ISU keeps current age limits

DUBLIN -- The International Skating Union has rejected proposals to change or remove the age limit of its office holders, which could have seen controversial president Ottavio Cinquanta run for another term.

Cinquanta's term was supposed to end this month, but the board moved the quadrennial elections from 2014 to '16 at his recommendation, allowing the 75-year-old to continue in office despite reaching the maximum age limit.

An ISU Congress in Dublin kept the current age limit.

The Congress also rejected a proposal to remove judges' anonymity in single, pair skating and ice dance.

Scoring and the judging system have been criticized as being complicated and open to corruption -- an issue that came into the spotlight when Russia's Adelina Sotnikova won at the Sochi Winter Olympics.