#516 | WEDNESDAY 29 OCTOBER 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Audi FIS Ski World Cup Opening in Soelden Audi FIS Ski World Cup Opening in Soelden

Soelden (AUT) once again opened the season with a bang as nearly 30'000 spectators enjoyed the competitions on the Rettenbach glacier in perfect weather conditions.

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Shiffrin named new Longines Ambassador of Elegance Shiffrin named new Longines Ambassador of Elegance

U.S. ski star Mikaela Shiffrin has joined the prestigious family of Longines’ Ambassadors of Elegance. The start of the new FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season was the perfect opportunity for Longines to unveil the name of its new Ambassador.

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Anna Fenninger awarded Skieur d'Or by AIJS Anna Fenninger awarded Skieur d'Or by AIJS

Two days before her World Cup victory in Soelden, Anna Fenninger (AUT) was named ‘Skieur d’Or-AIJS’ for the 2013/14 season by the International Association of Ski Journalists, becoming the 15th lady to receive the award.

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Cross-Country Skiing: Where national teams train before the season start Cross-Country Skiing: Where national teams train before the season start

With only a month left until the start of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup season, national teams are working full time on preparing for the 2014/15 winter. The month of October usually means high altitude camps.

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Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations

The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee agreed on a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement during its meetings that concluded on 23rd October 2014. The recommendations are centred on the three themes of sustainability, credibility and youth.

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Forum Alpinum and Chiefs of Media Meeting staged in Soelden Forum Alpinum and Chiefs of Media Meeting staged in Soelden

It was a busy schedule for ski journalists and athletes in the days leading up to the opening races of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Soelden (AUT). Numerous press conferences hosted by the ski industry companies and top athletes were followed by the traditional FIS Forum Alpinum.

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Registrations open for FIS Development Programme Winter Training Camps in the Nordic Disciplines Registrations open for FIS Development Programme Winter Training Camps in the Nordic Disciplines

The FIS Development Programme Nordic Winter Training Camp for Cross-Country Skiing will take place in Val di Fiemme (ITA) from 4th–12th December 2014 followed by the training camp for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined from 15th-23rd December 2014.

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Alpine Skiing: Sprint race ready to be tested Alpine Skiing: Sprint race ready to be tested

During the FIS Congress in Barcelona (SPA) in June 2014, the Alpine Committee introduced a new format – the sprint race – which will be tested in the European Cup this season.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day status update World Snow Day status update

Preparations for the 4th edition of World Snow Day are accelerating at a rapid pace. Already there is a 19% increase of the number of events compared to the same time last year.

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