#532 | WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2015
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The FIS Nordic World Ski Championship in Falun ready to go ‘Beyond Expectations’
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The 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships presented by Viessmann got underway today, 18th February in Falun (SWE) with two Cross-Country qualification events in the men’s 10 km free and the ladies’ 5 km free, in addition to the Opening Ceremony, kicking off 12 days of action.
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Best of Social Media surrounding Falun 2015 Best of Social Media surrounding Falun 2015

FIS Newsflash has compiled a list of Social Media posts of Nordic athletes showcasing the excitement around the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015.

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Falun 2015 sees a comprehensive FIS Anti-Doping Programme Falun 2015 sees a comprehensive FIS Anti-Doping Programme

The fight against doping is an important focus for FIS, through a zero-tolerance policy on doping and cheating in sport to protect clean athletes.

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WADA and FIS unveil Legacy Outreach to promote doping-free sport WADA and FIS unveil Legacy Outreach to promote doping-free sport

WADA and FIS today unveiled the first ever Legacy Outreach Program at the official opening press conference, as the world’s top Nordic skiers arrived in Falun.

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Royalty met World Snow Day in Falun Royalty met World Snow Day in Falun

During World Snow Day, events were attended by both families and children, as well as some special guests. One Organiser was even lucky enough to have a member of their country’s Royal Family visit their event.

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vail-Beaver creek 2015
Excellent 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail-Beaver Creek Excellent 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail-Beaver Creek

After thirteen days of top level sports action and excitement filling the tribunes and the town centre alike, the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015 in Vail-Beaver Creek, Colorado closed on Sunday, 15th February.

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Facts and Figures Facts and Figures

At the end of the Championships, Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 and FIS released some impressing facts and figures surrounding the event.

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Exciting Korbel Charity Cup in support of Right To Play Exciting Korbel Charity Cup in support of Right To Play

11th February was an open day at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail-Beaver Creek, but it was nevertheless filled with some exciting skiing action as the Korbel Charity Cup took place at the Golden Peak Stadium.

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news from the world of skiing and snowboarding
Weekly Rewind Weekly Rewind

The World Cup tours of Cross-Country Skiing and Ski Jumping presented by Viessmann, as well as the Audi Ski Cross World Cup tour were in action last weekend, showcasing everything from thrilling competitions to new world records.

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FIS Telemark World Championships get going in Steamboat Springs FIS Telemark World Championships get going in Steamboat Springs

The best Telemark skiers from around the world will go to Steamboat Springs, Colorado (USA) to compete for the FIS Telemark World Championships, organised jointly by the US Telemark Ski Association and Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

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PistenBully official Service Provider for FIS Freestyle and Snowboard events PistenBully official Service Provider for FIS Freestyle and Snowboard events

Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG and its PistenBully have been named the “official Service Provider” for the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Cups.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day report deadline extended World Snow Day report deadline extended

World Snow Day has extended the deadline for event reports to be submitted until Friday, 20th February 2015. Organisers are strongly encouraged to submit their reports.

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