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This Communication summarizes the main general obligations of ISU Members, according to the ISU Statutes (see Article 39, paragraph 1 of the ISU Constitution for the definition of the ISU Statutes) and according to established procedures. This does not alter the obligation of ISU Members to adhere to those Rules contained in the ISU Statutes (in particular but not limited to Article 6, paragraph 3 and Article 7, of the ISU Constitution) which are not specifically referred to in this Communication.

Feb 05, 2020

The International Skating Union adds a new careers section to ISU.ORG

Feb 05, 2020

Precautions have been implemented at all ISU Events as of January 31, 2020 and are aimed at all athletes and their entourage for the prevention of contracting the Coronavirus:

Feb 04, 2020

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that its 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was first published on 30 September 2019, has entered into force on January 1st, 2020. 

Jan 03, 2020

The Pilot Phase of the ISU Centers of Excellence has officially kicked-off via an online meeting with the representatives of all  involved entities and concerned ISU Members.

Dec 23, 2019

As we come to the end of another great year, the ISU President, Mr. Jan Dijkema, would like to address a message to all skating friends.

Dec 20, 2019

The second edition of Pure as Ice 2019/20 took place at the first leg of ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Minsk in partnership with the NADO Belarus and with the support of the Skating Union of Belarus. More than 150 Skaters stopped by at the Pure as Ice booth to try their hand at the WADA Play True Quiz and win the amazing goodies in store.

Dec 16, 2019

The third edition of Pure as Ice 2019/20 took place at the first ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating event of the season in Enschede, Netherlands at the Ijsbaan Arena and the official Skaters hotel with the support of the KNSB.

Dec 16, 2019

The first edition of the ISU Pure as Ice 2019/20 campaign kicked off at the ISU World Cup Short Track 1 in the home of the Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City (USA). ISU’s Pure as Ice teamed with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) with the support of the U.S. Speedskating Organizing Committee to deliver the message of Clean Sport to almost 200 Short Track Skaters that arrived to compete in this major Event.

Dec 16, 2019

In accordance with the ISU Special Regulations for Synchronized Skating 2018, to be eligible for promotion to the qualification as “ISU Judge” for Synchronized Skating, the candidates must have passed the ISU Synchronized Skating Judges Examination. The Synchronized Skating Judges Examination will be held on the occasion of the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships 2020.

Dec 03, 2019

Sleep is the core foundation of recovery and  has a direct impact on the performance of Skaters. The ISU eLearning Platform presents a series of modules on Sleep and Recovery, aiming to enable a better understanding on these topics.

Nov 25, 2019

In accordance with the ISU Synchronized Skating Special Regulations 2018, Rule 907, paragraph 1, ISU Members may send to the ISU Secretariat, with a copy to the Chair of the Synchronized Skating Technical Committee, applications to host ISU Seminars for Synchronized Skating Referees and Judges in 2020 fulfilling the characteristics described in this ISU Communication. The deadline for these applications is established as January 1, 2020, application form is attached to this Communication.

Nov 15, 2019

This summer a first Figure Skating camp was organized by the ISU in collaboration with MozerTeam. The camp was held in Italy in Baselga di Piné, Italy, from July 25 to August 4. The training camp was attended by 8 couples from 6 countries, as well as 6 coaches from different countries. Every day for 10 days, the athletes trained for 2-3 hours on the ice and three hours off-ice. Continuing the cooperation between ISU and MozerTeam, it is planned to hold two more camps this season.

Nov 05, 2019

At its meeting on October 11-12, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland, the ISU Council has approved the ISU Centers of Excellence (CoE) concept and next step strategies.

Oct 18, 2019

The draw by number for the ISU Synchronized Skating Championships 2020 was held on October 10, 2019 in Geneva in the presence of ISU Officials, Mr. Olivier Griot, BDO Auditor as well as Leanna Caron from Skate Canada and Mariam Giorgobiani from the Georgian Figure Skating Federation.

Oct 16, 2019