#486 | WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL 2014
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2013/14 season review and future outlook by FIS President Gian Franco Kasper
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The 2013/14 season has come to a close for each of the six FIS Olympic disciplines and I can say it is one that many people will remember for years to come.
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Time to say good-bye: Cross-Country retirements Time to say good-bye: Cross-Country retirements

The FIS Cross-Country World Cup season 2013/14 was the last one for several great Cross-Country skiers. Some of the notable retirements announced thus far are listed recapped below:

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Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Junior Worlds in full swing Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Junior Worlds in full swing

The FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Junior World Championships in Chiesa/Valmalenco (ITA) are in full swing under bluebird skies over the past days.

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From Sochi to Valmalenco: Young gun Jarryd Hughes in interview From Sochi to Valmalenco: Young gun Jarryd Hughes in interview

Jarryd Hughes is one of the top newcomers in snowboard cross. The 18-year-old just started professional riding four years ago, but already qualified for his first Olympic Games in Sochi (RUS) for Australia and was a serious contender for the SBX crystal globe until the last World Cup races.

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FIS Continental Cups conclude season in Northern Hemisphere FIS Continental Cups conclude season in Northern Hemisphere

The FIS Continental Cup series, the second competition level below the FIS World Cup, has concluded the season in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Kreischberg 2015 ready and prepared Kreischberg 2015 ready and prepared

The countdown is on. In less than 300 days, the FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships 2015 will get underway at Kreischberg and Lachtal Ski Resort (AUT).

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 Jean-Claude Killy resigns as IOC member Jean-Claude Killy resigns as IOC member

Alpine Skiing legend Jean-Claude Killy announced that he is stepping down as a member of the IOC after two decades of service to the Olympic Movement. 

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IOC launches new online educational platform for athletes IOC launches new online educational platform for athletes

Recognising that many athletes face the challenge of pursuing their education whilst focusing on their sporting career, the IOC has developed an online platform delivering free, engaging, educational content to a worldwide athlete audience ...

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IN DEPTH
Introducing FIS World Championship candidates: Åre, Sweden Introducing FIS World Championship candidates: Are, Sweden

In the coming weeks, FIS Newsflash will introduce the eight applicants bidding to host the FIS World Championships in 2018 and 2019. The Swedish venue of Åre is one of two candidates bidding to host the 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and is profiled below:

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INSIDE FIS
FIS President active in IOC Commissions FIS President active in IOC Commissions

On 31st March 2014, the International Olympic Committee announced the composition of its working commissions for 2014 which guide the IOC and the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games in their missions.

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Leaders in Sport - FIS Secretary General attends Leaders in Sport - FIS Secretary General attends

Leaders in Sport brought together around 100 sports business leaders for two days to develop knowledge and share best practice in networking environment.

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WADA ADO Anti-Doping Symposium - a new era for the fight against doping WADA ADO Anti-Doping Symposium - a new era for the fight against doping

The annual Anti-Doping Symposium, organised by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which was held from 25th-26th March 2014 in Lausanne (SUI), brought together more than 340 anti-doping experts from all over the world ...

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Athletes and children – a perfect combination Athletes and children – a perfect combination

From the inception of the Bring Children to the Snow campaign, FIS has worked with National Ski Associations and Event Organisers to connect children with athletes.

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