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 Speed Skating 2016 have been published and are available under the ISU Statutes, Constitution, Regulations & Technical Rules section
The ISU Junior World Cup will be organized as a series of International Competitions subject to regulations given in this ISU Communication. The ISU Junior World Cup is an ISU Event, financially supported through the ISU Development Program.
This Communication 2038 is an update of ISU Communication No. 1957 which was issued for the season 2015-16. It contains important regulations on safety measures, making it mandatory for Competitors to wear certain safety gear and racing suits with specific qualities.
Further to ISU Communication No. 2033 (Entries ISU Championships 2017), this Communication contains detailed information on the qualification process and entry procedures for ISU Speed Skating Championships for the season 2016/17.
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.
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 22.214.171.124.1 of the WADA International Standard for Laboratories and applying the respective WADA Guidelines for Long Term Storage.