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As we come to the end of another great year, the ISU President, Mr. Jan Dijkema, would like to address a message to all skating friends.

Dec 20, 2019

The second edition of Pure as Ice 2019/20 took place at the first leg of ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Minsk in partnership with the NADO Belarus and with the support of the Skating Union of Belarus. More than 150 Skaters stopped by at the Pure as Ice booth to try their hand at the WADA Play True Quiz and win the amazing goodies in store.

Dec 16, 2019

The third edition of Pure as Ice 2019/20 took place at the first ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating event of the season in Enschede, Netherlands at the Ijsbaan Arena and the official Skaters hotel with the support of the KNSB.

Dec 16, 2019

The first edition of the ISU Pure as Ice 2019/20 campaign kicked off at the ISU World Cup Short Track 1 in the home of the Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City (USA). ISU’s Pure as Ice teamed with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) with the support of the U.S. Speedskating Organizing Committee to deliver the message of Clean Sport to almost 200 Short Track Skaters that arrived to compete in this major Event.

Dec 16, 2019

Media accreditations for the ISU Speed Skating Championships are open. Listed in the document on the right are the media accreditation contacts, deadlines and instructions for each ISU Speed Skating Championships.

Dec 13, 2019

By December 8, 2019 all NOCs/ISU Members confirmed their acceptance or refusal for the provisionally allocated quota places for the Speed Skating competitions of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games to be held in St. Moritz (SUI). Following this procedure the ISU releases the final allocation of quota places.

Dec 12, 2019

Further the completion of the second ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating Competition held in Enschede, NED, the allocation of quotas to ISU Members/NOCs for the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games is known.

Nov 29, 2019

Sleep is the core foundation of recovery and  has a direct impact on the performance of Skaters. The ISU eLearning Platform presents a series of modules on Sleep and Recovery, aiming to enable a better understanding on these topics.

Nov 25, 2019

This summer a first Figure Skating camp was organized by the ISU in collaboration with MozerTeam. The camp was held in Italy in Baselga di Piné, Italy, from July 25 to August 4. The training camp was attended by 8 couples from 6 countries, as well as 6 coaches from different countries. Every day for 10 days, the athletes trained for 2-3 hours on the ice and three hours off-ice. Continuing the cooperation between ISU and MozerTeam, it is planned to hold two more camps this season.

Nov 05, 2019

At its meeting on October 11-12, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, the ISU Council has approved the ISU Centers of Excellence (CoE) concept and next step strategies.

Oct 18, 2019

Based on input received from the respective ISU Members and ISU Technical Committees amendments and corrections have been made to the list of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards for Season 2019/20. Corrections to Communication No. 2268.

Oct 11, 2019

This Communication contains detailed information on the qualification process, quotas and entry procedures for ISU Speed Skating Championships for the season 2019/20.

Oct 10, 2019

The media accreditation contacts, deadlines and instructions for each ISU World Cup Speed Skating event.

Oct 04, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has publishes the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which will come into force on January 1, 2020.

Oct 01, 2019

The ISU will hold a course for Speed Skating Starters, which will be organized by the ISU Speed Skating Technical Committee and De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Schaatsenrijders Bond (KNSB), as hosting ISU Member in:Heerenveen, The Netherlands, October 4 – 7, 2019

Aug 23, 2019