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ISU Junior Grand Prix Final Champions Anastasia Skoptcova/Kirill Aleshin of Russia took a commanding lead as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 opened Wednesday in Sofia (BUL) with the Short Dance. Canada’s Majorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha are currently ranked second, followed by Arina Ushakova/Maxim Nekrasov of Russia.

Mar 07, 2018

When Julian Zhi Jie Yee tagged along with his mother and older brothers to a mall ice rink in Malaysia years ago he had no clue that one day he would become the first Malaysian figure skater to compete at Olympic Winter Games. Yee and Alpine skier Jeffrey Webb are even the first athletes to represent Malaysia at Olympic Winter Games in history.

Mar 07, 2018

The Finnish Figure Skating Association (FFSA) in co-operation with the International Skating Union (ISU) organize a four-year development project for single and ice dance coaches and skaters. Project includes yearly seminars held at the Finnish Sport Institute (Vierumäki), Finland.

Mar 07, 2018

At age 34 Mika Poutala competed at his fourth Olympics Games at PyeongChang 2018, and what an Olympian he proved to be. On February 19, he missed the 500m podium by just 0.2 seconds.

Mar 06, 2018

The ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2018 will open in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 7. The city will host this event for the fifth time after doing so in 2001, 2008, 2009 and 2014.

Mar 05, 2018

As the excitement of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games settles, Short Track fans were given a glimpse into the future of the sport as the planet’s best young racers competed at the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2018 in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland.

Mar 04, 2018

Jorien ter Mors (NED) and Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) were crowned World Sprint Champions in Changchun on Sunday. Ter Mors took gold after defending champion Nao Kodaira (JPN) withdrew from the final 1000m, and Lorentzen kept Dutchmen Kjeld Nuis and Kai Verbij at bay at the 49th ISU World Sprint Championships.

Mar 04, 2018

The battle is on at the ISU World Sprint Championships in Changchun. In both the ladies’ and the men’s tournament the Olympic 500m and 1000m champions are engaged in a close fight for the title. After the first day in the ladies’ competition, 500m champion Nao Kodaira (JPN) is in the lead with a small margin over 1000m champion Jorien ter Mors (NED). In the men’s tournament Olympic 500m champion Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) is on top, with defending World Sprint champion Kai Verbij (NED) and Olympic 1000m champion Kjeld Nuis (NED) at his heels.

Mar 03, 2018

When the last note of La Terre Vue Du Ciel faded away at Gangneung Ice Arena, on February 15, after Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot had jumped high and turned on the ice in breathtaking lifts, spins and spirals, the duo collapsed in happiness. "It just happened," Sachvenko said about that unplanned moment at the end of the performance that would take them from fourth place after the Short Program to the top of the podium. 

Mar 02, 2018

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2018 will be held at the Ice Arena Tomaszow Mazowiecki in Poland on March 2-4.

Mar 02, 2018

The ISU Council met on February 13 and 18, 2018 in Gangneung, Republic of Korea. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting:...

Mar 01, 2018

With the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games done and dusted, the sprinters do not have time for much rest. On March 3-4, they will take the ice again for the 49th ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in Changchun, China. Kai Verbij (NED) and Nao Kodaira (JPN) will defend the title they won in Calgary (CAN) last year.

Mar 01, 2018

Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) brought Speed Skating back to life in Norway. The 25-year-old sprinter from Bergen seized the 500m gold at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, 70 years after Finn Helgesen won the last Norwegian 500m at the 1948 Olympics in Saint Moritz/Switzerland, 50 years after Magne Thomassen took the last Norwegian medal in the 500m (silver), and 25 years after Adne Søndral grabbed the last Norwegian Olympic Speed Skating title in the 1500m.

Feb 28, 2018

Viktor Knoch, Csaba Burjan and brothers Shaoang and Shaolin Sandor Liu (HUN) felt the weight of a nation on their shoulders, when they entered the rink for the men’s 5000m relay final at Gangneung Ice Arena on the final day of Short Track.

Feb 28, 2018

The Gangneung Olympic Park, open every day, hosted all ice events and a wide variety of outdoor performances. Aside from the sporting competitions, the spectators enjoyed cultural events, sponsor booths, technology experiences, and the Super Store.

Feb 27, 2018