At its meeting on April 1-2, 2022 in Lausanne (SUI), the ISU Council approved the recommendations of the ISU Center of Excellence (CoE) Project Group for the new cycle of the ISU CoE project and the selection of 11 entities for the 4-year period of April 2022 to April 2026.
Further to ISU Communication No. 2439, the Summary of Championships applications received by the ISU for seasons 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26 and 2026/27 is now available.
Ice Dance Technical Committee has published the Communication 2463 - GUIDELINES FOR INTERNATIONAL NOVICE COMPETITIONS 2022/23 .
The ISU is launching a new edition of the Level 1 online course of the ISU Coach Education Qualification Framework (Figure Skating) on the ISU eLearning Platform. The second edition of the course, open for two groups of 30 Figure Skating Coaches each (in total 60 Coaches) to be enrolled from different ISU Members will take place between April 11 and May 30, 2022.
ISU Development Commission invites ISU Members to make applications for Scholarship support for their Junior Skaters. ISU Members are advised to read the above-mentioned Communication carefully to understand the conditions and requirements of the Scholarship Program.
The ISU Development Commission is pleased to announce the fifth year of the Visiting ISU Coach initiative to support Coaches and their education.
The International Skating Union (ISU) is pleased to announce the signature of an Anti-Doping Service Agreement with the International Testing Agency (ITA) in the areas of “Long Term Storage Program” and “Whistleblowing Platform and Intelligence & Investigations Watch”.
Further to ISU Communication No. 2446 and after having received ISU Members’ applications, the ISU recognized the following Ice Dance Seminars for Referees and Judges: Seoul, Korea April 15 – 17, 2022 Dortmund, Germany May 04 – 06, 2022 Beijing, China June 15 – 17, 2022 Gdansk, Poland June 22 – 24, 2022 Brisbane, Australia November 30 – December 02, 2022
Following the conclusion of the reallocation process, in line with ISU Special Regulations and the respective Qualification Systems for XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022 issued by IOC, the final quota places (total and distance/event quotas) for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating have been allocated.
The ISU Medical Commission recently conducted a webinar that was presided by Jane Moran, Chair Medical Commission who was also joined by the Medical team from the BOCOG as panelists, in a discussion regarding the medical protocols at the Beijing Games.
In accordance with the ISU Constitution, the ISU Council has considered and adopted a revised version of the ISU Code of Ethics.In accordance with the ISU Constitution, the ISU Council has considered and adopted a revised version of the ISU Code of Ethics.This Communication contains the ISU Code of Ethics 2022 and replaces Communication 2342 with immediate effect. Changes compared to the previous version are underlined.
In accordance with the Article 21 of the ISU Constitution and ISU Communication No. 2427, elections for the ISU Athletes Commission are to take place in 2022. The ISU has received 8 nominations for the Athletes Commission elections. The list of nominees is available on https://www.isu.org/inside-isu/about/athletes-commission.
After a tumultous 2020-21 season, the Pure as Ice campaign was back on the road for the 2021-22 season to unify Skaters in solidarity for Clean Sport.
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