#629 | WEDNESDAY 28 DECEMBER 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
11th FIS Tour de Ski starts on New Year's Eve 11th FIS Tour de Ski starts on New Year’s Eve

The 11th edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski is made up of seven competitions at four venues in three countries. 400 FIS World Cup points and CHF 90,000 prize money are up for grabs for the winners.

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On the Snow On the Snow

It was a week for most of the FIS World Cup tours to take a deep breath and enjoy the Holidays. The Audi FIS Ski World Cup jumped into action quickest after a short break with Santa Caterina (ITA) hosting speed races, while Semmering (AUT) has the ladies’ technical stars.

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Quick Hits: 4-Hills Favourites Quick Hits: 4-Hills Favourites

On the eve of the start of the 65th edition of the prestigious 4-Hills Tournament in Oberstdorf (GER) tomorrow, FIS Ski Jumping takes a close look at the Top eight favourites to take the 4-Hills title this season.

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FIS Athletes raise voices for clean sport FIS Athletes raise voices for clean sport

In this week’s edition of a video series released by FIS, in partnership with the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency, Nordic Combined stars from Italy and Finland including Raffaele Buzzi, Samuel Costa and Matti Herola raise their voices for clean sport.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS statement on provisional suspensions of six Russian cross-country skiers FIS statement on provisional suspensions of six Russian cross-country skiers

On 22nd December 2016 the International Olympic Committee communicated to FIS that it has opened investigations into alleged anti-doping rule violations in connection with the Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi (RUS) for six Russian cross-country skiing athletes.

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Invitation to submit candidacies for 2022/23 FIS World Championships Invitation to submit candidacies for 2022/23 FIS World Championships

National Ski Associations are invited to submit applications from 1st January 2017 to host the 2022 and 2023 FIS World Championships.

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Successful FIS Development Programme Nordic Training Camp in Val di Fiemme Successful FIS Development Programme Nordic Training Camp in Val di Fiemme

A successful Cross-Country Training Camp was held from 5th-15th December 2016 in Val di Fiemme (ITA) with 31 athletes and 14 coaches from 14 nations.

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Passing of 'Jerker Lofgren Passing of Jerker Löfgren

FIS was saddened to learn about the passing of Jerker Löfgren, Vice Chair of the Swedish Ski Association and member of FIS’ Legal and Safety Committee.

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