Skating

St-Gelais and Ahn claim first golds of Salt Lake City Short Track Speed Skating World Cup

By Emily Goddard

Marianne St-Gelais has claimed gold in the women's 1,000 metres in Salt Lake City ©Getty ImagesMarianne St-Gelais of Canada and Russia's Viktor Ahn have claimed the first gold medals of the 2014-2015 International Skating Union World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Series in Salt Lake City today.

ISU World Cup short track series to begin in Salt Lake City

By Daniel Etchells

The International Skating Union World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series consists of six events ©ISUThe International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series is set to get underway in Salt Lake City tomorrow with the world's top skaters in action.

ISU asks for synchronised figure skating and mass start speed race to be added to Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

A speed skating mass start could join synchronised figure skating at Pyeongchang 2018 if the International Skating Union gets its way ©Getty ImagesSynchronised figure skating and a mass start long-track speed skating event could both be added to the programme for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games if the International Skating Union (ISU) gets its way.

Former Olympic champion Cousins to support British figure skating talent

By Zjan Shirinian

Robin Cousins will support six figure skaters as they prepare for major competitions ©Getty ImagesFormer figure skating Olympic champion Robin Cousins will help support and develop Great Britain's next generation of world-class skaters after taking up a new role.

Hashimoto apologises for "shameful" behaviour at post Sochi 2014 party but avoids disciplinary action

By Gary Anderson

Seiko Hashimoto has apologised for her behaviour at a party in Sochi where she was seen hugging and kissing figure skater Daisuke Takahashi ©Getty ImagesJapan Skating Federation President and Tokyo 2020 Executive Board member Seiko Hashimoto has apologised for her behaviour at a post Sochi 2014 party at which she was seen kissing and embracing figure skater Daisuke Takahashi.

Former world champion denies sexual assault by Japan Skating Federation President

By Gary Anderson

Daisuke Takahashi has denied that he was the victim of any sexual harassment from Seiko Hashimoto ©Getty ImagesFormer figure skating world champion Daisuke Takahashi has denied he was subjected to sexual harassment by Japan Skating Federation President Seiko Hashimoto, a member of the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board. 

Pettit National Ice Centre agrees contract renewal with US Olympic Committee

By Paul Osborne

The Pettit National Ice Center has renewed its contract with the US Olympic Committee and Us Speedskating ©PettitThe Pettit National Ice Centre in Milwaukee will continue to serve as an Olympic training site after renewing its contract with the Unites States Olympic Committee (USOC) and US Speedskating.

Judge embrace not proof of cheating says ISU, as rejects Sochi 2014 figure skating gold complaint

By Paul Osborne

South Korea's complaints over judging during the figure skating event at Sochi 2014 have been dismissed by the ISU ©Getty ImagesThe International Skating Union (ISU) has dismissed South Korea's complaints over the judging of the women's figure skating competition during Sochi 2014, where Kim Yu-Na controversially missed out on gold to Russia's Adelina Sotnikova.

Charlesbourg to host 2015 Canada Synchronised Skating Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

Around 40 teams and more than 800 skaters are expected to take to the ice at the Pavillon de la Jeunesse in Charlesbourg next year ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 Skate Canada Synchronised Skating Championships has been awarded to Charlesbourg in Quebec.
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