ISU Development News

The ISU has refined the Centers of Excellence (CoE) concept and is launching the application process for the new cycle - the Official Phase of the ISU CoE for the period 2022 to 2026.

Dec 03, 2021

ISU Transgender polidy is updated as of December 2, 2021.

Dec 02, 2021

The ISU invites ISU Members to submit bid applications to host ISU Championships during seasons 2024/25, 2025/26 and 2026/27.

Dec 02, 2021

The ISU was informed by the Japan Skating Federation (JSF) that the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2021, scheduled to take place from December 9 – 12, 2021 in Osaka (JPN) cannot be held as planned.

Dec 02, 2021

A gifted ice skater, ballroom dancer and fashion designer, Courtney shot to fame by winning the British, European and World Ice Dance Championships with his first partner, June Markham, then retaining all three titles with a new partner, Doreen Denny.

Dec 01, 2021

The ISU announces that the ISU Ice Dance Technical Committee, with the support of the ISU Development Program (Council Projects), is organizing International Ice Dance Development Training Seminars for Ice Dance Couples (Junior and Novice age category) and their Coaches.

Nov 30, 2021

The International Skating Union is conducting a short survey to understand more about its fans.

Nov 29, 2021

The ISU is currently investigating the reported homophobic comments by a Coach who is not an ISU Official relating to participants of the recent Finlandia Trophy. This investigation may result in disciplinary proceedings in line with the ISU Code of Ethics.

Oct 22, 2021

A report is now available on the ISU Development Program 2020. The report covers all aspects of the Development Program in 2020, from ISU Member Projects, to Scholarships, to Development Commission initiatives such as the Visiting ISU Coach initiative, to eLearning and CoEs.

Oct 14, 2021

The four-part short-form documentary series, which follows athletes who competed at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2021 is now available

Oct 13, 2021

The four-part short-form documentary series, which follows athletes who competed at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships and the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2021 is now available

Oct 13, 2021

The ISU is launching the official online course for Level 1 of the ISU Coach Education Qualification Framework (Figure Skating) on the ISU eLearning Platform. The first edition of the course will be open for two groups of 25 Figure Skating Coaches each (in total 50 Coaches) to be enrolled from different ISU Members between October 25 and December 13, 2021.

Oct 06, 2021

The ISU Council met on October 1-2, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. The full decisions are published in ISU Communication 2431, below is a summary of some of the decisions:

Oct 04, 2021

“His legacy is the Youth Olympic Games, his achievements are far more extensive. An accomplished president" is how IOC President Thomas Bach portrayed his predecessor Jacques Rogge, who has died at the age of 79, as announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday (29 August 2021).

Aug 31, 2021

The ISU Transgender policy, based on the IOC Consensus Meeting on Sex Reassignment and Hyperandrogenism (2015)1, on data collected on Skaters, on discussions and exchanges between medical experts, sports physicians, as well as other International Federations, aims to define the conditions enabling Transgender Skaters to compete in ISU Events in the category of competition that is consistent with their gender identity.

Aug 13, 2021