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Disappointment as UK ice rinks remain shut

Members of the British ice skating community were left reeling a few days ago with the government’s last minute announcement that rinks were no longer allowed to open.

The Synchro Challenger Series 2020/21 is cancelled

The Council of the International Skating Union (ISU) decided that the Challenger Series Events for both Figure Skating and Synchronized Skating in the Season 2020/21 should be "held as individual events and not as a Series". Therefore, no prize money will be distributed.

Skaters and coaches are left with uncertainty

On Tuesday, the UK government announced that indoor skating rinks were forbidden by law to reopen with the latest easing of the lockdown regulations.

Finnish synchro teams will be allowed to go back on the ice!

According to this week´s decision of the government of Finland, inner and outdoor sports grounds are opened in a controlled way beginning from 1 June. That means that next month, all skating teams should have the opportunity to skate again.

Worlds: More money will be awarded next season

For the first time, the Council of the International Skating Union (ISU) decided that prize money will be given to the three medallists of the ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships next season. Seniors champions will also receive more money.

Senior Worlds 2020 in Lake Placid: the ISU has decided

The International Skating Union (ISU) Council took a final decision regarding the possibility to postpone the 2020 World Senior Synchronized Skating Championships that would have taken place in Lake Placid (USA) at the beginning of April.

Challenger Series 2020-21: Discover the chosen cities!

The International Skating Union (ISU) announced the hosts for the Challenger Series in Synchronized Skating for the season 2020/21.

Synchro Worlds 2020 in Lake Placid cancelled due to coronavirus

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2020, scheduled for April 3-4 in Lake Placid (USA), will not be held due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cancellation of the International Mixed Age Trophy 2020

The International Mixed Age Trophy 2020 to be held in Basel, Switzerland on March 28 is officially canceled for health reasons. The organizers announced this decision on Friday afternoon.

Coronavirus: three teams cancel their participation in the WJSSC

The spread of the coronavirus around the world has an impact on the upcoming ISU events. The ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships in Nottingham, planned on March 13-14 in Great Britain remain scheduled but three teams have decided that they will no longer participate in the competition.

Coronavirus: New prevention measures for the competitions

The ISU (International Skating Union) updated this weekend the prevention measures for all accredited persons and announced that the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2020 originally foreseen on March 13-15, cannot be staged. A synchro team in Europe has also been tested.

Could coronavirus cancel the synchro skating events?

A few synchronized skating events could be at risk as the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe. Two competitions that should be organized soon in Switzerland all closely monitoring the situation after a significant increase in the number of cases in the country the last few days.