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Antoinette de Jong (NED) arrived in new territory on the first day of the ISU European Allround Championships in Collalbo, Italy, on Friday. The bronze medalist of the previous two European Championships won the 500m and the 3000m and leads the classification. "I am used to chasing others, and now I'm the one who's being chased," she said. Francesca Lollobrigida (ITA) is ranked second and Ireen Wüst (NED) third. 

Jan 11, 2019

The current season marked a breakthrough for Italian Ice Dancers Charlene Guignard/Marco Fabbri. The amicable couple from Milan has been close to the podium at the Grand Prix events in the past few years, but this season they claimed their first medals, silver at Skate America and another silver at the Helsinki Grand Prix. They went on to take the bronze in what was their debut at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

Jan 11, 2019

With its idyllic mountain setting, the outdoor Ritten Arena in Collalbo is the favorite training rink of many international Speed Skaters, but this weekend the relaxed training paradise will be a merciless battleground for the European Allround and Sprint titles.

Jan 10, 2019

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships begin Friday January 11 in the Dutch city of Dordrecht. The best European Skaters will be competing for the top place on the podium. You don’t want to miss out.

Jan 10, 2019

The ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place at the Sportboulevard, Dordrecht from January 11-13, and promise to be a fascinating test for the continent’s top Skaters.

Jan 09, 2019

Today, Brian Orser might be one of the best coaches in the World, working out of the Toronto Cricket Club with stars such as Yuzuru Hanyu, Evgenia Medvedeva, Jason Brown, Gabrielle Daleman and Javier Fernandez. 

Jan 09, 2019

Short Track spent an age in Long Track’s shadow – but now the Netherlands are back in style. Discipline Manager Wilf O’Reilly explains how it happened.

Jan 07, 2019

She's won the overall Mass Start World Cup twice, she's European Mass Start champion and she participated in two Olympic Games, but as a native from Rome Francesca Lollobrigida still is an anomaly in the Speed Skating world.

Jan 07, 2019

New skates, coaches, countries, languages, techniques, mental focus and tattoos – the season following an Olympic Games allows athletes to try new things, and skaters on the ISU World Cup Short Track circuit take every chance to test what could make them go even faster at the next Games.

Jan 04, 2019

On January 2, 2019 Dutch Speed Skater Paulien van Deutekom passed away following a six-month battle against cancer. "It is with shock and sadness that we learned of Paulien’s passing” said the ISU President Mr Jan Dijkema.

Jan 04, 2019

Czech Republic’s Michal Brezina has been a fixture in the skating world for many years. The amicable skater is known for his excellent jumping technique and his modern, nonchalant style on the ice.

Jan 03, 2019

Olympic 1000m champion Samuel Girard (CAN) says other sports should watch and learn from Short Track Speed Skating’s introduction of a Mixed Relay, in which men and women compete together over 2000m.

Dec 21, 2018

The festive season is approaching and it is the time of year to reflect on what has passed and look toward 2019.

Dec 20, 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, the ISU President, Mr. Jan Dijkema, would like to address a message to all skating friends.

Dec 20, 2018

When you have a passion, it doesn’t matter where you come from and where you have to go. You follow your dream even if it means you have to leave your home and move to a foreign country which language you don’t speak and that has a very different culture. And when you share your passion with someone, it can become love.

Dec 19, 2018