#489 | WEDNESDAY 23 APRIL 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
New season, new faces: Coach changes in Ski Jumping New season, new faces: Coach changes in Ski Jumping

The end of an Olympic cycle is often a time for coaches to change positions. Following the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi (RUS), a few teams will start preparations for the upcoming 2014/15 season with new head coaches.

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Time to say good-bye: Alpine retirements Time to say good-bye: Alpine retirements

It is not uncommon for athletes to plan their careers in four-year cycles, aiming to be at their best during the Olympic year.

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FIS active at IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport FIS active at IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport

The 2014 IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport came to a close on 12th April in Monaco.

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New Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Training Center in Brazil New Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Training Center in Brazil

In Sao Roque, a city located 50km from Sao Paulo, Brazil, a Ski and Snowboard Freestyle Training Centre was recently opened.

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IN DEPTH
Introducing World Championship candidates – Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy Introducing World Championship candidates – Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

The Italian ski resort Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of two candidates bidding to host the 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

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INSIDE FIS
Cross-Country season review with Pierre Mignerey Cross-Country season review with Pierre Mignerey

FIS Cross-Country Race Director Pierre Mignerey took a moment to reflect on the past season from the World Cup through the Tour de Ski to the Olympic Winter Games, it was an action-packed year.

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Aki Musarato appointed with Tokyo 2020 Aki Musarato appointed with Tokyo 2020

Aki Musarato has been appointed to a key function in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games Organising Committee in the role of Executive Officer for Sports and Games Operations.

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FIS Anti-Doping testing programme 2013/14 FIS Anti-Doping testing programme 2013/14

During the 2013/2014 season, FIS performed as many as 1'379 out-of-competition tests, including blood and urine tests (354 with EPO analysis) as well as blood passport samples.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Save the date! Fourth edition of World Snow Day 18th January 2015 Save the date! Fourth edition of World Snow Day 18th January 2015

The fourth edition of World Snow Day is now officially confirmed for 18th January 2015.

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