#564 | WEDNESDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Good news for Ski Jumping in Falun Good news for Ski Jumping in Falun

Following the highly successful 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun (SWE), three children’s jumping hills will be built at Lugnet arena. The project is a direct legacy from the Championships.

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Stora Enso presenting sponsor of Lahti 2017 Stora Enso presenting sponsor of Lahti 2017

Stora Enso, a renewable materials company, has been announced as the presenting sponsor of the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN). Together, Stora Enso and Lahti 2017 aim to lead the way in promoting and supporting sustainable events. 

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WADA publishes 2016 Prohibited List WADA publishes 2016 Prohibited List

On 16th September 2015, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee, of which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is a member, approved the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which is now available on WADA’s website.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

The final event of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2015 was held last weekend in Hinzenbach (AUT). While local hero Gregor Schlierenzauer took the individual victory, Kento Sakuyama (JPN) was crowned overall Grand Prix champion.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Technical Committee Meetings underway FIS Technical Committee Meetings underway

Close to 750 delegates from the extended FIS Family are currently in Zurich (SUI) for more than 70 meetings, workshops and seminars as part of the annual FIS Technical Committee Meetings at the Hilton Airport Hotel.

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2nd edition of FIS Coaching Seminar for Females in Cross-Country Skiing a success 2nd edition of FIS Coaching Seminar for Females in Cross-Country Skiing a success

Former top Italian Cross-Country skier Gabriella Paruzzi and other international speakers prepared an intensive programme for 18 participants from 12 countries.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
FIS Youth and Children’s Seminar focuses on Social Media FIS Youth and Children’s Seminar focuses on Social Media

The annual FIS Youth and Children’s Seminar took place on 30th September 2015 with the theme of “Social Media in Youth Sports”. Now in its 13th year, the Seminar included over 100 guests from 53 countries.

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