Håvard Holmefjord Lorentzen of Norway and Japan's Nao Kodaira both secured two gold medals by winning the men's and women's 500m and 1,000m double respectively at the International Skating Union Speed Skating World Cup in Stavanger.
Japan will aim to continue their formidable start in the women's events when the International Skating Union Speed Skating World Cup resumes in the Norwegian city of Stavanger this weekend.
Pavel Kulizhnikov became the first person to break the 68 second barrier at the Thialf Ice Stadium in Heerenveen over 1,000 metres today at the International Skating Union Speed Skating World Cup.
Nao Kodaira sealed her second gold medal as Japan enjoyed a dominant day at the International Skating Union Speed Skating World Cup in Heerenveen.
Japan secured the women's team pursuit gold medal in a world record time as the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup season began in thrilling fashion in Heerenveen.
Dutch star Kjeld Nuis and the United States’ Heather Bergsma will begin the defence of the International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup titles at the opening event of the season in Heerenveen.
US Speedskating has announced its roster for four International Skating Union World Cup events due to take place over the coming months, following a four-day qualifier at the Utah Olympic Oval.
Short track speed skating coach Sébastien Cros has returned to Speed Skating Canada's programme, where he will work as a "NextGen" coach.
Shawn Holman has been appointed as chief sport officer (CSO) at Speed Skating Canada.
Canadian Olympic speed skating champion Cindy Klassen has started a new career as a police officer in Calgary.
The International Skating Union (ISU) have announced the qualification times which will be required for speed skaters to achieve in order to qualify for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.
Olympic champion Christine Nesbitt has been inducted into the Speed Skating Canada Hall of Fame.
Marcel Lacroix has been re-hired by Speed Skating Canada to coach the country's female long track athletes.
Speed Skating Canada has announced that two-time Olympian Anastasia Bucsis will be joining the governing body.
Anni Friesinger-Postma, a three-time speed skating Olympic gold medallist, will be part of the Eurosport Germany team for Pyeongchang 2018.