#555 | WEDNESDAY 29 JULY 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
128th IOC Session ahead, election of 2022 Olympic Winter Games host city 128th IOC Session ahead, election of 2022 Olympic Winter Games host city

The 128th IOC Session, in which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is participating in his capacity as IOC Member, will open on Friday, 31st July 2015 in Kuala Lumpur.

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FIS Snowboard big air World Cup to be staged in London FIS Snowboard big air World Cup to be staged in London

The first Snowboard big air World Cup since the event was included on the programme of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will take place in London on 14th November 2015.

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Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, multiple FIS competitions underway Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, multiple FIS competitions underway

While summer is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere, the southern part of the globe is enjoying favourable snow conditions with a number of FIS competitions underway.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

The 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer celebrated its ‘200 days to go’ countdown on Monday, 27th July.

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IN DEPTH
Q&A with Josef Zenhäusern, FIS Development Programme Consultant Q&A with Josef Zenhäusern, FIS Development Programme Consultant

It was in 2001 when he was given the mandate to take care of the FIS Development Programme (FDP).

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INSIDE FIS
Online registration for FIS Season Accreditation opens 1st August Online registration for FIS Season Accreditation opens 1st August

Just as in the previous season, the FIS Season Accreditation will only be available for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup and the FIS Cross-Country World Cup presented by Viessmann.

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Timetable for FIS Technical Committee Meetings available Timetable for FIS Technical Committee Meetings available

For the 14th time, the FIS Technical Committee Meetings will be held at the customary location of the Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Lesotho and Afriski pull off excellent SnowKidz event Lesotho and Afriski pull off excellent SnowKidz event

Snowsports and Lesotho are not commonly associated, however this is slowly changing thanks to the determined efforts of the Lesotho Snowsports Association and Afriski.

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