ISU investigating “surge of hate” directed at French ice dance team, condemns reported homophobic comments

Guillaume Cizeron, 2018 Olympic silver medalist and four-time world champion with Gabriella Papadakis, came out as gay in May 2020.

Decisions of the ISU Council

HOC General Assembly elects Ethics Committee

ISU launches an inspiring digital fan engagement campaign #UpAgain

CAS: The European Court of Human Rights Rejects the Request of Claudia Pechstein to Refer Her Case to the Grand Chamber of the ECHR

ISU Statement - EU Commission Decision

Dijkema Elected President of International Skating Union

(ATR) Jan Dijkema of the Netherlands is elected as the new ISU chief at the federation's congress in Dubrovnik.

Third Candidate Enters Skating Union Presidential Election

(ATR) György Sallak of Hungary confirms he will be one of three men vying for the top job at the International Skating Union.

Controversial Skating Presidential Candidate Pledges Transparency, Innovation

Didier Gailhaguet tells Around the Rings a 3-year ban for his involvement in Salt Lake City judging scandal is well behind him.

Ice Skating Judge in 2002 Scandal Running for Fed Presidency -- Federations Focus

(ATR) Also ... FIH launches turf quality program... 2016 ITTF World Cup awarded to Saarbrücken, Germany.

Claudia Pechstein Loses Doping Appeal

(ATR) CAS rules the Olympic speed skater received fair treatment after positive drug tests in 2009.

Winter Federations Not Yet Worried About World Cup Switch

(ATR) Despite rumblings that the 2022 FIFA World Cup may be moved to the winter, the winter sports federations aren’t panicking until they have more information.

ISU Chief Stepping Down; Barcelona 2026 Talks; Rebelo Recants

(ATR) Skating chief stepping down in 2016… Barcelona mayor meets with Bach regarding bid… Aldo Rebelo staying on as sports minister. 

Sochi Scene - Skating Chief Complains of Poor Sightlines; Curling Event Relocated

(ATR) President of International Skating Union laments "embarrassing situation" ... Cup of Russia moved from Sochi ... Ski jumpers ready for test event ... More inside this Sochi Scene ...

Golden 25 - Winter Sports Leaders #21

(ATR) Winter sports federation chiefs Rene Fasel, Gian-Franco Kasper and Ottavio Cinquanta share the 21st spot in the Around the Rings Golden 25 for 2012.

Skating, Skiing Chiefs on 2018 Candidates

(ATR) The federation presidents for skating and skiing tell Around the Rings the presence of three strong candidates in the race for the 2018 Winter Olympics is a major step forward for the IOC.

Monday Memo -- London Ticket Window Closes; Figure Skating Worlds Open

(ATR) Deadline ahead for Olympic ticket hopefuls ... Moscow fills in for Tokyo ... Women's ice hockey worlds ... IOC tackles sport, environment ...

Gold Medalist Appeal; 2014 Sports Director; Brazilian Airport Concerns

(ATR) Gold medalist figure skater appeals for amateur status ... Sochi names sports director ... Concerns for Brazil airports.

Tuesday Talk -- Skating President on World Champs, Team Event, 2018 Race

(ATR) Ottavio Cinquanta tells Around the Rings the progress present in today's sport is "creating a monster" for himself and his fellow federation chiefs ... More in this week's Tuesday Talk.

PyeongChang Heeds IOC Warning; Sailing Plots 2016 Program

(ATR) Bid leader pledges to follow rules, avoid conflicts of interest ... Sailing sets course for Rio 2016 Olympics ... Spanish cyclist loses another doping appeal.

London, Ontario Site of 2013 Figure Skating World Championships

(ATR) 2013 skating world championship cities announced ... IOC member enters hall of fame ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Report: Two Finalists for USOC CEO; 2010 Budget Could Hurt 2016 Games

(ATR) USOC reportedly narrows list of CEO candidates to two... Brazilian sports minister says 2010 budget could hurt the Rio Olympics... ISU official asks top skater to compete... PyeongChang goes green to get Games.

Olympic Newsdesk -- Greek Torchbearer Bans; New WADA Website

(ATR) The Hellenic Olympic Committee imposes lifetime torch bearing bans for any Olympians found guilty of doping... WADA unveils a new Web site.