The International Skating Union (ISU) announced that the European Figure Skating Championships have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was scheduled to take place Jan. 25-31 in Zagreb, Croatia.

 

In addition, the 2020-2021 Grand Prix Final, which was originally postponed from Dec. 10-13, 2020 in Beijing, China has now been officially cancelled.

 

In a release sent to the media Dec. 10, the ISU said the World Figure Skating Championships, remains scheduled for Stockholm, Sweden March 22-28, 2021 and the World Team Trophy, remains scheduled for Osaka, Japan, April 15-18. The ISU noted that “the ISU Council would access and re-evaluate the remainder of the 2020-2021 figure skating season, and decide whether, other ISU figure skating events could be organized, if the pandemic situation allows.”

 

and decide whether, in addition to the World Team Trophy, scheduled for Osaka, Japan on April 15-18, 2021, other ISU Figure Skating Events could be organized, if the pandemic situation allows.

The ISU has already cancelled the Four Continents Championships, scheduled for Feb. 9-14, 2021 in Sydney, Australia and the World Junior Figure Skating Championships, March 1-7, 2020 in Harbin, China. The World  Junior Synchronized Skating Championships, March 11-13, in Lyon, France have also been canceled.