#594| WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Lahti 2017 World Broadcaster and Coordination Group Meetings Lahti 2017 World Broadcaster and Coordination Group Meetings

With the countdown clock for the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN) hitting the 300-day mark tomorrow, the Organising Committee had a busy week.

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Retirements in Freestyle Skiing Retirements in Freestyle Skiing

Moguls skiers Pascal-Olivier Gagne and Clare Lambert have both elected to retire, while their compatriot in ski cross Louis-Pierre Helie is also hanging up his skis. 

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Introducing FIS World Championship Candidates - Planica Introducing FIS World Championship Candidates – Planica

Planica is one of three candidates bidding to host the 2021 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and the sole candidate applying for the 2020 FIS Ski Flying World Championships.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Ski star Peter Fill (ITA) completed his best Audi FIS Ski World Cup season of his career. At a recent sports gala organised by the Sports Aid Foundation of South Tyrol, he was presented with the award for the best male athlete of the year of South Tyrol.

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INSIDE FIS
FIBA's Patrick Baumann appointed President of SportAccord FIBA’s Patrick Baumann appointed President of SportAccord

At the General Assembly of SportAccord held at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne (SUI) on 22nd April 2016, the Members decided by large majority to appoint FIBA’s Patrick Baumann as the new President of SportAccord.

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FIS Technical Committee Meetings, Zurich: 27th September \xe2\x80\x93 1st October 2016 FIS Technical Committee Meetings: 27th September – 1st October 2016

The FIS Technical Committee Meetings 2016 will be held from 27th September – 1st October at the traditional location of the Hilton Zurich Airport Hotel (SUI).

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What do you like about Cross-Country Skiing? We want to know your opinion! FIS Cross-Country would like to know your opinion

FIS Cross-Country would like to learn from its fans and followers, athletes, teams and the media what they like about the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in its current format and what should be changed in future.


 

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Snow Sports participation numbers show positive signs Snow Sports participation numbers show positive signs

For the 2015/16 season a number of resorts have reported positive skier and snowboarder visitor results. Jackson Hole (USA) has reported its second highest number of visitors on record.

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