Jun 11, 2016

Dijkema chosen as new ISU president

Jan Dijkema of the Netherlands is the new president of the International Skating Union. The 71-year-old Dijkema succeeds Italy’s Ottavio Cinquanta, who held the job since 1994. Dijkema won on the second ballot Friday, defeating Hungary’s Gyorgy Sallak. Two other candidates, France’s Didier Gailhaguet ...

May 18, 2016

Skater Chan relocating to Canada

Three-time world champion Patrick Chan will relocate from Detroit to Vancouver this summer and remain with coach Kathy Johnson. They are building an arena for their own skating school in nearby Richmond, British Columbia. Chan announced the move Tuesday. Johnson has been Chan’s coach ...

Apr 26, 2016

Hanyu sidelined with foot injury

Reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will be off the ice for two months due to ligament damage in his left foot, the Japan Skating Federation said Tuesday. The Toronto-based Hanyu, who finished second in last month’s world championships, will not return to Japan, remaining ...