This Communication replaces ISU Communication 2184.
Today Ida Hellström from Finland was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Synchronized Skating representative.
The 2019 World Figure Skating Champions and the ISU President Mr. Jan Dijkema show their commitment to Sport for Development and Peace by showing a #WhiteCard as a strong symbolic gesture.
With less than a year to go, the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will take place from January 9-22, 2020 in Lausanne (SUI), dubbed as the Olympic capital in the world. The Qualification Systems for all three ISU disciplines (Figure Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating) have been approved by the IOC Executive Board.
The Development Commission invites ISU Members to put forward for consideration the names of Coaches of Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating, who fulfil the requirements of ISU Communication No. 2052. Such support is available for a maximum of 4 Coaches.
o promote clean, true sport, the International Skating Union (ISU) and the Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) worked in partnership to deliver the joint “Pure As Ice” and “PLAY TRUE 2020” campaigns during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City, Japan.
The Ice Dance Coaches meeting that will take place on Saturday 23 March 17:00-19:00 (local time in Japan) during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be live-streamed on the ISU Development YouTube channel.
The ISU has been made aware of a statement published on March 20 by All-That Sports, and subsequently by the Korea Skating Union on March 21 about an incident which happened between Ms. Mariah Bell and Ms. Eun Soo Lim, during their practice on March 20 at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
Today Eric Radford from Canada was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Single and Pair Skating representative.
The Pure As Ice campaign made its last stop this season at the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships in Neuchâtel (SUI). 16 out of 23 teams, including the 2019 World Champions, silver and bronze medalists teams, participated in the quiz, discussed topics around clean sport and took fun Pure As Ice pictures.
During its latest meeting which took place on March 17-18, 2019 in Tokyo (JPN) the ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2020 to Debrecen (HUN) which will be held on January 24-26, 2020.
The ISU Ice Dance Technical Committee, with cooperation of Skate Canada and U.S. Figure Skating, is organizing a Special Sponsored Topic Seminar for Judges, Technical Panel, Coaches and Couples on the new Pattern Dance - Tea Time Foxtrot - Detroit, Michigan, April 27-28, 2019.
Following the successful first seminar in the series focussing on the theme of ‘The Healthy Skater’ which took place during the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan (ITA), the ISU Development Commission and Medical Commission are pleased to announce that the second seminar of the series will take place on the occasion of the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Zagreb, on Saturday March 9, 2019 from 9:00-11:00.