The International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to announce the launch of the very first World Ice Skating Day (WISD), an annual festival celebrating Ice Skating all over the world through multiple events taking place simultaneously on December 4, 2022. Its mission is simple: to reunite ice skating professionals, amateurs, beginners and newcomers to break social, economic and cultural boundaries and to ultimately encourage greater inclusion, youth involvement and future development of all ice skating disciplines.
The International Skating Union (ISU) in collaboration with the world-famous skating show Art on Ice, are delighted to announce that the third edition of the ISU Skating Awards will take place on February 5, 2023.
The ISU Center of Excellence in Heerenveen is organizing a series of Short Track training camps during the season 2022/2023, offering their expertise, experience and facilities to the Short Track family of the world.
The ISU Council evaluated the potential options to replace the cancelled ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating, Yerevan (ARM) – September 21-24, 2022 (see ISU Statement of September 16).
The ISU Council has followed with concern the recent developments at the Armenian/Azerbaijan border and protests in Yerevan.
Further to the reports of fighting which has erupted between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops along the Armenia–Azerbaijan border, the ISU is closely monitoring the situation.
As one of the international sports organizations winning the 2022 IOC Carbon Action Awards, the International Skating Union (ISU) pursues its efforts to measure and reduce carbon footprint across its activities. The latest initiative took place during the 58th Ordinary ISU Congress in Phuket (THA) (June 6-10, 2022), which was organized by the Figure and Speed Skating Association of Thailand (FSAT) and certified as a Carbon Neutral Event (Green Event concept).
Following changes adopted by the 2022 ISU Congress regarding Rule 102, paragraph 6, ISU Communication No. 2508 replaces and complements ISU Communication No. 2221 as well as enforces and re-enforces provisions outlined in other ISU Communications.
It is with deep sorrow and regret that the International Skating Union (ISU) learned of the death of ISU Honorary President, Mr. Ottavio Cinquanta who passed away on July 18 aged 83.
Today (July 12, 2022), the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) published a decision upholding the constitutional complaint of Ms. Claudia Pechstein challenging two decisions of the Federal Court of Justice which had been issued in 2016.
The ISU is seeking applications for the ISU Development Commission. Candidates should be experienced in the Figure Skating disciplines. A description of the role and required skills and experience is provided. Applications must be sent by July 31, 2022.
The ISU is launching a pilot online course for Level 3 of the ISU Coach Education Qualification Framework (Figure Skating) on the ISU eLearning Platform.
The ISU eLearning Platform presents a new course providing a fresh technical update in the field of Synchronized Skating - an excellent way to prepare for the 2022/23 season !