#488 | WEDNESDAY 16 APRIL 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
 An important week for FIS President Gian Franco Kasper at SportAccord An important week for FIS President Gian Franco Kasper at SportAccord

The 12th annual SportAccord Convention was successfully staged from 6th-11th April 2014 in Belek/Antalya (TUR). It attracted 1636 attendees representing 78 nationalities from around the world.

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Technical Inspection and Coordination Group meeting in Vail-Beaver Creek Technical Inspection and Coordination Group meeting in Vail-Beaver Creek

With the clock ticking towards the start of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015 in Vail-Beaver Creek (USA), the final spring technical inspections and Coordination Group meeting were held on site.

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Mikaela Shiffrin signs partnership with Vail Valley communities Mikaela Shiffrin signs partnership with Vail Valley communities

Vail Valley has come together to support their own Olympic champion, Mikaela Shiffrin, in a partnership that will see the 19-year-old Eagle-Vail resident endorse her community and the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in the next year.

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 WADA Athlete Committee calls on greater athlete involvement to represent clean sport WADA Athlete Committee calls on greater athlete involvement to represent clean sport

Recently-appointed WADA Athlete Chair Beckie Scott called for her fellow athletes to become more outspoken on anti-doping issues within their respective sports.

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IN DEPTH
Introducing World Championship candidates – Seefeld, Austria Introducing World Championship candidates – Seefeld, Austria

Seefeld is one of four candidates bidding to host the 2019 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

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INSIDE FIS
Tour de Ski 2013/14 evaluation meeting in Lenzerheide Tour de Ski 2013/14 evaluation meeting in Lenzerheide

The FIS Tour de Ski 2013/14 evaluation meeting in Lenzerheide (SUI) on 11th April 2014 saw 30 representatives of the Organising Committees, Infront Sports & Media Italy and FIS Marketing AG, as well as FIS conduct ...

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Ski Jumping Sub-Committee meetings in Zurich: New calendars and modifications Ski Jumping Sub-Committee meetings in Zurich: New calendars and modifications

The spring meetings of the various Ski Jumping Sub-Committees were held in Zurich (SUI) on 11th and 12th April 2014.

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Nordic Combined discusses ladies format Nordic Combined discusses ladies format

On 11th and 12th April 2014, during the spring meetings in Zurich (SUI), the Nordic Combined Sub-Committee for Officials, Rules and Control, as well as the Nordic Combined Executive Board met and discussed new proposals and calendars.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Children’s lift ticket prices Children’s lift ticket prices

For many people snow sports can be expensive. A significant cost faced is lift ticket prices. In a move to further promote the accessibility of snow sports ...

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