12 December 2013
The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating series skates off this weekend for the sixth consecutive year. The series gives young speed skaters a platform at top international junior level providing additional challenges and nurturing competitive spirit as athletes move towards senior level.
10 December 2013
Special Olympic Qualification Classification (SOQC) as of December 9, 2013. Click...
08 December 2013
On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in 2013 Heather Richardson (USA) showed great form again in bettering the 1000m track record with a time of 1:14.51 and the Olympic champions in the Team Pursuit had to fight for Olympic qualification …
07 December 2013
The Essent ISU World Cup in Berlin continued today, and like yesterday, Jorien ter Mors (NED) impressed in the B-division, improving the track record (that had been Anni Friesinger’s since 2006) by 0.66 to 1:54.88 …
06 December 2013
The fourth Essent ISU World Cup of this season and the last one before the Olympic Games started today in Berlin. Sang-Hwa Lee set another track record, the Men’s 1500m had a surprising winner and the victor in the 3000m B-division was faster than the winner in the A-division …
01 December 2013
On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Astana track records were set in the Men’s 500m and the 1000m for Ladies …
30 November 2013
On the second day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Astana track records were set in the Men’s 500m and 1000m …
29 November 2013
The skaters gathered in the Kazakh capital Astana for the third Essent ISU World Cup of this season. Today on the first day track records were improved in all three distances skated: the Ladies’ 500m and 5000m as well as in the Men’s 1500m …
22 November 2013
ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating in Quebec, CAN, on November 30-December 1, 2013, is cancelled due to lack of participants
18 November 2013
Based on the decision of the ISU Congress 2012, the following provision was included in Article 19.1.b) (Sports Directorate) of the ISU Constitution 2012...
18 November 2013
The sports movement and governments of the world renewed their joint commitment to the fight against doping in Johannesburg this morning by adopting a resolution and approving the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code (Code) and four accompanying International Standards (IS)...
17 November 2013
On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Salt Lake City the air pressure was not as low as on previous days. In the Ladies’ 1000m, Brittany Bowe (USA) set a world record of only 1:12.58 and Hyun-Yung Kim (KOR) skated a Junior WR: 1:14.95 …
16 November 2013
The Essent ISU World Cup in Salt Lake City continued today, and again there were two world records. Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) set a world record in the Ladies’ 500m …
15 November 2013
The second Essent ISU World Cup of this season started today on the faster than ever Olympic Oval of Salt Lake City. Like Calgary, Salt Lake City is at altitude and the weather helped lower the air pressure …
10 November 2013
On the last day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Calgary there were no world records but still some very exciting races, especially in the Men’s 5000m, which was won by Sven Kramer in the second fastest time ever …
09 November 2013
On the second day of the Essent ISU World Cup in Calgary Sang-Hwa Lee (KOR) skated a world record in the Ladies’ 500m of 36.74 and the Dutch men also set a world-record time of 3:37.17 in the Team Pursuit …
08 November 2013
The Essent ISU World Cup series for long track speed skating in this 2013-14 Olympic season kicked off at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Canada …
21 October 2013
Official press release from the International Skating Union
15 October 2013
The ISU Council met on October 11-13, 2013 in Paris, France. The following were among the decisions taken by the ISU Council during the meeting...
02 October 2013
The WADA has published the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; please find attached the noteworthy changes to the List, which will...
24 September 2013
Official Statement from the International Skating Union
03 September 2013
The ISU has decided to hold a course for Speed Skating Starters, which will be organized by the ISU Speed Skating Technical Committee and Deustche Eisschnelllauf-Gemeinschaft...
30 July 2013
The ISU Communication 1810 has been published regarding entry rules and procedures, other specific regulations...
29 July 2013
The ISU Communication 1806 has been published...
29 July 2013
The ISU Communication 1808 has been published...
29 July 2013
The ISU Communication 1809 has been published...
05 July 2013
The ISU Communication 1801 has been published...
03 July 2013
These ISU Anti-Doping Procedures take into account the ISU Anti-Doping Rules. Both the ISU Anti-Doping Rules and ISU Anti-Doping Procedures have been compiled in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code and are effective immediately following approval by the ISU Council and publication of...
02 July 2013
The entry qualification system and rules for Olympic Speed Skating events are outlined in Rule 209 “Entries for Olympic Winter Games” in the 2012 ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Speed Skating.
18 June 2013
The ISU Council met on June 7-9, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meetings.
10 June 2013
The Council provisionally allotted the following Championships...
17 May 2013
The third Competition of the above Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2013/14 will be held in Astana, KAZ on November 29-December 1, 2013 instead of Heerenveen, NED...
30 April 2013
The dates for the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2014 in Bjugn, NOR, have been changed to March 7-9, 2014 (instead of March 14-16, 2014 as provisionally allotted)...
27 March 2013
It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes...
24 March 2013
The season finished in the host city of next year’s Olympic Games. The first international competition in the new Adler Arena were the World Single Distance Speed Skating
20 March 2013
The 15th Essent ISU World Single Distance Championships will take place from March 21-24 in the new Adler Arena ice rink...
10 March 2013
The Essent ISU World Cup series concluded in the Thialf Stadion in Heerenveen. Only the 20 best skaters of each distances raced...
03 March 2013
The allround skaters and sprinters met in the German town of Erfurt to compete for three days
01 March 2013
The ISU Council has provisionally allotted the following...
24 February 2013
The ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships took place in Collalbo (ITA) this weekend. Miho Takagi (JPN) succesfully defended her junior world title, and in the men’s field Jeong-Su Seo (KOR) was crowned junior allround world champion...
21 February 2013
The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating 2012/13 series came to an end last weekend in Collalbo (ITA) where the Junior World Cup Final took place. ..
21 February 2013
On February 22 to 24 the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships 2013 will be held in Collalbo, Italy...
17 February 2013
Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer (NED) won the World Allround title this weekend in Hamar, Norway.
13 February 2013
ISU Communication 1780 summarizes the main general obligations of Members, according to the ISU Statutes (see Art. 38 paragraph 1 of the ISU Constitution for the definition of the ISU Statutes) and according to established procedures. This does not alter...
10 February 2013
The week before the World Allround Championships, the skaters met for an Essent ISU World Cup event in the Bavarian village of Inzell.
28 January 2013
Heather Richardson (USA) and Michel Mulder (NED) were crowned the ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Champions of 2013 and with World Record points for Michel Mulder...
25 January 2013
The Essent ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships 2013 will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) this weekend...
24 January 2013
Members are invited to submit applications for the following ISU Championships...
21 January 2013
The first Essent ISU World Cup of 2013 was held this weekend in Calgary (CAN), where the sprinters tested themselves in preparation for the World Sprint Championships
13 January 2013
Dutch skaters Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer were crowned the European Speed Skating Champions of 2013.
10 January 2013
The ISU Speed Skating Championships season starts on Friday January 11, 2013 with the Essent ISU European Speed Skating Championships where the allround winners will be crowned on Sunday January 13.
16 December 2012
After Nagano, the sprinters had the last World Cup of 2012 in Harbin, China
09 December 2012
Three weeks after the first sprint World Cup in the Netherlands, the sprinters had travelled to Japan to compete in the Olympic M-Wave stadion in Nagano.
02 December 2012
From Kolomna in Russia, the allround skaters travelled to Astana in Kazakhstan, to race the 1500m and the 5000m Ladies and 10,000m Men, as well as the Team Pursuit.
25 November 2012
The second event in this season’s Essent ISU World Cup series took place in Kolomna, where the 1500m and the 3000m Ladies and 5000m Men were on the program, along with the Mass Start races
18 November 2012
The Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating series opened this season in the Dutch town of Heerenveen...
15 November 2012
The fifth edition of the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating series kicks off on November 15, 2012. The series gives young Speed Skaters a platform to...
16 October 2012
The ISU Council met on October 5-7, 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic. The following were among the decisions taken by the ISU Council during the meeting
10 October 2012
The new ISU Anti-Doping Rules and Procedures are available for download...
04 October 2012
The following amendments have been presented by the respective Members to the list of Officials 2012/13 for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating...
19 September 2012
This is a revised version of ISU Communication 1728 initially published on May 15, 2012..
11 September 2012
The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Single and Pair Skating and Ice Dance and Speed Skating & Short Track Speed Skating 2012 have been published....
28 August 2012
Following the success of last season’s ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating YouTube Channel, we are pleased to announce that the 2012/13 series will also be available...
23 August 2012
Revised Communications No. 1675 and 1728 have been published in accordance with ISU Communication No. 1725...
01 August 2012
The ISU has decided to hold a course for Speed Skating Referees, which will be organized by the...
31 July 2012
Further to ISU Communication No. 1751, ISU Communication No. 1754 contains...
30 July 2012
ISU Communication 1752 has been published...
30 July 2012
ISU Communication 1753 has been published...
28 July 2012
World Cup Team Sprint and Mass Start races racing Rules have been published...
25 July 2012
ISU Communication 1751 has been published...
18 July 2012
According to ISU Regulations, Rule 104 paragraph 14.a), please find here below the list of International Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Competitions for the season 2012/13. This Communication...
10 July 2012
Following nominations made by the ISU Members, the below list of Referees, Starters and Competitors Stewards has been approved by the ISU effective as of...
27 June 2012
The ISU Council met on June 10, 16 and 17, 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
17 June 2012
The ISU Council has made the following ISU Championships allotments...
30 April 2012
The 2012 ISU Congress Agenda has been published...
12 April 2012
The ISU Council met between March 30 and April 2, 2012 in Nice, France. The following were...
25 March 2012
The season ended, later than usual, in a warm and sunny Heerenveen, with the World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships
11 March 2012
The Essent ISU World Cup series concluded in Berlin-Hohenschönhausen, where the final races of the World Cup season took place.
11 March 2012
The 2011/2012 Junior World Cup Speed Skating Series concluded with the Final in Obihiro (JPN) on March 9 and 10.
09 March 2012
The final competition in the Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2011/12 is held at the Sportforum ice rink in Berlin Germany this weekend.
04 March 2012
Home favourite Miho Takagi and Sverre Lunde Pedersen (NOR) were crowned junior all-round world champions in Obihiro (JPN) this weekend.
04 March 2012
The Essent ISU World Cup series was back on Dutch ground in Heerenveen.
19 February 2012
Ireen Wüst and Sven Kramer (NED) won the World Allround title this weekend in Moscow.
16 February 2012
This Communication summarizes the main general obligations of Members, according to the ISU Statutes and....
12 February 2012
The all-round skaters competed this weekend in a cold Vikingship officially known as Hamar Olympic Hall in Hamar, Norway, one week before they will compete for the World title in the Russian capital.
30 January 2012
The 41st World Sprint Championships took place on the fast ice of the Calgary Olympic Oval in Canada.
26 January 2012
In accordance with the ISU Constitution, the ISU Council has considered and adopted a revised version of the ISU Code of Ethics in ISU Communication...
25 January 2012
Members are invited to submit applications for the following ISU Championships for the year...
23 January 2012
After a break of more than a month, the Essent ISU World Cup series continued this weekend with a competition at the Olympic Oval of Salt Lake City for only the sprint distances.
08 January 2012
The European Speed Skating Championships were held at the ice rink of the Hungarian capital Budapest.
04 December 2011
After two competitions on Russian-speaking ground, the Essent ISU World Cup series moved from Astana to the Dutch town of Heerenveen.
30 November 2011
The YOG Quota Places for the Speed Skating competitions at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) have been allocated based on the results of the...
27 November 2011
The Essent ISU World Cup series moved from Chelyabinsk to the Kazakh capital Astana...
20 November 2011
The Essent ISU World Cup series started this weekend.
11 November 2011
The ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating series will start tomorrow for the fourth year.
09 November 2011
Today the International Skating Union opens its new Facebook page for Speed Skating...
21 October 2011
The ISU Council met on October 14 -16 in Milano, Italy. The following were among the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting...
13 October 2011
Media Accrediations for the following Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Events are open.
16 September 2011
The ISU has decided to hold a course for Speed Skating Starters, which will be organized by the ISU Speed Skating Technical Committee and De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Schaatsenrijders Bond, KNSB (as hosting ISU Speed Skating Member) in
09 September 2011
ISU Communication No. 1697 has been published further to ISU Communication No. 1685, this Communication contains
07 September 2011
Announcement and forms for the Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Chelyabinsk are available