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An update on the Joannie Rochette situation

March 15, 2010 |  9:11 am

Fredi Schmid, the director-general of the International Skating Union, told me Monday that it was up to Joannie Rochette's national federation, Skate Canada, to decide whether the Olympic bronze medalist can skate an exhibition tribute to her late mother this week.

Schmid also weighed in on the pairs entry snafu at the World Junior Championship last week.

Click here for details on the Rochette situation.

-- Philip Hersh