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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
“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).
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.