#542 | WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Time to say goodbye: Retirements in Nordic Combined Time to say good-bye: Retirements in Nordic Combined

The retiring stars of Nordic Combined include many that have played a key role in defining the sport. Read a summary below, including social media links about their retirement.

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How leading FIS athletes are spending their off-season How leading FIS athletes are spending their off-season

In today’s edition, FIS Newsflash features how some of the top athletes are spending their time after a demanding 2014/15 winter.

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Fourth IOC Coordination Commission visit in Lillehammer 2016 Fourth IOC Coordination Commission visit in Lillehammer 2016

FIS President Gian Franco Kasper was in Lillehammer (NOR) this week as a member of the IOC Coordination Commission for the second edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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FIS Athletes’ Commission Chair Kikkan Randall named to Alaska Ski Hall of Fame FIS Athletes’ Commission Chair Kikkan Randall named to Alaska Ski Hall of Fame

For the first time since 1999, the Alaska Cross-Country Ski Hall of Fame will induct skiers, coaches and trail builders to their coveted halls at Kincaid Park, Alaska.

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Michael Maurer new President of 4-Hills-Tournament Michael Maurer new President of 4-Hills-Tournament

Michael Maurer (GER) was elected new President of the 4-Hills-Tournament at the spring meetings of the chairmen of the ski clubs of Oberstdorf, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Innsbruck and Bischofshofen. 

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INSIDE FIS
First steps for 2015/16 TV Schedule First steps for 2015/16 TV Schedule

At the invitation of FIS, TV producers representing the main central European and Nordic broadcasters gathered in Zurich (SUI) for the FIS World Cup Broadcaster Meeting on 27th April 2015.

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Lillehammer 2016 YORIS meetings underway Lillehammer 2016 YORIS meetings underway

19 events across the six FIS Olympic disciplines will be held at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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Condolences for Nepal Condolences for earthquake disaster in Nepal

In the wake of the earthquake in Nepal, FIS would like to express its deepest sympathy to the colleagues and friends at the Nepalese Ski Association in these difficult days.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day final report released World Snow Day final report released

The World Snow Day final report, with complete details and statistics from the 2015 edition, has been released.

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