ISU adds freedom of expression clause to updated Code of Ethics

The ISU has released the 2022 edition of its Code of Ethics. One notable change, the inclusion of articles laying out the skating organization’s policies on freedom of expression. The changes come at time when athlete’s freedom of expression is subject to increased debate in the lead up to Beijing 2022.

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

A digital and cooperative approach to make figure skating more attractive

Last Olympic quota places on the line at Qualifying Event Nebelhorn Trophy

ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2022, Tianjin (CHN) - cancellation / relocation

Third ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event moves from Chongqing (CHN) to Torino (ITA)

ISU, Infront Ink Extension - Federations Focus

Also: AIBA president visits Uzbekistan; GAISF, sportanddev sign partnership deal to promote sustainability

Curling Loses Another World Championship -- Federation Focus

Also: AIBA begins continental forums for 2021; Russian teams at world championships adjust to WADA sanctions

ISU Explores Alternative for Canceled Cups -- Federation Focus

Also: FIBA competitions resume; financial support for Tokyo 2020 rugby qualifiers; Maldives rejoin CGF

HOC General Assembly elects Ethics Committee

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 Suspends Chinese Judges -- Federation Focus

Also: New IJF training center in Zambia; Dance sport president resigns; Cooperation in WBSC

IBU Establishes Ethics Commission

(ATR) The IBU president and secretary general are subject of an ongoing bribery investigation

Two Countries Dominating Figure Skating -- Photodesk

(ATR) Japan and athletes from Russia have risen to the top of the figure skating world at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.

ISU Statement - EU Commission Decision

Winter Olympic Sports Welcome Neutral Russians -- Federations Focus

(ATR) The seven Winter Olympics federations share mixed reaction to Russian ban at PyeongChang 2018.

North Korea Figure Skaters Miss Key Deadline

(ATR) Whether a pair of North Korean figure skaters will compete in PyeongChang 2018 rests with the IOC.

Communique of the Olympic Summit

Sporting World Flocks to Denmark -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Women's Hockey Championships begin; Men's Curling Champs head to Canada; Figure Skating Champs begin in Finland.

Paralympians Take Over PyeongChang -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: World Baseball Classic begins; FIS and ISU hold World Championships.

PyeongChang Becoming Well Versed in Winter Sport -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Nordic ski championships conclude; Para Cycle Champs head to L.A.; Anti-doping testimony before U.S. Congress.

Luge Training and Speed Skating Test Event - Photodesk

(ATR) A behind-the-scenes look at a luge international training session and the speed skating test event in South Korea.

Speed Skating Test Reveals PyeongChang Ambitions

(ATR) A successful speed skating championships is a launchpad to a greater Olympics, says PyeongChang 2018.

PyeongChang 2018 Venues Put to the Test -- Monday Memo

(ATR) Also: Skiing World Championships conclude in St. Moritz; Asian Winter Games begin in Japan.

A Speedy Start to Day One of Short Track

Day one of the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup got underway today in front of a packed stadium in the Gangneung Ice Arena.

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.

Skating Elects New President

(ATR) The international federation for ice skating chooses among four candidates in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Olympic Speedskater Loses Court Battle for ISU Damages

(ATR) The International Skating Union welcomes ruling by the German federal court against five-time Olympic champion Claudia Pechstein.

ISU Presidential Candidates Finalized

(ATR) Four candidates enter the race for president of the International Skating Union.