The athletes chosen to represent the People’s Republic of China at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games will not have far to turn to for some of the very best advice available. Yang Yang (also known as Yang Yang A) is at the very heart of her home Games and not only has the legendary Short Track Speed Skater seen it all, she’s done most of it too.
The Short Track season begins in Beijing this Thursday with the first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating meeting of 2021/22.
The new Short Track Speed Skating Olympic season starts with a bang. The first action of 2021/22, an ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating event, takes place on October 21-24, 2021 in Beijing (CHN), and serves as the official test event for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
The four-part short-form documentary series, which follows athletes who competed at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships and the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2021 is now available
For Hwang Dae Heon, perhaps the hardest part of his whole year is already done: amid fierce competition, he has made it into the Republic of Korea’s squad for the crucial 2021-2022 Short Track Speed Skating season.
The media accreditations for the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2021/22 series are now open.
After decades of almost nobody talking about it, mental health in sport has become a hugely important topic over the past couple of years.
Building a balanced, happy individual is just as important as developing a skater competing on any stage. That is the view of Team Canada’s Short Track Speed Skating mental preparation specialist Fabien Abejean, and it is non-negotiable.
In the weeks following her third sobering injury in the space of five years German Short Track Speed Skaer Anna Seidel found herself questioning her future in the sport she has been devoted to since the age of nine.
Pietro Sighel has put his recent success down to strength in numbers after Italy’s team spirit helped him cope with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kazakhstan participated at its first winter Olympics in Lillehammer 1994 – and it was a glorious event for the nation that had only just become independent from the Soviet Union: cross country skiing ace Vladimir Smirnov won a gold medal, two silvers and a bronze.
“His legacy is the Youth Olympic Games, his achievements are far more extensive. An accomplished president" is how IOC President Thomas Bach portrayed his predecessor Jacques Rogge, who has died at the age of 79, as announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday (29 August 2021).
The USA may be one of the world’s biggest sporting superpowers, but when it comes to Short Track Speed Skating, they are still outsiders. USA athletes have won just two Short Track Speed Skating silver medals at the past two Olympic Winter Games. However, a new generation is hoping to change all that. And it is their excellent female skaters in particular, including Kristen Santos, Maame Biney and Corinne Stoddard, who are leading the charge.