“With these proposals, the ISU is trying to preserve the sport, give weak athletes the opportunity to participate and win.” Tatiana Tarasova on the ISU discussion to simplify programs

Posted on 2024-01-25 • 2 comments
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Tatiana Tarasova commented on the ISU Technical Committee discussion to simplify programs. original source: [...]

Fewer jumps and a new chorographic spin. ISU is discussing proposals to simplify rules in single and pair skating

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ISU will discuss proposals to simplify rules in single and pair skating at the upcoming congress. original source: [...]

“ISU events lack excitement. Filling the arena for seeing just jumps and spins is much more challenging.” head of the Lithuanian Figure Skating Federation about the organization of the 2024 European Championships

Posted on 2024-01-20 • No comments yet

Translation of the comments made by the head of the Lithuanian Figure Skating Federation about the organization of the [...]

Alexander Kogan: “Today, the first stage of the ISU Grand Prix ‘Skate America’ begins, in which our athletes are not participating, but coaches with Russian passports are.”

Posted on 2023-10-20 • No comments yet

Translation of the general director of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, Alexander Kogan's comments about the [...]

“In the ISU, Americans and Canadians hold dominant positions, and frankly, they don’t like us. They’ve decided to treat themselves to more medals for another year.” Russians about ISU decision to uphold the ban

Posted on 2023-10-10 • 3 comments

Translation of the comments made by Russian functionaries regarding the ISU decision to upheld the ban. photo [...]

“The President of the ISU most likely feared taking responsibility for allowing Russians and Belarusians.” President of the Russian Skating Union about recent ISU Council

Posted on 2023-10-09 • 1 comment

Translation of the comment made by the President of the Russian Skating Union that ISU Council didn't discuss the [...]

“I don’t understand why we are not competing. When they will allow us to compete again? We need specific dates.” Tarasova and Zhulin on upcoming ISU council

Posted on 2023-10-06 • 3 comments
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Alexander Zhulin and Tatiana Tarasova commented on the talks that ISU may allow Belarusian athletes to participate in [...]

“The suspension of Russian athletes does affect the ISU budget and the level of certain disciplines. But there is no intention to bring them back. We warmly welcome this decision.” President of the Lithuanian Skating Union Vytautas Jasutis

Posted on 2023-06-13 • No comments yet

President of the Lithuanian Skating Union Vytautas Jasutis spoke about the the transfer of the venue for the 2024 [...]

“I couldn’t even imagine that they would punish us so severely. It’s just mockery towards us.” ISU has extended the suspension of Russian skaters, comments from Russian specialists

Posted on 2023-06-11 • 6 comments
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The International Skating Union (ISU) has extended the suspension of Russians and Belarusians. Comments from Russian [...]

The suspension of Russian athletes from international competitions and retirement of Yuzuru Hanyu has had a negative impact on the ISU budget

Posted on 2023-06-10 • 1 comment

The suspension of Russian athletes from international competitions and retirement of Yuzuru Hanyu has had a negative [...]

“Of course, there are still connections, and work is ongoing.” Russia got quotas from the ISU for participation in the junior Grand Prix in case they are allowed to compete

Posted on 2023-05-18 • No comments yet

The International Skating Union (ISU) has allocated quotas for the participation of Russian figure skaters in the [...]

Hungary won’t host the 2024 European Championships due to prolonged hostilities in neighboring countries and its impact on the economy

Posted on 2023-05-10 • No comments yet

Hungary will not host the 2024 European Figure Skating Championships. photo Reuters source: [...]

The issue of admission of Russian skaters will not be discussed at the ISU conference this March

Posted on 2023-03-01 • 1 comment

The issue of admission of Russian athletes will not be discussed at the ISU conference. photo EPA source: [...]

ISU will not consider admitting Russians to international competitions until at least mid-March

Posted on 2023-02-21 • 1 comment

The International Skating Union (ISU) will not consider the issue of admitting Russians to international competitions [...]

Anna Shcherbakova will remain a contender for the ISU Most Valuable Figure Skater award but won’t be admitted to the award ceremony

Posted on 2023-01-19 • No comments yet
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Russian figure skater Anna Shcherbakova will remain a contender for the ISU Most Valuable Figure Skater award, but [...]

“It looks like a statement for internal use in Russia, but such provocations are not payed attention here.” ISU on Tutberidze’s proposal to freeze ratings and title in the absence of Russian skaters

Posted on 2022-08-03 • 1 comment

ISU will not support Eteri Tutberidze's proposal to to freeze ratings and not awarding titles in competitions in the [...]

The ISU removed the rule that women must compete in skirts in a free dance

Posted on 2022-06-09 • No comments yet

Skirts are no longer compulsory in ice dace. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tessa [...]

ISU reformed the “corridor” system of PCS scoring because the former approach led to “groupthink” and not objective judging

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ISU reformed the “Corridor” system of scoring PCS in figure skating. View this post on Instagram [...]