With less than a year to go, the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will take place from January 9-22, 2020 in Lausanne (SUI), dubbed as the Olympic capital in the world. The Qualification Systems for all three ISU disciplines (Figure Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating) have been approved by the IOC Executive Board.
The Development Commission invites ISU Members to put forward for consideration the names of Coaches of Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating, who fulfil the requirements of ISU Communication No. 2052. Such support is available for a maximum of 4 Coaches.
The Ice Dance Coaches meeting that will take place on Saturday 23 March 17:00-19:00 (local time in Japan) during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be live-streamed on the ISU Development YouTube channel.
The ISU has been made aware of a statement published on March 20 by All-That Sports, and subsequently by the Korea Skating Union on March 21 about an incident which happened between Ms. Mariah Bell and Ms. Eun Soo Lim, during their practice on March 20 at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
Today Eric Radford from Canada was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Single and Pair Skating representative.
During its latest meeting which took place on March 17-18, 2019 in Tokyo (JPN) the ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2020 to Debrecen (HUN) which will be held on January 24-26, 2020.
Following the successful first seminar in the series focussing on the theme of ‘The Healthy Skater’ which took place during the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan (ITA), the ISU Development Commission and Medical Commission are pleased to announce that the second seminar of the series will take place on the occasion of the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Zagreb, on Saturday March 9, 2019 from 9:00-11:00.
Win 2 Tickets to the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2019, taking place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland on March 15 – 16, 2019!
Today Douwe de Vries from the Netherlands was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Speed Skating representative.
The first edition of the ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships and ISU Four Continents Short Track Speed Skating Championships have been allotted by the ISU Council.
The ISU noted the reports of abuse and harassment by at least one Korean Coach on Korean Short Track Skaters. The ISU condemns any kind of abuse and harassment on ISU participants and encourages the Korean authorities in their continuation of their investigations and related court decision severely punishing the convicted offenders.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has chosen Infront as a media rights partner for the next four seasons.
This Communication summarizes the main general obligations of ISU Members, according to the ISU Statutes and according to established procedures. This does not alter the obligation of ISU Members to adhere to those Rules contained in the ISU Statutes which are not specifically referred to in this Communication.
The ISU is moving forward with the ISU Centers of Excellence initiative.