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It is with regret and sorrow that the ISU learned of the death of ISU Honorary Member, Mrs. Maria Bialous-Zuchowicz, who passed away on November 24, 2020 at the age of 90.

Nov 27, 2020

The ISU Council reviewed the status of the ongoing skating season 2020/21 considering the worsening world-wide pandemic developments and its impact on organizing and participating ISU Members. 

Nov 24, 2020

The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting many parts of the world means that travel restrictions are currently in place and the travel situation is likely to remain complex for the coming months in which the Beijing 2022 Test Events were scheduled. The Beijing 2022 Organising Committee (Beijing 2022), the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Winter Sports Federations (IFs), concluded that it was necessary to take an immediate joint decision on a tailored programme based on the needs of each individual IF.  Beijing 2022, the IOC, IPC and the IFs jointly decided to develop an adapted sports testing programme in preparation for the Olympic Winter Games 2022. The adapted programme will replace the organization of a series of international Test Events originally planned for the month of December 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.

Nov 13, 2020

The International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to announce it has been presented with the Carbon Action Award, in recognition of its global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission.

Nov 10, 2020

ISU European Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2021 change dates and Speed Skating Hub concept approved

Nov 04, 2020

The Speed Skating ISU Centers of Excellence (CoE) have been organizing a series of webinars, offering their expertise in coaching and training to the wider Skating community. As part of the initiative, the ISU CoE – Thialf Academy in the Netherlands is hosting a webinar on Data and Training at 20:00 (CET) on November 9, 2020.

Nov 04, 2020

The International Skating Union (ISU) worked with sports marketing agency Redtorch on #UpAgain, and together created a campaign which is nominated as a finalist of the prestigious The Drum Social Buzz Awards in the Best Travel/Leisure/Sports Social Media Strategy/Campaign category.

Oct 30, 2020

It is with regret and sorrow that the ISU learned of the death of former ISU Judge, International Referee and Personal Assistant to the ISU President, Mrs. Simonetta Spalluto, who passed away on October 15, 2020 at the age of 65.

Oct 22, 2020

Further to Rule 521 and Rule 971 of the ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Single & Pair Skating and Ice Dance 2018, and the Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Synchronized Skating 2018, the draw for Judges by number for the ISU Figure Skating Championships 2021 was held virtually on October 21, 2020.

Oct 22, 2020

The ISU Council met on October 15-16, 2020 via an online meeting. Find out about the topics and decisions taken by the Council during the meeting.

Oct 20, 2020

Cancellation of ISU Four Continents Championships 2021 and Provisional allotments of ISU Championships 2022 and 2023

Oct 16, 2020

Considering the pandemic developments and related impact on the organizers and participants of ISU Events, the ISU Council decided to cancel or postpone the following ISU Events

Sep 30, 2020

Further to ISU Communication No 2319, the Summary of Championships applications received by the ISU for Seasons 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 (the seasons 2023/24 and 2024/25 are tentative allotments and only concern Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating) is now available. ©International Skating Union (ISU) To see the Summary of Championships applications click the link on the right side bar. 

Sep 07, 2020

The ISU Council met on August 28, 2020 via an online meeting. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting.

Sep 01, 2020

During its online meeting of August 28, 2020, the ISU Council received a report from the appointed Working Group elaborating on the ongoing negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sporting events and the feedback received from the organizing ISU Members of ISU Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Events.

Aug 31, 2020