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How Is Ice Dancing Scored? The ISU Judging System Can Be Tricky To Understand - Bustle

It's easy to assume that figure skating and ice dancing are one in the same. After all, ice dancing is under the category of figure skating, making it seem like just another name for the sport. Both take place on the ice with similar movements, lots of ...

Everything You Need to Know to Watch Figure Skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics - Thrillist

This has led to the occasional controversy over the years, including a judging scandal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City that prompted sports officials to finally change the scoring system to be more objective. This resulted in today's ISU ...

Top-Level Figure Skating Judges Consistently Favor Skaters From Their Home Countries. Now Many Of Those Judges ... - BuzzFeed News

To test this claim, BuzzFeed News recreated the ISU's algorithm and found that it would very rarely flag any scores at all. What's more, the ISU's system looks at only one performance at a time; as a result, it wouldn't detect judges who consistently ...

Ted Barton foresees rise in Japan skating, defends International Judging System - The Japan Times

At last month's Grand Prix Final in Nagoya, Ice Time sat down with ISU announcer Ted Barton, whose voice is well known to Japanese skating fans, for a discussion on a wide range of skating issues, including the International Judging System. Barton ...

Dijkema modernising ISU as the shadow of EU ruling looms - Insidethegames.biz

“A number of Congress proposals are being prepared for the 2018 ISU Congress, some proposals include changes to the Judging System. However only the Congress can decide if the proposed changes should be implemented. The details of the proposals ...

Grading the Twins' 2017 non-waiver trade deadline moves - Twinkie Town

Last year, I graded the Twins' deadline moves according to the USDA's grading system for apples. That ended up being sort of stupid. This year, instead, I will be grading the Twins' trade deadline moves according to the ISU Judging System used to judge ...

ISU vote to abolish anonymous judging system in figure skating to "increase transparency" - Insidethegames.biz

A previous attempt to change the system at the 2014 ISU Congress had failed. "There is a need for greater transparency in order to improve public understanding of the sport of figure skating and confidence in the judging system," added the Norwegian ...

Push comes to shove as Cinquanta steps down after 22 years as International Skating Union President - but what of ... - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

In the meantime, the ISU were accelerating a process they had been considering before the 2002 scandal, namely a revision of the judging system which involved a greater emphasis on technical correctness and, critically, did not show how the votes had ...

British ISU Presidential candidate vows to overhaul skating judging and change governance style - Insidethegames.biz

A "complete overhaul" of the ISU Judging System is one such idea in order to "re-engage with the public and athletes". This must be more open and clear as well as easily understandable for the press and public. "This will be done by collaboration with ...

INTERVIEW-Figure Skating-ISU president must quit before sport dies - Reuters

Wood, who also won a silver medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, said Cinquanta has undemocratically postponed ISU elections in order to extend his stay in the position and changed the scoring system for the worse by making it confusing for ...

ISU boss defends Sochi Olympic figure skating judging - NBCSports.com

The International Skating Union hasn't received a formal complaint from South Korea about figure skating judging in Sochi, the ISU president said while defending its judging system Thursday. The Korea Olympic Committee said last week it would file an ...

South Korea protests women's figure skating results after Adelina Sotnikova's gold ahead of Yuna Kim - Toronto Star

The ISU said it had not received the letter, and declined to comment further. On Friday, the ISU released a statement saying it “is confident in the high quality and integrity of the ISU judging system.” “The ISU is strongly committed to conducting ...

Controversy rages on after Kim denied second Olympic gold - The Japan Times

“Pursuant to contacts with the IOC, the ISU would like to issue the following statement on the ISU judging system related to figure skating events at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games: “The ISU is strongly committed to conducting performance ...

The ISU Judging System or the International Judging System ), is the scoring system currently used to judge the figure skating disciplines of men's and ladies' singles, pair skating, ice dancing, and synchronized skating. It was designed and implemented by the International Skating Union , the ruling body of the sport. This system of scoring is used in all international competitions sanctioned by the ISU, including the Olympic Games. The ISU Judging System replaced the previous 6.0 system in 2004. This new system was created in response to the 2002 Winter Olympics figure skating scandal, in an attempt to make the scoring system more objective and less vulnerable to abuse.

A demonstration of how skaters are scored under Code of Points.

The ISU Judging System (also called Code of Points (CoP) or the International Judging System (IJS)), is the scoring system currently used to judge the figure skating disciplines of men's and ladies' singles, pair skating, ice dancing, and synchronized skating. It was designed and implemented by the International Skating Union (ISU), the ruling body of the sport. This system of scoring is used in all international competitions sanctioned by the ISU, including the Olympic Games.

The ISU Judging System replaced the previous 6.0 system in 2004. This new system was created in response to the 2002 Winter Olympics figure skating scandal, in an attempt to make the scoring system more objective and less vulnerable to abuse.

How figure skating scoring rewards risk over artistry

The new figure skating scoring system is complicated and controversial. Here's how it works. Learn why the triple axel is such a big deal: http://bit.ly/2oGrA7N ...

Judges Table Behind the Scenes

Ted Barton takes you behind the scenes at how the Judging System is set up at the ISU Junior Grand Prix.

Olympic Figure Skating: How does the scoring work?

Olympic figure skating coach Mary Lynn Gelderman explains the new system of figure skating scoring. She scores individual moves for Fox News and also ...

How a judge watches figure skating

ISU figure skating official Wendy Enzmann explains the finer points of judging a figure skating competition. (Video by Scott LaPierre) Read more: ...

How to Understand the Olympic Figure Skating Scoring System

Watch more Learn about the Olympics videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/317576-How-to-Understand-the-Olympic-Figure-Skating-Scoring-System No clue ...

The IJS

This video is a semi-concise explanation of the International Judging System (IJS) that is used to score all major figure skating competitions. The score ...