The International Skating Union (ISU) is surprised by the news that the European Commission has adopted a “Statement of Objections” in the course of its antitrust investigation of the ISU’s eligibility rules prohibiting Skaters from participating in unauthorized events that are not on the ISU international calendar.
In an effort to streamline social media conversations around ISU Events and Championships, an extensive list of "Official ISU Hashtags" for all ISU Events, Series and Championships is now available. The ISU also launches its newly curated social media page.
The Communication introduces the GUIDELINES for the season 2016/17 in Synchronized Skating (This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 2041).
This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 1967 Included are Corrections to ISU Communications 2008, 2012, 2016 and the Clarifications and Calling details for the Technical Requirements Season 2016/17
During the 129th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session that took place in Rio de Janeiro (BRA), ISU Honorary President Mr. Ottavio Cinquanta became Honorary IOC Member and was awarded with the Olympic Order.
Based on Article 23 of the 2016 ISU Constitution and the Special Regulations Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance, Rule 440 and the Special Regulations Synchronized Skating, Rule 930, the Council determined this Communication to replace ISU Communication No. 1962 with immediate effect.
At the 2016 Congress Proposal 236 for Rules 343 and 823 paragraph 1.a) and 2 regarding the music reproduction system was accepted. Due to "technical" and "operational" concerns, the Council has decided to suspend the new Rules and replace them by the old ones, still allowing CDs and CD players at Competitions.