Skating

Olympic figure skating medallist facing four year ban for aiding doping of former boyfriend

By Nick Butler

Carolina Kostner is facing a four year ban for allegedly aiding the doping of her boyfriend ©Getty ImagesIn a rare move, Italy's former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner is facing a ban of over four years for being complicit in the doping regime of her former boyfriend.

Medal record corrected for Innsbruck 1964 US skating pair half-century after event

By Daniel Etchells

The confusion surrounding Vivian and Ronald Joseph's bronze medal stemmed from the 1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck ©Olympic MuseumMore than 50 years after competing at the 1964 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, United States figure skating duo Vivian and Ronald Joseph can finally lay claim to bronze medals.

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.
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