WikiNow lets you discover the news you care about, follow the topics that matter to you and share your favourite stories with your friends.

© WikiNow

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

Critics of figure skating scoring have long accused the system of being subjective, and therefore, rampant with bias. This has led to the occasional controversy over the years, including a judging scandal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City ...

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

Judges might not even be aware that they consistently up-score their compatriots. And the vast majority of skating officials who spoke with BuzzFeed News said that the quality of judging has improved since the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake ...

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 will be ...

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

The move was strongly resisted by the ISU, which warned skaters not to associate with the new organisation, and those behind the breakaway were subsequently banished from the sport. In the meantime, the ISU were accelerating a process they had been ...

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

"Working together we can build a positive reputation, grow global participation and build on our sport's magnificent legacy." A "complete overhaul" of the ISU Judging System is one such idea in order to "re-engage with the public and athletes". This ...

South Korea protests controversial women's figure skating result - SI.com

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 performance evaluations strictly and fairly and has adequate procedures in ...

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 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 how the figure skater who fell got a higher...

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: http://bit.ly/22WeRhS.

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.

How Is Figure Skating Scored? | Show Me | NBC News

New rules used to score figure skating requires that judges create two different sets of scores, multiplied against varying factors, averaged and then added together. » Subscribe to NBC News:...

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 card/protocol I use in this video...

ISU Figure Skating Judging System

This is a simple walkthrough, demonstration and explanation of the judging system used to grade international-class routines skated in professional competitions. These rules and values are...