ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Grenoble cancelled due to coronavirus
The International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in Grenoble has been cancelled due to the newest COVID-19 restrictions in France.
Initially scheduled for November 13 to 15, the Internationaux de France event met its fate after French President Emmanuel Macron ordered a curfew for the Grenoble area on October 14, in consultation with the City of Grenoble authorities.
The French Federation of Ice Sports (FFSG) were forced to cancel the event after monitoring the health authorities’ position on COVID-19 and the potential risk to athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers.
“The ISU regrets that the hosting of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Internationaux de France is no longer viable and thanks the FFSG for their continued effort and support,” read an ISU statement…