Skating

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.

Li to continue as Chinese short track speed skating coach until Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

Li Yan, second left, will continue as China's short track speed skating coach until Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty ImagesLi Yan will continue to coach the Chinese short track speed skating squad through their preparations for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, it has been announced.

Changes demanded as problems continue for US Speed Skating after Sochi 2014 failure

By Nick Butler

Problems engulfing US speedskating following the dismal performance at Sochi 2014 have taken another turn for the worse ©USSpeedskatingProblems engulfing US Speed Skating have taken another turn for the worse after a letter, sent by a five-person group, highlighted a series of concerns before requesting a hearing with the governing body's grievance committee.

US skating champions Castelli and Shnapir search for new partners following split

By Emily Goddard

Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir have announced the end of their partnership ©Getty ImagesTwo‐time reigning United States pairs champions Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir have announced they are to split, with both skaters looking for new partners.

Report into worst US speed skating performance in 30 years blamed on suits

By Nick Butler

Despite gold medals at Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010, Shani Davis was among the US skaters to draw a blank at Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesA report has blamed the worst Winter Olympic performance by a United States speed skating team in 30 years on the suit they wore at Sochi 2014. 

Canadian Olympic skating medallists Moore-Towers and Moscovitch split

By Emily Goddard

Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch are going their separate ways ©Getty ImagesApril 30 - Canadian Olympic figure skating pair Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch have announced their split just a few weeks after securing silver at Sochi 2014. 

Glasgow bidding for World Figure Skating Championships 2017

By Zjan Shirinian

The SSE Hydro, completed last year, would be the setting for the World Figure Skating Championships 2017 ©Getty ImagesApril 30 - Glasgow is bidding to bring the World Figure Skating Championships to Great Britain for the first time in more than 20 years in 2017.

Russian Sports Minister criticises "premature" Sochi bid for 2017 World Skating Championships

By Nick Butler

The Championships would be held in the Iceberg Skating Palace in which figure skating at Sochi 2014 was held ©Getty ImagesApril 24 - Sochi's bid for the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships has been cast in doubt after it was criticised by Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko for being submitted without Government approval. 
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