Lausanne, Switzerland


Today, April 6, 2021, the International Skating Union (ISU) proudly celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace for the fourth consecutive year. Sport, peace and unity is more important than ever in these times of crisis.


Team Nexxice (CAN)

This year, athletes representing all four sports convey the message of commitment to Sport for Development and Peace.

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Ice Dancers Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson (GBR)

Ice Dancers Lilah Fear and Lewis Gibson (GBR), Short Track Speed Skater Sofia Prosvirnova (RUS) with Speed Skaters Viktor Thorup (DEN) and Brittany Bowe (USA), as well as Synchronized Skaters from Team Nexxice (CAN) show the strong symbol of a #WhiteCard.

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Short Track Speed Skater Sofia Prosvirnova (RUS) and Speed Skater Viktor Thorup (DEN)

In contrast with the red card, which signifies the most serious offense in sport, the #WhiteCard is a gesture of inclusion, tolerance and peace. The #WhiteCard is a Peace and Sport digital campaign that promotes the positive and constructive values of sport.

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Speed Skater Brittany Bowe (USA)

To celebrate Peace and Sport on April 6, the ISU invites the entire Skating community to rally around the symbol of a #WhiteCard as a sign of commitment to peace efforts worldwide. To find out more information on the #WhiteCard campaign and how you can also participate please visit their website.