As required by ISU Special Regulations for Short Track Speed Skating, Rule 284, paragraph 6, this Communication informs on the Qualification procedure for the Olympic Winter Games 2018, in particular the timeline and structure of the designated Qualifying Competitions for allocation of quota places.
The International Skating Union (ISU) is surprised by the news that the European Commission has adopted a “Statement of Objections” in the course of its antitrust investigation of the ISU’s eligibility rules prohibiting Skaters from participating in unauthorized events that are not on the ISU international calendar.
In an effort to streamline social media conversations around ISU Events and Championships, an extensive list of "Official ISU Hashtags" for all ISU Events, Series and Championships is now available. The ISU also launches its newly curated social media page.
The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Short Track Speed Skating 2016 have been published and are available under the ISU Statutes, Constitution, Regulations & Technical Rules section
During the 129th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session that took place in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), ISU Honorary President Mr. Ottavio Cinquanta became Honorary IOC Member and was awarded with the Olympic Order.
(This Communication replaces Communication No. 1420) The ISU Council, following the adoption of certain amendments to Rule 109 of the ISU General Regulations by the 2016 Congress, has enacted the following updated Clearance Procedure...
The list of International Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Competitions for the season 2016/17 is now available.
Personalized helmets and dedicated numbers for Short Track Speed Skating (Including enforcement of rule 102 paragraph 6 in regards to helmets).
In order to protect the clean Skaters and in line with the ISU Anti-Doping Rules (ISU Communication 1922, Article 6.5 “Further Analysis of Samples”), the ISU has improved its Anti-Doping Program by implementing a “Samples Long Term Storage and Reanalyze” Policy based on Article 18.104.22.168.1 of the WADA International Standard for Laboratories and applying the respective WADA Guidelines for Long Term Storage.
The ISU is truly appalled and deeply saddened by the findings of the McLaren Report (IP Report).