FIS Newsflash #453 - Nordic Combined Enters Grand Prix Week
www.fis-ski.com # 453 August 14, 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Nordic Combined enters Grand Prix week
The 13th edition of the FIS Nordic Combined Grand Prix will get underway with two competitions in Oberwiesenthal (GER) on 24th and 25th August 2013 followed by another three events in Villach (AUT) and Oberstdorf (GER). . [More]
Lillehammer 2016 to feature new and modified FIS events
At the most recent Executive Board meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held on 9th August 2013 in Moscow (RUS), the proposed 2016 Lillehammer Winter Youth Olympic Games Programme was on the agenda. [More]
IN DEPTH
Meet a Legend: Katerina Neumannova
Katerina Neumannova is the biggest name for ladies’ Czech Cross-Country Skiing. She is the winner of 18 individual World Cups, double World Champion (Oberstdorf 2005, Sapporo 2007) and Olympic gold medallist (Turin 2006). [More]
INSIDE FIS
Introducing Members of the FIS Athletes’ Commission: Marion Kreiner
Marion Kreiner recently became a member of the FIS Athletes’ Commission. During her career, she claimed twelve World Cup podiums and topped her results with the crystal globe in parallel giant slalom and second spot in the overall rankings in the 2012/13 season. [More]
IOC education tools to fight against match fixing
With the evolution of the internet, the sports betting market has hugely increased. In a way, this is beneficial to sports as it generates money and interests but it also opens the door to competition fixing and corruption. [More]
Alpine Canada seeking new CEO
After Alpine Canada President and CEO Max Gartner has announced in June this year that he will step down from his role, the organisation is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to lead the Canadian governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing. [More]
Passing of Rene Sulpice
Rene Sulpice passed away on 8th August 2013 at the age of 79 in his home town Megeve (FRA). [More]
FIS PyeongChang 2018 Sport Workshop
Preparations are quietly yet industriously progressing at POCOG, the Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang (KOR). [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
23 Organisers already registered for 3rd edition of World Snow Day
On 1st July 2014 registration for the 3rd edition of World Snow Day (19th January 2014) was launched. In the short space of six weeks, 23 Organisers in 14 countries have already registered for the next event. [More]
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