Heerenveen in the Netherlands has replaced Beijing as the host of next year's World Speed Skating Championships following the cancellation of test events for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Chinese capital.
Former speed skater Catriona Le May Doan has been named as Canada's Chef de Mission for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Don McDermott, the three-times Winter Olympian speed skater who was the United States' flag-bearer Squaw Valley 1960, California, has died aged 90.
Heerenveen has been provisionally awarded the hosting rights for the 2023 International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships.
Famous speed skating coach Ab Krook, who was previously in charge of the Dutch men's and women's national teams, has passed away at the age of 76 after suffering a stroke.
The Netherlands' two-time Olympic speed skating champion Kjeld Nuis has caused the closure of a training camp after he returned a positive test for COVID-19.
Olympic silver medallist Shannon Rempel has been named as an assistant coach at Speed Skating Canada as preparations continue towards Beijing 2022.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has confirmed the cancellation of the Junior Speed Skating World Cup competition in Minsk.
Four Canadian speed skaters that earned a combined total of 28 individual medals on the global stage and set two new world records have been honoured.
Four International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup events and two Short Track World Cup competitions have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Six-time Olympic champion Viktor Ahn is understood to be the latest star to be tasked with coaching Chinese athletes ahead of Beijing 2022.
The United States women's speed skating team held its second annual camp, which was split between virtual and in-person sessions.
Gregor Jelonek has been named as Speed Skating Canada's coach of the year for the fourth time.
Dutch speed skating legend Ireen Wüst has revealed she plans to retire after the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Dutch short track speed skater Lara van Ruijven has died aged 27 after falling ill last month.