City home crowd will be on world record holder Brittany Bowe (USA) defending her title in the 1000m at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships on Saturday, but there's a lot more exciting racing to enjoy. Will Martina Sáblíková (CZE) be able to bring the last standing Calgary world record to Salt Lake City, will Miho Takagi (JPN) win her first individual ISU World Singe Distances Speed Skating title in the 1500m or will Ireen Wüst (NED) be able to skate a world record in that event for the first time in her career?

pdf ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships - Salt Lake City (USA) - Preview Men 13 February 2020

The pinnacle of the 2019/20 season will be held on the fastest ice of the world. It should be a recipe for world records, but there are no guarantees. Last season the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City (USA) featured thee world records in the Men's competition. Multiple skaters could break the magic 1:06 barrier in the 1000m, after Nuis set the world record at 1.06,18 last year. Nuis and his team mate Thomas Krol (NED) are
a bit more tentative about record speeds. "It all depends on the conditions," Krol said. The lower the air pressure, the better it is for speed.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final - Minsk (BLR) - Preview 12 February 2020

After having hosted the first leg of the Senior ISU World Cup Speed Skating last November, Minsk will be home to the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Final this weekend. Gabriel Odor (AUT) and Robin Groot (NED) represent the future of international Speed Skating, defending their leads in multiple events in the Belarussian capital. Dutch prodigy Femke Kok will not be present, because she'll compete at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Salt Lake City this week. Kok will be present at the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Tomaszów Mazowiecki next week.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Seoul (KOR) - Day Four 09 February 2020

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) struck gold as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2020 concluded in Seoul (KOR) on Sunday. The 12 medals went to five ISU members. The USA collected four medals – one gold, one silver and two bronze. Three medals went to Japan – two gold and one bronze. China and Canada took two medals each while Korea got one.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Dresden (GER) Day 1 review 08 February 2020

Republic of Korea dominated the first day of finals at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in Dresden (GER), winning three of the four individual events, with Choi Min Jeong continuing her triumphant start to the year as she builds towards next month’s World Short Track Speed Skating Championships.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN) - Day Two 08 February 2020

The Japanese ladies boosted their confidence heading into next week's ISU World Single Distance Championships in Salt Lake City, taking their tally to three golds over the World Cup weekend. Miho Takagi smashed Brittany Bowe's 2015 track record by 1.26 seconds to win the 1500m on the final day in Calgary, while Nao Kodaira added 500m gold to her triumph in Friday's 1000m.

In the men's tournament Pavel Kulizhnikov seized his second medal of the Calgary World Cup weekend, winning the men's 1000m on Saturday to go with his silver in the 500m from Friday. After three Russian victories in the Men's tournament, Patrick Roest concluded the fifth leg of the World Cup with the only gold for the Netherlands, edging out home favorite Ted-Jan Bloemen by just 0.02secs in the 5000m.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships Seoul (KOR) Day Three 08 February 2020

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) skated to their sixth Four Continents title while Rika Kihira (JPN) took her second title as the ISU Four Continents Championships 2020 continued in Seoul (KOR) Saturday.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN) - Day One 07 February 2020

Russia’s men have fired a warning message to their rivals ahead of next week’s world championships in Salt Lake City with a dominant display on day one of the fifth leg of the ISU World Cup in Calgary. Ruslan Murashov, Pavel Kulizhnikov and Viktor Mushtakov swept the podium in the opening 500m with the smallest possible margin between them, while teammate Denis Yuskov went on to triumph in the 1500m.

In the ladies' tournament Nao Kodaira (JPN) took her first 1000m World Cup gold of the season in a season's-best time of 1:12.65 and 3000m winner Martina Sáblíková (CZE) is also looking in great shape as the season's climax approaches. 

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Seoul (KOR) - Day Two 07 February 2020

Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the first title at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2020 as they won the Ice Dance event in in Seoul (KOR) on Friday. Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) won the Men’s Short Program with a record score.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Seoul (KOR) - Day One 06 February 2020

Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA), Rika Kihira (JPN) and Kirsten Moore-Towers/Michael Marinaro (CAN) took the lead as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships opened in Seoul  (KOR) Thursday with the Rhythm Dance, Pairs and Ladies Short Programs.

pdf ISU Skating Awards: Five Days to Vote! 06 February 2020

There are five days left for the public, media and ISU Member Federations to cast their votes for their favorite candidates on the ISU Skating Awards online voting platform.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Calgary (CAN) - Preview 06 February 2020

Who is in shape, who is not, and who is hiding? The fifth leg in this season's ISU World Cup Speed Skating this weekend at the Olympic Oval in Calgary is last test for the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships next week in Salt Lake City. Kjeld Nuis, Thomas Krol and Patrick Roest (NED) all qualified to skate the men's 1500m in Calgary, but decided to skip that distance to save energy. Other skaters will use the ISU World Cup Speed Skating to regain rhythm after a couple of weeks without competition.

pdf ISU Skating Awards - Long list of candidates 2020 06 February 2020

The long list of candidates for the ISU Skating Awards 2020 is available below. All votes must be submitted via the ISU Skating Awards online voting platform and are open from December 1, 2019 to February 10, 2020. The nominees in each category will be announced on March 10, 2020. For further information please visit the ISU Skating Awards page.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Dresden (GER) - Preview 05 February 2020

After two major continental competitions in January – the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships and the ISU Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships – the best Short Track Speed Skaters on the planet will be reunited for more ISU World Cup action in Dresden, Germany from February 7-9.

pdf ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating - Bormio (ITA) - Review 03 February 2020

Established stars of the senior scene, new faces to watch and two junior World Records – the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2020, held this weekend in Bormio, Italy, were a real thriller.

pdf ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships - Seoul (KOR) - Preview 03 February 2020

Following the ISU European Figure Skating Championships the attention now shifts this week to the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships with many of the non-European top skaters competing in Seoul, Korea (February 4-9). Seoul has hosted the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championship once before in 2015.

pdf ISU Four Continents Speed skating Championships - Milwaukee (USA) - Day Three 02 February 2020

Brianna Bocox led the USA to another 100 percent score in the Ladies' events on the final day of the Speed Skating Four Continents Championships on Sunday. In front of a loud home crowd in Milwaukee's Pettit National Ice Center the 22-year-old US skater took the 1000m title and joined Mia Kilburg-Manganello and Paige Schwartzburg to win the Ladies’ Team Pursuit little more than an hour later. 

In the Men's 1000m Kouki Kubo (JPN) and Laurent Dubreuil (CAN) were just 0.002 seconds apart, with the Japanese youngster edging the gold. The Men's Team Pursuit title went to Canada, after Team USA got disqualified, leaving Republic of Korea top of the Men’s medal table with four golds, two silvers and a bronze.

 

pdf ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships - Milwaukee (USA) - Day Two 01 February 2020

The Republic of Korea ruled the Men's events and hosts USA took the honors in the Ladies’ tournament at the ISU Four Continents Championships at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee on Saturday. In the Men's Kim Min-Seok won the 1500m, while Um Cheon-Ho and Chung Jae-Won landed gold and silver in the mass start. Brianna Bocox (USA) got the day off to a flying start winning the Ladies' 1500m and Mia Kilburg-Manganello grabbed Mass Start gold to collect her second title of the weekend.

pdf ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships - Milwaukee (USA) - Day One 31 January 2020

The Republic of Korea won the first two titles at the inaugural ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships in Milwaukee on Friday. Kim Min Sun and Kim Joon-Ho took the sprint double winning the Ladies' and Men's 500m respectively. USA’s Mia Kilburg-Manganello celebrated a 3000m victory on home ice, while Vitaliy Schigolev and Dmitry Morozov handed Kazakhstan a 1-2 in the Men's 5000m. Gold in the Team Sprint events went to the Canadian ladies and the Korean men.

pdf ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships - Milwaukee (USA) - Preview 30 January 2020

Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA, will host the inaugural ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships from January 31 to February 2. While the european speed skaters have had their annual continental championships since 1893, skaters from the other four continents have not had a similar opportunity to fight for a prize until this day. Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, China and the host nation mostly field their most talented youngsters in the new competition.

pdf ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating - Bormio (ITA) - Preview 30 January 2020

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place in Bormio, Italy from January 31 to February 2. The event, which has been running since 1994, has often provided an excellent insight into the future of Short Track Speed Skating – with current champions such as Suzanne Schulting, Choi Min Joeng, Shaoang Liu and Lee June Seo making it on to the podium in recent years.

pdf ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Debrecen (HUN) - Day Three 26 January 2020

Home favourites Shaoang and Shaolin Sandor Liu won four more medals between them at the European Short Track Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, but were denied relay gold after being penalised in the final event. Dominant Dutch skater Suzanne Schulting added three more titles to her Saturday tally.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 - Graz (AUT) - Day Four 25 January 2020

Ice Dancers Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov and Alena Kostornaia completed a clean gold medal sweep for Russia as competition at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 concluded in Graz (AUT) with the Free Dance and the Ladies Free Skating on Saturday. Russia dominated the competition, taking ten out of 12 possible medals.

pdf ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Debrecen (HUN) - Day Two 25 January 2020

Suzanne Schulting (NED) dominated the first day of finals at the 2020 European Short Track Championships in Debrecen, Hungary, defending her European 1500m title and leading the 500m final from start to finish, while Hungary's own Liu brothers won a gold each in the two men's events.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 - Graz (AUT) - Day Three 24 January 2020

Alena Kostornaia led the way for the Russian “triple A team” in the Ladies Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Graz (AUT) on Friday and was the only Lady to go for a triple Axel. Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova follow in second and third place.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 Day Two - Graz (AUT) 24 January 2020

Papadakis/Cizeron (FRA) dance to narrow lead in Rhythm Dance in Graz and “Poet on ice” Aliev takes first European men’s title for Russia in eight years

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 - Graz (AUT) - Day One 22 January 2020

Michal Brezina (CZE) and Pair Skaters  Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitri Kozlovskii (RUS) took the lead as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 opened in Graz, Austria Wednesday with the Men’s and Pairs Short Programs. 

pdf ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Debrecen (HUN) - Preview 21 January 2020

The 24th ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place from January 24-26 in Debrecen, Hungary – and the host nation will have high hopes of winning a clutch of gold medals.

pdf ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 - Graz (AUT) - Preview 17 January 2020

Europe’s top Figure Skaters are getting ready for the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 in Graz, Austria (January 21-27). 165 skaters from 33 ISU members have been entered for this 113th edition of the ISU European Championships:  35 Men, 38 Ladies, 19 Pair Skating couples and 27 Ice Dance couples. Only in the Ice Dance event five-time and reigning ISU European Figure Skating Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) are back and hope to defend their title. There will be different champions in the Men’s, Ladies and Pairs categories.

pdf Five candidates added to ISU Skating Awards 17 January 2020

Today two coaches, two choreographers and one athlete in the Best Costume category have been added to the long list of candidates of the inaugural ISU Skating Awards.

pdf ISU Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Montréal (CAN) - Day Two 12 January 2020

Republic of Korea scored a ‘perfect 10’ to bring down the curtain on a successful weekend of action at the inaugural Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Quebec, Canada.

Sunday afternoon in Montreal saw the Koreans pick up precisely where they had left off 24 hours earlier - storming to four more individual golds as well as the Men’s and Ladies’ relay titles on the second and final day of competition.

A clean sweep of all 10 available gold medals by Korean skaters was duly rewarded as Choi Min Jeong and Hwang Dae Heon were crowned the first-ever Four Continents overall champions.

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships Heerenveen (NED) Day 3 review 12 January 2020

Bart Swings (BEL) broke the mold in the final event of the ISU European Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen. Before the men's Mass Start all 13 titles had gone to the Netherlands or Russia, but in the final event Swings won an historic first ever international speed skating title for Belgium. Earlier on Sunday the Netherlands had taken Team Pursuit gold and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) had retained his European 1000m title with a spectacular track record.

pdf ISU Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Montréal (CAN) - Day One 11 January 2020

Republic of Korea delivered a roof-raising display of short track power and poise to get the inaugural Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships underway at Montreal’s iconic Maurice Richard Arena on Saturday afternoon. Between them, Republic of Korea and Canada won 10 of the 12 medals on offer on Day One. 

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships Heerenveen (NED) Day 2 review 11 January 2020

Russia dominates the sprint distances, while the Netherlands rules the endurance events at the European Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen. In the men's tournament Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) and Patrck Roest (NED) lived up to the expectations winning the 500m and the 5000m on the second day and in the women's competition Olga Fatkulina (RUS) seized 500m gold with Esmee Visser (NED) successfully defending her title in the 3000m.

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships Heerenveen (NED) Day 1 review 11 January 2020

Thomas Krol (NED) completed his 1500m sweep on the opening day of the ISU European Speed Skating Championships, adding the European title to the national and World titles he already had under his belt. Russia won the men's Team Sprint with bronze medallists Switzerland writing history by seizing their country’s first medal at any European speed skating championships.

 

document ISU Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Montréal (CAN) - Preview 10 January 2020

The 2019/20 season features the arrival of a brand-new competition – the ISU Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships. The event gathers together the best racers from the Americas and Asia to fight it out for the titles: it’s essentially the rest of the world’s answer to the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships.

pdf ISU European Speed Skating Championships - Heerenveen (NED) - Preview 08 January 2020

After having been home to the ISU European Allround Speed Skating Championships fifteen times in history, Heerenveen (NED) will host the ISU European Speed Skating Championships in single distances format for the first time this weekend. A total of fourteen titles will be up for grabs in three days of exciting competition in the Dutch Speed Skating Mekka.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Day 3 15 December 2019

Local hero Nao Kodaira (JPN) may have had to settle for bronze, losing out to Russia’s Angelina Golikova in the 500m, but the excited crowd in Nagano’s M-Wave still had a gold medal to cheer for as Japan, back in their 2018 Olympic Games-winning line-up, triumphed in the Team Pursuit.

In the men's competition, Russia collected five out of seven gold medals over the weekend, adding 1000m and 5000m wins through Pavel Kulizhnikov and Danila Semerikov on Sunday.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Day 2 14 December 2019

Russia’s men set the standard on Day 2 of the World Cup in Nagano, blowing away a track record and winning both gold medals on offer: the 2nd 500m and the Team Pursuit, clinching the overall Team Pursuit World Cup in the process.

In the women's competition Ivanie Blondin won another gold in the 3000m on Saturday adding to Friday's mass start win, and Brittany Bowe (USA) showed no mercy in the ladies' 1000m, taking her third gold in three races so far this season.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Day 1 13 December 2019

Yuma Murakami handed himself a golden birthday present at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup on Friday, winning the 500m in a track record time the day after he turned 27. His compatriot Tatsuya Shinhama came second while world record holder Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) returned from injury to claim bronze in his first World Cup appearance this season. Jordan Belchos (CAN) won the men's mass start while Russia clinched the Team Sprint gold.

 

In the ladies' competition Nao Kodaira grabbed a much-coveted 500m gold on her home track to start the fourth leg of the ISU World Cup in Nagano, Japan, on a high note. Ivanie Blondin (CAN) continued her remarkable run of form by adding the Mass Start gold to the ones she collected in the 1500m, 5000m and Team Pursuit in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, last weekend. To conclude Friday's action for the women, the Dutch ladies won the Team Sprint, with Dione Voskamp making a victorious first appearance in the squad.

pdf ISU Short Track Speed Skating Championships - Media Accreditation 2020 13 December 2019

Media Accreditation details for every ISU Short Track Speed Skating Championships.

pdf ISU Speed Skating Championships - Media Accreditation 2020 13 December 2019

Media Accreditation details for every ISU Speed Skating Championships.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nagano (JPN) - Preview 12 December 2019

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating returns to Japan for the fourth leg of the 2019/20 season. After Obihiro and Tomakomai last year, the skaters will visit Nagano, home of the 1998 Olympics, this weekend. The sprinters will look forward to racing two 500m races in one weekend again. Nao Kodaira, born in Chino near Nagano, hopes to shine on home soil, just like Japan's ace in the 500m Tatsuya Shinhama.

pdf ISU Figure Skating Championships - Media Accreditation 2020 10 December 2019

Media Accreditation details for every ISU Figure Skating Championships.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nur-Sultan (KAZ) - Day 3 08 December 2019

Two memorable firsts concluded the men's competition at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Nur-Sultan on Sunday. In the 1500m Ning Zhongyan (CHN) seized his career first World Cup win, while Andrea Giovannini, Michele Malfatti and Nicola Tumolero (ITA) gabbed their first Team Pursuit gold. In the ladies’ competition Ivanie Blondin (CAN) crowned a golden weekend with two more wins. After an unexpected career first 1500m World Cup victory, she joined Valérie Maltais and Isabelle Weidemann in winning the Team Pursuit to bring her gold medal haul for the weekend to three.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Shanghai (CHN) Day 3 08 December 2019

With the Beijing Winter Olympics just two years away, China’s skaters are building into a growing force in short track with the final day’s action at the ISU World Cup in Shanghai offering a window into the sort of dominance home ice can give them.

document ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nur-Sultan (KAZ) - Day 2 07 December 2019

Angelina Golikova (RUS) led a Russian 1-2 in the ladies' 500m to start the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Nur-Sultan on Saturday. Compatriot Daria Kachanova finished just 0.01 seconds behind her to take silver, while Nao Kodaira (JPN) had to settle for bronze. In the men's competition, Patrick Roest (NED) celebrated his 24th birthday in style by winning a hard-fought battle with Jorrit Bergsma (NED) to take his career first 10,000m World Cup gold.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Shanghai (CHN) Day 2 07 December 2019

Speed queen Kim Boutin again proved why she is the skater to beat over Short Track’s shortest and wildest distance, claiming her fourth successive 500m gold on day two of the ISU World Cup in Shanghai.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019/20 Day 2 06 December 2019

ISU World Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) claimed their first ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final title as the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final continued in Torino (ITA) Friday. Alena Kostornaia (RUS) won the Ladies Short Program with a new record score while four-time ISU World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) earned the lead in the Rhythm Dance.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nur-Sultan (KAZ) - Day 1 06 December 2019

Ivanie Blondin (CAN) surprised even herself with the first 5000m World Cup victory of her career on Day 1 of the third leg of the ISU World Cup speed skating in Nur-Sultan on Friday. Brittany Bowe (USA) took another 1000m win and the Dutch ladies regained their winning ways in the Team Sprint. In the men's competition Viktor Mushtakov (RUS) won his career first individual World Cup gold, heading a Russian one-two with compatriot Ruslan Murashov in the men's 500m. The Netherlands won their third consecutive Team Sprint with yet another different line-up.

pdf ISU unveils the star-studded Jury and the ISU Skating Awards Statue 06 December 2019

The International Skating Union unveiled the Skating Awards trophy and announced the celebrities that will compose the six-member jury panel for the inaugural ISU Skating Awards.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix Final 2019/20 Day One 05 December 2019

Alysa Liu (USA), Andrei Mozalev (RUS) and pair skaters Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmitry Rylov (RUS) took the lead as the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final opened with the Junior Men’s, Ladies and Pairs Short Programs Thursday in Torino (ITA) in the 2006 Olympic venue Palavela.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Nur-Sultan (KAZ) - Preview 05 December 2019

Vanessa Herzog (AUT) returns to the 500m A Division, facing nemesis Nao Kodaira (JPN) and classification leader Olga Fatkulina (RUS) in a thrilling ladies' sprint battle at the third leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Nur-Sultan. In the long distance, Olympic Champion Esmee Visser (NED) hopes to take her chance in the only ladies' 5000m this World Cup season.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Shanghai (CHN) - Preview 04 December 2019

After a superlative weekend of racing in Nagoya, Japan, the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating hops over to Shanghai, China for the second installment of its Asian double-header from 6-8 December.
While we may be on Chinese ice, most observers will be expecting another display of power from the Republic of Korea this coming weekend.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Preview 03 December 2019

The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and four-time Ice Dance World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), two-time ISU World Figure Skating Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) are headed to Torino (ITA) for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final this week. They are joined by the best juniors that qualified for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final - Preview 02 December 2019

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final brings the World’s best young Skaters together in Torino (ITA) December 5 – 8. Twenty-four Skaters / Couples representing eight countries have qualified for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

pdf Long list of candidates announced for ISU Skating Awards 01 December 2019

As of December 1, 2019 the public, media and ISU Members can vote for their favorite Skaters, Coach and Choreograph on the ISU Skating Awards online voting platform. 

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Nagoya (JPN) - Day 3 01 December 2019

Canada’s Kim Boutin led from start to finish in the Ladies’ 500m Final in Nagoya, making it three successive ISU World Cup Short Track Ladies’ 500m titles to begin the 2019/20 season. It came on a day that also yielded a breakthrough gold medal for Hungary’s Shaoang Liu, another victory for Republic of Korea’s Park Ji Won and a return to form for Dutch superstar Suzanne Schulting.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Nagoya (JPN) - Day 2 30 November 2019

Republic of Korea dominated the opening day of Finals at the ISU World Cup Short Track event in Nagoya, winning all five gold medals on offer. Kim Dong Wook left Nippon Gaishi Arena with two gold medals on Saturday, winning the Men’s 1500m and Mixed 2000m Relay, but he insisted there was more to come from his outstanding team.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Nagoya (JPN) - Preview 27 November 2019

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating action begins again on Friday, rolling into Nagoya, Japan before moving on to Shanghai, China next weekend – a tantalising Asian double-header that should help clarify who this season’s dominant skaters will be.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - Enschede (NED) - Review 27 November 2019

Gabriel Odor (AUT) and Robin Groot (NED) are the crown prince and princess of international Speed Skating. The Austrian and the Dutch Junior both won two individual gold medals and one bronze at the second leg of the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating in Enschede, the Netherlands. Canada dominated the Neo-Senior competition with eight gold medals and a total of 12. American Speed Skating legend Shani Davis was in Enschede coaching the Chinese skaters, who took 3 golds, 4 silvers and 5 bronzes in the Neo-Senior category.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Day 3 24 November 2019

Japan took gold and silver in the men's 500m with Tatsuya Shinhama and Yuma Murakami only 0.002 seconds apart at the top of the ranking. Canada's Laurent Dubreuil (CAN) came third to win his first individual World Cup medal in two years, and the Netherlands won the men's Team Pursuit, confidently beating silver medallists Japan.
Concluding the second leg of the ISU World Cup Speed skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki on Sunday, Irene Schouten (NED) beat Ivanie Blondin (CAN) in the ladies' Mass Start, reversing last week's order on top of the podium. In the 1500m Ireen Wüst (NED) retained her first place in the World Cup classification with a second consecutive win and a track record.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Day 2 23 November 2019

Nao Kodaira (JPN) returned to her winning ways in the 500m, but her compatriots in the ladies' Team Pursuit suffered a first loss after three seasons of invincibility at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, on Saturday. The Russian ladies took advantage of a weakened Japanese line-up, edging out the Netherlands by 0.12 seconds to win gold. Joey Mantia (USA) crossed the line first to win the men's Mass Start after a hard day's work. In the 1500m he had finished 16th, with Thomas Krol (NED) taking gold in a track record, just 0.19 seconds ahead of team-mate and last week's winner Kjeld Nuis (NED).

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - NHK Trophy - Sapporo (JPN) - Day 2 23 November 2019

Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Alena Kostornaia (RUS), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) brought home gold from NHK Trophy in Sapporo (JPN) on Saturday and qualified for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA). Six more skaters/couples booked their tickets to the Final at this sixth and last event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2019/20.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Day 1 22 November 2019

Martina Sáblíková (CZE) showed her resilience by bouncing back from last week's fourth place to win the 3000m in track record time on the opening day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki on Friday. In the ladies' Team Sprint, Russia took advantage of a line-up change to beat the Netherlands after last week's silver medal. Patrick Roest (NED) seized his second consecutive 5000m gold in the World Cup and his fourth in total, while the Dutch men gave a master class in the Team Sprint.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - NHK Trophy - Sapporo (JPN) - Day 1 22 November 2019

Hot favorites Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) and Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) took the lead as NHK Trophy opened with the Rhythm Dance and the Short Programs Friday in Sapporo (JPN). Newcomer Alena Kostornaia topped the Ladies’ Short Program.

pdf ISU launches an inspiring digital fan engagement campaign #UpAgain 21 November 2019

International Skating Union (ISU) launches #UpAgain – a global digital campaign to connect skating with new audiences, thanks to an emotional and inspiring message.
#UpAgain is an emotive multi-discipline campaign based on the principle that we must overcome life’s challenges to achieve our full potential. The aim is to engage and inspire fans and athletes throughout the 2019/20 season.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Tomaszów Mazowiecki (POL) - Preview 20 November 2019

After having hosted its first ever international event last year, the Arena Lodowa in Tomaszów Mazowiecki will welcome the ISU World Cup Speed Skating for the second time in history this weekend. The surprise winners at the season start in Minsk last week, hope to consolidate their good form, while others have to bounce back. In the long distances track records seem to be up for grabs this weekend.

pdf ISU Skating Awads online voting platform 20 November 2019

ISU Skating Awards online voting platform open for pre-registration

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - Bjugn (NOR) - Review 20 November 2019

Robin Groot (NED) anchored an orange medal haul at the ISU Junior World Cup in Bjugn, Norway. The 18-year-old celebrated three gold medals in the ladies competition. In total the Dutch juniors won seven gold medals and a total of 14, while China dominated the neo-senior competition with eight gold medals and a total of 15.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - NHK Trophy - Sapporo (JPN) - Preview 20 November 2019

The last spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are on the line this week at NHK Trophy in Sapporo (JPN). NHK Trophy is the sixth and last event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), four-time ISU World Figure Skating Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), two-time ISU World Figure Skating Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) as well as ISU World Figure Skating and Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova (RUS) headline the event and have good chances to qualify for the Final in Torino (ITA) December 5 to 8.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Minsk (BLR) - Day 3 17 November 2019

Jun-Ho Kim (KOR) won his first ever World Cup gold in the 500m on the third day of the ISU World Cup speed skating in Minsk, while Kjeld Nuis (NED) made amends for Saturday's disappointing 1000m, seizing gold in the 1500m on Sunday. In the Ladies' 1000m, world champion Brittany Bowe (USA) confidently beat Olympic champion Jorien ter Mors (NED) in a track record, as Ivanie Blondin (CAN) defeated arch rival Irene Schouten (NED) in the Mass Start with a powerful sprint on the final straight.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup Moscow (RUS) day 2 16 November 2019

Russian skaters triumphed at their home Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup and celebrated a gold medal sweep as competition wrapped up Saturday in Moscow (RUS) with the Free Skating and the Free Dance. World Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsapalov (RUS), World Junior Champion Alexandra Trusova, Skate Canada Champions  Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii (RUS) and European silver medallist Alexander Samarin came out on top in Moscow in the sold-out Megasport Arena that seats 14,000 people.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Minsk (BLR) - Day 2 16 November 2019

Thomas Krol (NED) led an orange armada in the men's 1000m as he seized gold in a track record and his countrymen took three of the next four places on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Minsk, Belarus, on Saturday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup Moscow (RUS) Day 1 15 November 2019

Russian skaters dominated on day one of their home Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup in Moscow in the Short Programs and Rhythm Dance on Friday. World Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsapalov, two-time World Champion Evgenia Medvedeva, Skate Canada Champions Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii and European silver medallist Alexander Samarin ended the first day on top of the standings in their respective categories.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Minsk (BLR) - Day 1 15 November 2019

Patrick Roest (NED) started the ISU World Cup speed skating season with a track record to win the men's 5000m in Minsk on Friday. In the ladies' competition, Canada’s long distance skaters staked an early claim with a gold medal for Isabelle Weidemann (CAN) and bronze for Ivanie Blondin (CAN) in the 3000m.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - Bjugn (NOR) - Preview 15 November 2019

The first of three ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating events will be held in the Fosenhallen in Bjugn, Norway this weekend. Together with the second leg in Enschede, the Netherlands, this competition will serve as a qualifying event for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne 2020. Last year's Norwegian ace Hallgeir Engebråten, who won the 1500m and the 3000m ISU Junior World Cup, left the junior ranks to try his luck in the senior competition, but in the ladies field Dutch Femke Kok, who won last year's ISU World Junior Speed Skating title, is still eligible for the junior ranks, although she cannot qualify for Lausanne anymore.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Minsk (BLR) - Preview 14 November 2019

The International Speed Skating season kicks off in Belarus with the first of six ISU World Cup Speed Skating events on Friday 15 November. The Minsk Arena hosts the ISU World Cup Speed Skating for the second time in history, after the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final in 2018, when Marina Zueva (BLR) took her career first ISU World Cup Speed Skating medal with silver in the 3000m. Zueva will start in the 1500m, the 3000m and the Mass Start on home soil this weekend.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Rostelecom Cup - Moscow (RUS) - Preview 13 November 2019

The battle for the tickets to the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final becomes more and more exciting as the series gets to Rostelecom Cup, the fifth and penultimate event, in Moscow (RUS) this week. ISU World Figure Skating Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsapalov (RUS) have just won their first ISU Grand Prix gold medal at Shiseido Cup of China last week and want to seal their spot. Skate Canada Champions Alexandra Trusova (RUS), Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier (CAN) and Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitrii Kozlovskii (RUS) as well have good chances to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA).

pdf ISU Speed Skating Season 2019/20 - Preview 12 November 2019

In 2019/20 Speed Skating will be faster than it has ever been. The season builds up to a climax at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships on the fastest ice on earth in Salt Lake City in February. The six world records during last season's ISU World Cup Speed Skating finals at the Utah Olympic Oval, were just a prelude to what's yet to come.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Montreal (CAN) - Day 2 10 November 2019

Montreal saved the best for last as Olympic champion Liu Shaolin Sandor won his first two gold medals of the season on Sunday after strong finishes in the finals of the Men's 500m and 5000m relay.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Montreal (CAN) - Day 1 09 November 2019

Hometown hero Kim Boutin continued her strong start to the 2019/20 World Cup season, all but taking the roof off Montreal's Maurice Richard Arena as she powered to the 1000m gold medal on Saturday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Shiseido Cup of China - Chongqing (CHN) - Day 2 09 November 2019

Home-crowd favorites World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) and Boyang Jin (CHN) struck gold as Shiseido Cup of China concluded Saturday in Chongqing with the Free Skating and the Free Dance. World Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsapalov (RUS) captured their first Grand Prix gold medal and rising star Anna Shcherbakova (RUS) took home her second gold this season.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Shiseido Cup of China - Chongqing (CHN) - Day 1 08 November 2019

Home crowd favorites and World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) took the lead in the Pairs Short Program as Shiseido Cup of China opened Friday in Chongqing. World Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsapalov (RUS), comeback skater Han Yan (CHN) and up-and-coming youngster Anna Shcherbakova (RUS) are in the top positions as well following the Short Program.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Montréal (CAN) - Preview 06 November 2019

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating rolls into Montréal this weekend - and Canada’s fans of the sport have a lot to look forward to.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Shiseido Cup of China - Chongqing (CHN) - Preview 06 November 2019

ISU World Figure Skating Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN), World Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsapalov (RUS) and ISU European Figure Skating Champion Sofia Samodurova (RUS) will compete in their first Grand Prix event at Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing this week, the fourth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. Skate America Champion Anna Shcherbakova (RUS) and Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN) as well as Internationaux de France silver medalists Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) hope to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA).

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Salt Lake City (USA) - Sunday 03 November 2019

Canada’s Kim Boutin set the Utah Olympic Oval ice alight on the second day of finals at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating on Sunday, becoming the first woman to break 42 seconds in the Ladies’ 500m. Hwang Dae Heon of the Republic of Korea was the other individual double-gold medallist of the Salt Lake city World Cup, picking up a win in the Men’s 1000m to add to his 500m gold from Saturday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Internationaux de France - Grenoble (FRA) - Day 2 02 November 2019

World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/ Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), World Champion Nathan Chen (USA), rising star Alena Kostornaia (RUS) and young pair Anastasia Mishina/Alexander Galliamov (RUS) struck gold at the Internationaux de France, the third event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series, in Grenoble on Saturday. Chen qualified for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Turin while the other gold medalists made an important step towards the Final in what was their first Grand Prix event of the season.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Salt Lake City (USA) - Saturday 02 November 2019

Russia went home happiest as the first medals of the new season’s ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating were handed out at Salt Lake City, USA, on Saturday.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Internationaux de France - Grenoble (FRA) - Day 1 01 November 2019

World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/ Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), World Champion Nathan Chen (USA), rising star Alena Kostornaia (RUS) and young pair Daria Pavliuchenko/Denis Khodykin (RUS) skated to lead in an exciting first day of competition at the ISU Grand Prix Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Friday.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Salt Lake City (USA) - Preview 31 October 2019

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating season gets under way in Salt Lake City on 1 November, with some fascinating racing in store. The line-up in America this weekend is as notable for its absences as for the athletes that are in attendance. There are not many countries that can afford to drop the overall ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Champion from their racing squad for the year, but the Republic of Korea is one of them.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Internationaux de France - Grenoble (FRA) - Preview 30 October 2019

Olympic and World Champion Alina Zagitova (RUS) and World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/ Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) start their Grand Prix season at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble this week, the third stop of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) enters his second event and aims at sealing his spot in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA).

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International - Kelowna - Day 2 review 27 October 2019

Two-time Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan was once more in a league of his own scoring a runaway victory with 60 points to spare at Skate Canada in Kelowna on Saturday. To the delight of the home crowd, Canada’s Nam Nguyen rose to the occasion to take the silver medal and Japan’s Keiji Tanaka pulled up to claim the bronze medal.

pdf ISU Skating Awards premieres at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2020 in Montreal 26 October 2019

The ISU Skating Awards is a brand-new and exciting event combining breathtaking Figure Skating performances, entertaining music acts, astonishing artistic shows and a dazzling Award ceremony.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International - Kelowna - Day 1 Review 26 October 2019

Two-time and reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), ISU Grand Prix Final Champion  Rika Kihira (JPN), Pair skaters Aleksandra Boikova/ Dmitri Kozlovskii and World Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) took the lead as Skate Canada International opened in Kelowna Friday with the Short Programs and the Rhythm Dance. Skate Canada International is the second of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020. 

pdf ISU Short Track Speed Skating Season 2019/20 - Preview 25 October 2019

The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series gets under way again on November 1, with a thrilling season of racing in prospect. A combination of experienced champions and bright new stars will make up a fascinating field of racers, meaning that predicting a winner in either the men’s or women’s field is extremely tough.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International (CAN) - Preview 23 October 2019

Two-time and reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), ISU World Figure Skating Pairs medalists Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) and ISU World Figure Skating Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) are set to compete at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International in Kelowna this week. Skate Canada International is the second of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, Skate America, Day 2 20 October 2019

World Champion Nathan Chen (USA), newcomer Anna Shcherbakova (RUS), Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN) and Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) skated off with the gold medals as the competition wrapped up at Skate America in Las Vegas on Saturday. Skate America was the first of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, Skate America, Day 1 19 October 2019

Team USA took the lead in three out of four disciplines as Nathan Chen, Bradie Tennell and Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue all gave fine displays as Skate America opened Friday with the Short Programs in Las Vegas. China’s Cheng Peng/Yang Jin won the Pairs Short Program. Skate America is the first of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020.

pdf ISU Center of Excellence 2019 18 October 2019

At its meeting on October 11-12, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, the ISU Council has approved the ISU Centers of Excellence (CoE) concept and next step strategies.

pdf ISU announces exciting new event in collaboration with Skate Canada and Art on Ice 17 October 2019

A joint press conference will be held on October 26, 2019 at 23:00 GMT (16:00 PDT) at Prospera Place in Kelowna (CAN) on the occasion of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International.

The International Skating Union (ISU), Skate Canada and Art on Ice will announce a new collaboration and exciting joint project for the season 2019/20.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America 2019 (USA) - Preview 17 October 2019

Two-time and reigning ISU World Figure Skating Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and several world medalists open their season this week at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America in Las Vegas (USA), the first event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020. Skate America is the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2019/20 - Preview 16 October 2019

The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and four-time Ice Dance ISU World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), two-time ISU World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) ready to take center stage.

pdf ISU Events live streamed on YouTube 15 October 2019

The ISU is pleased to announce that all ISU Events, from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, ISU World Cup Speed Skating, ISU World Cup Short Track Series and ISU Championships will be live streamed on the Skating ISU YouTube Channel as of season 2019/20.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019 Season Review 09 October 2019

Seven events, seven countries, seven weeks, thousands of jumps, spins, steps performed, 394 young skaters/couples representing 68 ISU members, amazing performances and emerging stars highlighted the 22nd season of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/20. 

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Egna (ITA) Review 07 October 2019

Kseniia Sinitsyna (RUS), Daniel Grassl (ITA), Petr Gumennik (RUS) and ice dancers Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva/Andrey Filatov (RUS) grabbed the last available spots for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final as this season‘s Junior Grand Prix series concluded in Egna/Neumarkt (ITA) this weekend.

pdf ISU World Cup Speed Skating - Media Accreditation 2019/20 04 October 2019

Media Accreditation contact details for every ISU World Cup Speed Skating event.

pdf ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating - Media Accreditation 2019/20 04 October 2019

Media Accreditation contact details for every ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating event.

pdf ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating - Media Accreditation Contacts 2019/20 04 October 2019

Media Accreditation contact details for every ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating event

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Zagreb (CRO) Review 30 September 2019

Andrei Mozalev (RUS), Shun Sato (JPN) as well as Haein Lee (KOR) and the top three Pair teams punched their tickets to Torino. Ice Dance Champions Maria Kazakova/Georgy Reviya (GEO) not only qualified for their second consecutive Final, but also became the first dance team from Georgia to win an ISU Junior Grand Prix event.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Gdansk (POL) - Review 23 September 2019

U.S. Champion Alysa Liu, Ice Dancers Avonley Nguyen/Vadym Kolesnik (USA) and Pair Skaters Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmitry Rylov (RUS) secured their tickets to the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino with victories at the fifth ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Gdansk (POL). Men‘s champion Daniil Samsonov (RUS) has a good chance to go to Italy as well after a first and third place on the circuit. Silver medalist Yuma Kagiyama (JPN) qualified with a gold from Riga and silver from Gdansk. The 12 medals went to six ISU members.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Chelyabinsk (RUS) - Review 17 September 2019

Russia dominated the fourth ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Chelyabinsk on home ice, taking all four gold medals and 11 out of 12 medals in total. Pairs Champions Ksenia Akhanteva/Valerii Kolesov, Ice Dance Champions Elizaveta Shanaeva/Devid Naryzhnyy (RUS) and Ladies Champion Kamila Valieva (RUS) are the first skaters to qualify for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Torino (ITA).

pdf ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Media Accreditation 2019/20 11 September 2019

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

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Riga (LAT) - Review 09 September 2019

Haein Lee wins the gold medal at the third ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Riga (LAT). Andrei Mozalev and Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva/ Andrey Filatov added two gold medals to Russia‘s impressive collection and like Lee have a good chance to qualify for the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Torino (ITA).

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Lake Placid (USA) - Review 02 September 2019

Alysa Liu (USA) made history by becoming the first female skater to land a triple Axel and a quadruple jump in one program at the ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Lake Placid. Shun Sato (JPN) secured the second consecutive gold medal for the Japanese junior men on the circuit this year while the Russian pairs, led by Apollinariia Panfilova/Dmtiry Rylov, continued their dominance by sweeping the podium. Favorites Avonley Nguyen/Vadym Kolesnik (USA) struck gold in the Ice Dance event.

pdf ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Grand Prix de Courchevel (FRA) - Review 26 August 2019

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2019/20 started with a bang in Courchevel (FRA). Men’s champion Yuma Kagiyama (JPN) and Ladies champion Kamila Valieva (RUS) landed quads in their Free Skating. The winners in all three categories celebrated their maiden victory on the circuit.

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 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”.