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Gracie Gold (USA), Takahito Mura (JPN) and Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) took the lead in the Short Programs at NHK Trophy in Osaka (JPN) on Friday...

Nov 28, 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with NHK Trophy in Osaka (JPN), the sixth and final event in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series. The event is headlined by Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), World silver medalists Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) and World bronze medalists Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN)

Nov 26, 2014

With Chinese, Russian, Czech and Italian victories, there was nothing to be seen of last season’s Dutch dominance on the final day of the second leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series in Seoul. The Korean World Cup weekend finished with the Ladies’ 1000m, the men’s second 500m, and the Mass Start for both men and Ladies. In total eight different nationalities topped the podiums.

Nov 23, 2014

Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) took revenge, Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) kept winning and Marrit Leenstra (NED) beat fellow-Dutch Ireen Wüst. Leg two of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 in Seoul (KOR) continued with the Men’s 10,000m, the Ladies’ second 500m, the Men’s 1000m and the Ladies’ 1500m on Saturday. In all distances except for the 500m, the Track Record was broken and two skaters set personal best times. Experience proved to be the key in the longest distance, in which 38-year-old Bob de Jong (NED) won with daylight between him and his opponents.

Nov 22, 2014

Elena Radionova (RUS), Maxim Kovtun (RUS), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) struck gold as Trophee Bompard wrapped up in Bordeaux (FRA) on Saturday...

Nov 22, 2014

The second leg of ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 started in Seoul (KOR). 42-year-old Claudia Pechtstein (GER) won the Ladies’ 5000m, Noa Kodaira (JPN) beat Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) in the ladies’ 500m, Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) took his first World Cup win in the 1500m and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) blasted to another 500m win.

Nov 21, 2014

Elena Radionova (RUS), Denis Ten (KAZ), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) skated to the lead as Trophée Eric Bompard opened in Bordeaux, France on Friday with the Pairs, Ladies and Men’s Short Programs and the Short Dance. Trophee Bompard is the fifth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. Several skaters have the chance to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Barcelona (ESP)...

Nov 21, 2014

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2014/2015 continues this week with Trophée Eric Bompard in Bordeaux, France, the fifth of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. Several skaters have the chance to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Barcelona (ESP). The event is headlined by Olympic and World silver medalists Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS), World silver medalists Julia Lipnitskaia and Tatsuki Machida (JPN) as well as Olympic bronze medalist Denis Ten (KAZ)...

Nov 19, 2014

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating series continued with the 1500m, the second 500m and the Mass Start for both Ladies and Men on Sunday. Both 1500m and 500m races were won in track record times and five skaters improved their personal best, bringing this weekend’s total to 17. Vanessa Bittner even set a new national record for Austria in the 500m: 38.33.

Nov 16, 2014

Arianna Fontana (ITA) and Dmitry Migunov (RUS) claim wins in the 500 m, Suk Hee Shim (KOR) wins the 1000 m in consecutive World Cup events and Korea claims the Ladies and Men’s Relay

Nov 16, 2014

Kexin FAN (CHN) and Dajing Wu (CHN) win the first 500 m of the weekend while Korea claims four medals in the 1500 m

Nov 15, 2014

Debutant Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) is the sprinting revelation of this season’s first ISU World Cup Speed Skating weekend in Obihiro. After his impressive silver medal in the first 500m on Friday, the 20-year-old Russian clinched the gold medal in the 1000m on Saturday. In the Ladies’ event Marrit Leenstra (NED) took her first career 1000m World Cup win. Both the Men’s and the Ladies’ Team Pursuit events were dominated by the Dutch, with the Japanese Ladies taking silver on home soil.

Nov 15, 2014

Javier Fernandez (ESP), Rika Hongo (JPN), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Madion Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the gold medals as the competition at Rostelecom Cup wrapped up in Moscow on Saturday...

Nov 15, 2014

The ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2014/15 took off with the Men’s 5000m, the 500m for Ladies and Men and the Ladies’ 3000m in Obihiro (JPN) on Friday. In both long distances the track record was broken a few times and a total of six skaters set a personal best. The record for the oldest World Cup participant was broken by Martin Hänggi (SUI). The 46-year-old skated in the 5000m in the B-division.

Nov 14, 2014

Alaine Chartrand (CAN), Javier Fernandez (ESP), Ksenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov (RUS) and Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) skated to the lead as Rostelecom Cup opened in Moscow (RUS) on Friday with the Short Programs and the Short Dance...

Nov 14, 2014