#587 | WEDNESDAY 9 MARCH 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
On the Snow On the Snow

In Nordic Combined, Eric Frenzel already had the overall season title wrapped up before the weekend opened, but still was motivated to take the Individual Gundersen victory on Saturday for the German crowd.

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Alpine Season Finals ahead in St. Moritz Alpine Season Finals ahead in St. Moritz

The Finals from 16th-20th March at the host venue of the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are sure to be exciting, with six of twelve season titles still up for grabs.

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FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships conclude in Sochi FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships conclude in Sochi

For the first time in their history, the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships were staged in Russia with Sochi playing host as the 2014 Olympic Winter Games venue staged the annual highlight event for juniors.

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Students to carry out anti-doping activities at Lahti2017 Students to carry out anti-doping activities at Lahti2017

Passing a large study module by participating in World Championships is something unique, even on a global scale, and benefits both the students and the event Organisers.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

43-year-old Ski Jumping veteran Noriaki Kasai (JPN) was already competing when legends including Matti Nykaenen, Jens Weissflog and Andreas Goldberger were flying to victory.

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AISTS Athlete Scholarship AISTS Athlete Scholarship

AISTS, the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology, based in Lausanne (SUI), is currently accepting applications for its annual Athlete Scholarship, giving entry to its unique 14-month international postgraduate programme in sports management. 

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INSIDE FIS
Stromberg new Secretary General of Swedish Ski Association Ola Strömberg new Secretary General of Swedish Ski Association

Ola Strömberg has been appointed as Secretary General of the Swedish Ski Association. Strömberg has a sports and business background as an elite swimmer and business leader for various Swedish companies.

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WADA and FIS partner to showcase FIS SnowKidz program WADA and FIS partner to showcase FIS SnowKidz program

In conjunction with the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Ski Tour Canada, the World Anti-Doping Agency and FIS are partnering to showcase the FIS SnowKidz programme.

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Katja Pozun wins 20th International Matteo Baumgarten Award Katja Pozun wins 20th International Matteo Baumgarten Award

Established by the family of the late Matteo Baumgarten, the Award recognises snow sports athletes who have reached the highest level in their disciplines whilst completing their studies.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
The Olympic spirit will live on through the next generation The Olympic spirit will live on through the next generation

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia was a memorable occasion for the athletes, Organisers, spectators and viewers around the world. Now the next generation will carry the Olympic torch.

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