#540 | WEDNESDAY 15 APRIL 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Falun 2015 passes on valuable know-how and advice Falun 2015 passes on valuable know-how and advice

It has been just over one month since the successful FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 in Falun (SWE) came to a close. On Wednesday, 9th April, the Falun Organising Committee presented the outcome of the event at the official Debrief in Lahti (FIN).

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Lahti 2017 is ready to rise to the challenge Lahti 2017 is ready to rise to the challenge

Following the Falun 2015 debrief, Lahti 2017 hosted the semi-annual Coordination Group meeting for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, where they reported their progress over the last six months and presented the plans moving forward.

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Time to say good-bye: Retirements in Alpine Skiing Time to say good-bye: Retirements in Alpine Skiing

After a career marked by many injuries, Dominique Gisin decided it was time for her to embark on new adventures and put an end to her skiing career.

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Cross-Country Skiing: Novak and Mannima win FIS Marathon Cup Cross-Country Skiing: Novak and Mannima win FIS Marathon Cup

The FIS Marathon Cup has crowned the world’s best long distance Cross-Country skiers at the Ugra Ski Marathion (RUS) on 11th April. Tatiana Mannima (EST) and Petr Novak (CZE) claimed the titles of overall champions.

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FIS Masters Cup concludes in Hinterstoder FIS Masters Cup concludes in Hinterstoder

The FIS Masters Cup Finals were held in Hinterstoder (AUT) on 10th and 11th April 2015. As the Finals award double points, many categories were only decided in the last races which made for exciting competitions.

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International Forum for Sports Integrity adopts roadmap for future action to protect clean athletes International Forum for Sports Integrity adopts roadmap for future action to protect clean athletes

At the initiative of the International Olympic Committee, the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) met for the first time in Lausanne (SUI) on Monday, 13th April 2015.

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SportAccord Convention ahead in Sochi SportAccord Convention ahead in Sochi

This year’s SportAccord Convention will get underway on 19th April in Sochi (RUS) under the theme of ‘Legacy’. In the gathering of leading representatives from the sport industry, FIS will be represented by President Gian Franco Kasper, Secretary General Sarah Lewis and Marketing Manager Marcel Looze.

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INSIDE FIS
TV experts at work for quality production for Cross-Country and Nordic Combined TV experts at work for quality production for Cross-Country and Nordic Combined

The participants discussed the quality of the TV production, improvements for various courses, as well as the presentation of athletes before the start, new features of the TV graphics and their proper use.

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Alpine officials conduct inspection in PyeongChang 2018 Alpine officials conduct inspection in PyeongChang 2018

The FIS Alpine technical officials are currently in PyeongChang to inspect the sites of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Going beyond the call of duty Going beyond the call of duty

World Snow Day Organisers put in a tremendous amount of effort to give children the opportunity to explore, enjoy and experience the snow. For the 4th edition of World Snow Day some Organisers have taken an extra step.

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