Two-time and defending champions Team Paradise from Russia took a strong lead as the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 opened in Stockholm (SWE) Friday with the Short Program. The Russians lead by more than three points and can dream of a third consecutive title.
April 6 is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and the ISU is proud to be a part of the celebration. The ISU President Mr.Jan Dijkema and Ms. Katarina Henriksson, President of Swedish Figure Skating, show their commitment to Sport for Development and Peace by using a #WhiteCard as a strong symbol.
The ISU is giving a unique opportunity not to miss out on a single moment of the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018, that will take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, from April 6-7, 2018.
The ISU has decided to hold a course for ISU Referees and ISU Competitors Stewards in Short Track Speed Skating, which will be organized by the ISU Short Track Speed Skating Technical Committee and the Deutsche Eisschnelllauf-Gemeinschaft (as hosting ISU Member) in Frankfurt, Germany on August 23-26, 2018.
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France reigned supreme in the Ice Dance event at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018, taking their third World title setting new highest scores.
Grand Prix Final Champion Nathan Chen (USA) jumped to gold going for six quadruple jumps at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Milan (ITA) on Saturday, becoming the first American man to win the title and any World medal since Evan Lysacek took gold in 2009.
2018 Olympic bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond came from fourth place to take the first World title for a Canadian Lady in 45 years at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 in Milan (ITA) on Friday.
On March 22, 2018 the International Skating Union signed a proclamation of support and affinity for Special Olympics and all its Skaters whose extraordinary courage represents the true spirit of sportsmanship.
2018 Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France took the ice for the Latin Short Dance. The two-time World Champions won the first segment of the Ice Dance competition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Milan (ITA) Friday with a new record score. Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) came second followed by Canada’s two-time World medalists Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje.
Ice Dancers Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) know how it feels to come close to winning a medal just to seeing it slip away.
Olympic Champions Aljona Savchenko/Bruno Massot of Germany added the World gold medal to their impressive resume, setting new record scores en route and winning with 20 points to spare at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Milan (ITA) Thursday.
Grand Prix Final Champion Nathan Chen (USA) grabbed the lead in the Men’s Short Program over Russia’s Mikhail Kolyada as competition at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships resumed Thursday. 2017 World Junior Champion Vincent Zhou (USA) is currently ranked third.