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She's won the overall Mass Start World Cup twice, she's European Mass Start champion and she participated in two Olympic Games, but as a native from Rome Francesca Lollobrigida still is an anomaly in the Speed Skating world.

Jan 07, 2019

On January 2, 2019 Dutch Speed Skater Paulien van Deutekom passed away following a six-month battle against cancer. "It is with shock and sadness that we learned of Paulien’s passing” said the ISU President Mr Jan Dijkema.

Jan 04, 2019

The festive season is approaching and it is the time of year to reflect on what has passed and look toward 2019.

Dec 20, 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, the ISU President, Mr. Jan Dijkema, would like to address a message to all skating friends.

Dec 20, 2018

Skaters are forever pushing bundaries and limits when in comes to speed skating, breaking records and personal bests. Have a look at what they had in store for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen by watching the Highlights. 

Dec 18, 2018

Danila Semerikov (RUS) surprised a packed Thialf Stadium – and himself – by winning the Men's 5000m in track record time at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating on Sunday, after Kjeld Nuis (NED) had taken revenge for his disappointing 1500m result on Saturday with gold in the 1000m.

Dec 16, 2018

Brittany Bowe (USA) skated the perfect race to beat her own track record and take the Ladies' 1000m gold medal, before Antoinette de Jong (NED) clinched the third 3000m World Cup gold of her career at the ISU World Cup Speed skating in Heerenveen on Sunday.

Dec 16, 2018

Thomas Krol (NED) took the first World Cup win of his career in the 1500m at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday. Pavel Kulizhnikov (RUS) won his fourth gold of the season in the 500m, while Cheonho Um and Jae-Won Chung managed a Republic of Korean double with gold and silver in the Mass Start. 

Dec 15, 2018

Ireen Wüst (NED) confirmed a need for speed after winning the Ladies' 1500m in a new track record at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen on Saturday. Nao Kodaira (JPN) also broke her own track record to take gold in the 500m and her compatriot Nana Takagi won the Mass Start.

Dec 15, 2018

The fourth leg of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating series 2018/2019 in Heerenveen is the last qualifying event for the major Championships in January and February. After some of speed skating's superstars decided to skip last week's World Cup races in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland, this weekend's competition will feature the strongest field possible. 

Dec 12, 2018

Take a look at the many highlights of the first ever ISU World Cup Speed Skating in the Arena Lodowa in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland.

Dec 11, 2018

The Netherlands secured the Team Sprint World Cup as they came second in the last race of the season in Tomaszów Mazowiecki on Sunday. Norway won the race to claim their first Team Sprint gold medal of the season, while Marcel Bosker (NED) edged out two Russian rivals to take gold in the 10,000m.

Dec 09, 2018

Esmee Visser (NED) got back to winning ways in Tomaszów Mazowiecki on Sunday as she took gold in the 5000m and bounced back from her 12th place in the 3000m in Tomakomai two weeks ago. Meanwhile, Japan clinched the Ladies' Team Sprint gold medal despite the absence of star skater Nao Kodaira as Russia secured top spot in the overall Team Sprint ranking.

Dec 09, 2018

Vanessa Herzog (AUT) skated another impeccable 500m to take her second gold medal of the weekend in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, while Miho Takagi (JPN) clinched her first World Cup 1500m gold of the season.

Dec 08, 2018

Russia dominated the men's competition on the second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland. Pavel Kulizhnikov, who won the 500m and the 1000m on Friday, skated yet another track record to win the 500m, while Denis Yuskov took gold in the 1500m.

Dec 08, 2018