#501 | WEDNESDAY 16 JULY 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2014 ahead FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2014 ahead

While summer is a time for many FIS athletes to take time off, relax and prepare for the next season, ski jumpers are ready to battle it out in the FIS Grand Prix 2014. A total of ten competitions at seven different venues will be staged as part of the series which begins on 25th July.

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Preparations underway for Nordic Juniors, Almaty 2015 Preparations underway for Nordic Juniors, Almaty 2015

For the first time, Almaty will host the world’s best Nordic skiers at the FIS Junior & U23 Nordic World Ski Championships, which will take place in February next year.

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2013 testing reports from Anti-Doping Organisations with focus on FIS Disciplines 2013 testing reports from Anti-Doping Organisations with focus on FIS Disciplines

Based on the on-line system ADAMS, WADA has published the Testing Figures from 2013. In accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code, the main focus is not to record high numbers of tests, but to carry out effective, intelligent testing.

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INSIDE FIS
President attends 50 years of Luge at Olympic Games President attends 50 years of Luge at Olympic Games

FIS President Gian Franco Kasper was one of many honoured guests that helped the International Luge Federation (FIL) celebrate 50 years of Luge at the Olympic Winter Games at a gala in Innsbruck (AUT) during the 62nd FIL Congress.

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Introducing new FIS Council Members – Dexter Paine Introducing new FIS Council Members – Dexter Paine

Dexter Paine was elected to the FIS Council at the Congress in Barcelona in 2014 and was also named FIS Vice President. A former alpine ski racer, Paine is also currently chairman of the board of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, a position he has held since 2006.

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Applications to host the 51st International Ski Congress Applications to host the 51st International Ski Congress

FIS member National Ski Associations are invited to submit their candidacy for hosting the 51st International Ski Congress in 2018. NSAs will receive the invitation to apply on Friday, 18th July with applications due by 15th September 2014.

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Internship – Communications Projects Assistant Internship – Communications Projects Assistant

FIS is seeking an intern for the Communications Department whose main tasks will include coordination of the FIS Social Media Channels within the six FIS disciplines and to further develop the concept of World Snow Day and the Bring Children to the Snow Campaign.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
International report on Children’s lift ticket prices is here International report on Children’s lift ticket prices is here

Following months of research and analysis, the first International Report on Children’s lift ticket prices was released. The report is an objective analysis of 700 resort websites globally for under 18, lift ticket prices and cost-saving initiatives for children.

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