#539 | WEDNESDAY 8 APRIL 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Overall medal tables from 2015 FIS World Championships and 2014/15 FIS World Cups Overall medal tables from 2015 FIS World Championships and 2014/15 FIS World Cups

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who was the greatest champion of all? It’s not such an easy question to answer at the conclusion of the 2014/15 FIS season with three World Championships in addition to the World Cup tours across all six Olympic disciplines.

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Time to say good-bye: Retirements in Cross-Country Skiing Time to say good-bye: Retirements in Cross-Country Skiing

Every season end is marked by the retirement of athletes who bring down the curtain on their careers. This year is no exception. The retiring stars of Cross-Country Skiing include many that have played a key role in defining the sport in the past years.

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New World Record in Speed Skiing New World Record in Speed Skiing

On 3rd April 2014, Simone Origone (ITA) beat his own Speed Skiing world record when he raced to a top speed of 252.632 kilometres per hour on the speed skiing slope in Vars (FRA), which even has a section measured at 98% steep.

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FIS represented in new ADAMS User and Testing Group FIS represented in new ADAMS User and Testing Group

The World Anti-Doping Agency recently announced an Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS) User and Testing Group which has been established to engage and reflect the views of ADO, laboratory and athlete users.

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 Cast your vote for Athlete of the Month of March Cast your vote for Athlete of the Month of March

The United States Sports Academy has announced its Athlete of the Month ballot for March 2015. From the FIS disciplines, the list of world-class athletes includes skiing ace Lindsey Vonn (USA), Cross-Country queen Marit Bjoergen (NOR) and Nordic Combined rising star Akito Watabe (JPN).

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INSIDE FIS
Application deadline for 2021 World Championship Hosts May 1 Application deadline for 2021 World Championship Hosts May 1

After the highly successful staging of the three 2015 FIS World Championships last winter in Kreischberg (AUT), Vail-Beaver Creek (USA) and Falun (SWE), it's time to look ahead to next editions.

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FIS Athletes’ Commission: Re-elections in ladies’ Snowboard FIS Athletes’ Commission: Re-elections in ladies’ Snowboard

Elections for the FIS Athletes’ Commission took place this winter at the different FIS World Championships 2015. Athletes who were participating at the respective World Championships cast their votes in their respective discipline.

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Spring Meetings of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined ahead Spring Meetings of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined ahead

17th and 18th April 2015 will see the traditional spring meetings of the FIS Sub-Committees in the disciplines of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined at the Hilton Hotel Zurich Airport (SUI).

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