#497 | WEDNESDAY 18 JUNE 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Good Progress for Sierra Nevada 2017 Good Progress for Sierra Nevada 2017

From 11th - 12th June 2014, FIS Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard experts, representatives from FIS Marketing AG and Infront Sports & Media visited the site of the combined 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada (SPA).

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2018/19 FIS World Championship Organisers in interview 2018/19 FIS World Championship Organisers in interview

The 2018/19 FIS World Championship Organisers were announced on Thursday, 5th June 2014 during the FIS Congress week in Barcelona (SPA). Following the election, FIS took the opportunity to interview the newly selected hosts on-site.

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Get active on Olympic Day – 23rd June Get active on Olympic Day – 23rd June

On 23rd June, Olympic Day is celebrated all around the world: hundreds of thousands of people – young and old – participate in sports activities, regardless of their abilities and background, to get moving, learn the benefits of physical activity, discover new sports and embrace the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect.

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IN DEPTH
FIS Honorary Member Erich Demetz FIS Honorary Member Erich Demetz

After 28 years, Erich Demetz chaired his last meeting as the Chairman of the FIS Sub-Committee for the Alpine World Cup during the FIS Congress week in Barcelona (SPA). In recognition of his outstanding services and commitment to the sport of skiing, he was named as FIS Honorary Member at the final day of the Congress.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS active in Olympic Agenda 2020 Working Groups FIS active in Olympic Agenda 2020 Working Groups

FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and Secretary General Sarah Lewis are at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) this week to attend meetings of the Olympic Agenda 2020 Working Groups. Initiated by IOC President Thomas Bach, the Olympic Agenda 2020 is a strategic roadmap for the Olympic Movement on key issues pertinent to its future.

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AIOWF and IOC meet for Sochi 2014 Debrief AIOWF and IOC meet for Sochi 2014 Debrief

The seven International Winter Sports Federations on the programme of the Olympic Winter Games met with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne (SUI) for the Debrief of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th June 2014.

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FIS Directory 2014: Deadline for updates 25th June FIS Directory 2014: Deadline for updates 25th June

The FIS Directory 2014 will again be available by the FIS Technical Committee Meetings in autumn 2014. The deadline for updates to the content is Wednesday, 25th June 2014. The National Ski Associations and FIS Committee Members are therefore requested to check in the Member Section of the FIS website that their contact details are up-to-date.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Athletes active in Bring Children to the Snow campaign Athletes active in Bring Children to the Snow campaign

Following a successful meeting with the FIS Athletes’ Commission in Barcelona (SPA), Bring Children to the Snow took a moment to sit down with the Chair of the Athletes' Commission Kikkan Randall.

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