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Russia’s Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitri Kozlovskii dazzled in the Pairs Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Graz on Wednesday to take a strong lead over teammates Daria Pavliuchenko/Denis Khodykin and Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov.

Jan 22, 2020

Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic, the most experienced skater in the field, clinched a narrow lead in the Men’s Short Program over Russia’s Dmitri Aliev as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened in Graz (AUT) on Wednesday. Youngster Artur Danielian of Russia came third in the first segment of the event.

Jan 22, 2020

Europe’s top Figure Skaters are getting ready for the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2020 in Graz, Austria (January 21-27). 165 skaters from 33 ISU members have been entered for this 113th edition of the ISU European Championships: 35 Men, 38 Ladies, 19 Pair Skating couples and 27 Ice Dance couples. Only in the Ice Dance event five-time and reigning ISU European Figure Skating Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) are back and hope to defend their title. There will be different champions in the Men’s, Ladies and Pairs categories.

Jan 17, 2020

Today two coaches, two choreographers and one athlete in the Best Costume category have been added to the long list of candidates of the inaugural ISU Skating Awards.

Jan 17, 2020

Figure Skating made headlines during the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. The Skating Arena in Lausanne was sold out most days and the level of competition was outstanding.

Jan 15, 2020

It took Pair skater Aljona Savchenko (GER) five Olympic Games, three partners and two countries to reach her ultimate goal: the top step of the Olympic podium. There were quite a few bumps on the road, but the petite skater never gave up. Now Aljona Savchenko is not only one of the most successful skaters of our time with three Olympic medals and six ISU World Figure Skating titles, but more than that, she is an inspiration and role model for many young skaters out there.

Jan 15, 2020

Olympic and ISU World Figure Skating Champions as well as exciting newcomers highlighted the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2019/20 with their amazing performances.

Jan 11, 2020

The rising stars are about to take part in the Youth Olympic Games that will take place from January 9 – 22, 2020.

Jan 09, 2020

The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2019/20 with its eight events including the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating was full of exciting moments. The best of the best – the top six in each discipline - advanced to the Final in Torino in December. Historic moments and amazing performances highlighted the series. Let’s have a look back.

Jan 03, 2020

The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) showcase the stars of tomorrow and quite a few successful Figure Skaters from the first two editions of the event in 2012 and 2016 rose to prominence.

Dec 30, 2019

As the festive season approaches and another year draws to an end, it is an opportunity to reflect on 2019 and look to the future and what 2020 will bring.

Dec 20, 2019

The Biellmann spin is one of the best known spins in figure skating – and the only one named after a person. It is an upright spin, a variation of the layback spin. While spinning on one leg, the skater pulls the other leg up and holds the foot extended over and behind the head. By ISU rules, the spin is a Biellmann, when "the level of the boot passes the head so that the boot is above and behind or over the head”. There are various degrees of extension of the free leg.

Dec 18, 2019

Olympic and World Champion Alina Zagitova (RUS) will take a break from competing and will not participate in the ISU European and World Figure Skating Championships this season, but has not retired.

Dec 16, 2019

The young talent of Figure Skating competed this weekend in the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. Have a look at the extraordinary perfomances thanks to the highlights. 

Dec 11, 2019

As the end of year approaches it is time to think of 2020. The ISU has produced a Wall Calendar that will help keep track of the day and the ISU schedule with the Official Calendar.

Dec 11, 2019