#480 | WEDNESDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 programme announced, Inaugural 2015 art unveiled Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 programme announced, Inaugural 2015 art unveiled

In cooperation with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), the Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 Organising Committee and FIS, the official starting times for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships ...

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Two years to YOG Lillehammer 2016 Two years to YOG Lillehammer 2016

What better place to celebrate the two-year countdown to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games than at “Norway House” in Sochi. It was a double celebration, as the date fell on the anniversary of the Lillehammer 1994 Olympic Winter Games.

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OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS
Sochi statistics Sochi statistics

At the halfway point of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, the International Olympic Committee released some interesting facts and figures surrounding the Games. With the last week underway in Sochi, these numbers are sure to continue to grow and impress

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Cross-Country Skiing: Poland, Switzerland and Sweden strong Cross-Country Skiing: Poland, Switzerland and Sweden strong

Cross-Country competitions are in full swing with another set of medals handed over in the last days.

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Ski Jumping: Stoch becomes double Olympic Champion Ski Jumping: Stoch becomes double Olympic Champion

The Ski Jumping competitions at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games are already completed with three events for the men, and one for the ladies in the record books.

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Nordic Combined: Norway and Germany in the lead Nordic Combined: Norway and Germany in the lead

Norway and Germany have been the strongest teams in the first two of three Nordic Combined competitions.

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Alpine Skiing: A mix of nations on the podium Alpine Skiing: A mix of nations on the podium

Ted Ligety won the giant slalom today, 20th February with a dominating performance, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine Skiing.

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Freestyle celebrates Olympic halfpipe debut, Aerials gold sweep for Belarus Freestyle celebrates Olympic halfpipe debut, Aerials gold sweep for Belarus

On 18th February 2014 under the backdrop of Sochi’s first snowy evening, David Wise (USA) powered to gold in the newly added ski halfpipe event and made history by becoming its first Olympic Champion.

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Snowboarding in full action across different events Snowboarding in full action across different events

There has been full action in Snowboard over the past week. In the parallel giant slalom (PGS) today, Wednesday, 20th February, Patrizia Kummer gave Switzerland its sixth gold medal in Sochi.

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INSIDE FIS
Passing of Angel Baranda and Hamish Bagley Passing of Angel Baranda and Hamish Bagley

FIS was saddened to hear of the passing of two individuals from the skiing and snowboarding family last week.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Austria continues successful School Sport project Austria continues successful School Sport project

Austria will continue its Schools Sport Action from World Snow Day for the rest of the 2014 season.

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