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The International Skating Union (ISU) proudly reaffirms its commitment to leveraging sport for peace and development on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. This global event highlights sport's capacity to foster understanding, tolerance, and peace across borders.

Apr 06, 2024

Just a year ago, William Dandjinou (CAN) was a minor player in Short Track with only one senior individual podium to his name. By the time he arrived at the World Short Track Championships, however, the tall Canadian had become an athlete to respect and fear, having won three individual ISU World Cup gold medals this season. He capped this rapid ascent on Sunday with his first major title, prevailing in a dramatic 1000m race.

Mar 17, 2024

Kristen Santos-Griswold (USA) capped a stellar season with her finest ever performance on Sunday at Rottterdam Ahoy, marauding to 1000m gold at the Nederlandse Loterij 2024 ISU World Short Track Championships.

Mar 17, 2024

Republic of Korea and Canada have dominated men’s Short Track this season, but the first day of the Nederlandse Loterij 2024 ISU World Short Track Championships was all about China, whose skaters won both individual gold medals on a day of surprises at Rotterdam Ahoy.

Mar 16, 2024

Day One of the Nederlandse Loterij 2024 ISU World Short Track Championships at Rotterdam Ahoy was an absolute rollercoaster as the outstanding Kim Gilli (KOR) and Kim Boutin (CAN) picked up debut World Championships golds. 

Mar 16, 2024

Park Ji Won (KOR) is in a field of his own right now. The Korean won the debut ISU Crystal Globe in 2022-23 with a remarkable show of dominance – and then retained the trophy in its second year, 2023-24, in a much closer-fought contest again Steven Dubois (CAN).

Mar 12, 2024

The 2024 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships takes place in Rotterdam (NED) from March 15-17, with competitors from the Republic of Korea, Canada and Netherlands among the favourites for the coveted medals.

Mar 11, 2024

It is with regret and sorrow that the ISU learned of the passing of multiple ISU European Championships medalist, four-time National Dutch Champion and two-time Olympian, Mrs. Joan Haanappel who passed away at 83 years old.

Mar 07, 2024

Xandra Velzeboer (NED) is the fastest woman on ice. The 500m world record holder and reigning World Champion is the woman to beat in Short Track’s shortest distance – and she isn’t in the mood to give up her throne in a hurry.

Mar 07, 2024

On December 3, 2023, the International Skating Union (ISU), in collaboration with numerous partners, national federations, and skating clubs worldwide, celebrated the second edition of the World Ice Skating Day (WISD). The event was widely hailed as a success, boasting organized festivities in 53 countries and at 130 ice rinks globally (as reported here). 

Mar 06, 2024

The 2024 ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships confirmed two things: first, the future of the sport is in safe hands after skaters from across the globe captivated the crowds in Gdansk, Poland. And second, Shin Dong Min (KOR) and Wang Ye (CHN) are gold-minted superstars in waiting.

Feb 26, 2024

The ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Hala Olivia, Gdansk, Poland, from February 22-25, 2024. The competitions will award medals over 500m, 1000m and 1500m for both genders, with a 3000m relay for women and a 5000m relay for men, plus a 2000m mixed relay.

Feb 23, 2024

While the Republic of Korea was showing the world it still rules Short Track Speed Skating’s senior level over the weekend, the Asian nation simultaneously signaled its future is bright too as it achieved some sensational results in the sport’s junior ranks at this season’s third and final ISU Junior World Cup in Heerenveen, the Netherlands.

Feb 19, 2024

In the end Kristen Santos-Griswold (USA) could only applaud the brilliance of her young rival after 19-year-old Kim Gilli (KOR) powered to her first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Crystal Globe on a high-stakes final day in Gdansk, Poland.

Feb 18, 2024

Arms outstretched, back arched and roaring to the heavens, Park Ji Won (KOR) let out a season’s worth of emotion as he won the Men’s 1000m on the final day of the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating season in Gdansk, Poland, to secure his second successive Crystal Globe. 

Feb 18, 2024