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#468 | WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2013
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Big Nordic Opening in Kuusamo: Cross-Country and Nordic Combined World Cups get underway
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As part of the traditional FIS Nordic Opening the disciplines of Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined will meet for the first time this season from 29th November – 1st December 2013.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Beaver Creek’s new Raptor course welcomes Alpine World Cup ladies Beaver Creek’s new Raptor course welcomes Alpine World Cup ladies

As the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail-Beaver Creek (USA) are approaching the one-year countdown, the top alpine World Cup athletes will have a true World Championship test on the new Raptor ladies’ downhill course this coming weekend.

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Falun 2015 World Championship courses are set Falun 2015 World Championship courses are set

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championship courses for Falun 2015 are now all set, just in time for winter arriving in Dalarna County. To a large extent, the modified Cross-Country courses represent an updated, modernised version of the courses used at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 1993.

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New Ski Jumping Hill in St. Moritz New Ski Jumping Hill in St. Moritz

Good news for Ski Jumping in Switzerland. St. Moritz will be building a new jumping hill. In a recent referendum, 55% of the electorate accepted the initiative giving a boost for Ski Jumping in the traditional winter sports resort in the Engadin valley.

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Right to Play: Marco Büchel a teacher and student in Ghana Right to Play: Marco Büchel a teacher and student in Ghana

The world of skiing expanded its horizons in October when former Alpine skier Marco Büchel (LIE) visited Ghana in his capacity as a Right to Play Ambassador.

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Movember for FIS athletes Movember for FIS athletes

When the 2013 calendar turned to November, a number of FIS athletes started following a familiar fall theme: “Movember”, the combination of November and moustache.

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IN DEPTH
Chat with the FIS Race Directors: Pierre Mignerey Chat with the FIS Race Directors: Pierre Mignerey

On the eve of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup opening in Finland’s Kuusamo, FIS Cross-Country Race Director Pierre Mignerey shared his insights on the upcoming season.

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INSIDE FIS
Mark Rubinstein appointed President and CEO of Alpine Canada Mark Rubinstein appointed President and CEO of Alpine Canada

Mark Rubinstein, a business executive with more than 25 years’ experience in media and sports, was recently appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Alpine Canada Alpin.

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FIS Anti-Doping Rules 2014 now available FIS Anti-Doping Rules 2014 now available

The newest version of the FIS Anti-Doping Rules, valid as of 1st January 2014 is now available on the FIS website.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
“The Future of Snow Sports is Children”- media event attracts large attention “The Future of Snow Sports is Children”- media event attracts large attention

As part of a large media event on 22nd November 2013, prominent personalities from sports and business discussed the role of children in the future of snow sports at the newly opened SportScheck flagship store in Munich (GER).

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