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Hein Otterspeer (NED) looked to run away with his first career 500m gold, but Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) edged him out by 0.02 seconds in the final pairing. The Norwegian grabbed his second career World Cup gold.

Nov 17, 2017

Nao Kodaira (JPN) blew away the rest of the field in the Ladies 500m again at the second ISU World Cup Speed Skating event in Stavanger, Norway on Friday. 

Nov 17, 2017

The Japanese ladies ruled with six out of eight gold medals at the opening leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating season in Heerenveen.

Nov 16, 2017

Canada confirmed its status as a powerhouse in men’s sprinting when Laurent Dubreuil, Alexandre St-Jean and Vincent De Haître (CAN) beat Germany in the final pairing of the men’s Team Sprint to clinch World Cup gold in Heerenveen on Sunday.

Nov 12, 2017

Sven Kramer (NED) beat Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) in the final pairing of the 5000m to clinch gold at his home World Cup in Heerenveen on Sunday.

Nov 12, 2017

Antoinette de Jong (NED) handed the Netherlands their first World Cup victory of the season on Sunday after a long weekend of waiting in Heerenveen.

Nov 12, 2017

Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) became the first man to skate under 1 minute 8 seconds in the 1000m at the Thialf ice stadium as he bounced back from injury in Heerenveen on Sunday.

Nov 12, 2017

Nao Kodaira (JPN) proved she is in a league of her own in ladies sprinting with her third gold medal of the weekend in Heerenveen on Sunday.

Nov 12, 2017

The Republic of Korea and Japan ran away with the first Mass Start gold medals in the World Cup season, with Seung-Hoon Lee (KOR) winning the men’s race and Ayano Sato (JPN) clinching the honors in the Ladies event in Heerenveen on Saturday. 

Nov 11, 2017

Nao Kodaira (JPN) confidently won the second Ladies 500m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday. 

Nov 11, 2017

Denis Yuskov (RUS) showed blistering form in the Men’s 1500m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday, taking gold in 1 minute, 44.42 seconds. Vincent De Haitre (CAN) was more than a second slower to claim silver (1:45.87), with Thomas Krol (NED) taking bronze in 1:45.92.

Nov 11, 2017

Miho Takagi (JPN) handed Japan a third gold in the Ladies 1500m at the opening leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday. 

Nov 11, 2017

After Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) in yesterday’s action, the second men’s 500m ended with another first-timer on the top spot of the podium at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday. 

Nov 11, 2017

Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen (NOR) secured his first career World Cup win at the start of the ISU World Cup speed skating season in Heerenveen, the Netherlands, on Friday. 

Nov 10, 2017

Their gold medal did not come as a surprise, but the world record certainly did as the Japanese Team Pursuit Ladies started the World Cup season in spectacular fashion in Heerenveen, the Netherlands, on Friday.

Nov 10, 2017