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The Short Track season begins in Beijing this Thursday with the first ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating meeting of 2021/22.

Oct 19, 2021

The new Short Track Speed Skating Olympic season starts with a bang. The first action of 2021/22, an ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating event, takes place on October 21-24, 2021 in Beijing (CHN), and serves as the official test event for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

Oct 13, 2021

The four-part short-form documentary series, which follows athletes who competed at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2021 is now available

Oct 13, 2021

The four-part short-form documentary series, which follows athletes who competed at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships and the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2021 is now available

Oct 13, 2021

For Hwang Dae Heon, perhaps the hardest part of his whole year is already done: amid fierce competition, he has made it into the Republic of Korea’s squad for the crucial 2021-2022 Short Track Speed Skating season.

Oct 12, 2021

The media accreditations for the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating 2021/22 series are now open.

Oct 08, 2021

After decades of almost nobody talking about it, mental health in sport has become a hugely important topic over the past couple of years.

Oct 08, 2021

Building a balanced, happy individual is just as important as developing a skater competing on any stage. That is the view of Team Canada’s Short Track Speed Skating mental preparation specialist Fabien Abejean, and it is non-negotiable.

Oct 06, 2021

The ISU Council met on October 1-2, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. The full decisions are published in ISU Communication 2431, below is a summary of some of the decisions:

Oct 04, 2021

In the weeks following her third sobering injury in the space of five years German Short Track Speed Skaer Anna Seidel found herself questioning her future in the sport she has been devoted to since the age of nine.

Oct 01, 2021

Pietro Sighel has put his recent success down to strength in numbers after Italy’s team spirit helped him cope with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sep 30, 2021

Kazakhstan participated at its first winter Olympics in Lillehammer 1994 – and it was a glorious event for the nation that had only just become independent from the Soviet Union: cross country skiing ace Vladimir Smirnov won a gold medal, two silvers and a bronze.

Sep 16, 2021

“His legacy is the Youth Olympic Games, his achievements are far more extensive. An accomplished president" is how IOC President Thomas Bach portrayed his predecessor Jacques Rogge, who has died at the age of 79, as announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday (29 August 2021).

Aug 31, 2021

The USA may be one of the world’s biggest sporting superpowers, but when it comes to Short Track Speed Skating, they are still outsiders. USA athletes have won just two Short Track Speed Skating silver medals at the past two Olympic Winter Games. However, a new generation is hoping to change all that. And it is their excellent female skaters in particular, including Kristen Santos, Maame Biney and Corinne Stoddard, who are leading the charge.

Aug 24, 2021

Sweden may be a winter sports powerhouse when it comes to Alpine skiing, ice hockey, cross-country, biathlon and curling – but its Short Track Speed Skating team is so little that it’s barely there. “We are a very small group,” admits Erika Lindgren, 21, one of Scandinavia’s most promising racers. “We never have much opportunity to skate at home because it isn’t a big sport here, we have to fight for ice time. I’ve trained in the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Poland and Latvia in the past. We have some other good skaters, like Fabrice Dufberg and Jacob Janssen, but I’m not sure what their training plans are at the moment.”

Aug 18, 2021