The inaugural ISU Shanghai Trophy, a combined Short Track Speed Skating and Synchronized Skating event, was held at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 4-6. Team Paradise (RUS) took the first Shanghai Trophy title in Synchronized Skating while the host China topped every Short Track podium.
The Netherlands finally managed to equal Norway with 36 Men’s World Allround titles on Sunday, when Sven Kramer secured his record extending eighth World Allround gold in Berlin. In the Ladies’ tournament Martina Sábliková (CZE) defeated Ireen Wüst (NED) in a hard fought battle to take her career fourth World Allround Title.
Sven Kramer (NED) anticipated on a record extending eighth world allround title, when he took a firm lead in the classification after Day 1 of the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships in Berlin. His rivals crashed, withdrew or just had to settle for Kramer’s supremacy in the 5000m. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Ireen Wüst (NED) put up a great fight in the ladies’ competition. The Czech lady edged out Wüst in an exciting 3000m and leads overnight with a 0.03 margin in Sunday’s 1500m over her Dutch arch rival.
Berlin will host the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships for the third time in history. Sven Kramer leads the Dutch quest to equal Norway’s record total of 36 World Allround titles in the Men’s tournament at Sportforum Hohenschönhausen. Martina Sábliková (CZE) and Ireen Wüst (NED) will probably reignite their battle for the ladies’ crown after Wüst’s absence on the international stage in the first half of the World Cup season. Kramer and Sáblíková are the defending Champions.
Brittany Bowe (USA) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) successfully defended their World Sprint titles at the 47th World Sprint Championships in Seoul. After a challenging first day they both made their mark with a superb 500m on the final day of the tournament.
Heather Richardson-Bergsma (USA) and Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) lead the classification after day one of the 47th World Sprint Championships in Seoul, but the battle is far from over. Jorien ter Mors (NED) put the pressure on Richardson beating her in the 1000m, and Kjeld Nuis (Ned) did the exact same thing to Kulizhnikov in the men’s tournament.
The 47th World Sprint Championships in Seoul give the world’s best sprinters a taste of Korea two years before the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. Seoul hosts the World Sprint Championships for the second time in history after Jeremy Wotherspoon (CAN) and Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt (GER) took the titles there in 2000.
Patrick Chan (CAN) struck gold as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016 wrapped up in Taipei City (TPE) Sunday ...
Satoko Miyahara (JPN) and pair skaters Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) skated to gold as the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championsnhips 2016 continued in Taipei (TPE) Saturday ...
32 athletes from 16 countries competed in the Short Track Speed Skating competitions between February 14 and 20, 2016. Medals were up for grabs in five events including the Ladies and Men 1000m, 500m and the Mixed NOC Team Relay. The crowd were supportive of the YOG athletes competing at Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall, which is located inside a mountain in the picturesque lakeside town of Gjøvik.
76 athletes from 24 countries competed in the Figure Skating competitions between February 13 and 20, 2016. Five medal events including the Ladies, Men, Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Mixed NOC Team event took place at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre.
Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) danced to gold at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016 in Taipei (TPE) on Friday. Boyang Jin (CHN) won the Men's Short Program ...
54 athletes from 20 countries competed in the Speed Skating competitions between February 13 and 19, 2016. Seven medal events including the Ladies and Men 500m, 1500m, Mixed NOC Team Sprint and Ladies and Men Mass Start took place in the iconic Olympic Hall Viking Ship in Hamar.