#478 | WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2014
FIS-SKI
OLYMPICS
Sochi by the numbers Sochi by the numbers

The Olympic Winter Games is surrounded by some very impressive numbers, from the number of athletes, events, venues and accredited media to fun facts such as how many days Sochi had to prepare to host the Games.

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Find out more about the FIS disciplines in Sochi Find out more about the FIS disciplines in Sochi

With only two days away from the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, FIS Media is providing in-depth information about everything you need to know about the FIS disciplines in Sochi.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS World Cup highlights FIS World Cup highlights

It was a week of fine tuning and Olympic anticipation as the FIS World Cups held their final events before the world turns its attention to Sochi for the Olympic Winter Games.

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Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 reveals Mascots Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 reveals Mascots

When the world goes to the Vail Valley for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, athletes, media, spectators and families will be welcomed by two of Vail and Beaver Creek’s newest furry ambassadors, Pete and Earl.

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Less than 50 days to the FIS Ski Flying Worlds in Harrachov (CZE) Less than 50 days to the FIS Ski Flying Worlds in Harrachov (CZE)

Nearly four weeks after the Olympic Games in Sochi (RUS), yet another highlight will be on the schedule for the ski jumpers: The FIS Ski Flying World Championships in Harrachov (CZE). 

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Val di Fiemme hosts successful Nordic Junior & U-23 Cross-Country World Championships Val di Fiemme hosts successful Nordic Junior & U-23 Cross-Country World Championships

The FIS Nordic Junior and U-23 Cross-Country World Ski Championships were successfully held from 27th January – 3rd February 2014 in Val di Fiemme (ITA).

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INSIDE FIS
126th IOC Session underway in Sochi 126th IOC Session underway in Sochi

The 126th IOC Session, in which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is participating in his capacity as IOC Member, opened on 4th February 2014 with a vibrant ceremony in Sochi’s Zimny Theatre.

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FIS App FIS App

FIS continues its efforts to be at the forefront of using technology and and its Mobile App continues the tradition.

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Delancey provide British Ski and Snowboard with the platform for 2014 & 2018 Olympic success Delancey provide British Ski and Snowboard with the platform for 2014 & 2018 Olympic success

British Ski and Snowboard (BSS) and Delancey, the specialist real estate investment advisory business, confirmed the signing of a Ski and Snowboard wide sponsorship agreement on 28th January 2014.

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Passing of Heinz Krecek Passing of Heinz Krecek

Heinz Krecek (GER), a skiing official and businessman passed away at the age of 83 on 2nd February 2014.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Meet the Partners – European Broadcasting Union Meet the Partners – European Broadcasting Union

In the third installment of ‘Meet the Partners’, World Snow Day took a moment to speak with Ingolfur Hannesson Head of Sports Rights for the European Broadcasting Union.

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