A gifted ice skater, ballroom dancer and fashion designer, Courtney shot to fame by winning the British, European and World Ice Dance Championships with his first partner, June Markham, then retaining all three titles with a new partner, Doreen Denny.
With the start of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 scheduled for February 2022, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced the launch of a new interactive education course on its Anti-Doping Education and Learning Platform (ADEL), earlier this month, for athletes and coaches aiming to attend the Olympic Winter Games.
A report is now available on the ISU Development Program 2020. The report covers all aspects of the Development Program in 2020, from ISU Member Projects, to Scholarships, to Development Commission initiatives such as the Visiting ISU Coach initiative, to eLearning and CoEs.
The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Speed Skating 2021 have been published.
The ISU has decided to hold a series of Online Video Seminars for ISU Referees and ISU Starters in Speed Skating, which will be organized by the ISU Speed Skating Technical Committee using the ISU eLearning Platform and Zoom Communication software.
The ISU releases detailed information on the qualification process, entry quotas and entry procedures for the ISU European, Four Continents, World Juniors and World Speed Skating Championships 2022.
The ISU Transgender policy, based on the IOC Consensus Meeting on Sex Reassignment and Hyperandrogenism (2015)1, on data collected on Skaters, on discussions and exchanges between medical experts, sports physicians, as well as other International Federations, aims to define the conditions enabling Transgender Skaters to compete in ISU Events in the category of competition that is consistent with their gender identity.
Following the online voting by ISU Members in June 2021, the Constitution and General Regulations have been updated to reflect the accepted proposals and have been published on the ISU website
Based on an initiative of the ISU CoE Project Group, the ISU aims to support the training and development of promising Skaters and their Coaches by offering opportunities for quality coaching and mentoring at ISU Centers of Excellence.